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Handmade gifts can be wonderful, but sometimes making everything yourself can be a recipe for stress and/or disaster. I can help, if you’d like…continue reading "Last-minute handmades"
It’s the Choose Your Own Adventure of patchwork scarves: Learn to make your own, or buy one of mine. Check it out!continue reading "It’s all about the scarf, baby"
There are some new crochet hooks and knitting loom tools in the shop! These are the last ones I’ll be making this year, so if you want some, now is the time!continue reading "Hey, more hooks!"
I received a nice batch of crochet hook and loom tool orders this season – thank you! Take a peek at my hook-making workflow, and get the scoop on what’s up for the shop between now and the holidays.continue reading "It’s clay week"
The Handmades Shop is open for business, and I will be accepting custom orders for the next few weeks only! If you have been waiting for the chance to have custom crochet hooks made (or other polymer goodies), now is the time. I would love to create something special for you! This will probably be your only opportunity to order before the holidays. Come see the new patterns ♥continue reading "Now accepting custom orders!"
The Handmades Shop will remain open for the summer, so you can still buy plenty of polymer clay goodies. Custom work, however, is on hold until September. Also? There are two new monthly newsletters that may interest you.continue reading "Summer Handmades"
The shop is open for custom crochet hook orders! Hooray! I decided to try something completely new this time, and offer only one pattern, but offer it in multiple colors. Allow me to present Polka Dots! What can I say? It seemed appropriate somehow… I am excited to be switching gears a little bit this […]continue reading "Polka Dot Crochet Hooks!"
I have to admit, I thought I’d have a big pile of potential handle designs to show you by now, but I haven’t been nearly as prolific as I’d have liked to be. In fact, all I’ve managed to do is come up with a simple way to make a polka dot cane, rejected that […]continue reading "Polka dots and chevron stripes"
I’m getting ready to re-open the Handmades Shop for custom orders. Today, that meant sweeping up some of the virtual cobwebs and updating the stock on the shelves. I concentrated mostly on the Crochet Hook section. Remember that handful of hooks I made at the Clayathon back in January? Well, I finally photographed them properly […]continue reading "Almost time…"
I realized I never mentioned this here. I recently took my three loom-knitting eBooks and put them together into a single collection. All three projects are available for $2.99 (purchased individually, they’d be $4.97). The Loom Knitting Collection eBook is available in PDF, EPUB (Nook, iPad, Sony eReader, Kobo Reader, etc.), and MOBI (Kindle) formats. […]continue reading "Last-minute loom-knitted gifts"