I realize that I’m supposed to be running a business here, but nearly all of my “what should I make?” decisions come not from diligent market research, but from my own needs and wants. Right now I need and want a shawl pin 🙂Read More: Let’s talk about Shawl Pins
I do not want to turn on my computer on the weekends! Weekends are for visiting! And going for long drives! And breathing fresh air! And sitting on the bed watching mysteries and knitting!Read More: TWiP: Weekends are not for Sitting at the Computer
I’m so excited to be able to share the Spring 2016 patterns with you today! Custom ordering is open, and you can apply these patterns to all of the crafting tools and jewelry I can make.Read More: New Designs for Spring!
Come and see what I made this weekend! Plus, I’m offering 10% off, if you want to buy some of these items and save me the trouble of listing them in the shop 🙂Read More: Clayathon show-and-tell, plus a sale
I’ve opened up custom ordering for the next week and a half, with new patterns, new colors, and hey! Shawl pins are back 🙂Read More: Now accepting custom orders
All of my polymer clay tutorials have been re-designed, re-formatted, and re-priced. Come take a look!Read More: Polymer Clay Tutorials, Updated!
Whew. Another great clayathon under my belt. I really have to make sure that I pull my clay supplies out of hibernation more often this year. In 2010 there were only four times I did any major claywork. I think the first step is to make my supplies much more accessible. Setting up and tearing […]Read More: Sanded, buffed, and pooped.
I’m checking in from the Clayathon. I made it here in one piece yesterday afternoon, and after about an hour of dithering about, wondering what I should make first, I dove into shawl pins, buttons, and barrettes in two patterns: Grayscale Weave and Swamp Weave. (Those are the barrettes up there. The green one got […]Read More: Weave Cane
It’s time for another Polka Dot Download! How about a little something in clay this time? Through the Plaid Shawl Pin Tutorial, you will learn how to make a deceptively simple plaid-patterned cane and then use it in the construction of a shawl pin like this one. (Be sure to have a look here, if […]Read More: Plaid Shawl Pin Tutorial + giveaway winner
I realized yesterday that I hadn’t made a millefiori cane since January. January! How did that happen? longest. dry spell. ever. So you know that small counter space I cleaned off yesterday? Well, I filled it up with clay paraphernalia. And I made myself a plaid cane using colors that I thought would complement my […]Read More: Plaid shawl pin giveaway