Friday Links!

Hey all.   It’s Friday and frankly, who feels like working?  To break up the monotony of the week, here are a bunch of great blog posting links from the crafty, world-wide web.  Enjoy!

About Family Crafts
Discover many creative projects all made using paper plates.

Alexa Westerfield a.k.a. Swelldesigner
Create a very cool, colorful accent wall on the cheap using scrapbook paper!

Blisstree Arts
Miriam Schaer makes books from materials that you would never think to use! Come see how she pushes the boundaries of bookmaking.

Cathie Filian
Cathie Filian is calling all Colorado crafters! Stop by the Colorado Women’s expo April 25th & 26th. She will be doing presentaions on both days – the topic is…Living Creatively by Re-Crafting and Recycling.

Craftside-A behind-the-scenes peek at a crafty world
Craftside is in full bloom with an inside look into the soon to be released: Collaborative Art Journals and Shared Visions in Mixed Media by L. K. Ludwig along with a full tutorial on stitching a bird cage on a card, a how-to for embroidering barbed wire, cleaning and cutting Acrylic and how to paint a checkerboard floor.

Crafty Princess Diaries
Become a professional crocheter with the help of an organization designed for those who are interested in make yarn craft a

Sister Diane reviews Betz White’s new book, Sewing Green.

Cross Stitch at About.com
See how Kitchinstitchin used an old window and a piece of crazy quilt for an unusual framed Cross Stitch project.

Naughty Secretary Club
Jen shows you how to wear your stuffed animal collection as a bracelet. Plus enter to win a free copy of her book The Naughty Secretary Club!

Stefanie Girard’s Sweater Surgery
You’ll have a “ball” stitching yarn scraps into beads with a little help from the new book: Strands by Jacqueline Myers-Cho.

The Crochet Dude
Drew recaps an amazing Southern Caribbean Crochet Cruise!

The Impatient Crafter
Check out the new YuDu home screen printing machine in this brand spanking new The Impatient Crafter video hosted by Madge. While you’re there, follow the link to her interview with fellow crafty blogger Sister Diane of CraftyPod on personal branding!

Have a great weekend!