All Things Crafts Blog by Lannie

I’m happy to introduce you to Dawn Geren, of Dawn’s Creations . Dawn’s charming jewelry is clearly an act of love. Each carefully-crafted piece is colourful and fun to wear.

Dawn, welcome to iCraft! Please tell us a little bit about yourself, and how you began crafting your creations.

Hi, I’m Dawn! I make and sell jewelry. I have been working on jewelry-making for about 8 years now. I... Read more
Christmas gift suggestions: to your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect.” ~ Oren Arnold As Christmas approaches this year, and I think especially this year, my thoughts turn to family. Spending time with people close to us, be they related or not is the way to keep our spirits... Read more
A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.
– Dorothy Canfield Fisher

It’s the beginning of Spring and Mother’s Day is upon us once again.

How can we thank our mothers for everything they have done, and continue to do, for us? Moms make possible our very existence, they patch us up when we fall, make the best grilled cheese sandwiches. Taxi driver,... Read more
Finally, we’re moving towards Spring , after a long brutal seemingly never-ending winter. That is to say, a real winter, like we haven’t had in a long time here in Southern Ontario. We’re in April already, and temperatures are still dipping below the freezing mark each night! Well never mind. It’s winter’s last gasp. No matter how hard it blusters and carries on and refuses to leave,... Read more
Whether you’re very young or very very old, you’ll find crocheting and knitting calming and relaxing. Even in a busy schedule you can enjoy ‘slab’ knitting or crocheting. Just repeat that simple pattern while your mind is on your favourite TV program or you’re chatting with friends and family.

This 101-year-old crafter has been crocheting for 65 years! (The image is by Adam Vogler... Read more
Today my sister came home with this book from the library: Chinese, Celtic and Ornamental Knots for Beaded Jewellery by Suzen Millodot.

Suzen grew up in new London England and trained to be an optometrist. In her travels with her husband, she fell in love with ornamental, Chinese and Celtic knots . She has taught in Montreal, Cardiff and Hong Kong. She now lives and works in Wales, by the sea.

The book is... Read more
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WordsAndMore (aka Lannie )
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