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Crafty Audiobook Review: Needled to Death: A Knitting Mystery, Book 2 | Red-Handled Scissors

Crafty Audiobook Review: Needled to Death: A Knitting Mystery, Book 2

Lately, it seems like a bunch of new crafting-related cozies are popping up in Audible, filling out some holes in series that were previously pretty hit-or-miss availability-wise. Which is great for those of us who’ve been left hanging mid-story. Alas, it isn’t great for reviewing books in order. So, while I will almost certainly return …

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Crafty Audiobook Review: Yarn to Go: A Yarn Retreat Mystery, Book 1 | Red-Handled Scissors

Crafty Audiobook Review: Yarn to Go: A Yarn Retreat Mystery, Book 1

I listen to a LOT of audiobooks while I’m crafting. Like, a lot a lot, since I work from home and I’m a professional maker. I listen to so many that I actually sometimes feel kind of guilty for taking such frequent advantage of the New York Public Library’s digital assets. (I grew up in …

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Book Project + Giveaway: Wool Binding Kitchen Rug for Hand-Stitched Home | Red-Handled Scissors

Book Project + Giveaway: Wool Binding Kitchen Rug for Hand-Stitched Home

Photo credit: Burcu Avsar, 2014, used with permission from The Taunton Press A little more than a year ago, I took a trip to Portland, OR, and had a crazy-fun all-day craft party with some of my very favorite people on the planet. During this melding of creative minds, I finally got to meet my …

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Book Projects: READ Cross-Stitch Wall Panel for BiblioCraft | Red-Handled Scissors

Book Projects: READ Cross-Stitch Wall Panel for BiblioCraft

I am a woman who loves books. (You’re shocked, I’m sure. I’ll give you a moment to recover.) So, when my pal Jessica Pigza approached me about doing a project for BiblioCraft: The Modern Crafter’s Guide to Using Library Resources to Jumpstart Creative Projects [this is an affiliate link], the library-themed book that she was …

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