Welcome All! Just a quick post today. This is the other new nib tin storage I made last weekend. Before anyone starts shaking their head at my spelling of “sergent” this is accurate in French which is appropriate since this is the upcycled box of Sergent Major nibs by Blanzy Conte Gilbert. I spend quite… Continue reading Join The Battle – Sergent Major Tin
And we’re off – Monday, another new week already. I got to spend some time in my studio last week and it was very productive. And thanks to one of my Old Raven customers I remembered that I had not made the storage tin for one of my favorite Antique nib boxes: This is Joseph… Continue reading Calligrapher’s Nib Tin Storage – Joseph Gillott’s Silvery Pens #104
Hello and welcome back! Today I’m listing a craft book that will appeal to quilters, needleworkers and hand crafters in general. ATTENTION QUILTER WANNABEES… This book has step by step instructions for making quilted post cards. Think of all those fabric scraps you’ve been hanging on to – this was the reason! Everyone would love… Continue reading Quilted Post Cards by Cheryl Haynes
Good Monday to you all. As usual, Monday’s are a zooming day but I wanted to get one item posted to my shop today and I chose this “how to” book by Susan Tierney Cockburn. This lady knows how to make paper flowers like you wouldn’t believe! The book is packed with pictures and instructions. … Continue reading The Paper Garden by Susan Tierney Cockburn – Summer Blooms
Hello – I hope you’re enjoying your Sunday. Today I have an Estate Sale find, TWO pristine spools of Kaminow Tinsel for Crocheting or Knitting. We might be just a tad spoiled today as we can easily track down “specialty” threads, cords and yarns in an nearly endless variety of colors, finishes and weights. But… Continue reading 1940’s Kaminow Crochet or Knitting Tinsel
Hi everyone – I have a special post for you today. Reuse, recycle, upcycle, reprocess, reclaim, re-purpose, remake, remodel, upcycle, new use, salvage, economic sustainability, convert, transform, regenerate, fabricate, re-manufacture – and the list goes on. Now apply those words to arts and crafts. Today’s world is swollen with options, a place where there are… Continue reading The ReUse Market – Best Deal In Town!
Normally, I’m posting on my latest creations but lately all I’ve been working on is replacement items that are selling out in my shop. Lots of Black Widow Spiders have been going into the mail recently (in June?, yep – they sell year round). 50 of the “regular” or actual sized black widows and 20… Continue reading New In The Shop