Saturday, March 3, 2012

Link Roundup

  • Bitty Bowl of Pins Tutorial: Part I Pincushion

  • Ribbon Tag Blanket Sewing; Quiltinq
    My understanding is that a company has a patent on anything with two or more looped ribbons. So, don’t try selling these things are you could be slapped with a lawsuit by the original maker of these things. The tutorial author verifies this partially at the bottom of her post.

  • Sewing Caddy and Detachable Pincushion Tutorial
    This is really cute and looks functional

  • Hancock’s House of Happy blog Cross Stitch!
    There are many free cross stitch patterns on this blog. I’m really loving this: Groovy This: VW van and this: If This Tardis is a Rockin’ Don’t Come a Knockin’!

    I used to be an avid fan of cross-stitch. I’ve been thinking about picking it back up again. There is a BIG cross-stitch project that is half done that I haven’t touched since around 1994.

  • Backyard Bird Feeder Recyling and Repurposing using soda/water bottle and wooden spoons

  • 7 Secrets to Overcoming Fear: {6} Be Willing to Look a Little Silly
    And when you realize that (or worse yet, when others point it out) there comes the "feeling silly" part. But there's simply no way around it. We all get our turn at playing the fool.

    Here's the secret: We will survive those few moments.

    And there will be far more moments when we feel God's pleasure at doing exactly what he made us to do.

    That's JOY, my friends.

    The secret? Fear and joy can't coexist.

    So let's go ahead and accept that sometimes we will look silly, we'll survive anyway, andthe story + the glory that follow will make it all worthwhile.