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Make It : Children's Bird Wings with Lynn Russell

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I’d like to introduce my long-time “internet friend” Lynn Russell, the very talented artist and letterpress printer at Satsuma Press. We met on Etsy years ago – Lynn discovered we were mutual “favorites” and reached out to me, and she has been a cherished pen pal ever since. A bit about Lynn: She works and …

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 …

I'm Keeping an Eye on You!

Make It : I'm Keeping an Eye on You!

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There are a few craft projects that we often refer back to—projects that fellow coworkers loved and look forward to making themselves. One came from a guest crafter, Regina Lord, a few seasons back. She joined Martha on the show to make a clever, reverse-appliqué eyeball T-shirt. The spying eyes were such a hit that …

Tools & Materials : I learned 3 new craft techniques in 2 days!

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I am back from my excursion to Tucson and have had a moment to step back and examine everything I have learned. Although I work as a professional “crafter”, there are many crafts I know little about and am certainly not an expert in. It was extremely nice to attended the Crystallized Elements workshops and …