I have to admit, I'm not much of a Halloween gal but my daughters friend, who's birthday is in October, LOVES it so I just had to make her something themed for her special day. I designed a door hanging (there is a small gromet in the sock portion) or it can be propped up on her desk. She loved it and so do I.
Ok, call me obsessed but I still have a shed load of leather scraps and then it dawned on me that I had an 80's monstrosity in red suede so I've been carving a path through that this weekend. I got busy with some teeny tiny pieces that were quick to make and would make such cute Christmas brooches, gift toppers or just Christmas ornaments and…Continue
Still procrastinating on Halloween decorating? I whipped up a repurposed project that turned out to be so quick, it's spooky--floaty ghosts made out of old towels. Create two of these quirky ghosts from one towel in less than an hour. Simply trace, cut, and hang for super-speedy Halloween "boo"tification. (Tutorial…Continue
Added by Jenny on October 20, 2011 at 9:54am — No Comments
Christina Gregoire shares some excellent ideas for making inexpensive and easy Halloween costumes for both boys and girls:
Added by Susan on October 17, 2011 at 12:24pm — No Comments
How many things can you do with labels from clothing? I'm on an adventure to figure this out and here is one example of something I did last year.Continue
Lisa Sorrell spent her childhood wearing dresses - not cowboy boots.
Now the internationally acclaimed boot maker creates one-of-a-kind, custom boots that take more than a month to produce. Her skill and family story are part of a PBS documentary series, "Craft in America," airing Monday.
"What I loved about boot making - I was raised in a very conservative little church, where the girls all wore long hair and dresses - my favorite thing…
Added by Susan on October 11, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments
When making a tote out of feed sack, wash inside of feed sack with mild detergent, cut out tote bag as you would any other tote. Use Jeans needle and heavy thread. I used polyester webbing for straps. I made a cell phone holder on inside of tote bag.
Added by Janet Keller on October 6, 2011 at 11:29am — No Comments