Sunday, June 15, 2008

Great Crochet Links

I'll list here great crochet related links - instructions:

http://crochet.about.com/

Saturday, June 7, 2008

various bloggers

Link to Etsy Bloggers
Listing of Etsy bloggers:

http://postcardpoetry.blogspot.com
http://darkdiy.blogspot.com

http://etsyreviews.blogspot.com
http://battlemaidenart.blogspot.com

http://artsyclay.blogspot.comhttp://shaynamaidel.blogspot.com

http://lovemeknotcreations.blogspot.com

http://gypsymuse-designs.blogspot.com/

http://ariaimages.blogspot.com/

http://eigreetings.blogspot.com/

http://divadea.blogspot.com

http://etsysingalong.blogspot.com

http://goshdarnknit.blogspot.com/

http://desirai.com/blog

http://bytheairport.blogspot.com/

ETSY related Blogs
http://etsymini.blogspot.com/

The MiniBlog was created to showcase Etsy shops, sorted by category. Each person may only appear once on the blog; so if you have multiple shops, you must choose the one to feature.

How to join (it's free & super easy)http://etsymini.blogspot.com/2007/08/sellers.html

FAQ
http://etsymini.blogspot.com/2005/11/seller-frequently-asked-questions.html

TOU
http://etsymini.blogspot.com/2001/11/terms-of-use.html

Crafts Blogs I like
Here is some of the crafts blogs I like:
http://tassiescraftiethings.blogspot.com/

She blogs about her papercrafting:
http://ltpapercrafts.blogspot.com/

Landscaping - ponds
I like this blog - if you need a pond in your backyard got to read this:
http://greenvilleponds.blogspot.com/

Tit Bits -
Woman knits herself new tits:
http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEfall05/PATTbits.html

KNITTING LINKS

Find crochet and knit-out events and many valuable tips and info:

www.knit-out.com

www.learntoknit.com

www.learntocrochet.com

www.teachknitting.com

www.craftyarncouncil.com

www.YarnStandards.com

www.knitandcrochet.com

www.eachoneteachtwo.com

www.WarmUpAmerica.org

Friday, May 16, 2008

Portuguese - crochet blog

I stumbled upon this nice Portuguese crochet blog - it also has a traslator:
http://crochedaanjinha.blogspot.com/

Monday, April 14, 2008

Friday, April 11, 2008

Wirework

I have attempted for a while to do rings with wires. At last, last night I made 3 of them. They're not perfect, but acceptable.

I'll add them when i take the pix

In the meantime it's similar to this and they are selling for about $80.00! :
http://www.tiffinidooris.com/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=501-R06-AM&Category_Code=

Friday, April 4, 2008

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Etsy stores I like

I love wireworked jewelry. Here is some of the stores i like on Etsy:
http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5629517

Sunday, March 9, 2008

Scrapbooking sources

While driving around town I spotted this company for paper - when i need someday large quantities, to check them out, they are in E Hanover, NJ:
http://www.papermartinc.com

Friday, February 22, 2008

Formula for pricing crafts

From my various notes, here is my notes regarding pricing crafted items:

mail order operations
38% Ad costs
40% merchandise
10% operations
2% accounting
provides 10% profit before taxes

To watch for:
expenditure of payroll
equipment
supply costs and advertisement

My Etsy queries

Gift tags:
http://www.etsy.com/search_results.php?search_type=tag_title&search_query=gift+tags

ACEO links

The ACEO Magazine:
http://aceomagazine.com/

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Online Creative Communities


A Vast Network of Online Communities for Creative Individuals

http://bigreef.org/

Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Commerce

www.comemrceonline.com

Jewelry and bead notes

Portuguese jewelry blogger:
http://carinhux.blogspot.com/Request of star on etsy with hole, this one is sold outhttp://www.phoenixorion.com/phoenixorion/crystalcarvings2a.htm

check this out: http://www.phoenixorion.com/


http://www.bigstoneinc.com
1180 bway, 1st floor 779-9888
120 bway 3rd floor

bead stringing - wire:
http://beadalon.com

http://glwshows.com retail gem, lapidary and gift show

http://www.glasscraftinc.com beads and lampworking needs, supplies, tools

http:/www.peterstone.com celtic collection, MD

www.silver-express.com TX , meaning of gems

www.wholesalesterling.com MD wholesale only

www.jewelryplus.net AZ - figures, shapes, silver for designers...

www.gemorex 55w 47St #950

www.africanaccents.com

http://firemountaingems.com

www.peruvianjewelry.com IN

www.beadexpo.com NM

www.rishasha.com fine findings no min

www.limitedition.com TX

www.beadindustries NY 49W 37th St - 15th floor

www.wholebead.com

www.ic-gemshop.com.pl Afghan emerald

Knitting Links and info

Got online knitting class:
http://www.fiberartshop.com

http://www.fiberartshop.com/knclbg.com - hot to knit - beginner knitting in .pdf