Lorine Mason - Designer, Author, Innovator
Urban Doodles Journal1

Teaching Urban Doodles

I recently had the pleasure to teach my Urban Doodles Journal class at the Bella Crafts Connection event in Minneapolis, MN this past weekend. The class went well and I would only change one thing. That change would lengthen the class to 3 hours. I found everyone enjoyed the painting so much that they practised a little too long and…

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Witchy Poo Boots

Witchy Poo Boots with oly-fun*

Witchy Poo Boots Suitable for both indoor and outdoor decorating; tuck Witchy Poo Boots under a doorway, furniture, over a cupboard door in your car trunk or anywhere else you think might be fun. Weighted base holds them in place. Happy Halloween everyone. Supplies & Tools: Oly-fun™ GRAB AND GO – Jet Black Poly-fil® fiberfill Poly-fil® Poly-Pellets® 1 1/3 yards of 5/8…

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Summer Pillow WindowScape

Summer WindowScape Pillow

 Summer WindowScape Pillow Nothing says Summer like laying  in a hammock, whether at the beach or in your very own backyard. Our backyard hammock has honestly seen better days as our yard is filled with trees and all that comes with that type of landscape. The covers quickly become sun worn and just plain dirty from yard debri. I’ve tried…

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Sterling Silver Cuddle Pillow

 Don’t you want to just reach out and touch this textural pillow. Dimension is achieved not only through the wonderful Sterling Silver Pre-cuts by Shannon Fabrics but the 3D nature of the pillow design itself. Full size petal patterns as well as step by step diagrams will have you ready to sew in no time at all. Supplies: Two sets of Sterling…

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Sewing Scissor Tote

Sewing Accessory Tote with JOY lettering

One can never have enough bags and totes to carry all those necessary items one needs when going to a sewing retreat. I thought since I used this fun scissor fabric I would utilize this tote for my cutting tools. I liked the idea of placing a bold monogram on my tote and the iron on letters provided by JOY…

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Embroidery Collage

New Class Just Added – Embroidery Collage

I just heard back and I have been asked to teach at the upcoming Bella Crafts Connection event at Mall of America in Minneapolis this September. Embroidery Collage will be just one of the classes I will be offering. The Bella Crafts Connection is a brand new undertaking by the gals over at Bella Crafts Quarterly and I am told…

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Decorative Trimmings Outdoor Wedding Scape Final

Wedding Scape with Decorative Trimmings

Two of my four brothers were married in April, so April just says wedding to me. Through the combination of burlap ribbon in two widths, and assorted trims from Decorative Trimmings I created a table runner, napkin rings, chair bows with place cards and covered a lampshade for intimate lighting. Whether you choose to sew or glue your own table accessories,…

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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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