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Moved, getting it together

Well, I am settled in beautiful Asheville… Again! Making new stuff, doing school stuff (LiSci!). You can follow me now in Instagram, hashtag #fetchingartefact and see cool stuff! Advertisements

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Getting back on the saddle

What a year. Will be revamping this after the bug bold move BACK to Asheville, NC. Will be adding more, later, but a bit of info on what has been going on: my parents house buying drama ( Bank of … Continue reading

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Stylized granny square canvas hightops

So, you like those designer granny square kicks?  Well, we all “like like” them, but I am not “in LOVE” with them… why?  Because they are like a kajillion bucks! Here is a SIMPLE as pie (and cheap as well!) … Continue reading

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Upcoming tutorials…want to see us make something?

Leather fringe earrings, a stuffed pal out of an old sweater, gem sweater, decoupaging fabric, tshirt chain necklace. These will be haphazardly photographed with my cell phone until has enough for the camera! Don’t worry, I will try to … Continue reading

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Breathing new life…with a purpose!

I have been avoiding this blog, not because of just not wanting to do anything, mainly because I have moved to another city, ::finally:: got a job to pay bills, killed my poor camera, taught some 60 people to crochet … Continue reading

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Started a new line of earrings!

To go with the thread of my gypsy strands line, this is a single earring to wear in one ear, wear a stud in the other, or a small hoop. Considering doing custom ones and a tutorial, who’s in?

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Kirsten H’s artist trading card tutorial!

Artist Trading Cards Part 1: what is an Artist Trading Card? Artist Trading Cards, generally referred to as “ATCs”, are a wonderful medium for expressing creativity without having to get too invested in a big project.  “Sounds great” you say, … Continue reading

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The Guest blog series bio #1!

Kirsten Houseknecht, who does business as Fabric Dragon in the SCA and on Etsy and around the web, has been involved in crafts and arts since she was a child.   “I have probably tried any craft you can name, and … Continue reading

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I need dedicated crafters to interview! if you would like to be interviewed/your blog/shop/page plugged, email me!  !

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Wilmington Crafty events – Come see Craftystuffs!

Calendar of events for the next 2.5 months: October: An Evening of Aesthetics, Paint n’ Play, Wilmington NC October 26th from 7:00 pm til Midnight! /facebook- An-Evening-of-Aesthetics November: Bizarre Bazaar! November 12, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Here’s the 411! December: HANDMADE … Continue reading

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