Vancouver, Washington, the original Vancouver.” You see, Vancouver, Washington was founded in 1857, and Vancouver BC was founded 1886. Now the best thing about my city is that we embrace the epitome of elegance and surrender to the rougher blue collar parts of ourselves. Vancouver has excellent museums, historical landmarks, and natural areas galore, but it also has cinema, bars, and a healthy car enthusiast population.
Sew a Giant Chevron Quilt with Sew Sisters in Toronto, Canada.
Come behind the scenes at Dixie DIY and tour Dixie's sewing room in Austin, Texas.
My favorite thing about my room is that it's all mine and no one else's! Well, I occasionally share it with my cat. I love that I can shut the door and forget about the mess lurking within.
Amy recreates the fearless style of actress Elizabeth Gillies in TV Show, Victorious.
Elizabeth Gillies has that personality full of attitude. She is a tough girl and not afraid of anything. Her clothes reveal who she really is and her clothes say "IT'S TIME TO RULE THE WORLD LADIES"
Mix a Garden & Gun cocktail with Julep Cocktail Club in Kansas City, Missouri.
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We chat to Janet, give you a chance to win the book and learn how-to sew The Dragonfly.
My particular way of working I developed when at home looking after my two, now adult, children, Leaving Art school in the sixties I had intended to become a painter, but a practical necessity to make heavy curtains led me to composing images in cloth and develop a love of folk art. By chance I was offered the opportunity to exhibit my work and continued to do so to this day.
We head to Swindon to meet Caz whose current crafting love is felt!
How did you find CO+K and why did you join?
I found CO&K while looking for ideas and new projects to make. I thought the site was fantastic as it was the first site I had come across were I could share my own patterns with other crafters. I had always loved making patterns and this was the first site I ever used to share them.
What projects are you currently working on?
I am currently working on a collection of large felt unusual animals. So far I’ve made a Tortoise and Anteater and in the process of designing an Aardvark. I also like to work on smaller side projects including a unicorn hanging decoration and stacking elephant family. I would also like to make a range felt birds.Read the rest of the interview »
PixieFey recreates the geeky apartment of Leonard & Sheldon from the set of TV Show, Big Bang Theory.
I love the comfy look of Leonard and Sheldon's apartment, plenty of storage, lots of shelving units filled with books and of course all the comic book collectibles and sci fi film memorabilia dotted around. I could quite happily live here myself.