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Sometimes it can be a bit intimidating when you are following your dreams and going against the grain of societal norms trying to make a creative livelihood. I’ve discovered an amazing book called “Creating a Life Worth Living” ...
By Kathryn Sturges on May 09, 2013 in Book Reviews Comments: 0.
When I first began sewing about thirteen years ago, I was mainly sourcing my fabrics from corduroy clothing that I purchased from thrift shops. Eco sewing has come a long way since then, and I was ecstatic when I saw this book at Barnes and Noble. ...
By Kathryn Sturges on Apr 17, 2013 in Book Reviews, Experimental Textiles Comments: 0.
Over the past year I’ve been drawn again and again to making handmade books and cards. I have made books that contain a poems and artwork, have tried out simpler art book projects and have also made some cards for loved ones! Creating some ...
By Kathryn Sturges on Mar 01, 2013 in Studio Journals Comments: 0.
“The Guerilla Art Kit” by Keri Smith is one of my favorite art books that I’ve purchased within the last year! This book gives you tons of ideas for getting your art out into the streets. Some people rely on graffiti to ...
By Kathryn Sturges on Nov 14, 2012 in Book Reviews Comments: 0.
I’ve been inundated with new books this past few weeks, so it’s kind of difficult to choose which one to review this week. It was my birthday last weekend, and my amazing husband showered me with books and other thoughtful ...
By Kathryn Sturges on Aug 01, 2012 in Book Reviews Comments: 0.
Publisher: F+W Media, Inc
Exhibition 36…Mixed Media Demonstrations and Explorations is my new favorite! This book is by far the best mixed media book yet to grace my bookshelves! Full of demonstrations on all ...
By Kathryn Sturges on Jul 24, 2012 in Book Reviews Comments: 0.
Crafters and artists rejoice!! This book of Art Deco Motifs is filled to the brim with totally amazing motifs that you can use in your projects! I haven’t found a single image in the book that I don’t like! This book is giving me ...
By Kathryn Sturges on Jun 21, 2012 in Book Reviews Comments: Comments Off.
“The Sewing Bible: A Modern Manual of Practical and Decorative Sewing Techniques” is an amazing reference for beginner sewers. The book has clear instruction with photos that show each step, and features oodles of techniques. I refer ...
By Kathryn Sturges on Jun 18, 2012 in Book Reviews Comments: 0.
Sewing in a Straight Line by Brett Bara
“Sewing in a Straight Line” is an awesome book! It’s filled to the brim with cute projects that are beginner-friendly, and even experienced seamstresses can expand on the projects. There ...
By Kathryn Sturges on Jun 11, 2012 in Book Reviews Comments: 0.
Dare to Be Square Quilting by Boo Davis
This book is a fresh take on quilting for beginners. The designs in the book are really elaborate and adorable, while the quilting methods are simple enough for any beginner. I love the skull quilt ...
By Kathryn Sturges on Jun 06, 2012 in Book Reviews Comments: 0.