Weaving has been a popular past time for centuries, but now Clover has cleverly provided consumers with an easy way to be able to weave while on the go. Clover Weaving Sticks are portable and so easy to use that anyone can find a few moments in their busy day to weave. The sticks are used instead of a loom to provide the user with a fun and easy alternative way to weave projects with fibers and recycled materials. I tested the two different wood weaving stick kits shown above – one is the “thick kit” and the other is the “fine kit“. Continue Reading →
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For those of us who are trying to be more environmentally responsible, it is exciting to see that Gütermann Creativ has come out with a Recycled Polyester Sew-All Thread. The thread comes in a really nice assortment of colors.
What is really unusual and exciting about this thread is that it is made from recycled beverage bottles! Continue Reading →
A new cool cross-stitch iPhone case kit that allows me to personalize my iPhone case is the latest trend in iPhone related crafting products.
Coats & Clark offers a fabulous one that lets me decide how I want my case to look.
First, lets review what comes in the box:
- A silicone iPhone case (fits iPhone 4 and 4s)
- An assortment of embroidery thread in six colors
- An embroidery needle
- An instruction and pattern book. Continue Reading →
Robin Atkins is an international known bead artist, author, and instructor. Her work has been featured in a variety magazines and books alike. In her most current book “The Complete Photo Guide to Beading” she covers the history of beads, beading techniques and methods, tools, materials, projects, and some beading basics for the novice beader.
Robin Atkins’ vast experience in teaching beading to students from all over the world has given her insight as to some of the more effective ways to teach new students how to bead. This is reflected in the great step-by-step photography included in this book. Continue Reading →
LED Textile Ribbon from Artistic Ribbon, adds a fun unique embellishment to your scrapbooking pages. The windows in the buildings below are lit with the tiny L.E.D. lights.