Friday, February 15, 2013

Scrapbooking with Fabric...

At Mary Jo's Cloth we are always so interested in how you are using our vast collection of Cloth. 32,000 sq feet of Cloth! Indeed. Having said that, we were thinking about those of you that are Scrapbookers who are using Fabric instead and with Paper! Such amazing talent out there. A Gal named Donna Downey is a wonder. She teaches workshops and classes all around the country.
You will be inspired if you click onto her Blog, grab some great ideas and fill in with some of our great fabric.
Another Crafty Lady is Tania Willis. She wrote a really cool book called "Scrapbooking with Fabric"
This book has a real WOW fabric factor.  You will be delighted. Tania is a great presenter of her craft, this is a sample from her blog.
What is it exactly?
"Scrapbooking with Fabric" is a jam-packed 100+ page e-book wherein you'll learn how to add the warmth & texture of various textiles to your scrapbooking projects. You will learn a diverse range of techniques for adding fabric in big and small ways. Not only will you have increased confidence in yourself in using various store-bought fabrics, but you’ll also learn how to incorporate meaningful fabrics as the focus of your layout. As always I will having you pushing the boundaries of your creativity, while encouraging you to reduce.reuse.recycle castoff fabrics to make them useful again.Even if you think you “know” fabric, you will find new ideas for using it on your pages and projects in this e-book. In “Scrapbooking with Fabric” you’ll be taking more than needle and thread to the page–you’ll be working with stiffeners, inks, stabilizers, adhesives . . . and even crayons!  Throughout the book you'll be inspired in ways you never imagined while learning tips and techniques to reduce your out-of-pocket cost you're forking over for ready-mades as your knowledge for making custom embellishments increases! Sound intriguing? Then, get your copy today, sweet friends! 

 Thanks for being such a crafty inspiration, Tania and Donna.
What a world we have with the Web. Many things we need and want to know are just a Google Click away.


Did you know that at Mary Jo's Cloth Store are we are stocking all kinds of new spring fabrics? Many of them are featured on the website. You can also Log onto the Mary Jo's  Pinterest to see some new hot fabric picks. When you click on the photo you can go directly to the page on our MJ website where that wonderful and inspiring piece of fabric is sold. Easy-breezy.
Now get to clicking, then some stitching. Have fun and send some of your projects our way. We always love to see what you are up to. Email today!





1 comment:

Ellen said...

Great colors! and photos too!.....smiles