Craft Bloggers Unite 10/18/09

Blogged under Around the Web by Tammy on Sunday 18 October 2009 at 9:51 am

Farm Girl Roots, City Girl Style
Linda visited a few quilt shops in Toronto and shares her finds.

Mixed Media Artist
Cyndi is starting a new quilt…this time featuring pears!

Stefanie Girard’s Sweater Surgery
Vintage Hankie Scarf made using the tutorial from the Indygo Junction book Hankie Style.

The Artful Crafter
Eileen shows you how to create a simple but festive Halloween cupcake stand from terracotta pots.

The Impatient Crafter
Madge is one degree from Martha! Check out her upcoming appearance at the Grand Opening of Michael’s in Manhattan!

Vickie Howell-Craft.Rock.Love
This week Vickie launched her new PBS Parents’ column, Craft Apparent. Check out her first article, a how-to on making utterly adorable baby costumes, starting with just a plain onsie!

About Family Crafts
Follow these directions and discover how easy it is to sew a felt tote bag that is perfect for trick-or-treating!

Aileen’s Musings
Come meet Aileen’s friends Herm & Ethel (they’re baccck!). Download a couple of freebie e-postcards and send Halloween greetings to your friends!

Cathie Filian
Check out Cathie’s quick video on how to spook up China ball lanterns.

Craftside-A behind-the-scenes peek at a crafty world
Craftside went a little artsy this week with inside peeks into the books; Hope: A Collection of Obama Posters and Prints, The Daily Book of Art, Really Good Packaging Design Explained and 1001 Ideas for Stonework, but there are also tons of great Sizzix die cut applique designs made by the designers at Halloween Swap-o-Rama-Rama.

Cross Stitch at About.com
Connie has another inspirational pattern, this time with an abstract flair. The chart is easy - whole cross stitch and a wee bit of back stitch.

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