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Monthly Archives: April 2012

How has your mother (or a mother you love) inspired you artistically?

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As I get older, I appreciate more the childhood that shaped who I am today. Part of that was growing up in a house full of creative energy, inspiration and lots of art supplies. I joke about how I thought
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Weave-Along 6: Crystal and Two-Cut Bead Affinity Bracelet

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Necessary materials:  Warp:  Hand painted silk is nice but anything strong and beautiful will do Beads:  We are using lovely two cut size 11/0 iris beads (www.caravanbeads.net) Crystals:  any size 4mm round crystals will do Warp your loom with the
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Craftsy

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It was a year ago next month that we posted our first project to the then brand-new website Craftsy. We watched as they grew from a simple place to post projects to a great resource for patterns, instructional videos and inspiration.
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Weave-Along 6: Week Two, The Second Bracelet

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This second Affinity bracelet is made entirely of seed beads (in this case we’ve used 2 cut 11/0 seed beads, but you can use just regular 11/0 seed beads.  The warp is  hand painted so we only used one “color”
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