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I have sadly neglected my blogs this week as I have been very busy.

I have sorted, packaged, and am ready to list Fabric Craft Bags.  All sorts of fabric pieces, ribbon, embellishments, etc.  all stuffed into bags.  A little bit of everything for crafters.

I have also been busy creating more bracelets.  I have run out of toggles so it is off to Michaels for more.  I have created a new design as well so keep watching for that one.

I have also entered the “Big Z Sample Box” which will be on sale NOVEMBER 15th.   It’s a smorgasbord of talent all wrapped up in a very cool box!  Keep watching for more information.  You are not going to want to miss out on this!

It’s time for me to get rolling and get my shopping done.  It’s going to be a busy weekend with photographing, listing, crocheting and gosh knows what else.

HAPPY WEEKEND EVERYONE!

Here we go again with another Monday.  SSSSiiiiiggggghhhh.

Nothing boring about my weekend though.  Hubby worked, the boy was away and Buck and I had 2 days of walking, crafting, crocheting, sleeping and listing.

For any of you sewers, quilters, fabric artists out there, I have just gone through all of my fabric and finally got them up in both my shops.  I have individual pieces, fat quarters and grab bags all ready for you.  I have also devised a “make your own bundle”  system.

You can ship up to 180 grams of fabric for shipping of $2.50 within Canada and $4.00 to the United States.  Yes, I will ship international but haven’t figured out the pricing yet.  Here is what I have –

There are some designer fabrics mixed in as well.  Lots of fun and variety.

Stop by and have a look!

http://www.zibbet.com/JillysStuff

That’s Right!

This is post #50 and now it is time for my very first giveaway!

Jillys Stuff has now been around for 50 posts.  I have been babbling and rambling all this time and I now think it is time that my followers deserve something for reading them and not falling asleep!

Just go to the GREAT GIVEAWAY page above and follow all of the instructions.  It’s not that hard and will be lots of fun and anyone can enter.

The Giveaway closes Friday, October 15, 2010 at 11:59 p.m.

GOOD LUCK EVERYONE AND HAVE FUN!

Red Rose And Key: romantic cluster necklace

Night-angel earrings: silver angel wings

Ladybirds In Autumn: leaf earrings with ladybugs

Red Berries: bronze filigree & scarlet earrings

About the Artisan in her own words:

Silverlight Jewelry – People have asked me what ‘soft gothic’ means.    I use the phrase to describe the kind of jewellery I make.   ‘Gothic’ means, among other things, ‘of or pertaining to a literary style characterised by gloom, the grotesque, and the supernatural’. I’ve also heard it defined as ‘characterised by a preoccupation with death’.Victorian Silver Key: black & silver bracelet

Azure Jewel necklace: bright blue vintage cabochon

Heraldic Shield earrings: enamelled lions & crowns

Gothic Shield necklace: black and silver pendant

I’m going for a softer, less gloomy but still introspective and thoughtful feel. Gothicism without the harshness, grotesqueness, or the preoccupation with death. A somewhat bohemian aesthetic, influenced by the Pre-Raphaelites and the New Romantics, the neo-goths and the romantigoths.   A bohemian gothic. A romantic gothic. A soft, classy, elegant gothic.
Designs run from simple, relatively conservative pieces with just a hint of gothic charisma, so that they are suitable for wearing to work, to bold, unabashedly bohemian showstoppers that are only suitable for rock stars and those blessed people who are so secure in themselves that they can handle the gaping stares.   Designed for dreamers with day jobs who moonlight as rockstars.

Golden Honey earrings: cloisonne with gold bees

Green Forest: elfin green & copper earrings

Cloud earrings: tranquil peace jade with bronze

Copper Hearts earrings: green glass and old copper

Whiteleaf jewelry – In my jewellery-making, this translates to a love of semiprecious stones that look like what they are: lumps of beautiful rock, pulled out of the earth. I tend to use undyed, unfaceted stones, rather than stones that have been highly refined and cut (though those are beautiful too).
As a vegetarian with vegan sympathies, I don’t like to use real pearls, so I go out of my way to find irregularly shaped faux pearls that will imitate the stunning, organic beauty of freshwater pearls.
I also try to use imitation leather, rather than genuine leather, in consideration of those who would rather not wear animal skin. Where I do use real leather, it is from upholstery off-cuts or colour samples which would be thrown away if I did not turn them into something beautiful.   Whiteleaf Jewellery: earthy, eclectic adornments for nature lovers.

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Halloween Pet Collar Slipcover – Size Small

Hubcap Clock

Owl Towel w/Crochet Top

Pumpkin Bag

All About the Artisan in her own words:

I think I was born to craft.   My favorite mediums to work with are fabric and yarn.    Working with these 2 mediums, there is no limit to fantastic things that can be created.

Chicago Blackhawks Towel w/Crochet Top

Ironing Board Cover – Stitch and Sew

Crochet Mary Jane Slippers – Blue Wave

Halloween Bib

The items I create have been used by myself and my family for many years. They have either simplified life or brought smiles to many faces.    Family and friends enjoy the items  I create so they are the reason I am here today.

Denim with Blue Trim Bag

Neck Cooler – choose a favorite 1

Fabric Gift Bag – Happy Birthday on black

Ford Trucks Plastic Bag Storage

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