Crafty Modern Holiday 2013 Events in Phoenix

We’ll be at the following events this holiday season! If you are in the Phoenix area we hope to see you there. Phoenix Flea Nov 29th & 30th in Downtown Phoenix  Crafeteria at Frances December 6th in Phoenix on Camelback […]

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Halloween Crafts & Patterns

Oh oh oh! Halloween is fast approaching and I can’t wait. Check out the Halloween posts from Crafty Modern – includes craft tutorials, embroidery patterns, and more.     And check out the Crafty Modern Halloween board on Pinterest. 

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Free Halloween Monster Friends Embroidery Pattern


  I’ll tell you over and over again…I love Halloween. Highly enthusiastically, without fail – for sure – absolutely. And of course I love to stitch. A few years ago I made this Monster Friends pattern and now I’m sharing […]

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Quick Hand Stamped Silly Valentines


I just finished stamping up a batch of silly Valentines (I can’t stop stamping stuff) and you know what? This is quick, easy, and fun. You can do it to ( carve erasers if you don’t have official rubber stamp […]

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Love Letter: Free Typewriter Hand Embroidery Pattern


Valentine’s Day is coming and embroidering is always something wonderful to do. I drew this pattern up , just for you. Mix and match to make it your very own (add a mustache, cross stitch heart, or X and O’s). […]

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Happy New Year!

My favorite song and video of 2012 has got to be Thrift Shop by Macklemore. Because almost nothing makes me happier than the thrill of the junk hunt and I love that someone wrote a song about just that. Enjoy […]

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Mid-Century Craft: Quick Paper Christmas Trees


Christmas time! Christmas time. I love to craft for Christmas. From Craft and Hobby Fun by Marian Bennett 1971, here’s a reminder that crafting can be simple and fun. Here’s how to make quick paper Christmas trees. Kids and adults […]

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It’s Christmas: Enter to Win Two Vintage McCall’s Paperback Cookbooks


I was hunting through my DIY vintage library and realized I have multiple copies of a couple of McCall’s Cookbooks – so I thought…”Why not give them away.” You have a week to enter to win these two guys – […]

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