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Craftside-A behind-the-scenes peek at a crafty world
This week at Craftside there is a sneak peek into the new book Mixed-Media Dollhouses, how to draw a Zombie Voodoo Doll, make 2 types of paper flowers from recycled book pages, and how to use white glue and tape as resists in fabric altering.
Mixed Media Artist
When dumpster diving fails you, here are some great online sources for cool stuff!
Stefanie Girard's Sweater Surgery
Learn how to make recycled sweater tags inspired by the one in Hand-Me-Ups By Lorine Mason.
The Artful Crafter
This week, Eileen is offering some free striking vintage photos from the 30s and a chance to win the eBook “Altered Ancestors: 50 Techniques for Using Vintage Photos in Art.”
The Crochet Dude
Drew's crochet purse designs are super cute, and now he's got a crocheted Purse Pattern of the Month program! You've gotta check it out!!!
About Family Crafts
If you are looking for a special, homemade gift for Mother's Day, check out Sherri's collection of 100 gifts to make for mom.
Aileen has a wonderful Mother's Day project to help make it a banner day for mom! Find out what Canvasette paper is while you check out her easy background technique.
Crafty Princess Diaries
Tammy has added another charm discovery to her sterling silver charms and pendants sale page: 2 gorgeous mermaids.
Cross Stitch at About.com
Connie made an oops with a stitching project when she laundered an item that wasn't colorfast. Have you ever had an oops like that? Vote in the poll and let us know.
Farm Girl Roots, City Girl Style
Linda's finally going to intentionally make a quilt for herself! She's picked the pattern and is using fabrics she collected years ago.
Margot Potter The Impatient Crafter
A hot-topic Facebook thread leads to a post about valuing your work. Madge ponders the problems of discounts and freebies.