Fri, 3 November 2006
Welcome to the CraftyPod, a podcast all about making stuff. Click here to listen to the crafty goodness. In this show: - Making greeting cards made with crafty stuff other than paper. - Fusing fabric, making stitches, weaving, and embellishing. - Many variation ideas to tickle your crafty brain. Greet These Links: Strathmore's great blank cards. Steam-A-Seam Fusible Webbing. The Sew Crafty mini, by Provo Craft. Driven to Quilt: The Podcast Great Card-Making Websites: Smart Art Cards 3D and Mobile cards, from DIY Network. Making Greeting Cards.com Card Inspirations Gorgeous cards by Shimmer413, on Craftster.
Fri, 22 September 2006
Welcome to the CraftyPod, a podcast all about making stuff. Click here to listen to the crafty goodness. In this show: - All about Plush You -- a gallery show for indie-design plush toys. - An interview with Kristen Rask, curator of Plush You. - Thoughts on why we love plush, even if there are no children involved. Plushy Little Links: The Plush You blog The Plush You Flickr group Schmancy, where the show happens Fancypants, where the show also happens An interview with Kristen on the CRAFT blog Get in on the Sept. 30 workshop! I love these plush pages: Wee Wonderfuls: one of the best blogs on the planet for plush lovers. My Paper Crane: Lovable Sandwiches! Jess Hutch's amazing knitted robots Sweet Meats: guaranteed to make you giggle Make some plush: A lovely panda tutorial, from Molly Chicken A cute mouse tutorial from Sewing Stars An Owly tutorial, from menina, on Flickr Several cute tuorials, from One Hour Craft A giant plush-resource page on Squidoo, by KnitOwl Must watch this! The adventures of Komaneko (Thank you, My Little Mochi!)
Thu, 27 July 2006
Welcome to the CraftyPod, a podcast all about making stuff. Click here to listen to the crafty goodness. In this show: - All about the Church of Craft, a real church devoted to Making Stuff. - An interview with Callie Janoff, co-founder of Church of Craft. - Thoughts on why crafting is a spiritual practice. - What goes on at a Church of Craft meeting. - A wake-up call for crafty men! Holy Linkage! Visit the Church of Craft. An informal history of the Church of Craft, on SuperNaturale. An interview with Callie, on KnitKnit. Get involved with Crafters for Critters!
Fri, 14 July 2006
Welcome to the CraftyPod, a podcast all about making stuff. Click here to listen to the crafty goodness. In this show: - Crafts go on their summer vacation! - Two tutorials for crafty travel gear. - Ideas for interesting projects you can take with you. - Thoughts on ways to add more craft to your journey. Travel-Crafty Links: Enjoy Carrie's blog -- she came up with the idea for this show. Playing Card Tutorials, for souvenir card decks: Playing Card Earrings, by Sad. on Craftster Playing Card Curtain, by cloudbreakchick, also on Craftster. Playing Card Purse, by htking. Guess where? Other travelly Crafts: A great use for your postcards, by avsceriline. How to make paper beads. Some of my favorite coloring pages. Find crafty wherever you're headed: Is there a Church of Craft meeting where you're going? Get Crafty Craftster Glitter Bon Voyage, everyone!
Fri, 16 June 2006
Welcome to the CraftyPod, a podcast all about making stuff. Click here to listen to the crafty goodness. In this show: - An ode to Alt Books -- or, small blank books made from unexpected materials. - Three easy Alt-Bookbinding projects. - Lots of ideas for ways to vary them. - Some thoughts on how to use Alt Books. A Compendium of Alt Book Links (drool): A page of wonderful alt-book links from Scapability. Craftgrrl's delightful felt book. How to make a paper bag book. How to make a secret hollow book. An accordion book made from library catalog cards, from Craftster.org, by Kore. Leah Kramer's playing card notebook. Liz Pummer's tutorial on making a concertina book. Susan Spatone's craft foam notebook cover. The Crafty Chica's Greeting Card Journals. An envelope book tutorial, from Paper Zone. Bookbinding 101, from DIY Planner.com. Bookbinding 102, from DIY Planner.com.