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  • 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

  • What I Won’t Be Sending Down the Runway

    I call it the Bobo Snuggie and I’ve accessorized it with a Bobo head bag. I do believe I have just given Tim Gunn a coronary. If you are not reading this post in a feed reader or at http://jus...
    Aug 09, 2011 7 Comments

  • Designing from the Pet Aisle

    I have to say that the unconventional materials challenge has to be one of my favorites to do for Project Project Runway. This one, using items from the pet store, looks to be a fun one. When you look...
    Aug 08, 2011 2 Comments

  • Tooting My Own Horn

    I’m so excited I had to share the news with all of you. This year’s issue of Better Homes and Gardens Holiday Crafts is out and I have a project in it! Some of you may have seen the littl...
    Aug 08, 2011 13 Comments

  • Iron Craft Challenge 31 – Round Up #2

    Just a few more sculptural projects to finish off the latest challenge. Can’t wait to see what you all have up your sleeves for the Summer Contest. (click on any picture to see it bigger and rea...
    Aug 07, 2011 No Comments