Book review: Meet Me At Mike’s Crafty Journal by Pip Lincolne

This post contains affiliate links. If you’re looking for the right journal for yourself or another crafty journaler in your life, you may want to check out Meet Me At Mike’s Crafty Journal by Pip Lincolne.  I recently received a review copy from the Independent Publishers Group. Pip Lincolne is an Australian crafter, blogger, writer, and former … Read more

Interview with Linda Wyszynski, book review, and giveaway

This post contains affiliate links. Today, I’m interviewing Linda Wyszynski about her new book, The Complete Photo Guide to Needlework.  I’ll also be reviewing the book and giving away my review copy, courtesy of Creative Publishing International. The Interview Linda Wyszynski has been a freelance needlework designer for over 20 years.  Her work has appeared … Read more

Book review and giveaway: Firefly’s Step-By-Step Encyclopedia of Needlecraft

This post contains affiliate links. I’m pleased to review Firefly’s Step-by-Step Encyclopedia of Needlecraft today.  I’ll also be hosting a giveaway of the review copy I received from Firefly Books, so read on for details! Book review As the name implies, Firefly’s Step-by-Step Encyclopedia of Needlecraft is a comprehensive needlecraft guide with tons of “over the shoulder” … Read more

Freebie: Care instructions and parody gift tags

As I work my way through my holiday crafting gift list, I thought I would share some freebies with those of you in the same predicament: printable care instructions and priceless parody gift tags. This post contains affiliate links. Here’s my technique for using gift tags. My downloads are formatted for pre-scored inkjet business cards (Avery … Read more

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2011: Handmade Gifts to Buy

Happy Thanksgiving! In the U.S., the day after Thanksgiving (Black Friday) signifies the official start of the holiday shopping season.  In the spirit of keeping the holidays a little more handmade and small business and a little less mass produced and corporate, I’m sharing several holiday gift guides today. Handmade gifts to buy If you’re … Read more

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