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Hard core lip balm labeler

Hard core lip balm labeler

I thought I ought to end my day with a post of this photo, which I came across today whilst gathering lip balm-making photos for a collection of tutorials that Jenn and I are putting together for our “special project”.…

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Bazaar Bizarre! Bazaar Bizarre! Bazaar Bizarre!

Bazaar Bizarre! Bazaar Bizarre! Bazaar Bizarre!

Wow, try saying that five times fast. I’m THRILLED and delighted to have gotten accepted into this year’s Bazaar Bizarre craft fair at the San Francisco County Fair Building in Golden Gate Park!!!

I’m so ready to start dreaming up …

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DIY shelf curtains!

DIY shelf curtains!

I made a pair of curtains to hide the mess of fun but unattractive pile of board games we’ve got lying around.  Here’s a little tutorial so that you too can disguise the clutter while simultaneously bringing color and texture …

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How to add a zippered pocket to your handbag

How to add a zippered pocket to your handbag

Thought I’d take a crack at writing a tutorial for inserting a zippered pocket in a handmade bag. Until now, I’ve used the method shown in all the handbag-making books and home sewing patterns I have, as well as in …

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My Janome 1600P-DBX

My Janome 1600P-DBX

So I’ve been using my new Janome 1600P-DBX sewing machine for a couple of weeks now, and I still heart it big time! It ain’t no industrial, but the thing’s got power enough for me! Aside from the extra …

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Something’s missing from this photo shoot

Something’s missing from this photo shoot

Something’s missing from this photo shoot indeed. It’s either a photographer, a model, or a remote control. I’m not sure which. Oh, and that’s not to mention focus, which of course is also missing from this blurry shot. I guess …

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Lug by Lug

Lug by Lug

Sloooowly but surely, Big Lugs are finally starting to make their way out of the studio!

This number above is made with one of my favorite fabrics — well practically all of my favorites are Echino, as you may have …

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Back in action

Back in action

My sewing room is FINALLY back in working order, so after what’s felt like forever but has actually only been a couple of weeks, I can now resume the bag making! Not only that, but I can do it with …

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Lady B Turn-Lock Clutch…only 1 left!

Lady B Turn-Lock Clutch…only 1 left!

Last chance to pick up a Lady B Turn-Lock Clutch for yourself, as this precious clutch pictured here is the last of her kind:

I do plan to make more clutches in the future but will likely branch out into …

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My craft fair production schedule

My craft fair production schedule

This here’s a screenshot of the craft fair planner I made for myself, updated slightly to look at how far ahead or behind (mostly behind) I was on a week-by-week basis as compared to my original schedule for the Renegade …

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