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October 2010

November 1, 2010

Jenny Doh

November 1, 2010

Jenny Doh, MSW Editor-in-Chief


"How could I possibly be expected to
handle school on a day like this?
"

{Ferris Beuller}

Fabric candy dish   Knitted Lamp Shades   How to dye a doily
Tidy Mom: Doily-stenciled tote tutorial.
 

That's Totally hOT!

BRAND NEW online class for 2011
Crafting Fitness

  Mon Tresor: How to dye a doily tutorial.

Jubella
Double Stitch Twins Guest Curator
As 4th graders in an after-school crochet program, we learned at a speedy pace! It didn't exactly surprise us since we always loved to draw and create/craft with our hands. It seemed as though our confidence increased with each stitch ...

Double Stitch Twins
  Etsy   DoubleStitch Twins

We love Jubella.com because it focuses on providing creative inspiration for everyone. The photos and articles provides doses of creative inspiration in every aspect of life!

 

We love everything on Etsy because it introduces us to a wonderful array of artists (sung and unsung) all over the world every day!

 

Our official Web site.

 
 

 
Lisa Loria Lisa Loria Guest Curator
Many children have make-believe worlds. Mine was born as a place to escape the realities of a tumultuous family life. My imaginary friend was Peter Pan and I created elaborate stories for us to escape into. Memories of my father sitting on my mother, hitting her, his verbal abuse toward her, the cheating, drinking, gambling, lying ... too much bad to list ...
Claudia Rohling   Bone head studio   Primsical Studios
Art is meant to be shared.   Dia de los Muerte LOVE.   If I were a fairy ...
 


The Assemblage Studio
Pam Warden Guest Curator
Hi, my name is Pam Warden. I'm a Christian artist and own the wholesale business Pam Warden Art. I was thrilled to pieces when Jenny asked me to be a Guest Curator ...
Pam Warden
  Mystele   Pam Warden

Assemblage Studio.

 

Mystele.

 

Life is short. Buy the art.

 
 

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  Linda Hardy
My family history is
full of arthritis ...
  Amanda Trought
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been working as a ...

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rubber stamping   Colorwork Creations   Sketchbook Confidential
Authentic
by Rachel Emilie Jackson
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Colorwork Creations
by Susan Anderson-Freed
{Krause Publications}
  Sketchbook Confidentialby Pamela Wissman & Stefanie Laufersweiler
{North Light Books}
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Crating My Best Life   Inside Out Apple Pies   maple candied apples
Crafting My Best Life
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  Tiny Urban Kitchen: Inside Out Apple Pies Recipe.   Sprinkle Bakes: Maple Candied Apples recipe.

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October 31, 2010

Jenny Doh

October 31, 2010

Jenny Doh, MSW Editor-in-Chief

You ask of my companions.
Hills, sir, and the sundown,

and a dog as large as myself

that my father bought me.

They are better than beings,

because they know,

but they do not tell.     {Emily Dickinson}

Felted Slippers   bunny slipper tutorial   Heart Handmade
Thrillingly Thrifty: Felted Slippers Tutorial.
 

That's Totally hOT!

Violet LeBeaux-Tales of an Ingenue: Bunny Slipper Tutorial.

  Prudent Baby: Fabric Slippers Tutorial.

Sri Threads
Kayte Terry Guest Curator
When I was in elementary school, my brother and I took art therapy classes at our local hospital. At the time I thought my mother sent my brother and I there to keep us busy and out of her hair, but in retrospect I know that she was trying to save us ...

 

Kayte Terry
  sewing notions   kayte terry

Amazing antique Japanese textiles from Sri Threads.

 

My grandmother was one cool lady. I feel blessed to have some of her things around me to remind me of her.

 

This is love forever.

 
 

 
Claudia Rohling Claudia Rohling Guest Curator
Fifteen years ago I took a trip out West that changed my life. It was a time in my life when the ground itself seemed to be giving way. I had questions about my marriage, my children were all moving in different directions, and I wondered what the future held for me. Deciding some time alone was in order, I found myself drawn to ...
Claudia Rohling   Onion Patch   homemade laundry soap
Inside the studio.   Debbie Miller of Onion Patch.   Penelope Illustration: Homemade laundry soap.
 


Marisol and Spoon
Sally Fasano Guest Curator
My sister died quickly and unexpectedly this summer. We were not raised together, nor did we even meet until the early '80s. Our paths have crossed briefly a few times ...
Sally Fosano
  Art and Ghosts   Sally Fasano

Marisol and Spoon.

 

Art and Ghosts.

 

My thoughts, words, and art.

 
 

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viva la vida   origami world   The ultimate guide to colored pencil
Authentic
by Rachel Emilie Jackson
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Origami World
by Didier Boursin
{North Light Books}
  The Ultimate Guide to Colored Pencil
by Gary Greene
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Crating My Best Life   messenger bag   Shirt Cuff Wallet
Crafting My Best Life
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  I Make Stuff:
Messenger bag tutorial.
  RePlayGround: Shirt Cuff Wallet Tutorial.

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October 30, 2010

Jenny Doh

October 30, 2010

Jenny Doh, MSW Editor-in-Chief


"While there is time, let's go out and do everything
."

{Steve Winwood}

Fabric candy dish   Knitted Lamp Shades   Mason Jar Tutorial
Fabric candy dish by Moda.
 

That's Totally hOT!

Casamania:
Knitted Lampshades. OMG.

  Recaptured Charm: Mason Jar Tea Lights Tutorial.

Kirsten Hassenfeld
Kayte Terry Guest Curator
When I was in elementary school, my brother and I took art therapy classes at our local hospital. At the time I thought my mother sent my brother and I there to keep us busy and out of her hair, but in retrospect I know that she was trying to save us ...

 

Kayte Terry
  Prada runway   Kayte Terry

Kirsten Hassenfeld is one of my favorite artists: she has a magical way with simple materials.

 

Can't get enough of all these strips on the Prada runway!

 

This is love forever.

 
 

 
Claudia Rohling Claudia Rohling Guest Curator
Fifteen years ago I took a trip out West that changed my life. It was a time in my life when the ground itself seemed to be giving way. I had questions about my marriage, my children were all moving in different directions, and I wondered what the future held for me. Deciding some time alone was in order, I found myself drawn to ...
Claudia Rohling   Bone head studio   Primsical Studios
In the studio.   Bone head studio.   Primsical Studios.
 


Zinnia
Sally Fasano Guest Curator
My sister died quickly and unexpectedly this summer. We were not raised together, nor did we even meet until the early '80s. Our paths have crossed briefly a few times ...
Sally Fosano
  Tammie Moore   Sally Fasano

Zinnia's in Pasadena.

 

Tammie Moore.

 

My thoughts, words, and art.

 
 

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rubber stamping   Origami World   The Ultimate Guide to Colored Pencil
Authentic
by Rachel Emilie Jackson
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Origami World
by Didier Boursin
{North Light Books}
  The Ultimate Guide to Colored Pencil
by Gary Greene
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Crating My Best Life   Halloween Snow Globes   Arana Muerta
Crafting My Best Life
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.
  Scrap a Little!
Ribbon Roses Tutorial.
  Epicurious: Yummy Mummy Meatloaf.

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October 29, 2010

Jenny Doh

October 29, 2010

Jenny Doh, MSW Editor-in-Chief


"When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around
."

{Willie Nelson}

toilet paper roll tutorial   DIY pumpkin   polymer clay beads tutorial
Alisa Burke:
Little Monsters Tutorial.

 

That's Totally hOT!

maya*made:
DIY Pumpkin Lace Vase.

  Alma Stoller: How to make polymer clay beads.

sarah hannevik
Kayte Terry Guest Curator
When I was in elementary school, my brother and I took art therapy classes at our local hospital. At the time I thought my mother sent my brother and I there to keep us busy and out of her hair, but in retrospect I know that she was trying to save us ...

 

Kayte Terry
  syuzi pakhchyan   kayte terry

Sarah Hannevik makes
beautiful fabric art.

 

Syuzi Pakhchyan.

 

This is love forever.

 
 

 
Claudia Rohling Claudia Rohling Guest Curator
Fifteen years ago I took a trip out West that changed my life. It was a time in my life when the ground itself seemed to be giving way. I had questions about my marriage, my children were all moving in different directions, and I wondered what the future held for me. Deciding some time alone was in order, I found myself drawn to ...
claudia rohling   artsy mama   Luna graphica
Inside the studio.   Artsy Mama.   Luna Graphica.
 


Itkupilli
Sally Fasano Guest Curator
My sister died quickly and unexpectedly this summer. We were not raised together, nor did we even meet until the early '80s. Our paths have crossed briefly a few times ...
Sally Fosano
  Jackie Baxted   sally fasano

Itkupilli, Finnish Artist
and Designer.

 

Jackie Baxted.

 

My thoughts, words, and art.

 
 

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Rubber stamping   origami world   The ultimate guide to colored pencil
Authentic
by Rachel Emilie Jackson
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Origami World
by Didier Boursin
{North Light Books}
  The Ultimate Guide to Colored Pencil
by Gary Greene
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The Place to Be   Links from our Readers
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Crating My Best Life   Thanksgiving centerpieces   Paper flower tree
Crafting My Best Life
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  Good Housekeeping: Thanksgiving Centerpieces.   City Cradle Design: Paper flower tree tutorial.

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October 28, 2010

Jenny Doh

October 28, 2010

Jenny Doh, MSW Editor-in-Chief


"There is nothing to fear but fear itself
."

{Franklin D. Roosevelt}

Bat Cake   Heather Bailey   Bat Costume
i am baker:
An amazing bat cake.

 

That's Totally hOT!

Heather Bailey's FREE Betty Boo Sock Doll Pattern
with Bat Couture Cape.

  Alphamom:
DIY Kid's Bat Costume.

Sri Threads
Kayte Terry Guest Curator
When I was in elementary school, my brother and I took art therapy classes at our local hospital. At the time I thought my mother sent my brother and I there to keep us busy and out of her hair, but in retrospect I know that she was trying to save us ...

 

Kayte Terry
  Prada Runway   Kayte Terry

Amazing antique Japanese textiles from Sri Threads.

 

Can't get enough of all these stripes on the Prada runway!

 

This is love forever.

 
 

 
Claudia Rohling Claudia Rohling Guest Curator
Fifteen years ago I took a trip out West that changed my life. It was a time in my life when the ground itself seemed to be giving way. I had questions about my marriage, my children were all moving in different directions, and I wondered what the future held for me. Deciding some time alone was in order, I found myself drawn to ...
Claudia Rohling   Moss Hill   Suzan Buckner
Inside the studio.   Moss Hill.   Thrifty Collage Artist: Suzan Buckner.
 


Karen O'Brien
Sally Fosano Guest Curator
My sister died quickly and unexpectedly this summer. We were not raised together, nor did we even meet until the early '80s. Our paths have crossed briefly a few times ...
Sally Fosano
  Jen Lowe   Sally Fasano

Karen O'Brien.

 

Make your own tools with Jen Lowe.

 

My thoughts, words, and art.

 
 

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Free Motion Quilted Ornaments   Origami World   The Ultimate Guide to Colored Pencil
Stamped, Quilted &
Water-Colored Ornaments
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Origami World
by Didier Boursin
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  The Ultimate Guide to Colored Pencil
by Gary Greene
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Crating My Best Life   Paper Claws   Cookies in a Jar
Crafting My Best Life
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  How to fold paper claws.   The Crafty Nest: Halloween Cookies in a Jar.

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October 27, 2010

Jenny Doh

October 27, 2010

Jenny Doh, MSW Editor-in-Chief


"It is the sweet, simple things of life
which are the real ones after all
."

{Laura Ingalls Wilder}

Running With Scissors   Michael DeMeng   Heart Handmade
The Urban Pasture: Sewn Paper Doily Garland Tutorial.
 

That's Totally hOT!

Little Miss Mason stamps.

  Oh My!
Handmade Sidewalk
Chalk Tutorial.

Kirsten Hassenfeld
Kayte Terry Guest Curator
When I was in elementary school, my brother and I took art therapy classes at our local hospital. At the time I thought my mother sent my brother and I there to keep us busy and out of her hair, but in retrospect I know that she was trying to save us ...

 

Kayte Terry
  Trompe l'oeil molding   Kayte Terry

Kirsten Hassenfeld is one of my favorite artists: she has a magical way with simple materials.

 

Trompe l'oeil molding: love this DIY!

 

This is love forever.

 
 

 
Claudia Rohling Claudia Rohling Guest Curator
Fifteen years ago I took a trip out West that changed my life. It was a time in my life when the ground itself seemed to be giving way. I had questions about my marriage, my children were all moving in different directions, and I wondered what the future held for me. Deciding some time alone was in order, I found myself drawn to ...
Claudia Rohling   Tadpoles and Teacups   Red Shoes
Inside the studio.   Tadpoles and Teacups.   Red Shoes.
 


Crystal Mack
Sally Fasano Guest Curator
My sister died quickly and unexpectedly this summer. We were not raised together, nor did we even meet until the early '80s. Our paths have crossed briefly a few times ...
Sally Fosano
  Leslie Altman   Sally Fasano

Crystal Mack ... in color.

 

Leslie Altman Designs.

 

My thoughts, words, and art.

 
 

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Free Motion Quilted Ornaments   Origami World   The Ultimate Guide to Colored Pencil
Stamped, Quilted &
Water-Colored Ornaments
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Origami World
by Didier Boursin
{North Light Books}
  The Ultimate Guide to Colored Pencil
by Gary Greene
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Crating My Best Life   Fall Leaf Banner   Faux Floral Centerpiece
Crafting My Best Life
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.
  My Blessed Life: Fall Leaf Banner Tutorial.   Lovely and Gracious: DIY Faux Floral
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October 26, 2010

Jenny Doh

October 26, 2010

Jenny Doh, MSW Editor-in-Chief


"Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes
. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations."

{Steve Jobs}

Running With Scissors   Rebecca Sower   Painted Parasol
Love Stitched: Button Statement Necklace Tutorial.
 

That's Totally hOT!

Handmade fabric cuff
by Rebecca Sower.

  Alisa Burke: Painted Parasol Tutorial.

Irina Graewe
Kayte Terry Guest Curator
When I was in elementary school, my brother and I took art therapy classes at our local hospital. At the time I thought my mother sent my brother and I there to keep us busy and out of her hair, but in retrospect I know that she was trying to save us ...

 

Kayte Terry
  Vintage Spools   Kayte Terry

Stylist Irina Graewe
is a major inspiration.

 

My grandmother was one cool lady. I feel blessed to have some of her things around me to remind me of her.

 

This is love forever.

 
 

 
Claudia Rohling Claudia Rohling Guest Curator
Fifteen years ago I took a trip out West that changed my life. It was a time in my life when the ground itself seemed to be giving way. I had questions about my marriage, my children were all moving in different directions, and I wondered what the future held for me. Deciding some time alone was in order, I found myself drawn to ...
Claudia Rohling   i am sam   Izabella's Blue
Inside the studio.   sam i am creations.  

Izabella's Blue.

 


Klo for Pazzles
Sally Fasano Guest Curator
My sister died quickly and unexpectedly this summer. We were not raised together, nor did we even meet until the early '80s. Our paths have crossed briefly a few times ...
Sally Fosano
  Brave Girls   Sally Fasano

Klo for Pazzles.

 

Brave Girl's Club.

 

My thoughts, words, and art.

 
 

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Free Motion Quilted Ornaments   Origami World   The Ultimate Guide to Colored Pencil
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  Origami World
by Didier Boursin
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by Gary Greene
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Crating My Best Life   Spider Web Cupcakes   Felt Cupcake Tutorial
Crafting My Best Life
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  Little Bird Secrets: Halloween Spider Web Cupcakes.   Handmade Happiness: Felt Cupcake Tutorial.

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October 25, 2010

Jenny Doh

October 25, 2010

Jenny Doh, MSW Editor-in-Chief


"My mother wanted us to understand that the tragedies of your life one day have the potential to be comic stories the next
."

{Nora Ephron}

Colored Pencil Necklace Tutorial   Prismacolor Colored Pencils   CraftPassion
Cthuliz: Colored Pencil Necklace Tutorial.
 

That's Totally hOT!

Prismacolor Premier
Colored Pencils.

  Craft Passion: Pencil Holder Tutorial.

Fabric Necklace
Kayte Terry Guest Curator
When I was in elementary school, my brother and I took art therapy classes at our local hospital. At the time I thought my mother sent my brother and I there to keep us busy and out of her hair, but in retrospect I know that she was trying to save us ...

 

Kayte Terry
  Feather necklace   Kayte Terry

Accessories always
make the outfit for me.

 

I love jewelry made from unusual materials like fabric or feathers.

 

This is love forever.

 
 

 
Claudia Rohling Claudia Rohling Guest Curator
Fifteen years ago I took a trip out West that changed my life. It was a time in my life when the ground itself seemed to be giving way. I had questions about my marriage, my children were all moving in different directions, and I wondered what the future held for me. Deciding some time alone was in order, I found myself drawn to ...
Claudia Rohling   Duda Daze   pomegranatesandpaper
Inside the studio.   Duda Daze:
Just Playin' around.
  Pomegranatesandpaper: Journal of Artistic Miracles and Sensuous Desires.
 


Suzi Blu
Sally Fasano Guest Curator
My sister died quickly and unexpectedly this summer. We were not raised together, nor did we even meet until the early '80s. Our paths have crossed briefly a few times ...
Sally Fosano
  Charity Wings   Sally Fosano

Wonderful online classes
by Suzi Blu.

 

Charity Wings.

 

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Free Motion Quilted Ornaments   Origami World   Ultimate Guide to Colored Pencil
Stamped, Quilted &
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  Origami World
by Didier Boursin
{North Light Books}
  The Ultimate Guide to Colored Pencil
by Gary Greene
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The Place to Be   Links from our Readers
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Crating My Best Life   Avocado Cupcakes   Kimono Style Napkin
Crafting My Best Life
Complete events listing here
.
  The Family Kitchen: Chocolate Avocado
Cupcake Recipe.
  100 Layer Cake:
How to fold a kimono-style napkin.

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October 24, 2010

Jenny Doh

October 24, 2010

Jenny Doh, MSW Editor-in-Chief


"My only advice is to stay aware, listen carefully,
and yell for help if you need it
."

{Judy Blume}

Running With Scissors   Michael DeMeng   Heart Handmade
Tatum Tales:
Pumpkin Luminaries.

 

That's Totally hOT!

Made by Lex: Sweater
Capelet Wrap Tutorial.

  Little Black Teapot: Single Sock Dino Tutorial.

Abbey Ryan
Natalie Zee Drieu Guest Curator
There's a quiet place my heart goes to when I am knitting, sewing, and making things in general. When I move my knitting stitches from one needle to the next or hear the soft hum of the sewing machine ...

 

Natalie Zee Drieu
    Lesley Riley

Who doesn't like bags? Here's a great shoulder bag ...

 

... and a great laptop bag.

 

Whenever I am in need of inspiration, I look back on these photos of my grandmother in Shanghai
during the 1930s.

 
 

 
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Whenever I am in need of inspiration, I look back on these photos of my grandmother in Shanghai
during the 1930s.

 
 

 
Karima Cammell Karima Cammell Guest Curator
As a professional artist and founder of a shop dedicated to visionaries and dreamers, I see examples every day of how ART SAVES. Here is the story of how I made art a powerful force for self-direction in my own life ...
Hanne Matthiesen     Fashionable recycling
Leaping off the Artistic Cliff.   Pushing puppetry's boundaries.   Benjamin Pollock's Toyshop: Toy theatres beloved for generations.
 


My Petite Maison
Julee Hermann Guest Curator
Flashback: I'm 8 years old. Sobbing. Shocked. As a little girl just hit over and over again with a 1970s riveted belt ...
Julee Hermann
  Fresh Vintage   Chrissy Howes

Art Projects for Kids: Meaningful projects for little ones.

 

Barbe St. John:
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HeArt Collective: Who I am.

 
 

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Tuckaway Hearts by Peggy Helfrich   Bev Sams   Tracy Schultz
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Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
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  Bev Sams
I'd been working as a registrar in our ...
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My goal is to live intentionally, to be true to ...

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Stamped, Quilted &
Water-Colored Ornaments
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Made at Home
by Lisa Stickley
{North Light Books}
  Nancy's Favorite 101 Notions: by Nancy Zieman
{Krause Publications}
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