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Althea Crome – Knitting In Miniature

Some crafters just seem born to create a certain kind of thing that uniquely their thing. Meet Amazing crafts artist Althea Crome, the person who created the teeny-tiny little miniature knits seen in the movie Coraline (Focus Features, LAIKA 2009.) http://youtu.be/7wADZBNvA_s If you have never seen this video, it really is quite amazing to watch Althea work ...
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What's Better Than a "Triple Threat" – Interview With John Tartaglia

When a performer has exceptional talent as a dancer, a singer, and and actor, some say he or she is a 'triple threat.' But what do you call someone who's awe-inspiring talent and creative genius can be seen in theater, acting, singing, producing, puppeteering, developing productions from concept to fruition and everything in between? The ...
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How To Make A Flannel Rag Doll

What you will need: * Fabric for the body - you will need about 1/2 - 3/4 yards skin colored fabric * A needle and thread (and a sewing machine if you have one - speeds this project along considerably!) * Yarn for the Hair * Fabric to make clothes and accessories * Down or soft stuffing (softer the better - this will give your finished doll a relaxed, whimsical look) * Fabric Paint for the details of the face * Fabric glue for the hair * (optional) I used a zipper foot on my sewing machine to allow for better maneuverability
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