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This week in crafty links!  xo, V.

Aileen’s Musings
Find out what Formica and Christmas have in common when Aileen shares a great gift idea with you! Check out her tutorial and download a free Vintage soda label while your at it.
Cathie Filian
Craft up an end of summer wine tasting with Cathie!

Craftside-A behind-the-scenes peek at a crafty world
Craftside has a bunch of cool photos that have words spelled out with objects, try it and post your photo in the Flickr group, fun photos from the Squam Art Workshops, single letter cards to send out for the Week of Hope Sept 1-7 and how to turn an old metal link belt into a fat cuff bracelet.
Crafty Princess Diaries
Check out this unusual call for entries the Crafty Princess found for Momiji doll lovers.

In Sister Diane’s latest podcast, Patricia Zapata of A Little Hut talks about the intersection of graphic design and craft.
Cross Stitch at
Get ready for Halloween with free Cross Stitch patterns. Ghouls, ghosts, bats, cats, is where it’s at!
Farm Girl Roots, City Girl Style: A crafty blog
A quilting project needs some attention–read the story, see the pictures, offer your suggestions
Mixed Media Artist
Why take a class? Cyndi shares about her experience learning from the fabulous Jane Sassaman!
Naughty Secretary Club
Jen gets invited to a mustache party and busts out the fun fur and old records to make kitschy masks.

Stefanie Girard’s Sweater Surgery
My Christmas tree is getting adorned with a cute crochet bird from the charming new book Crochet Adorned by Linda Permann
The Artful Crafter
Eileen would like to introduce you to Precious Metal Clay. It’s an amazing medium for jewelry crafters as well as polymer clay artists.
The Crochet Dude
Drew shares before and after photos from his recent studio makeover!