We Have a Little Something for You: A GIVEAWAY!

Yes, for real. Our very first giveaway. We can hardly believe it ourselves. I am working on developing a product. That in itself is exciting enough, but in the process of researching potential materials to include in the development of said product, I found Field Notes. They’re just so cool. Nerdy cool. Hip cool. Silly… 

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Making Space for Crafting

I’ve been enjoying this series lately. And by enjoy, I mean building up jealousy being inspired. Have you ever traded spaces with another artist or crafter? Yeah, depending on where you live and who is nearest to you and whether you even have any crafty friends in the real world and how many hours you… 

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Blog Swap: I Am Only 1 Woman

Hello Crafterhours Readers!  It is my pleasure to be blog swapping today. I am Bobbie with I Am Only 1 Woman.  A few things about me: I am a stay at home mom of 2 girls and a dog (and we all know that they take up almost as much time as the kids) I love anything… 

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Crafty Friends are the BEST!

A plain brown envelope arrived on Thursday. Inside… SCORE! Quilted coasters from Stacey, AND chocolate. Super smooth yummy delicious GERMAN chocolate that I love, in a flavor I can’t get where I live. (And to double the yum, Adrianna got a matching surprise envelope.) The coasters are made with Tanya Wheelan fabric from the “Darla”… 

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I Spy: Outgoing Mail

Throughout the last round of I Spy at Obsessively Stitching, I watched with vague interest. I wasn’t in it, and wasn’t thinking all that hard about it. But for whatever reason when round two was announced, all of a sudden it was the best-and-most-amazing-idea in the whole wide world and I got all panicky about… 

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Baby Gifts #2

My friend Virginia received the gifts I sent for her new little girl, so now I can show them to you!  I think you’ll be able to guess what her favorite color is.  Despite that fact, we have been friends since kindergarten!First up, the shoes that I originally posted about here: I also wanted to… 

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Feature Friday: Art Nest

Okay. I’m there. I’ve overfilled my Google Reader. I can’t read it all anymore. Well, I can’t read it alllll AND take a shower and feed my kids and sleep. Something has to go. And after trying to forgo the shower and the sleep… I’ve decided it might be best to remove some blog reading… 

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Two-for-One Tute

Here’s a tute to show you one of the two things I made with this pillow cover from Ikea.  I was inspired to make an apron because of the existing pocket and cute bias trim on the back. It’s a mini-tutorial because it doesn’t require much thought and it wasn’t even a true crafterhours project…. 

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Crafting has One Natural Enemy

Yes, I’m talking about the toddler. Last night, I was up too late sewing strips and organizing them for a string quilt I’m starting.  Thank goodness I took a picture, though it was early in the process: Because this morning, after getting 15 month old P out of her crib and shuffling half-blind to the… 

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Time’s-a-wastin’

No, it’s not Feature Friday. It’s Wednesday. We here at the empire that is Crafterhours haven’t assigned a role to Wednesday, other than… Wednesday. Often my Wednesdays are days for me to zone out and wonder how I’m going to muster the energy to make it to Friday. And often when I zone out I’m… 

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Baby Gifts #1

Susan and I have been holding out on you guys.  December was hard for all bloggers since nobody could show off what they had made for Christmas gifts, but for us, it was because of baby gifts.  We had 3 friends due right around the holidays.  Well, I’m happy to report that 2 of those… 

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Our Crafty New Year’s Resolutions

Adrianna:1. To sew more for me, including at least one semi-tailored piece.2. To conquer knits.  (ok, maybe just to play with them a little.)3. To Mod Podge something4. To figure out how to thread my new toy from Santa (aka: my husband): my sewing machine has a new neighbor! 5. To stop gloating so much… 

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