If you are ever wondering where my ideas in fabric and needle crafts come from, I can pretty much guarantee Rebecca at Hugs are Fun had a good hand in it, or at least started me down the path. This week is no different, and she even took it a step farther by handing me [...]
Saving your child's doodle forever is amazingly easy on the laser engraver. I'm lucky enough to have friends with adorable children to be my guinea pigs! Engraving black and white sketches is incredibly easy on the laser. All I really had to do was dial up the contrast on these sketches to make sure I [...]
Google recently unveiled their own humorous take on the recent virtual reality push by folks like Oculus Rift and Sony with their Morpheus project: Cardboard. It's a simple housing, built from cardboard or similar cheap material, which uses a pair of small lenses coupled with an Android smartphone to display a rudimentary virtual reality view. [...]
Here are the stages of the painting test for Rebecca's laser cut recipe box. Before I committed to making the gift, I wanted to make sure paint over transfer tape would work with such an intricate design. It was kind of a pain to peel the tape (it didn't come off in one big chunk) [...]
As part of Sew Mama Sew’s Giveaway Day, Rebecca of Hugs are Fun has organized a giveaway for cross stitch goodies. You can win a triangle bamboo needle minder and matching salvaged wood floss organizer! Give away ends tomorrow, and we will ship internationally.
Edited to add: you can now find them in the Beadeux shop, in the Needle Minder Section! I have to thank Rebecca of Hugs are Fun for this idea as well! Needle minders are brilliant little magnets that attach to your cloth and keep your needles where you want them when not in use. You [...]
Remember Week 13, Alcohol Inked Acrylic? Rebecca of Hugs are Fun started stitching up her inked cross stitch blanks. She used Kreinik blending filament in silver to add sparkle to her cloud.