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Sepp Leaf Products

Around Town : Sepp Leaf Products

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Getting out of the office to see things in person is always a good thing for getting inspired, collecting ideas or learning about something new. Getting out of the office for a little refresher on something you may already know is also useful, which is what a few of us did recently with a trip …

Mother's Day Robin Card with Rosa Clifford

Make It : Mother's Day Robin Card with Rosa Clifford

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Today the clever and meticulous card creator Rosa Clifford is sharing a darling card for Mother’s Day. Having worked with Rosa on several occasions when she appeared on the TV show, I have a deep appreciation for the time, care and total consideration she gives to all her designs and her how-to photos do not …

A Love Letter to My Mom's Quilts

Inspiration Board : A Love Letter to My Mom's Quilts

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Daryle Earl (a.k.a. My Mom) has been quilting for 35 years – her first quilt being a baby quilt for me.  I remember my mom hand-piecing quilt blocks on the beach in the summers while she watched me frolic in the ocean, and the giant quilt hoop in her lap (usually with a cat underneath …

Around Town : New York City Antique Show 2012

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This past weekend was the spring Antique Show at the Piers here in New York City.  I try to go every year to get inspired by what’s been made in the past (and to shop a little bit). Before I started clicking my camera, I made sure to ask permission from each vendor to shoot their …

Inspiration Board : Velvet Burnout with Kevin O'Brien Studio

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Last week on the Martha Stewart Show, guest Kevin O’Brien showed Martha one of the processes that he uses to create his amazing textiles as seen above and below. The process is called velvet burnout and so much fun to learn about and not as difficult as I thought it might be! Some things to …

Leather Fringed Wool Wrap

Make It : Leather Fringed Wool Wrap

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I’ve received several requests from viewers for a detailed process of the leather fringed wool shawl that I made for Martha’s cozy show. For those of you who plan to make their own shawl or scarf, hopefully this post will helpful. A woven fabric is said to be cut on the bias, or cross-grain, when the fabric’s warp …

North Carolina Pottery

Behind the Scenes : North Carolina Pottery

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One of the stories you’ll find in the March issue of Living is about David Stuempfle, a North Carolina potter.  You’ll learn a bit of the history of Seagrove, the unique potters’ community where David lives and works, and some fascinating details about his process, from digging the clay, to firing the 30-foot-long kiln (the …

Make It : Spring Forward with Cynthia Treen

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Today I’m excited to have Cynthia Treen back sharing another adorable project with us. Cynthia’s Hungarian Reindeer was a hit and I think this new project will be too. Enjoy! “With warm weather this winter in Providence, And a shiny new snow blower at rest in the shed, I have decided to let go of …