Found: Texture, Exotic Colors, Unique Designs

October 10, 2011

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I’m always looking for interesting designs. Seasonal colors are a great source of inspiration. Whether you’re planning to recycle or create something new, you can find inspiration in couture fashion, costumes, and of course nature. Latest finds…The recent cover of Vogue China for September featured gorgeous Gucci gowns in sumptuous silk. The new woven Bottega...

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Announcing the “Locking Loops” Inspiration Giveaway Winner

September 23, 2011

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The first day of autumn is coming to a close and I am ready to announce the winner of the Inspiration Giveaway. I conducted a random drawing after collecting posts from this blog and Facebook. I’m so excited to announce that Lina McGuire is the winner! Congratulations Lina! You’ve won an autographed copy of Locking...

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“Locking Loops” Book Helps Women in Zambia

September 22, 2011

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I posted a few weeks ago about Julie Cheever’s trip to Zambia to help a group of women learn new skills. Julie contacted me to purchase my book and supplies. I also donated tools and materials from Color Crazy. Well, Julie is back from a successful mission! She took my new Locking Loops book so...

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New “Locking Loops” Book & Inspiration Giveaway!

August 24, 2011

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I was so surprised when I heard my new book Locking Loops was released and started shipping earlier this month. I was expecting it at the end of the month–possibly September. The new Locking Loops book covers the use of different materials and new techniques with 30 unique designs to wear, give, or for home...

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Color Bound? Have a Colorful Adventure…

June 09, 2011

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It’s easy to fall in love and become attached with certain colors. You’re bound to create with just those shades of say blue or green. Trying unusual or new color combinations can be challenging but so rewarding. Give it a try. Below  are my recent locker hooked and stitched projects in bold color designs. Techniques...

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Spring Fling with Hooked Baskets

April 21, 2011

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Spring gives us fresh green and vibrant colors, and a sense of growth and renewal. It’s a good time to reconnect with friends and family. Whether you’re celebrating a holiday, a birthday or just want to say “thank you!”, offering a hand made seasonal gift or home baked goodies makes it extra special.  Mother’s Day...

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Crazy About Blues & Tiny Locker Hooked Designs

March 07, 2011

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I’m still going bonkers over the color blue–whether it’s a sweet pale blue, dusty silvery blue, or a shimmering turquoise or dark indigo. Below is a recent find from a local consignment shop–an antique chair in a rich teal leather. The locker hooked Zebra Pillow, featured in the “Hook, Loop, & Lock” book, provides a...

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Colorful Finds at CHA Winter 2011

February 02, 2011

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Locker hooked bangle bracelet.

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Hooking Sweet Hearts

January 29, 2011

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Locker hooked sweet hearts.

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Color Crazy Crafting–Color Stories, Textured Designs

August 18, 2009

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I have some new finds to share–some interesting designs I spotted at the American Craft Council in San Francisco, some new products I’m adding to Color Crazy, and a new design I’m working on. As usual, I’m driven primarily by unique color combination, texture, and unusual designs. I read a cover story in Ornament magazine...

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Color Crazy News

April 22, 2009

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"...locker hooking is a very green craft...it's about recyling old fabrics and garments to make something beautiful."

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