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    katie henry this friday

    Oct 09, 2007

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    Check out Philly artist Katie Henry’s opening this Friday of her whimsical stitched drawings. More info on her myspace! (…) Read more »

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    new online street market

    Oct 02, 2007

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    One of my favorite blogs, Poppytalk, has just launched a new project! Poppytalk Handmade is a monthly online street market to showcase, buy and sell handmade goods of emerging design talent from around the world. Click on a designer and see a selection of products plus links to their blogs, websites and etsy stores. Check (…) Read more »

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    swapper announcement

    Oct 01, 2007

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    Hi Swappers! Just wanted to let you know that sign up time is over for the Dark Fairy craft swap. It is a bit of a process to match up partners and email you, so I will send you a message sometime later this week. Thank you all for participating!!! (…) Read more »

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    etsy storque

    Sep 28, 2007

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    If you have visited etsy lately, you have seen their new blog/newspaper/ezine called The Storque. It’s really cool, covering topics about etsy crafters and all that surrounds the crafting lifestyle. I like that blogs are morphing into these more magazine-like entities are creating such a tight knit community (no pun intended). (…) Read more »

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    swap sign up

    Sep 24, 2007

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    There’s just a few more days to sign up for our Dark Fairy theme craft swap! The more swappers, the more fun. So can you help spread the word? Post about it on your blogs and email all your crafty friends! Here’s the link to SIGN UP. And here is the ORIGINAL POST about the (…) Read more »

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    short hills headband how-to

    Sep 19, 2007

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    The girls at our store in (…) Read more »

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    austin stitch 2007

    Sep 18, 2007

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    Fellow FP girl reccomended this event and I thought it highly appropriate now that we have a store in Austin! Check out Stitch 2007 on November 10th, and get tickets because they sell out! Indie craft fair and fashion show goin on, so go and support the community. The money raised benefits the Stitch Grant (…) Read more »

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    the dark fairy craft swap!

    Sep 17, 2007

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    Our next craft swap theme is inspired by this month’s catalog, Dark Fairy. Think about woodland creatures, fairy tales, A Midsummer’s Night Dream, and gothic stories (or whatever else you can think up…). Feel free to comment with inspiration ideas! Sign up will be from now until next Wednesday September 26th. We will have a (…) Read more »

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    dark fairy & new craft swap

    Sep 11, 2007

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    The catalog is dropped and should be in your mailbox! Here’s a little more info about the two trend concepts going on for September… DARK FAIRY Nature’s beauty, mystery, magic, and mystical elements are the inspiration behind dark fairy. Deep, dark forests and whimsical fairy creatures are manifested into a print driven line that explores (…) Read more »

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    craft inc.

    Aug 27, 2007

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    Thought I’d pass along this recommendation to all of our crafty readers. I spotted this book on Lena Corwin’s blog and it definitely sounds like a must read for all of you small business crafty girls. Check out the website and Lena’s review! (…) Read more »

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    margo slinger

    Aug 22, 2007

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    Thank you to Bloesem for intoducing me to the work of Margo Slinger. You have to check out her website of work. It is so clever and funny and beautiful. All of the buttons on her website are little vintage buttons (an one silly rabbit?). The navigation is a little tricky, and it’s easy to (…) Read more »

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    trompe l’oiel

    Aug 15, 2007

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    Loveforever posted this photo from our catalog on both her blog and her inspiration board. But, she also questioned, is this lace or lace wallpaper? I had no idea, so I asked the catalog team. They said it was wallpaper, and that it looked so real, it even tricked your eyes when you were standing (…) Read more »

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