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Review: Clover Bead Loom Kit

April 29, 2014

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  Not too long ago I wrote a Review of the Clover Bead Loom and in it I said that I’d always admired beadwork but that I was intimidated because of the intricate designs. If I had known how relatively easy weaving on a loom could be I would have checked it out sooner. But then, […]

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Craft Tool Review: Clover Weaving Sticks

September 17, 2013

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In the mood for a quick stash-busting yarn craft? The new Weaving Sticks from Clover USA definitely fit the bill! Super-easy and way faster than knitting or crochet, these portable weaving sticks are a fun alternative to more complex yarn crafts, and are a great option for whipping up accessories and simple projects. Clover USA […]

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CHA Summer 2013 Fabric and Fiber Trends: Back to the Basics

July 26, 2013

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At CHA Summer 2013, one thing is clear in the world of fabric and fiber: time-honored and traditional methods of making are making a big comeback. It seems like everywhere I look, it’s back to the basics…but with a twist! First off, I am absolutely in love with the colorful Janome SewMini sewing machines that […]

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Craft Tool Review: Clover USA Pin ‘n Stow

April 23, 2013

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Since winter CHA, I’ve been working my way through the list of new products from Clover USA, and I’ve finally arrived at the simple, handy Pin ‘n Stow. The Pin ‘n Stow is exactly what it looks like: an adjustable magnetic bracelet that’s made to hold pins while you’re sewing, quilting, or doing appliqué work. […]

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Craft Tool Review: Nancy’s Hobo Tote Collection Trace ‘n Create Bag Templates from Clover USA

March 26, 2013

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At CHA this winter, Clover USA had a ton of exciting new products, but Nancy’s Hobo Tote Collection Trace ‘n Create Bag Template was definitely one of my favorites. For me, working on this review couldn’t have come at a better time. My current handbags were all starting to look pretty rough, and I really […]

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CHA Winter 2013: Haley’s Clover USA Sewing and Notions Picks

January 14, 2013

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On Sunday morning, I attended the Clover USA media breakfast at CHA Winter 2013. Much to my excitement, I saw a ton of great sewing-related products that made my fabric-loving heart very happy indeed! Here are a few items that caught my eye: Remember the slap bracelets from the 90s? Well, the Pin ‘n Stow […]

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CHA Summer 2012: Fabric and Yarn Craft Highlights

July 31, 2012

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As many of you know, I specialize in fabric and yarn crafts here at Craft Test Dummies. So, while I was walking the show floor at CHA Summer 2012 last week, I kept a special eye out for new and exciting products for the pins, needles, and hooks crowd. Here’s what I saw: Knitting, Crochet, […]

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Craft Product Review: Clover Seams Right and Clover 5-in-1 Sliding Gauge (Stocking Stuffers!)

December 9, 2011

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If you have a sewing enthusiast or fabric crafter on your holiday gift list, you’ll definitely want to stick around! For this review, I tested the Clover 5-in-1 Sliding Gauge and the Clover Seams Right, which are both products from their partnership with Nancy Zieman. I loved trying out both of these tools, and think […]

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Craft Product Review: Clover Wonder Clips

October 14, 2011

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From the moment I saw the Clover Wonder Clips in action at CHA, I’ve been dying to get my hands on a set and try them out. And, as luck would have it, they arrived just in time for me to get started on a very large project with slippery fabric, and I’ve been using […]

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Craft Product Review: Clover Kanzashi Flower Makers: Pointed Petal

September 8, 2011

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When Jenny handed me these Clover Kanzashi Flower Makers at CHA, I knew that I’d be reviewing them during National Sewing Month, but I had no idea how great the timing would be! As it turns out, a few weeks later, my husband was nominated for an Emmy, and I suddenly found myself making my […]

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Craft Product Review: Clover Heart-Shaped Pom Pom Maker

January 12, 2011

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Just in time for your Valentine’s Day crafting, I have a fun new gadget for you- the Clover Heart Shape Pom Pom Maker. It looks intimidating, but with a little practice…

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Last Day at CHA Summer 09

July 30, 2009

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Jenny shares her day-three coverage live from CHA Summer 2009, the Craft and Hobby Association Trade show in Orlando Florida. Read on for the highlights of the day and vendors to watch.

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