Monday, August 10, 2009

Los Angeles Chicks, Crafty Blogger Links, and a contest to win free books and a bobbin winder from Wrights

Dixie isn't the only place there are chicks, Los Angeles has a few. Aren't these guys great? I love the black one in the front giving me that sideways look.

The Impatient Crafter
Make a super cute pair of flip flops with your kid or teen for your end of summer vacation! Madge shares the 411 in this post for I Love to Create

The Crochet Dude
Drew is giving away all his latest designs that are included in his new line of patterns that just launched nationwide! To enter you just leave a comment on his blog!

The Artful Crafter
Eileen blogs about learning photography - one frame at a time.

Craftside-A behind-the-scenes peek at a crafty world
Craftside has a how-to on making a Traveling Mail Art Kit from the soon to be released book-Good Mail Day, a tutorial on how to line a flap and step by step directions to make a painted fusible web postcard. Be sure to answer the week's questions to be entered to win free books while your getting your fill of crafty goodness.

Naughty Secretary Club
Jen dishes up a recipe for making a pin cushion out of vintage tin.

Mixed Media Artist
Cyndi has an imaginary friend named Jim...from 100 years ago!

Cross Stitch at
Help Connie decide a caption for her free Bat Cross Stitch pattern.

SisterDiane interviews a top Etsy seller who decided to downsize her business.

Crafty Princess Diaries
Tammy has a bag full of fun crafting ideas for the crafter with a birthday.

Cathie Filian
Join Cathie Filian on HSN August 17th where she will be showcasing the new formulas of Mod Podge, Chalkboard Paint and Texture Paint.

Alexa Westerfield a.k.a. Swelldesigner
Alexa shares 3 great photography tips for taking better photos of your crafts. You don't even have to have an expensive camera!

Aileen's Musings
Aileen is offering a book giveaway! See how many ways you can get your name entered in her drawing to win a Ties That Bind Collaboration of Love book...

About Family Crafts
Hurry on over and submit your photos and ideas! Sherri is now accepting Halloween submissions. Share your costumes, haunted house ideas, more and browse through the photos everyone else has submitted.

And in another bit of Crafty News:

Over at Craftside if you leave a question there, anything you want craft or otherwise....

you will be entered to win one of these free books:



3 lucky winners will also win a Wrights SideWinder

Quickly and easily fill bobbins without having to re-thread your machine
Uses two AA batteries (not included)
Accommodates most standard bobbins

This is such a cool little tool!

And want to increase your odds of winning and know of a great recycled craft project, blog, Etsy Designer or Website? It can be your own or someone else's. Pop on over to Recycled Crafts at and click on "Suggest a Link" (specify "Recycled Crafts" ) and you will be entered to win a free book and Bobbin Winder there too!

Oh and spread the word!

Twitter, Facebook, and it sounds funny to say, email (oh so old fashion now) about it!

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