Country Gent Tweed Coat

This project is excerpted from Canine Couture by Lilly Shahravesh (St. Martin’s Griffin). My dogs love this traditional tweed coat for weekends in the country when the weather is crisp. Short-haired breeds and older dogs, in particular, benefit from an extra layer to keep them warm in winter. This coat’s... Read more »

Safety Pin Jacket

Awhile ago I bought a package of 200 safety pins for a project, but only used about 50 of them. A few weeks later I looked at the pins and thought that they kind of looked like feathers. So I took a pinstripe jacket out of my closet and used... Read more »

Voodoo Doll Pincushion

Stray pins can be a dangerous matter, especially to those who share your craft space. While many people have the luxury of a separate craft room, I like to be out where the action is. Fortunately, I haven’t yet shared my pincidents with others, but I can’t deny that there... Read more »

Pocket Book

Moleskine notebooks have been popular for some time now, and for good reason: they are small and convenient, and can help even the most scatterbrained people stay organized. Of course, no Moleskine is complete without some personalizing modifications, but why rely on a few stickers to do the job when... Read more »