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Crayon Resists & a String Project

Time for another craft update! Vintage Sheet Quilt The vintage sheet project is at a standstill.  I finished sewing the large nine-patch units, but the next step is quilting them, and before I can do that, I need to get the current quilt off the frame.  I’ve been putting it off, because I just haven’t […]

Crayon Resists & Vintage Sheet Quilt

I read about another type of collage paper to make.  It sounded like fun, so I gave it a try.  (At some point I need to actually do some collage… But making the paper is fun in its own right!) Making Wax-Resist Paper is Simple! Start with paper, some crayons, and a textured surface.  Paper:I […]

Cardstock Stencils & Watercolors

Keeping with the effort to blog more frequently, it’s time for another quick blog post!   You may remember from a few posts back that I cut some Sheltie shapes from cardstock.  I saved the pieces they were cut from, with the plan to see how they worked as stencils.  I specifically thought of using them […]

Primarily Paper Crafting

There’s be no new progress on the quilt—not even cutting the background fabric for the next phase of that project.  I haven’t actually been spending much time crafting since last time.   We’ve had a couple of “life things” happening in the background, taking up time, energy, mental bandwidth, etc., lately.  It’s getting a bit closer […]