My Zoom Loom Gave To Me – Day 2

On the second day of Christmas, my Zoom Loom gave to me… Two Santa Socks Introducing the Zoom Loom Ornament Weave Along! Every day from November 24th to December 4th, we will be unveiling a new Zoom Loom ornament pattern on our blog! See if your local dealer will be holding an event during December, […]

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Last Minute Halloween Ideas

This happens to me every year, I get so busy in my day-to-day life that I totally miss the rapid approach of Halloween. I always think to myself “I have plenty of time to figure things out!” Then it’s the night before and I don’t have any decorations or costume ideas. Here are some spooky projects […]

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Ooo It’s a Ghost!

I don’t usually create frivolous décor, but for some reason, I thought making a ghost would be fun and easy.  Judy had a skein of Lamb’s Pride that I thought would work well for this process.  Even though this is a worsted weight yarn which would usually be woven with an 8-dent reed, Jane suggested to use the 5-dent. […]

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Pumpkin Pin Cushion

I am not much of a sewing fanatic, but I do like having pins around when I do sew. I also love the Fall season, so I decided to make my sewing more festive by making a pumpkin pin cushion! This project takes a total of 5 squares, some fiber-fil, and a hint of crochet. […]

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Apple & Honey Challah Cover

I was so inspired by Judy’s Crabapple Scarves that I finally took the leap into color. (I see Stephanie has been spinning with color, too – there must be something in the air!). I had been wanting to experiment with natural dyes for some time, and Judy’s scarves made me realize that color can be […]

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Zoom Loom Wedding Favors

By the time you read this post, I will be out of the office and getting ready for my wedding. I hope you enjoy this post while I enjoy my honeymoon. When it came time to start thinking about making wedding favors for our wedding, my fiancee and I thought for quite some time before […]

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Pattern 3: Honeycomb

Honeycomb Weave Do you remember as a new weaver learning about honeycomb? It just boggled my mind that you could get curves on the woven grid. After all these years, honeycomb still is a favorite (and one my hubby Barry is very fond of as well—he calls it the gumdrop weave). If you’re not familiar […]

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Map Basket in “Craft:” Magazine

  In case you haven’t seen “Craft:” magazine, take a look at it your local newsstand. Published by O’Reilly, “Craft:” is a craft magazine with a twist. In it you’ll find fun and often funky projects using traditional techniques as well as stories about crafters. Issue 5 features paper crafts including, folded paper, homemade cards, […]

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