Monthly Archives: June 2007

Cross your fingers for Stitch ‘n’ Pitch…

Drum roll, please… A little bit of Tiger luv, embroidery-like. Here’s my entry for the CRAFT/SNP needlearts contest… Have you submitted yours, yet? “Roar like it’s 1984″ was a slogan…

It’s not too late to submit your idea for Stich ‘n’ Pitch

You might remember when I wrote about CRAFT and Stitch ‘n’ Pitch’s special needlearts contest this spring. Well, it’s not too late to get your idea submitted. Check out CRAFT…

It’s Mustache Thursday?!

I had no idea! Luckily, my co-worker sent me this link today to a snazzy blog, designklub. I love the examples they picked out for the post, especially the mustache…

The last Sunday Crafternoon before DUCF: July 1

July 1st (this Sunday) is the last summer Crafternoon. We’re taking August off to concentrate on the Detroit Urban Craft Fair, so it’s your last chance of the warm months…

Etsy wants you to be useful

If you’re in the mood to win a sewing machine, you best be heading over to Etsy’s web site for all the details on this cool contest, partnered with Instructables.

Don’t forget: DUCF program ad artwork + payment due July 6!

Just a friendly reminder that if you were thinking about purchasing an ad in the 2007 DUCF keepsake program zine, the deadline to get all artwork and payment to us…

Product Review: Sunblooms Stationery

Sunblooms Stationery By Amy Butler 30 sheets & envelopes March 2007, Chronicle Books $14.95 Ahh, we somehow missed spring here in the Mitten and went flying into summer. But I’m…

Michigan pride in a Brownie Try-It?!

Color me impressed. I was online searching for some vintage Brownie Try-Its for an upcoming project, and came across this wee gem, a Michigan Try-It. Troop 830 crafted their own…

HD art show: Make Nice Things About Detroit

Though DUCF 2.0 is a little over a month away, our celebration of all things handmade in the D actually starts July 5. You see, this year’s DUCF ties into…

Book review: The Crafter Culture Handbook

“The Crafter Culture Handbook” By Amy Spencer Marion Boyars Publishing 287 pages I just got this book as a present for my birthday and I am in love, love. Basically,…