Embellishing a Hair Clip–A Tutorial

I’ve been wanting to embellish hair clips for a while now to use up the bits and pieces from my upcycled felted sweaters. For my first one I followed Amy’s tutorial on Angry Chicken, but I wanted my barrettes to be completely covered. So here is my version of the … Continue reading

Jenny Who?

I was going through some antique Needlecraft magazines I had received from my grandmother and found a little book called Knitting and Crochet. A Guide to the Use of The Needle and the Hook. It was edited by Jenny June. Curious to find out more about Jenny, I stumbled upon … Continue reading

Pony Tails

Just mailed off a batch of hair accessory sets that will be included in ten raffle bags at the Spring Handmade Cavalcade. And here is how I attach felt embellishments to ponytail holders: First, sew the center button to the embellishment. Then sew through the button, the embellishment, and loop … Continue reading

Fossils in my Kitchen

What a week. I had all these plans for the blog, but I’ll just post them next December. For now, we put the tree up on Sunday, 50% of the cards are out and today I’m making a last purchase from Kimmchi at a Starbucks downtown. It’s a situation straight … Continue reading

The Beacon and Hardware Stories

Just a few post-Thanksgiving impressions here. This beauty is called the Beacon. I bought it Thanksgiving morn from the talented Alicia, a fellow blogger and Etsy seller whose designs are inspired by geographical locations. It’s a Christmas present for my soon-to-be sister-in-law. If every time you visit a hardware store … Continue reading

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