Tag Archives: jewelry

Resin Play

This year I decided that I wouldn’t limit my art to fabric. I’ve wanted to play with resin for several years. In July I decided to see what I could do with this new-to-me medium. Here are a couple resin … 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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Polymer Clay with Sarah Thomas

This week’s column in The Evansville Courier & Press is about Sarah Thomas and her adventures with polymer clay. You can read the article Here. In the interview Sarah gives me and my readers her secrets and tips for making … 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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Mixed Media Polymer Clay Workshop Dvd

Here is another one of Interweave’s Beading Daily Workshop with Ronna Sarvas Weltman, artist and best-selling author. Ronna takes the listener through the very basics of polymer clay starting with the tools needed for this craft to proper conditioning of … Continue reading

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Resale Shop Finds

I love to go junking either at the local St. Vincent’s or Goodwill stores. But I also like to visit resale shops. However, I don’t seem to do this much anymore. Usually when I pass by one of these places, … Continue reading

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One UFO sighted and finished

In an effort to “clean up” my office/studio/woman cave, I have been looking at my UFOs (unfinished projects). I came across this washer bracelet I started over a year ago. I was making this for my friend Marsha for Christmas … Continue reading

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