Iron Craft category

  • Iron Craft Challenge #3 – Appliqued Bunting

    This week, I challenged the Iron Crafters to make bunting or garland. Ok, I’ll admit this was kind of a selfish challenge because I wanted to make some bunting to go over my craft room window as...
    Jan 19, 2011 5 Comments

  • Bunting

    I had not heard the term “bunting” until I met my English husband. I always just referred to those triangles as “used-car-lot flags – you know the ones?” “Bunting...
    Jan 18, 2011 No Comments

  • “Just Bunt” in the workroom

    Week 3 challenge is “Just Bunt” Here is a sneak peak in the workroom. (I am sure that I should not use my rotary cutter on fabric and paper. Bad.) If you are not reading this post in a...
    Jan 17, 2011 No Comments

  • The Youngest Iron Crafters

    I want to introduce you all to Max (age 11) and Lucas (age 8). When they heard me telling their mom about Iron Craft they decided they wanted to try doing the challenges too (even though their mom was...
    Jan 17, 2011 6 Comments

  • Challenge #2 Round-Up Part 2

    The projects for Challenge #2 continue to roll in & everyone did such a great job! I’ll continue to add them here as they come in over the weekend. (Click any picture to see it larger &...
    Jan 14, 2011 3 Comments

  • Iron Crafters in The News

    Congrats to Jeromina of Paper, Plate and Plane who’s heart lamp was featured today on Craft. (You’ll  remember her awesome Army Draft Dodger as well.) She says the lamp was insp...
    Jan 13, 2011 3 Comments

  • Challenge #3 – Just Bunt

    Last week Susi presented us with a very functional challenge so this week I thought we’d go completely for whimsy and ask you all to create a bunting or garland. I don’t know if you’...
    Jan 13, 2011 9 Comments

  • Iron Craft week 2: Draft Dodger

    This week on Iron Craft, the challenge I posted was to make a Draft Dodger. We are in San Francisco, in a house that was built the year of “the quake”(1906). There are a lot of charming de...
    Jan 12, 2011 No Comments

  • Challenge #2 Round-Up Part 1

    Here we are in January, and the second week of the IRON CRAFT. Many of you are hip deep in the snow, and the rest of you are wet. But in record numbers, and with CRAZY creativity, you are crafting w...
    Jan 12, 2011 2 Comments

  • Iron Craft Challenge #2 – Gnome and Mushroom Draft Dodger

    Our second challenge for Iron Craft was very functional, create a draft dodger or snake to keep the cold air (or hot air depending where you live) out. My sweet, little house is 80 years old this year...
    Jan 12, 2011 12 Comments