The Craft Super Show is coming to Orlando this week! It's only here friday and saturday, July 31 & August 1, so you only have 2 days to go! You can click on the image, or the link in this post, to go to the site to see all the cool stuff that'll be happening. There are contests, prizes, raffles, goody bags, scrapbooking stuff, stamping stuff, needlecrafts, yarn arts and of course, beads! You can go to their site for a discount coupon for one, or both days, but you have to buy the tickets online and the offer expires July 30, 2009, so you have to buy these discounts in advance. Maybe I'll see you there!
26 July 2009
25 July 2009
24 July 2009
23 July 2009
It's been quite awhile since I've done any sewing and I kinda miss it, and now that I don't have the heavy burden of school for a couple weeks hanging over me, I'm going to make up some stuff. Nate likes to do some sewing too and he has plans to install a large working desk for us to sew, create, build, take apart, put together; and really, to make anything and everything short of cloning or making our own Frankenstein. I have lots of leftover fabric that I loathe to get rid of because it's some really colorful stuff with some cool patterns that you don't find anymore. Most of my fabric is cotton and I get a lot of it at thrift stores. I look for bed sheets that are gently used so I know I'll have a lot of material to work with. (Don't worry, I always wash the material in hot water with bleach before I use it. I haven't caught any cooties yet.) I found some old school Snoopy bed sheets that I've made into pajama/lounge pants. I throw these on as soon as I get home from work. Very easy to make and so comfortable! I've been checking out the Bernina Sewing Republic website lately and they have some easy projects there. I found one for a savvy tote by Nicole Smith that I'm going to try. If you go to the Bernina Sewing Republic website, you can watch an instructional video, download pdf instructions, and check out the other project ideas that they have.
17 July 2009
There will be lots of vendors there selling everything from clothing and accessories, to stationary and concert posters, bath products and ceramics and a whole mess of other stuff. There’ll be workshops, a meet-n-greet with local crafty authors from Chronicle Books, and you can create your custom web-persona with the help of Mozilla Firefox! Have some fun and commemorate your trip to Renegade Craft Fair – San Francisco by posing for a few snaps in the free photo-booth provided by Magnolia Photo Booth Co.
Have a good time! I wish I was going...
16 July 2009
- that the kittens come back to me every morning, unharmed, after being out all night
- that my beloved and I are protected every night and make it to the next morning
- that I have the funds, or food, available for breakfast and lunch
- that the big lightning storms we have here have not hit my house (I have some pretty big trees in my yard)
- that I am able bodied enough to care for myself, and those that I love
- that I can see (even if it's with the help of glasses/contacts)
- that I have a boss that likes me, and I like him
I hope your day is good too.
15 July 2009
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08 July 2009
And yes, there is such a name as Loxahatchee, Florida. Remember, before the Europeans came over, it was full of Native Americans, and Florida had a few tribes here. Loxahatchee means "sea of turtle", or "turtle creek", depending upon who you talk to.
07 July 2009
03 July 2009
But be forewarned: her written English is bad.