Lorine Mason - Designer, Author, Innovator

ArtBin® Fabric Strip Case

I was recently asked by ArtBin®, who supplied me with this sample to review the ArtBin® Fabric Strip Case. Here are my thoughts:   I decided quite quickly that I would prepare a project to take on the road once my husband and I  decide to get our travel trailer ready for travel this Spring. I had a jelly roll…

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Giant Spring Flowers with oly-fun™

Making giant flowers to use as chair back accents, to hang in trees, place on your front door or used as a table centerpiece is sew simple and a great idea to dress up your table or your home for Spring. I used oly-fun™ as it is cost effective and comes in so many delightfully Spring-like colors. Full size patterns…

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Crocheted Basket

Crocheted Bulky Bowl

Recently I had the good fortune to receive a skein of Bernat® Mega Bulky™ yarn. The gorgeous golden color simply entitled Gold 88607  inspired me to pull out my crochet hooks and create this fun bowl. Supplies: One skein of  Bernat® Mega Bulky™ yarn Size P 11.50 mm crochet hook Scissors How To: Note: If you need a refresher course…

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Final Offray Ribbon

Pleated Ribbon Pillow

Turn simple grosgrain ribbon into a gorgeous pleated pillow masterpiece. A little math and you are on your way with complete diagrams and step by step directions.  I promise it is not that difficult. Supplies: Offray grosgrain ribbon – 3″ wide Navy & White, Buttons,Poly-fil® pillow form or Poly-fil® premium polyester stuffing, 1/2 yard of cotton fabric plus basic sewing, cutting…

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Frozen Blooms

This post is all about things you love….I love oly-fun by Fairfield Processing and to add to that, the color palette is just yummy. I came up with this wreath because I also love winter. OK – I understand it is not everyone’s favourite season but I am originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada and man you better love winter or…

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Cuddle Twins Pillows

  Kinda cute and Kinda goofy, these pillow stuffies are for the child with an edge. A personality that says I like my cuddle twin and they’re going with me wherever my journey might take me today. My daughter, loved Miss Piggy®  from the popular show  The Muppets® and insisted on wrapping her up like a baby doll and carrying…

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Christmas Greenery Storage with oly-fun™ Final

Christmas Greenery Storage with oly-fun*

The holidays are officially over and it is getting close to the time for our annual family event entitled ‘ Mom is having us over to dinner so we can help put away Christmas ornaments”. I will say however that the family is getting harder and harder to convince that they should help as they now have their own homes. Oh…

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Bowl Full of Jelly

Smoothfoam™ Holiday Ball

Supplies: One 3 inch diameter Smoothfoam­™ Ball, Red Acrylic craft paint, Paintbrush,Twelve inches of 1 inch wide Black Nylon Webbing, One White Buckle, Three 1/4 inch black buttons, Glue gun, Hot Air gun or blow dryer. How To: 1.  Paint the ball using the paintbrush and acrylic paint. It will take more than one coat, be sure to let paint dry…

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Embroidered Baby Ornaments Final

Embroidered Baby Ornaments

Are you looking for some great Handmade Holiday Gift ideas? If so, you have come by at just the right time. Some of my favorite bloggers and generally super creative friends have put together a plethora of ideas for you to choose from when looking for your next project. Here is just a glimpse of what you will find as…

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Microwave Heat Bowls

  With the cold weather approaching, it seems like the perfect time to stir up some of your favorite soups and stews for family and friends. Straight from the pot to my bowl is my favorite way to eat hot foods but my second favorite is leftovers. I use my microwave to heat up those delicious leftovers and I must…

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