January 31st, 2009

Stuffed – New Stampington & Co. Magazine

Stuffed magazine published by Stampington and Co., pieces on front cover by Susan Mitchel (Sweet Pea of It’s a Whimsical Life)

I just bought an issue of the new Stuffed magazine published by Stampington & Co. The publisher also publishes a variety of beautiful […]

January 25th, 2009

Tagged- Six Random Things About Me

I have been tagged by the very talented and equally sweet Danish bear artist, Tina, of Tiny Bears to tell six random things about me.

Ok, here goes —

Ever since I was a kid, I have been a board game fanatic. I love the graphics […]

January 22nd, 2009

My Japanese Craft Books I – Reconstructing Clothing

ISBN # 978-4-7966-5419-7

I just received another wonderful Japanese craft book in the mail. The aesthetic sensibility of these books in general is so appealing — clean and beautiful with lovely color schemes. The writing in the books is in Japanese, but there are clear how-to diagrams making the […]

January 2nd, 2009

Kool-Aid Dyeing – A Simple Mohair Dyeing Tutorial

Dyeing Mohair

Supplies:

Mohair – fabric rectangle, cut pattern pieces, or cut and sewn pattern pieces Kool-Aid microwave White vinegar Water Casserole or microwave-safe bowl Wooden spoon Rubber gloves Plastic Wrap Paper towls Plastic drop cloth – optional

Please note – any containers and utensils […]