These took a long time to perfect, but it turned into a good looking set.
Crafts, Projects

Resin Jewelry Project

When I was a child my Grandparents would go down to Florida yearly. It was always to escape the frigid Canadian winter and they would be gone for several weeks. They came back one year with a special gift for me, it was a small dark bottle and I opened it to find shark teeth.┬áMy… Continue reading Resin Jewelry Project

Hanging up the finished work is really the best part of the whole project.
Crafts, Projects

It’s a Frame Job

I have mentioned before how much I like to personalize my home and make use of the things that I love. If you'd like to check out that post you can find it here. This time I'm going to go through the steps that I use when I frame art or other items. If I'm… Continue reading It’s a Frame Job

With all the little stones the details come to life close up.
Crafts, Projects

Creating Sweater Guard Clips

If there is one thing that I love to wear no matter what the season, it's a cardigan. I have cardigans in all different colours, patterns, and sleeve lengths, it's probably on the borderline of being an obsession. Cardigans were a wardrobe staple in the 1950's and they usually were adorned with what was called… Continue reading Creating Sweater Guard Clips

The zipper turned out great, but one thing that I noticed is the new zipper isn't quite as long as the old one.
Projects, Sewing

Back to Basics – Replacing a Zipper

Zippers are great, but they can quickly become a pain if they lose teeth, start to split, or if the stops or insertion pin go missing. It doesn't mean you need to buy a replacement garment, you could just replace the zipper. This may seem like a really daunting job, however it's much easier than… Continue reading Back to Basics – Replacing a Zipper