CREATE Retreat Chicago 2013


It seems so early in the new year to be thinking ahead to August, but you might like to plan ahead and join me to CREATE!  I will be teaching four classes at this years CREATE retreat in Lisle.  CREATE Chicago (actually Lisle IL), will again be held at the Wyndham Lisle-Chicago, August 21-25, 2013.  I will be teaching the following classes:

  • “Prayer Flags” (3 hours) (Wednesday Evening)
  • “Extreme Needle Felting Journal Cover” (6 hours) (Thursday)
  • “Painted Fiber Art Journal Cover” (6 hours) (Friday)
  • “Mixed Media Correspondence Quilts” (6 hours) (Saturday)

You can check out my classes, and those of other teachers here.  I hope to see you there!

Last Minute Sweet Treat Holder

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Want to create a last minute gift for your special someone?  Check out the February issue of Crafts n Things magazine to create this pretty candy bar holder.

And the winner is…..

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Thank you, to all that entered to win my book and journal.  I loved hearing what you create, and also what you do with your creations!  Congratulations to  winner Robin Mead for visiting and sharing!

Please sign up to follow me, as I will be giving away more handmade items in the soon!

More Hearts!

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I love hearts!

Want to Win a Handmade Journal and a Copy of My Book?

Writing books and magazines articles,  requires making a model of the project as an example.  Sometimes it also requires step-outs (projects in various stages of completion).   I have LOTS of models and step-outs and would like to share some of them with you.

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Returned models from books and magazines

I love February for many reasons.  Living in northern Illinois I like to think ahead to March, and spring being right around the corner.  It is also my birthday month and last year was a big number  for me.  One that  I was not looking forward to celebrating.   THIS year, I am very excited about my birthday, and would like to share my happiness with  all of you.  What better way then a giveaway!

I am giving away this journal and

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 a copy of my book, More Fabric Art Collage.

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To enter,  write a reply telling me what you like to create, and what you do with your projects.  The winner will be notified on Friday, February 8, 2013.

Also keep following,  as I plan to give away more stuff in coming weeks!