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And the winner is . . .

The winner of Mark Lipinski’s Blog’s Blog Hop for Trisha Maloney’s new book, I LOVE PRECUT QUILTS is someone whom I don’t know . . . Drumroll please . . . The winner is Holly Archer! Congratulations, Holly.  Please email me at PickleRoadStudios@me.com with your full name and mailing address and Tricia will get your […]

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“I LOVE PRECUT QUILTS” BLOG HOP

Welcome to the “I LOVE PRECUT QUILTS” Blog Hop I want to thank Tricia Lynn Maloney for inviting me to hop along (if you feel shaking, it’s not an earthquake . . . it’s just me) A little history. . . It seems I’ve known designer and author, Tricia Lynn Maloney for ages. We met, […]

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Create Ric Rac Roses! Sew a Cozy Pillow Bed! DIY Embossed Metal Boxes! Learn to Make Sprocket Pillows! Crochet Sweater Boots! Paint Fabric using Inktense! Piece an Album Patch Quilt! Craft a Portable Watercolor Box! Knit a Flying Pig! Plant a Freshwater Terrarium! Embroider a set of Chain of Hearts Napkins! Create Stunning Stained Glass Windows! Sew Heart-Themed Coasters! Mini Embroidery Project! Make a Soda Can Rose! A Sewing Machine Tip! How to Spin Yarn! Sewing Ric Rac! PLUS . . . Recipes, Videos, Inspiration, Creativity, Ideas, and More

ARTspiration Artists or art that turns me on and feeds my soul.  This piece is called Girl With Pigtails by Sir Samuel Henry William Llewellyn,  who was an English painter of the late 19th and early 20th Centuries YOKE DU YOUR Two elephants walk in the wilderness and spot a guy peeing at the bushes. One elephant nudges […]

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Make a Fold Up Felt Bag! Learn Sashiko! Piece a Wingin’ It Quilt! Make a Coconut Oil Lotion Bar! Craft a Clutch! Crochet an Ocean! Mix an Anti-Wrinkle Spray! Plant a Teacup Garden! Weave a Scarf! Learn Traditional Mexican Yarn Art! Fabric Cover Switch Plates! Craft a Tasseled Rope Basket! Bake a Lemon Pie! Quilt a Valentine’s Day Table Topper! Avocado Your Blouse! Knit a blanket! Embroider a Pillow! PLUS . . . Recipes, Videos, Inspiration, Creativity, Ideas, and More!  

ARTspiration Artists or art that turns me on and feeds my soul.  This piece is called FIRST CLASS by James Rieck, painted in 2016.  It’s 84″x60″ oil on canvas and its current price is $24,500   YOKE DU YOUR A father buys a lie detector that makes a loud beep whenever somebody lies around it. The son comes home […]

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FACEBOOK LIVE with Mark Lipinski and Mr. Electric, January 1, 2017

  THANK YOU!   WE’VE HAD OVER 12,000 VIEWS of THIS Live Chat! THANK YOU!   WE’VE HAD OVER 12,000 VIEWS of THIS Live Chat THANK YOU!   WE’VE HAD OVER 12,000 VIEWS of THIS Live Chat! If you missed our last Facebook LIVE live video, here it is!  Please feel free to leave a question or comment. […]

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Piece a Halloween Disappearing 9-Patch Quilt! Bead a Wind Chimes for your Spring Garden! Make a Hexie Coin Pouch! Quilt a Pumpkin Patchwork Table Runner and Jack-o-Lantern Pillow! DIY Bat Mobile! Create a Penny Rug! Craft Paper Mache Dolls! Cross Stitch a Santa! Make a Room of Thanksgiving Crafts! Embroider Your Denim! Knit a YOUUUUUUGE Blanket! Crochet Sets of Chair Socks! Create an Autumn Gnome House! Start a Christmas Felt and Button Ornament! PLUS . . . Recipes, Videos, Inspiration, Creativity, Ideas, and More!

ARTspiration Artists or art that turns me on and feeds my soul.  This is Gustav Klimt’s “Portrait of Mäda Primavesi,” painted in 1912.   YOKE DU YOUR “Hello, is this the FBI?” “Yes, how can we help you sir?” “I’m calling to report my neighbor Billy Bob Smith! He is hiding marijuana inside his firewood.” “Thank […]

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FACEBOOK LIVE with Mark Lipinski and Mr. Electric, October 2, 2016

If you missed our last Facebook LIVE live video, here it is!  Please feel free to leave a question or comment.  All are answered.  xooxm Here are the links to the subjects we spoke about in this episode . . .  Quilt Alliance Here’s the website:  http://quiltalliance.org Here’s a link to the Quilt Alliance Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/quiltalliance/?fref=ts […]

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FACEBOOK LIVE with Mark Lipinski and Mr. Electric, September 18, 2016

If you missed today’s Facebook LIVE live video, here it is!  Please feel free to leave a question or comment.  All are answered.  xooxm Here are the links to the subjects we spoke about in this episode . . .    A – Z of Wool Embroidery A – Z of Crewel Embroidery A – Z of […]

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Sew a Stash Buster Cord Wrap! Print a Fall Table Runner! DYI Wool Stadium Blanket! Knit a Dewy Scarf! DYI Book Lover Necklace! Piece a Colorful Batik Quilt! Sew my Jack-O-Lantern Candy Bowl! Crochet Paperweight Granny Squares! Sew a Korean Bento Bag! Craft a Floral Pumpkin! DIY Fabric Pumpkins! DIY Autumn Leaves Wreath Embroidery! Cross Stitch a Thailand Inspired Elephant Duo! Make Wool Tweed and Salvaged Wood Coasters! Quilt a Fat Quarter Halloween-Colored Table Runner! Make Your First Santa Christmas Ornament of the Season! PLUS . . . Recipes, Videos, Inspiration, Creativity, Ideas, and More!

    ARTspiration Artists or art that turns me on, feeds my soul, and inspires me. This  bronze abstract sculpture of a figure of a woman holding a shield was created by actor Tony Dow, titled, “Unarmed Warrior.” Dow, is best known for his role as Wally Cleaver, in the ’50s TV series “Leave It […]

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FACEBOOK LIVE with Mark Lipinski and Mr. Electric, September 10, 2016

Here are the links to the subjects we spoke about in this episode. . .    BOOKS   Crochet to Calm: Stitch and De-Stress with 18 Simple Crochet Patterns Discover the most rewarding way to de-stress at the end of a hectic day—crochet! The soothing, repetitive motion of this classic craft can clear your mind […]

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