Category Archives: craft book reviews

Review: Playing With Surface Design

Today I’m reviewing a new book, Playing With Surface Design by Courtney Cerruti. Here is the description from the publisher: Create unique and stunning imagery on any exterior with diverse surface design techniques from Courtney Cerutti, author of Playing with … Continue reading

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Review: Modern Memory Quilts

Today I’m reviewing Modern Memory Quilts, a Quilting Arts Workshop with Lesley Riley. Here is the description from the publisher: Tell stories through quilting. Combine memories, photo transfers, and crazy piecing to make unique and personal art quilts. Take your … Continue reading

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Inspiration from books

Have you ever read a book you didn’t want to finish? I’m not talking about ones you hate. I’m talking about a book that is so wonderful you can only devour in small bites, savoring each page. I bought this … Continue reading

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Review: Fabric Printing at Home

Today I have the pleasure of reviewing a new book, Fabric Printing at Home: Quick and Easy Fabric Design Using Fresh Produce and Found Objects by Julie B. Booth.   Here is the description from the Quarry Books, the publisher: … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gelli Plate Printing

I received this book from the publisher right before we left for vacation. After a quick scan that day, I looked forward to reading and reviewing it. Gelli Plate Printing (mixed media monoprinting without a press) is written by Joan … Continue reading

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Blog Hop/Giveaway: Intentional Printing

Giveaway Closed – Congrats to Luann Fischer of SC I am so excited to share with you a new book – Intentional Printing by Lynn Krawczyk and be part of the book release blog hop. In addition to my review … Continue reading

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Book Review/Giveaway: Stencil Girl

Congratulations to Melinda from Colorado. Thank you all for entering. More giveaways coming up soon. Today I am reviewing Stencil Girl – mixed-media techniques for making and using stencils by Mary Beth Shaw, a new publication from North Light books. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mark Making

Today I’m reviewing Mark Making by Helen Parrott, a new release from Interweave. Here is the information from the publisher: Discover a whole new realm of mark-making with talented artist Helen Parrott. Inside, you’ll discover how marks can be used … Continue reading

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Review: Soy Wax Inspirations DVD

Today I am reviewing the Soy Wax Inspirations DVD by Susan Purney Mark. If you are at all interested in making beautiful fabric using soy wax as a resist, please read on. I have a little experience with soy wax, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fabric Surface Design

When I saw this new book, I just had to review it. I thought you might find it interesting and maybe want to add it to your craft/art library. Fabric Surface Design by Cheryl Rezendes is a brand new book … Continue reading

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