Seventh Grade Patchwork Pillow

Last week I wrote about the fuzzy lips sewing kit that I did in seventh grade.  I found another project, a pillow, that I designed myself out of the scraps of cloth my grandmother had in her sewing room.  I used her sewing machine, too.  I’m surprised at my thirteen-year-old self’s ingenuity and creativity.  It […]

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Housekeeping and Haan Crafts

You’ve probably noticed I’ve done a few housekeeping things around here, like took the busy logo header off, and played with the columns.  I’ve got to come up with a good logo soon.  That’s something that I will play with down the road.  Right now, a big Impact font header will just have to do. […]

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Stupid Sock Creatures

A few weeks ago, my husband and I were at our local Barnes and Noble rummaging through the clearance books.  One book caught my eye.  It was Stupid Sock Creatures by John Murphy.  I was intrigued. I bought the book.  At a couple of bucks, why not?  Besides being an utterly hilarious book, Murphy provides […]

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September is National Sewing Month

Yes!  Break out your sewing machine and start sewing!  September is National Sewing Month, and I intend to sew myself something.  I am determined! The sewing isn’t going to happen today, though.  I’m laid up with a sinus infection, so I’m doing my DIY self care.  Here’s what I do for my sinuses when I […]

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Sewing Semi-Fail

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Welcome to Ludicraft!  First off, as introductions must go, I’m Jenn, and I’m a nerdy crafter.  My main focus is knitting.  I also on occasion make beaded jewelry, and I want to get back into sewing.  Above all, though, I am a nerd.  And one that has been making crafty messes since she was a […]

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