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Sunday Snapshot: Crafty Forensics with Tailor's Chalk | Red-Handled Scissors

Sunday Snapshot: Crafty Forensics with Tailor’s Chalk

This week, I learned that, if you have a razor blade and some patience, you totally can dust for fingerprints with powder scraped from tailor’s chalk. (Actually, I used a razor-edge seam ripper, but same difference.) I also learned that I’m friends with exactly the right people, as none of them were even remotely surprised …

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5 Simple Drawing Tools for Quick Cartoon Sketches | Red-Handled Scissors

5 Simple Drawing Tools for Quick Cartoon Sketches

Over the past couple of weeks, my Tiny Cranky Haley series has gotten a rather surprising amount of attention and encouragement from fellow crafters on social media. This has been, to say the least, completely unexpected. When I drew the first sketch of crotchety cartoon me, it was meant to inject a moment of levity …

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Review: Foldio Portable Mini Photo Studio | Red-Handled Scissors

Review: Foldio Portable Mini Photo Studio

As a professional craft blogger, good photographs are one of the most important elements of my job. And, while I didn’t begin blogging with the intention of becoming a better photographer, it’s definitely a skill I’ve honed out of both necessity and the desire to share. Because, as it turns out, whether I’m capturing finished …

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Craft Tip: Keep Balls of Yarn Tidy with a Pair of Old Tights | Red-Handled Scissors

Craft Tip: Keep Balls of Yarn Tidy with a Pair of Old Tights

Yarn running amok? Tights looking rough? Great! Keep your balls of yarn tidy in the toes of a pair of (clean) old tights!

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