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3D Printed Cross Stich USB Drive

I talk a lot about 3D printing on this blog, and I’m long overdue for a bit of an overview for those who may be uninitiated. I’m going to share a bit of the process by taking you through how … Continue reading

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Five Awesome Handmade Kids’ Costumes

I have a friend who runs acting classes for kids, and once a year I make a big load of fabulous costumes for their end-of-the-year show. I’m gearing up to sew the cutest ever Little Mermaid and Fiddler on the … Continue reading

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Pattern Tuesday: Scallops

Today’s Pattern Tuesday celebrates the bright crispness of a good scalloped pattern, in a pop of spring colors. I love the layered feeling of this pattern, like scales or a pretty Moroccan tile floor. Enjoy! 1. IPhone case by Case … Continue reading

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The Half Craft Thrift Guide Part Three: Furniture

Welcome to Part Three of the Half Craft Thrift Manual! You can see the introduction/general tips here, Part One on clothing and shoes here, and Part Two on variety items here. Part Three focuses on furniture. You definitely get the … Continue reading

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Super Jewel Inspiration

As much as I love the simple jewelry I’m making now (one or two gemstones in a simple setting), I have dreams of bigger, bolder, more ridiculous things. I know this is the art student inside me. As a student … Continue reading

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The Silver Lining of My Day Job

Oval Pendant Today I want to share with you the inspiration for the Half Craft Studio jewelry line. As much as I love making things and have had the idea of 3D printed gemstones swirling in my head for two … Continue reading

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The Half Craft Thrift Guide Part Two: Variety

Welcome to Part Two of the Half Craft Thrift Manual! You can see the introduction/general tips here, and Part One, on clothing and shoes, here. Part Two focuses on variety items, which encompasses everything not wearable or sit-on-able (I mean … Continue reading

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