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So it’s Stitch & Bitch Sunday here at happy delusions where if you don’t know already, you are invited to come down and join in our little stitch fest. And as always, I feel it only right to bring attention to some amazing stitchers out in the world. Today I’d like to let everyone know about Mandy Greer. I was first intro’ed to this lady while watching handmade nation, which if you haven’t already, go watch this documentary by Faythe Levine. It’s what got me do to my sweet PBR latchhook, that I’ve had such recent success on. If you’re in the Seattle area get your booty down to Roq La Rue before May 7th and see her rad chandeliers at the “Lust Life 2” Group Invitational, and support our local galleries and artist in them. Mandy is one of the women who can take her vision and really put it into a piece that will leave your eyes to hours of wonder and enjoyment. So much going on, so much detail, so much fun, and so much work. Way to go girl. I literally have dreams of her work in my shop windows. I mean hey, a girls gotta dream. 🙂

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OMG everyone! Finally they posted the new art on the PBR website. Please go check out my PBR latch-hook and say you like it. This is my first art contest EVER and I’m so totally excited about the whole thing! Here’s the link.

Oh, and here’s the piece just one more time. 🙂


So my new favorite crafter is the very adorable paper crafter Mary Patchin, aka Ruthie. She consider’s herself an artist/ maker of things. We met a month ago is Seattle at the Pabst Blue Ribbon Art Submission Party at the Mars Bar. Mary’s PBR art won fan favorite for the evening and her piece, along with mine and others have been added to the permanent collection at Pabst corporate Headquarters in Chicago IL.  And……….our pieces our now up and in the running for the national contest. More on that to follow as we know more. you can go to PBRart for more info. You can check out more of Mary’s things on her Blog Chubbycraft.