Peacock Feather Jewelry

Peacocks are beautiful creatures, the male with it’s blue and green tail feathers spread wide.  When I was little, grama and grampa had a neighbor across the road who kept peacocks (and peahens).  One of my favorite memories was setting at a window watching the birds, when they came over to eat my grama’s flowers visit.  Read More …

Project Setback

My sewing machine is broken!  Well… sort of broken.  The bobbin tension is officially so messed up that the threads unravel themselves.  It looks like I’ll be taking a trip down to Davco, afterall.  I was really hoping to be able to wait until after I got my quilt-top done to take it, but at Read More …

Craft Month 2011- Day 31 – Decorating Your Pet

Ok, so today, I’m not really decorating my cat… just her collar, but the collar will make her decorative.  For this project all you need is a collar appropriate for your pet, and the stuff to make a fabric flower. For my flower, I started with a rolled center, which I covered in beads.  Since Read More …

Craft Month 2011 – Day 30 – Chain Necklace

Today’s craft project is brought to you by a whole lot of chains.  Well, not a WHOLE lot, just 3.  For this project, I stopped by the jewelry department at the craft store and picked up three legnths of chain, each different.  I brought them home and cut them to different legnths.  Once that was Read More …

Craft Month 2011 – Day 28 – T-Shirt Scarf

In honor of the return of cold weather… AND SNOW… (yes really snow – full disclosure – I’m doing this post a couple days ahead of time, and hopefully by the time this actually goes live, there will be no snow) I bring you a use for all of your old tees that you just Read More …

Craft Month 2011 – Day 27 – Simple Button Rings

Today’s craft project is nice and simple.  The hardest part of this project for me was the waiting….   You will need: 1 ring blank 1 button (with smooth back) Jewelry glue of your choice (E6000, etc.) Instructions: Take your button and verify that it has a flat/smooth back.  If it is a shank style Read More …