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Let's Make Quick and Easy Felt

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So you have been wanting to make felt but are overwhelmed by all the rubbing, pounding, rolling that you have to do. Not to mention you can't seem to find a sushi mat big enough or the department store is out of shelf liner. Making felt can seem too…
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Posted on Fri, 10 Feb 2012 2:05 AM

Easy Triangle Loom Weaving

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Triangle looms look intimidating but Michelle shows you how easy it is to create a piece of fabric perfect for the foundation of a shawls. Anyone can weave on this type of loom with a few basic tools and supplies. To follow along grab these items:…
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Posted on Thu, 02 Feb 2012 7:54 AM

Drawing and Painting with Water Soluble Oil Pastels

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In this episode we experiment with drawing and painting with oil pastels, acrylic paint, and water.   To follow along you will need these supplies: Watercolor paper Omnigrid ruler Pencil and eraser Titanium white paint Porfolio series water soluble…
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Posted on Sat, 26 Nov 2011 5:53 AM

Spinning Lumpy Bumpy Yarn

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Join Michelle as she stumbles through making a skein of lumpy bumpy yarn.   To follow along, you will need these things: Spinning wheel Fiber Niddy noddy Hot water Scissors Scrap yarn or ribbon If you don't have a local source for fiber you can find…
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Posted on Mon, 05 Sep 2011 5:24 PM

"Peace on Earth" Wallhanging with Vintage Text and Paper Flowers

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Some may say it is too early for Christmas decorations but it is never too early to try a new craft technique even if the project is Christmas related. In this episode Michelle revisits her "Peace on Earth" holiday decoration project with a new…
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Posted on Thu, 21 Jul 2011 9:35 AM

Colorful Collage Makeover

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In this episode I re-work an old collage into a new one using brighter, bolder colors and different materials. Some of the materials used for this project include: Old, ugly collage on a 12x12 canvas Gel medium Acrylic paint Portfolio brand oil pastels…
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Posted on Mon, 13 Jun 2011 5:28 AM

Folded and Pamphlet Stitched Journal

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In this long overdue show, Michelle shows you how to create a journal using a simple folded paper technique and a simple pamphlet stitch. To follow along gather up your supplies. Three large sheets of paper 18x24 or so (I used watercolor paper) Paint…
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Posted on Tue, 26 Apr 2011 5:09 AM

12 Days of Christmas - Day 12 - Cute Circle Fabric Pin

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Hurray! This is the 12th video in our 12 Days of Christmas series. In the episode Michelle shows you a simple way to create a cute circle fabric pin. If you don't want to make a pin you can easily attach the fabric circle to other items as an…
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Posted on Sun, 12 Dec 2010 2:20 PM

12 Days of Christmas - Day 11 - Shrink Plastic Rings

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In this eleventh installment of our 12 Days of Christmas series we explore how to make shrink plastic rings. To follow along please gather these materials: Shrink plastic (I used Graffix brand) Staz On ink White Gesso Variety of stamps Scissors…
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Posted on Sat, 11 Dec 2010 8:39 AM

12 Days of Christmas - Day 10 - Embroidered Felt Ornament

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Day 10 of our 12 Days of Christmas series brings a cute and fun project. In this installment we create a embroidered felt Christmas ornament. These simple stitches give each ornament a bit of whimsy. To follow along gather up this stuff: Felt Variety of…
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Posted on Fri, 10 Dec 2010 2:59 PM

12 Days of Christmas - Day 9 - Vintage Santa Gift Tags

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In this ninth installment of our 12 Days of Christmas series we create Christmas gift tags using vintage images and text. To follow along gather these supplies: Vintage images printed on card stock Card stock for tag template Stickles in a variety of…
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Posted on Thu, 09 Dec 2010 2:07 PM

12 Days of Christmas - Day 8 - Potato Stamp Wrapping Paper

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For the eight installment of our Twelve Days of Christmas series, Michelle shows you how to make potato stamps which are perfect for creating one-of-a-kind gift wrapping.   To follow along with this show gather this: Potato (russets work well) Knife…
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Posted on Wed, 08 Dec 2010 3:11 PM