Monthly Archives: January 2012

How to Make Those Faces

Beaded Face Cabochons add just the right embellishment to purses and jackets.  The beading options are endless! This post outlines the steps to create a basic beaded face cabochon. Start with a polymer clay face.  They are simple to make … Continue reading

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More Football = More Knitting

Four Football Playoff Games + Pre-Game Shows + Post-Game Shows = One Silk Sage Sweater. Yarn from the Stash and a knitting pattern from 1968! The Stash contained two cones of sage green Soie Bambou, a silk bamboo double … Continue reading

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Football and Knitting

Are you ready for some football? Line up the Unfinished Knitting Projects from the Stash, knitting needles, and a coffee – turn on ESPN and the playoffs and… I…it is time to knit! Football and knitting! A great Destashification Weekend! … Continue reading

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Luscious Yarn = Lovely Sweaters

The Yarn Stash is more tactile than The Fabric Stash.   It contains yarns spun from qiviut, cashmere, silk, merino, linen, bamboo (even some wool and acrylics) and combinations there of.  Yarn just has a feel that is difficult to resist. … Continue reading

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Table Runner Tutorial: The Engineering-Only Version

“The facts, Ma’am, just the facts.” Editorializing is fun. But too much of it in a tutorial can cause confusion.   So to focus solely on providing the instructions for the Destashification Table Runner – this engineering-only version was created….. … Continue reading

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