Monthly Archive for: ‘November, 2009’

  • Review: Marketing and Selling Your Handmade Jewelry

    How to review a book? As I work on reviewing more books, I’m learning from Angela of The Crafty Goat’s Notes, who includes in her reviews, “Who this book is good for.” I tend to mostly review books that I love and am really excited …

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  • Intro to Wax Carving

    A friend wants to try a little wax carving, naturally I said I’d find some good resources online. And, naturally, I’ll post them here. If you enjoy online video, here’s one, part of a series by Courtney Gray at Expert Village. Here are a number …

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  • Shop Handmade Chicago

    The first weekend in December Chicago has multiple shopping opportunities for anyone who’s taken the Handmade Pledge. First up, the Renegade Craft Fair Holiday Sale is December 5th and 6th from 11am – 7pm at the Pulaski Park Fieldhouse. Entry for shoppers is free. Can’t …

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  • Another vote for self-hosted WordPress

    Here’s a good post from Remarkablogger on the whys and hows:

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  • Another use for those Photopolymer Plates

    Have you ever wanted to you know, print with your photopolymer plates? There are a few options, including the possibility of printing with an hydraulic press, if you happen to have one. But here’s a new product for printing cards that looks like it’s fast, …

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  • Photography blog: Abandoned Places

    Looks like I’m not the only one interested in images of abandoned places! Check out the blog, with multiple contributors, here:

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  • Call for Entry Reminder — 500 Silver

    Silver Jewelry Designs Juror: Talya Baharal Senior Editor: Marthe Le Van Entry Deadline: December 4, 2009 Lark Books seeks images to publish in a juried collection of international studio jewelry. Each piece must prominently feature silver. Materials other than silver, such as stones or other …

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  • Call for Entry: Bead and Fiber Gallery

    The Handbag Show “HANDLE WITH CARE” The handbag show, seeks artists who create handbags, purses, backpacks, anything that can be interpreted as a carrier for daily personal items. Deadline for receipt of materials: December 1. Bead + Fiber Gallery seeks artists working in bead, fiber …

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