60’s craftin’ fun

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We have a last stop shop for unwanted items in my town, the Dig & Save. Stuff that doesn’t sell at the thrift store goes to the Dig & Save to be sold in bulk for dirt cheap. $1 a pound for clothing, 25 cents a pound for books. Dirt. Cheap. (I call it the Scrounge & Scrub. After ...
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Needle Felting – new tool

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I’ve been doing a little experimenting with a new needle felting tool. I thought I’d whip up a little tutorial on a technique I came up with. This is the Clover needle felting mat and tool. Needle felting is usually done into a block of foam. This mat is like a stiff brush with a ...
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Wakey, Wakey, Eggs and Bakey!

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This image is the first in a series of postcards I’m working on. I thought it’d be fun to photograph some little still life images to sell at craft fairs. I’ve always been inspired by wee wonderfuls patchwork set of postcards. This meal is made entirely of felted recycled wool. ...
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Zinnia-Pinnia

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Head on over to the Pincushion Challenge for a fresh batch of flower-themed pincushions. I chose needle felting again for my entry as a follow-up to the Pin-apple Pineapple . I was over-ambitious and based it on a zinnia, which has waaay too many petals, if you ask me. I had to exercise my ...
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Thank YOU!

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Great news! I just received Style Bakery’s 2006 “On the Rise” Award, Reader’s Choice for best emerging gift designer! Thanks to all of you for your support and your votes. You’re the best!
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