Posts tagged maker feature
The Ultimate List of 86 of the Most Talented Yarn Dyers on Instagram

Have you ever been exploring a forest emerald green, or hiked a frosted mountain snowy and breathtaking and wished you could capture those colors, to keep with you forever, dared to dream you could even wear them or sink deep into a soft blanket or sweater resplendent of these colors of your dreams and most treasured memories? That the essence of what these extremely talented yarn dyers have strived to create using their hands, wits, imaginations, and tools around them. And how they have succeeded!!

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The Ultimate List of 33 of the Most Talented Clay Dragon Sculptors on Instagram

Have you ever seen something and had it stuck in your head forever? Or had a thought/desire to create something that would always pop back up in your thoughts continually until you created it? This has been me ever since I saw a dragon hair pin from an Etsy shop. While I’ve always had a fascination for dragons, it wasn’t until starting crochet that I realized that I could actually make a dragon!!! In my search I have come across so many amazing clay dragon makers on Instagram and cannot wait to share them with you!

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Drawing Art with SavouryChaffinch

Have you ever seen a beautiful piece of drawing art and wondered what inspired that person to create the artwork that they did? Looked through an art gallery and thought what was someone thinking when they drew that or painted this? Or even wondered if you could do it yourself? Savoury creates gorgeous drawings, true works of art that should be framed and hung in a place of honor. :)

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Yarn Dyeing with BlueMuleFiber

Have you ever heard a story so inspiring you wanted to follow the person in your favorite social media account to see what they next come up with? Or loved the story behind a color of yarn or a product that you literally wanted to buy all the yarn? This is the case with Beth and Ashley a mother - daughter team of indie dyers that are Blue Mule Fiber. :). Not only do they have an amazing story about how they got started doing what they do, but they also make some of the most gorgeous yarn! Keep reading for their story and tons of ideas of what you can do with this yarn when you get your hands on it. :)

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Yarn Dyeing with The Red Pansy

Have you ever looked at the vibrant colors in nature and wondered how to capture them in something you can touch and feel that does not fade or crumble into dust after a little while? Or seen that perfect crochet, weaving, or knitting pattern that you just can not find the right yarn for? Kelli of the Red Pansy has captured those vibrant colors and made them available to you, to make those handmade dreams come true :) And to think, she’s only be at this for a year! I cannot wait to see what she has planned for next year. :) Makes me want all the yarn…now if only I had the all the time to make all the projects in my head :)

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Clay Dragons with Dragons of Whimsy!

The Capturing the Dragon of Your Dreams Series starts with the Dragons of Whimsy, a magical and enchanting land, where Veered has captured her vision of dragons in clay and made them come alive! Her dragons are caught in a variety of poses and environments, from those that are found sleeping on treestars, flowers, and leaves, to those that stare up at you with big beautiful eyes. In this Maker Features she describes her journey and some of the resources that have helped her to hone her craft.

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Wood Carving with Miramarwoods

Have you ever wanted to create something magical, beautiful, and amazing out of wood?  If you have been on Instagram and have looked at crochet pieces, chances are you have seen the gorgeous, sleek, light as air, crochet hooks that Kristina has hand carved from pieces of wood she and her family find around their house and in everyday life.  In this 3rd Maker Feature, she shares with us some of her story and some of the resources that helped her in carving her fabulous crochet hooks and in growing her business.

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