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  • Iron Craft Summer Contest Voting

    Voting is now closed. The winner will be announced tomorrow. It is time to pick who will be The Iron Crafter Summer. All the entries are below and each has a number. You can click on any entry to see ...
    Aug 12, 2011 1 Comment

  • PPR Challenge 2 – The Runway

    Challenge 2 brought us right to one of the favorite Project Runway challenges, the unconventional materials challenge. This year we visited a pet store for our supplies. The designers could use anythi...
    Aug 11, 2011 2 Comments

  • PPR Challenge 2 – Susi’s Design

    A Dog’s Day in the workroom. Good heavens, this episode would need to be 90 minutes if it was filmed in my ‘workroom’. There were shredded pee pads everywhere, leaking their fluffy contents acro...
    Aug 11, 2011 8 Comments

  • PPR Challenge 2 – Kat’s Design

    Challenge 2: My Pet Project Challenge: Use anything from a pet store to make your design. You can use a base fabric like muslin to build your outfit on. Time: You have 13 hours to create your design. ...
    Aug 11, 2011 15 Comments

  • Iron Craft Challenge #33 – UFO

    We’re not talking beings from another planet here, we’re talking about something even scarier. Something that lurks under the beds, in the closets and behind the chairs of every crafter&#...
    Aug 11, 2011 11 Comments

  • Iron Craft Summer Contest

    Just a reminder there won’t be a Round Up for this week’s challenge until Friday. You have until 8pm EST on Thursday, August 11th to get your projects into the Flickr group to be included...
    Aug 10, 2011 3 Comments

  • Free Ferris Wheel Embroidery Pattern

    Since I spent two days perfecting the embroidery pattern for this week’s Iron Craft challenge I thought I’d share it with all of you. (click the pattern to download a bigger version from ...
    Aug 10, 2011 9 Comments

  • Iron Craft Challenge #32 – Ferris Wheel Embroidery

    This week’s Iron Craft theme is Summer. Here is Minnesota one of the things we look most forward to all summer is the State Fair. I don’t spend too much time on the midway, but I love the ...
    Aug 10, 2011 10 Comments

  • Quilt of the day: the big leagues

    Kathy and I like to send each other links to beautiful quilts that capture our attention or inspire us. This quilt is called “Urban Beads” Urban Beads It was made by Jenny, at Sew Kind of...
    Aug 09, 2011 2 Comments

  • Pee Pad Palooza

    Here for your viewing pleasure is what I will not be showing on the runway. I could laugh. But I am having trouble with this challenge, and what I come up with might not be any better! Stay tuned. I...
    Aug 09, 2011 7 Comments