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Marcie McGoldrick

Marcie McGoldrick

Name: Marcie McGoldrick
Job Title: Editorial Director, Crafts and Holiday
Date started at company: May, 1999
First story: Paper Bag Luminarias, Weddings, Fall 2002
Hometown: Oreland, Pa
Education: Pratt Institute (MID) Masters Industrial Design
First Job: Babysitter
Astrological sign: Virgo
Personal crafting/artwork: Ceramics,
First craft memory: Not positive but I think it included pasta as beads
Things you collect: Eva Zeisel Dishes, Blown Glass

Color (Pantone): Pantone #185
Holiday: Halloween
Pizza topping: Mushrooms
Kind of Fabric: Linen
Dessert: Chocolate
Source: Ceramic Supply of New York and New Jersey
Craft Disaster: mold making mishap ended up having latex oozing out everywhere Candy Shop Gifts

Editor's Archive

Inspiration Board : Wedding Bouquet Poll Results

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And the winner is… Daisies, Eucalyptus and Astilbe!!   You guys voted for the bouquet that Kristen picked.  Actually it was so hot that day that she ended up using both at different points but the ultimate favorite was the mixed bouquet…

Check out Martha Stewart Crafts on HSN

Meet : Check out Martha Stewart Crafts on HSN

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I have some exciting news to share with you!  This Monday, July 19th at 12:01 A.M, Martha will be making her first appearance on HSN to present Martha Stewart Crafts.  She will be joined by Alex Perruzzi our Vice President of Licensing.  Alex and I have worked together for years and he is certainly passionate …

Wedding Bouquet Poll

Celebrate : Wedding Bouquet Poll

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One of my closest friends decided somewhat spontaneously to get married two weeks ago.  She asked that I help with flowers so I made her bouquet and his boutonniere.  Flowers are not necessarily my forte but I was really happy to be a part of their celebration.  I had a difficult time deciding what type …

Celebrate : Check out Party Starter's use of our July Clip Art

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We asked Pamela from Party Starters if she was going to make anything with our July Clip art and she really outdid herself.  Check out her post to see what she came up with.  We love the water bottles and those marshmallows are definitely a good thing!…

Word of the Day Crochet!

Inspiration Board : Word of the Day Crochet!

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My friend Angie started a project in April and I thought it was so much fun I wanted to share it.  She decided to make a series of small samplers and crochet a word a day for an entire year!   In order to give the project some focus she has limited the words to …

Collecting for Inspiration: Embroidered Cards

Behind the Scenes : Collecting for Inspiration: Embroidered Cards

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I love to collect vintage cards, tags and other paper goods that I find at flea markets, tag sales and antique stores.  I tend to buy the inexpensive ones and often look through them to get inspired.  For the  May issue of Living I was asked to develop a project that was inspired by a …

Contests & Prizes : I love embroidery

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My favorite part of our Encyclopedia of Sewing and Fabric Craft Book is the embroidery section. Embroidery has the ability of transforming a simple piece of fabric into something incredibly special. The tools and materials you need to get started are quite minimal and inexpensive. It is also a craft that can be done almost anywhere. …

Celebrate : Stitch Fest - Not Sold Out

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There have been a few inquiries and just to dispell any confusion –  There are still tickets available for Stitch Fest.  It is the tote bag class that sold out.  Tickets are $30.00 and with that you receive a copy of the book, drinks and nibbles, demos, make and takes and prizes will be raffled …