whipup newsletter no.21 2010

by kath_red on 04/06/2010

in Features, Newsletter

Thanks so much for tuning in once again for a crafty fix newsletter. This past week I have been back at work and not much chance for crafting – I did however finish crocheting a pair of socks for big footed husband – it was an epic task! and have crocheted one bed sock for my daughter – not much use without another though. I have also been on blog tour with Whip Up Mini Quilts – here is the schedule so you can follow along:

June 1 - Craftzine – essential quilting tools
June 2 - Crafty Pod – book review & giveaway
June 3 - Chronicle Books – Behind the making of the book
June 4 – Indie Fixx – Designing your own mini-quilts
June 7 – Craft Sanity – Piped binding tutorial
June 8 – Hand Made by Alissa
June 9 – My Love for You Background on Mini Quilts
June 10 - Film in the Fridge
June 11 - The Haystack Needle Decorating with mini quilts
June 12 – West Coast Crafty

Some crafty news:

  • Wendy Harbaugh of Sunshine creations has published a book on crocheted yoyos – you can win a copy at her blog. + did you know that Anna of Mochimochiland has a new book out too?
  • oh comely magazine looks nice – you can contribute too!
  • An Aussie giveaway of my book courtesy of Patch Andi + more giveaways via the blog tour schedule.
  • Bloggers quilt festival is on – check out all the great entries and enter your own
  • For all the latest on the spring quilt market 2010 head on over to true up – the lecian and kokka booths look gorgeous
  • Now get making!

  • crochet an afghan – I like this circles in a square design OR this windchime afghan OR this vintage log cabin style afghan OR this colorful weekend in Stockholm throw OR this star afghan
  • Books: hand dyeing fleece and yarn + take along knitting
  • double needles demystified for your sewing machine
  • knit some socks
  • travel lid - super cool idea for picnics
  • crochet baby jacket
  • feeling blue at the whipup flickr group + whats new at the whipup flickr pool
  • Happy making my darlinks!
    Kathreen
    xxx

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