March 30, 2008

Are you a Threadhead?

Great tute on free hand embroidery.

March 24, 2008

Can You Say "Hand Cramp"?

During my mini-vacation to DF I visited "The Anthropology Museum" where they had some wonderful displays of Oaxacan embroidery. Click on images for a closer view!
I can only imagine the hours spent on this skirt!

March 23, 2008

Happy Easter!

Versatile Card Idea

Spring, Summer, Fall or Winter. Just pick you colours accordingly! Tute for "Handwoven Greeting Card" by Crafty Pod is here.

Hallmark Magazine

I've never read the hard copy magazine before but I did find a great linen spray recipe on their website. Printable bottle labels can be downloaded too! Do I hear great DIY gift idea?

March 16, 2008

Off to DF

I'm going on vacation for the next week. Hope you & yours have a great one!

March 15, 2008

Give the Gift of Tunes

Another good PDF tute. Evie S. offers up a template for a paper cd case. Cheap & cheerful! You could burn a "mix cd" of your party's tunes & give it out at the end of the night as a party favour!

DIY Decoupaged Magnets

iHanna has a good PDF tute going on for decoupaged magnets.

March 11, 2008

Marisposas Monarcas

I try not to post non-crafty/personal stuff but I couldn't resist sharing some photos of a monarch butterfly sanctuary I visited this past weekend.

These look like clumps of dry, dead leaves but really they are clumps of resting monarch butterflies!

March 8, 2008


Over at Cut Out + Keep there is a sweet post & pic about decoupaging wooden clothes pin. Good work Julie Ju Ju!

March 3, 2008

Quilting is Cool...I wish I did it!

Sew Mama Sew!'s "quilting month" is over. Here is a link to each & every quilt-astic post.


Underwater sculptures in Moiliniere Bay, Grenada by Jason de Caires Taylor. According to his website "Moiliniere Bay suffered considerable storm damage in recent years and the placement of an artificial structure has provided a new base for marine life to proliferate. The sculptures were also designed to create a diversion from other areas of coral reef currently endangered by over use from water activities".