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Calligrapher’s Nib Tin Storage – Joseph Gillott’s Silvery Pens #104

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

Art Supplies · arts and crafts · Craft Supplies · Crafting How To's · Etsy Seller · Needlework · Sewing · Woman Owned Business

Quilted Post Cards by Cheryl Haynes

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

Art Supplies · arts and crafts · Craft Supplies · Crafting How To's · Etsy Seller · Woman Owned Business

The Paper Garden by Susan Tierney Cockburn – Summer Blooms

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

Antique Vintage Toys · Craft Supplies · Etsy Seller · WWII

The “King of German Card Games”

Happy Friday! Today I’ve added a Vintage card game to my shop’s inventory – but this isn’t just any card game – it’s the national game of Germany and is called the “King of German card games”. It certainly has lovely face cards!  This is a three-person trick-taking card game and has been around since (approx)… Continue reading The “King of German Card Games”

Antique or Vintage Collectibles · Art Supplies · Christmas · Craft Supplies · Etsy Seller · Woman Owned Business

1940’s Kaminow Crochet or Knitting Tinsel

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

Antique or Vintage Collectibles · Craft Supplies · Etsy Seller

Antique Genovese and Vogel Scissors

Welcome to a new day. One of the best things about Estate Sale shopping is you never know what you’re going to find.  This time it was a couple of rare Antique Barber scissors tucked in with a couple of old sewing scissors in a crazy jumble of sewing supplies and craft odds and ends.… Continue reading Antique Genovese and Vogel Scissors

Altered Art · Art Supplies · arts and crafts · ATC and ACEO · Craft Supplies · Etsy · Etsy Seller · Paper Crafts · Uncategorized · Upcycled · Upcycling

The ReUse Market – Best Deal In Town!

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!