September 2006

I just stumbled across this site that offers free plans for some very unique projects. Here are some of the free plans featured on the site: Cloth Envelope Curved Photo Stand Curvy Stripe Disk Wallet Eye Pillow Magnetic Sculpture Monitor Shelf Mobile Wall Clock Bulletin Board All of these plans are free, and just visiting […]

I’m REALLY Bummed

by Jennifer

I’m in San Diego, CA for a seminar, and I’m truly bummed out. There’s a huge craft show here in San Diego (the Harvest Festival Arts & Crafts Show), and the local newspaper is running a contest for a $300 shopping spree at the show. But, the show isn’t until October 27 – 29, so […]

I’m getting ready to take my son to his Pop Warner football game this morning, but I ran across this story in the Yavapai County Daily Courier about a local craft fair. This story gives you some idea around the mindset of attending craft fairs, and some of the costs associated with the better craft […]

A recent story on the CBS2 Chicago web site details how two local women are spearheading an effort to support the families of people who are stationed overseas. Called “Operation Comfort,” the group makes blankets to show the families of soldiers that people here in the states care. The full story can be found at […], one of the largest crafting forums on the Internet (if not the largest), is having a Craft Challenge themed around Halloween. Called the “Zombies & Robots & Bears…Oh My!” Challenge, the contest asks you to “craft up a butt-kickin’ zombie, robot or bear themed craft in any medium you want.” Submissions are due October […]

Bead Jewelry Making

by Jennifer

NOTE: I found this article about Bead Jewelry Making, and thought you would enjoy it. I think Felicity has given a lot of good info, and also a good resource for following up on your Bead Jewelry interests. It seems that crafters in the US are turning to bead jewelry making in ever increasing numbers. […]

An organization called Ageless Enterprise is helping senior citizens and disabled individuals sell their crafts at craft shows and through their web site. You can get more information from the KVOA News 4 web site here. Ageless Enterprise is paid for by a three year-grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service, and was […]