Today’s post is written by Alison S. ‘(she of the one ‘l’ variety’ as I like to refer to her!) and she really needs your help! We have a poll set up for this post because ‘she of the one ‘l’ variety’ is so excited about this book – that she just can not make up her mind as to what to make first! Help! Love Allison ‘she of the two ‘l’ variety’
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I have been waiting for the release of Kristen Sutcliffe’s book Fabric · Paper · Thread since we first received her proposal in our weekly editorial meeting. The projects were just so cool and fresh! There’s neon and linen and critters and skinny pen lines!
Now that the book is out, I refuse to accept that it’s just for kids….there are so many projects I want to make from the book, for my very own self. And what’s even cooler – Kristen uses a lot of everyday, household items for her crafts, like office supply store stickers, duct tape, and pens. I can go home today with my book and just get started….it doesn’t hurt that I’ve been crafting pretty much since I was born, so in addition to fabric and thread, I have beads, stamps, carving tools, ribbon, glitter…..
There are so many enticing projects, you just have to help me decide what to make!
Vote in the poll to tell me which one I should make (first) and you’ll have a chance to win it. I’ll post what I’ve made later in the month, so you’ll want to check back in and see how I channeled Kristen’s spirit.
Should I make the Painted Graphics Pencil Holder?
It uses paint, fabric, and those round dot stickers you can get at an office supply store to pretty up an coffee can (we empty plenty of those at home!)
Like I said, I’ve been crafting pretty much my entire life, so I have stamp pads (including some awesome neon inks from Hero Arts that I just bought at Once Around, a fantastic craft shop in Mill Valley, CA), carving tools and the material you can cut or carve to make stamps from Speedball, and plenty of embroidery floss with which to stitch. That makes it a top contender!
Or I could make some fun bits and bobs to wear: I have leather scraps that could easily combine with said floss to make the Leather Bracelets.
My quilter’s binding clips could easily be converted into the Color Wheel Hair Clips with just some scissors, floss, and scraps of felt.
To win your own copy of Fabric ·Paper ·Thread leave a comment telling us if you voted or not! Winner will be selected at random on June 11th (ALSO the day the poll is closed!) and added to this post. International winners will receive the e-book version. Good Luck!
UPDATE: 6/11/13 Trina is our winner – Congratulations!