Category Archives: craft product reviews

Stencil materials

In my last post I wrote about making my own stencils from my drawings. Today I wanted to share with you the stencil materials I use in my cutter. I’ve really enjoying making stencils since I bought my Silhouette Portrait … Continue reading

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Review: Uni-Posca Markers

I’m on the quest to find my favorite ink/markers for painting on rocks. Today I’m reviewing Uni-Posca Markers. I am using the extra-fine point set of 12 markers. I’ve been using inks to draw and paint the designs on rocks, … Continue reading

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Review: Jacquard Marbling Kit

In 2013 I had so much fun marbling. It really became an obsession. I even taught a local three-session class on it to lure the local art girls into marble mania. If you are interested in my past marbling adventures, … Continue reading

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Review: Jacquard Solarfast

June is a great time to sun print. In 2014 I was in charge of the June blog posts on the Fire blog. For that month I chose sun printing and asked three other artists to join me in blogging … Continue reading

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Review: Lumi Silkscreen Kit

Today I am sharing with you my new Lumi Silkscreen kit. But let’s start at the beginning. Before I could receive my Lumi silkscreen kit I needed to upload an image. I spent quite a bit of time thinking about … Continue reading

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DVD Review: Art Techniques for Quilt Design

When I saw this DVD, I just had to review it. I thought you might like to know more about it. Here is part of the description from Interweave/F+W: Join innovative artist, designer, and quilter Carrie Bloomston for Art Techniques … Continue reading

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Easy Card Making: David Tutera Paper Crafts

I’ve been playing with the David Tutera Paper Crafts Celebrate card line I received last week. Now it’s time to show you what I’ve made from that haul. This line will be available soon exclusively at Jo-Ann Stores. Talk about … Continue reading

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Haul Video: David Tutera Celebrate Card Line

Friday I received some amazing stuff to play with.  Click on my very first haul video to see what was in the box. As I mentioned on the video, I’ll be playing with this stuff and will bring you a … Continue reading

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Craftsy Stitch & Slash Class

After taking Carol Ann Waugh’s Stupendous Stitching class on Craftsy (which by the way I loved!) I was so excited to see that she was offering a new one, Stitch & Slash. Here is the class description: “Stitch & Slash … Continue reading

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Gelli Plate and wood fabric stamps

I purchased this Gelli Arts Gel Printing Plate this past summer and have just got around to playing with it. If you’re not familiar with them, instead of making your gelatin plate as I did in this post, this plate … Continue reading

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