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Fab Friday Finds #24

It’s been snowing this week in Minneapolis! Since the weather outside is frightful, here are some delightful indoor things to check out. I need to get back into Zentangling. I’ve enjoyed doing it before and the Mindful

Survivor Stories: Kristen from Hey Paul! Studio

Today’s hangout is a little different. Kristen is the stitchy brains behind Hey Paul! Studio. She’s also a social worker by day. Watch her talk about working with the HIV+ population, how she unwinds by stitching and

Tonight on the Stupid Cancer Radio Show!

Tonight, October 27th, 2014 at 8pm Eastern you can hear me live on Stupid Cancer Radio! I’ll be chatting with Matthew and Annie about the healing effects of art and craft on chemo brain. The short version is:

Custom Order: Penny the Pancreas

One of my fellow Starship Captains contacted me about a custom Survival Organ. A friend of hers has pancreatic cancer and she wanted to know if I could make a new cancer-free pancreas. I jumped at the

FO Friday: Rolling with the Gnomies

I’ve been busy with guest posting and sewing, so I’ve had little time to craft for myself. However, I saw this kit by Heidi Boyd at Crafty Planet and I knew it was the perfect housewarming project.

WIP Wednesday: Limited Edition Pink Lymph Nodes

I picked up some really cute pink fabric from Crafty Planet the other day to make some pink for breast cancer lymph nodes. I only purchased a yard of fabric so when the fabric is used up,

Huge Green Stuffed Lymph Nodes for Adult Cancer Patients

After doing more experimenting and revising I’ve come up with an easier, cuter and faster way to make lymph nodes. These nodes measure about 10 inches by 9 inches. They are firmly stuffed and measure 11.25″ around.

WIP Wednesday: Art Therapy Quilt

Happy Halloween everyone! After much wrestling, begging, pleading and maybe a sacrifice or two my sewing machine decided to work. I’ve been busy stitching up the art therapy pack I picked up from the Fiber in the

FO Friday: Log Cabin Coaster

I’ve been on a coaster kick recently. They’re so easy to push out that I’ve been making different styles. I would love to make a log cabin style quilt (I’ll probably end up knitting one instead) so

Lace-up Skirt Tutorial

My good friend from college, Tina, surprised me the other day by showing off her crafty side. She shared this tutorial on a cute and quick alteration she makes to her skirts when they’re either a wee
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