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Sunday, January 31, 2016

Time to De-Stress?

Between the busy holiday season and the first flowers of spring lies the perfect time for creativity.

Now available for FREE download on Craftsy... Adult Coloring Book You’ll Adore. Featuring nine inspiring designs, this free downloadable adult coloring book is a fun way to try out new art mediums and practice your shading skills.

Get your FREE pdf copy!

Sale reminder...Celebrate with BIG savings on supplies at Craftsy, at up to 50% off! Get great deals on art supplies, fabric, yarn, baking tools and more. Sale ends tonight, so browse the sale prices now before the best products are gone!


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Saturday, January 30, 2016

Can you sew a straight line?

It might seem like a basic question to long-time sewers, but Christine Hayne's Craftsy blog "Sewing Basics: How to Sew a Straight Line" is a great read for beginners and experienced sewers might also want to see if she might have some pointers you can use.

Christine also has a link at the bottom of her blog for a FREE mini-class on how to fix common sewing machine problems.


Until Sunday, January 31st only, Craftsy is discounting its crafting supplies. Some items are even up to 70% off! Get great deals on art supplies, fabric, yarn, baking tools and more. Browse the sale prices now before the best products are gone!

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Photoshop Essentials: Need-to-Know Tools & Techniques...

is a FREE PDF guide filled with 13 pages of tips, tricks and guidance for fundamental editing functions in Photoshop®.

Download it instantly and enjoy expert advice for tracking changes, cloning image elements, optimizing exposure and so much more!

Get your FREE copy on Craftsy!


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Sunday, January 24, 2016

Time for some fun?

Here's a stress reliever activity that can actually be useful in your studio to keep track of those important deadlines.

The February 2016 Coloring Calendar Page is now available on Craftsy (And It’s FREE!)

Coloring pictures has become popular fun for the entire family. Besides being a great stress buster, it's a wonderful way to keep the kids busy during the cold winter months.

Sharpen your pencils and crayons and have some fun coloring the February calendar page available only on Craftsy!

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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Craftsy Online Class - How to Make Doll Clothes

Sewing Techniques with Joan Hinds

Dress-up time will be so much fun when you learn how to make doll clothes that are adorable and affordable!

Pattern designer and author Joan Hinds shows you simple sewing techniques that make constructing miniature garments a breeze! Begin by making a sloper for your doll and learning how to customize any pattern for proper fit. You'll start sewing a tiny reversible top using time-saving flat construction methods. Then, learn to press the little garment pieces for a professional-quality result. Move on to making an easy-to-sew skirt featuring a flat waistband and a charming ruffle. You'll round out your doll's new wardrobe by creating a pair of cuffed capri pants. You'll work with fabrics from simple cotton to knits and more. Plus, get tips for inserting elastic into doll clothes and adding cuffs, closures and custom details.

For $29.99 you get:

•7 HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access

•Class materials, including a supply list, resources and pattern instructions

•Hours of close-up instruction

•Answers from Joan in our virtual classroom

Retail Price $39.99 ---  Now $29.99 Save 25%

For more information or to sign up, click here!

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Saturday, January 16, 2016

Ready to break out of project boredom?

From sewing a chic clutch and baking perfect puff pastries to personalizing your quilts with text, Craftsy has classes that are the perfect way to spark your imagination with fresh ideas, projects and techniques.

This weekend only, all NEW Craftsy classes are marked 50% off, but hurry this sale ends Monday night.

Not ready to spend money for a class yet? Craftsy has several FREE classes you can download and watch at your leisure.

Looking for some tips for shooting pictures of your dolls, Professional Family Portraits with Kirk Tuck is just one of the many FREE classes you will find waiting for you on Craftsy.

Get started today...Craftsy!

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Friday, January 15, 2016

All New Craftsy classes on sale!



This weekend only, Craftsy is doing something they almost never do — all new online classes start at $14.99.

That's right! That just-released class you've been eyeing from your favorite instructor? It's on sale at prices so rare, you definitely don't want to miss out. These deals will be gone soon, so shop now!

Link to Craftsy classes.

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Painting Supplies

Did someone you know receive an 18" doll for Christmas? Craftsy has many patterns for the ever so popular dolls; some are paid, but some are free like the Doll PJ Pants pattern by Seams Inspired.

You can download this pattern for free by using my affiliate link!

The pattern is rated easy by the designer and can be made using scraps of fabrics you might have left over from other projects.  Happy sewing!<br><br><br>