February 2009 Archive

Crafty Chica’s Guide to Artful Sewing

posted on February 17, 2009

Harness your inner Crafty Chica!

In Kathy Murillo’s new book, Crafty Chica’s Guide to Artful Sewing, on sale now, you’ll not only find out the nuts and bolts of sewing, but learn to have confidence to blaze your own sewing trail with confidence and flair. (And sprinkle of glitter!) The Crafty Chica is here to bring out the thread artist in you.

Enter Craftzine’s contest for a chance to win a free sewing machine decorated by Kathy herself (and more)!

— Allison

The Paper Architect..on sale!

posted on February 11, 2009

Check out the book that’s getting all the buzz!

In The Paper Architect, you not only get the chance to create an extremely cool three-dimensional paper facsimile of an awesome structure—the Taj Mahal, the Eiffel Tower, the Great Pyramid of Giza, and the Coliseum, among others—you also get interesting architectural info about each building, from the original floor plans to insider factoids about the structure or architect. Pick up your copy today!

— Allison

Glass Engraving

posted on February 10, 2009

Turn everyday glassware into modern, custom pieces perfect for your home! With Sonia Lucano’s Glass Engraving, you can turn any bowl into a conversation piece, design wine glasses to toast a special occasion, or create a personalized vase to use as a centerpiece. All the projects require only an inexpensive engraving tool available at craft stores, and the simple skill of tracing.

With these easy templates, you’ll be able to add florals, modern geometrics, or text and monograms to any glass surface, including mirrors. The personalized pieces you create will also make a perfect gift-one that can last a lifetime!

— Allison