Retreat to the Craft
Secret Admirer Pg. 11
February 2014 www.metrostation.etsy.com Metrobooks
Retreat to the Craft A fun look book with things to inspire your inner craft! Contents Metrobooks February 2014 3. “Mushroom Love “ kitsch string art 5. A Royal Seal 6.Stacked Teacups Oil Transfers On Paper 7. Be Mine Textile Art 8. You’re my Valentine 9. Woodstock Revival 10. Phantom of the Opera 11. Secret Admirer 13. “Let them eat Cake!” 14. Typography
15. Bad Date 16. Manbroidery 17. The Odd Couple 18. German Scrap collage art 19. Marbling Paper 20. Picasso Stitch 21. Encaustic Painting 22. Bonjour textile art 23. Couch Potato 24. Schoolhouse paper cut
25. Get Stampin! 26. Bad Hair Clip-art 27. Let them eat Cake, schoolhouse pattern 28. A Royal Seal, Bonjour and Couch Potato 29. Phantom of the Opera, Woodstock Revival and the Odd Couple pattern 30. Picasso and Mushroom Love Pattern 31. It all started with a mouse clip-art 32. Craft Toolbox 33. Basic Embroidery Stitches
Let them eat cake!
This ostrich doesnâ€™t want its plumes plucked for making hats and is on the run! To make this whimsical beast you will need: Blue and red wool or yarn , black thread, plastic eye. 1. Transfer pattern. 2. Machine sew black thread where indicated on pattern . 3. Stitch body in red and blue alternating rows leaving bottom in red using the turkey stitch, cut loops to create shag rug look, fluff to desired thickness. 4. Glue plastic googly eye using a clothespin to secure until dry. 5. Frame as desired.
Be Mine Transform vintage valentine graphics into fabric postcards, stitch to old doilies, or make sweet wall art for this special holiday.