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Craft Shows, Floral Sheets, More Projects

Yikes, I forgot to write a blog post about the then-upcoming craft show I participated in this past weekend!  Anyway, it was the fourth annual one for the NS Art & Craft Sale, and it was my third time participating.  The two organizers do SUCH a great job, and they love doing it!!  I’m so glad… Continue reading Craft Shows, Floral Sheets, More Projects

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Mittens, Wristlets, Pillowcases, Art Notecards!

I’ve been busy again with making mittens, a couple of bright wristlets, some pillowcases, and some art notecards.  Here we go… I will have fifteen pairs of recycled fluffy wool mittens for sale!  I created my own mitten pattern using my knowledge of geometry (that was fun!).  I started off using some thick wool, but then… Continue reading Mittens, Wristlets, Pillowcases, Art Notecards!

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More Past Creations!

I found some photos of more creations I’ve made over the past six years!  Some were gifts and some were custom orders.  Enjoy!  (You’ll find other pre-blogging days past creations of mine here, here, and here.) Crocheted hats: Knit scarves: Tissue holders made from silk: Card, dishcloths, bottle holders, and sewing machine cover (this is… Continue reading More Past Creations!

Completed Projects · My Upcycling Craft History

New Pillowcases and Past Creations

I created some pillowcases out of my collected upcycled vintage floral sheet and thrifted gingham and striped fabrics! I made two for our home, and two for a wedding gift.  I made each one out of three different fabrics, I embroidered some of the edges, I used French seams on the sides, and I used… Continue reading New Pillowcases and Past Creations

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Wool Mittens and Christmas Cards

I worked on a few personal creative projects in December, and one of them resulted in being commissioned to do a custom order.  I had figured out how to make mittens from shrunken wool sweaters, so I made a pair for myself: I lined them with fabric from a thrifted bathrobe, and I put red suede… Continue reading Wool Mittens and Christmas Cards

Events

Dalplex Christmas Craft Market – My First Big Craft Show!

I just finished a three-day weekend of my first big (translation:  pricier-booth-rental-but-thousands-of-visitors-coming-through) craft show!  I was a vendor at the Dalplex Christmas Craft Market.  It was a lot of fun having a booth space (8 ft. by 10 ft.) in which to spread out my products.  I had a general layout idea in my head,… Continue reading Dalplex Christmas Craft Market – My First Big Craft Show!

Upcycled Fabrics · Works-In-Progress

Craft Area Gets Reorganized; New Items Made

Well, I’ve had a busy summer with household and family projects in addition to craft projects, thus the gap in between posts again.  However, today I was able to take a bunch of photos, and now I will catch you up on my progress towards the fall craft shows! One project I did was to… Continue reading Craft Area Gets Reorganized; New Items Made