Category Archives: jewelry

Berea Art Getaway

Last weekend hubby and I took off a few days and drove down to Berea, Kentucky to take some classes at their annual Festival of Learnshops. Oh what fun! Here are the projects I made while there. This was also … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bohemian-Inspired Jewelry

It’s time for another book review. Today’s is Bohemian-Inspired Jewelry: 50 Designs using Leather, Ribbon and Cords by Lorelei Eurto and Erin Siegel. What exactly is bohemian-inspired jewelry? According to the authors, “It’s an artistic, nature-inspired, and playful combination of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Chain Maille Jewelry Workshop by Karen Karon

At the beginning of the year I decided I needed to focus. That included not making jewelry. Well, that decision didn’t last long. I’ve just come to the conclusion that I love all types of arts and crafts. I love … Continue reading

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Metal Smithing with Kirsten Skiles

My “Telling Your Story” this week in the Evansville Courier & Press features Kirsten Skiles. One class changed her life! See her story HERE. Here are a couple of her lovely pieces: Her jewelry is absolutely beautiful. Kirsten with be … Continue reading

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Jilliane Hildenbrand – Fabric Brooches

Today my column “Telling Your Story” in the Evansville Courier & Press is about Jilliane Hildenbrand and her beautiful fabric brooches. Below is a reprint of my column and additional pictures. Her love of fabric and interior design brought Newburgh … Continue reading

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Crafty Bargains

Oh do I love bargains – especially craft ones. These are from Interweave. Until Tuesday you can purchase this video for ten cents HERE! What a bargain!! Shape Shifting: Using Shibori to Mimic Pieced and Appliqued Shapes Then they have … Continue reading

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Handcrafted Jewelry Studio Review

Although I would not give up my “real” books and magazines, I really like some of these new emags. When I was given the opportunity to review this, I wasn’t sure. However, I really liked In Stitches emag, so I’d … Continue reading

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