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Would you call a barrette an “accessory” or “jewelry” ?? I’ve been referring to them as jewelry on my website because the two categories were “jewelry” and “gifts.” Barrettes are more jewelry than they are gifts. But last summer I started an “accessories” category when I started embellishing flip-flops, and now I’m thinking the barrettes […]

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Gwen Gibson on CraftCast

This week, Alison Lee chats with Gwen Gibson on CraftCast. I listened to the first half while I made supper tonight, and the last half while I cleaned up and folded laundry – gotta love multitasking I enjoyed the interview. Gwen has taken an interesting artistic path in her life. And while she says that […]

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Bestsellers for March

Top 5 Sellers* for March, 2007 1 ) Project Book: Bead Techniques Clay Jewelry with Bead Rollers 2 ) Book: Adapting Quilt Patterns To Polymer Clay 3 ) Magazine:Step-By-Step Clay Jewelry 2007 4 ) Project Book:The CF Sculpture Series Under the Sea 5 ) Magazine:Belle Armoire Jewelry 2007 Bestsellers for previous months Want to be […]

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Sad news

I just thought I should let those of you who knew I was pregnant that I’m losing the baby to this pretty awful neural tube defect. I’m doing alright, but am understandably sad about all of this. I have to have a D&C this afternoon. Thanks to all of you who had earlier sent me […]

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Bestsellers for February

Top 5 Sellers* for February, 2007 1 ) Project Book:The CF Sculpture Series Under the Sea 2 ) Magazine:Step-By-Step Clay Jewelry 2005 3 ) Project Book: Clay Techniques to Dye For 4 ) Magazine:Step-By-Step Clay Jewelry 2007 5 ) Project Book: PolyPens Bestsellers for previous months Want to be notified instantly when this list changes? […]

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Polka Dot Pacifiers

For those of you who didn’t read clarkesworld‘s announcement on Friday, I thought I’d fill you in on an interesting little development in the Clarke household. Apparently we’re not as done having babies as we might have thought, and another one has decided to join us in September. clarkesworld and the boys have decided that […]

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