Drawing on Fabric Tutorial

Draw Your Own Fabric

I came upon a happy crafting accident recently with my new set of Derwent Inktense pencils. I bought them to sketch with, but learned that they work quite well on fabric! They dissolve with liquid, like watercolor pencils, but these become permanent once they've been wetted. The colors are intense and vibrant and they mix and blend well, so they make beautiful drawings. When it comes to fabric, … [Read More...]



A Zig Zag Scrappy Scarf

In my estimation, the best scrappy type knitting patterns are easy to remember. I love to have them "on the go" for a long time. A project that sits by my favorite chair that I can pick up at any time … [Read More...]

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Doodle Art – Daily!

Although I love to draw and create - I often find myself being tight and restrictive, unable to loosen up. Not conducive to creating! I've found that warming up with doodling helps me to relax and … [Read More...]


Increase, Decrease

I just received a review copy of Increase, Decrease - 99 Step by Step Methods by Judith Durant from Storey Publishing and I am absolutely floored! I answer multiple questions each and every week … [Read More...]

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Handmade Postcards

Quality mail, you know, something besides bills,  makes me extraordinarily happy, so I've decided to start sending, (and hopefully receiving), handmade postcards. Postcards are inexpensive to … [Read More...]

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Grass Hair Buddies

My sister was recently in charge of an activity for her daughter's 1st grade class.  With a VERY limited budget she created these adorable little grass hair buddies.  In the spirit of spring … [Read More...]

Simple Tutorial to add polka dots to your knitting! |

Polka Dot Your Knitting!

What could possibly be more fun than polka dots? Needle felting is an easy way to add a touch of dottiness to your knitting. I added polka dots to my popular Tea Toters pattern, but you can do it on … [Read More...]


Journal Like an Artist

When I talk about keeping a sketchbook, I often get the response, "No - I can't draw!" But keeping a sketchbook isn't only about drawing skills, (which incidentally are known to improve the more you … [Read More...]