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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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FACEBOOK LIVE with Mark Lipinski and Mr. Electric, August 27, 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 . . .  NEW BOOK:  Kaffe Fassett’s Quilts in Italy   You can order your Kaffe Fassett autographed copy of the new book, […]

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Crochet a Dragonfly Blanket! Easy DIY Embroidered Pillow! Learn Relief Quilting! How to Prepare and Use a Bullet Journal! Make a Simple Hot/Cold Pack! Piece a State Quilt! DIY Cookie Basket! Sew Mary Jane Baby Shoes! Knit a Pullover Lace Sweater! Make a Cape/Scarf for Fall! Garden with Rocks! Whip Up a Needlework or Handwork Pillow! How to Make a Relief Print! Create a Phoebe Bag! How to Iron a Shirt! Learn Beginning Embroidery Stitches! Up-cycle Denim for a Journal Cover! Craft a Leather Arrow Quiver! PLUS . . . Recipes, Videos, Inspiration, Creativity, Ideas, and More!

ARTspiration Artists or art that turns me on and feeds my muse! Like it or dislike it, what about this art inspires your own art or creativity?  This piece is by Florine Stettheimer, and is called “Picnic at Bedford Hills.” Done in 1918, it is oil on canvas.  You can see it at the PENNSYLVANIA ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS, […]

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FACEBOOK LIVE with Mark Lipinski, August 20, 2015

Today, I hosted Facebook LIVE alone.  If you missed the video, here it is.   Please feel free to leave a question or comment.  All are answered.  xooxm P.S.  Watch for a full new blog this week (and more eBay auctions!)    Here are the links to the subjects  I spoke about . . .  PENS […]

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FACEBOOK LIVE with Mark Lipinski and Mr. Electric, August 13, 2016

  CLICK HERE FOR A REPLAY OF TODAY’S FACEBOOK LIVE!     As promised, here are links and photos of s0me of the things we talked about today  … Click on the icon to get to the Pickle Road Studios store to order the thread holder or the hand needle pack:   Aurifil Invisible Nylon […]

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You will love the FREE Scottie Toss Quilt Pattern! Shibori this Summer! The Great Dime Challenge! Sew a Zippered Card Pouch! ‘Mr & Mrs’ Ballard Design Hack! Queen of Hearts Cross Stitch! Make an Easy Magnetic Pin Holder! Knit an Ultimate Palette Blanket! Chug a Hurricane Cocktail! Craft a Delicate Floral Bib Necklace! Redesign a Kitchen Hand Towel! Whip Up a Scrappy Color-Block Mug Rug! Amazing BoHo Boots to buy! Blue Bird Embroidery Pattern! Microgreens You Can Grow Inside! How to Paint a Pineapple! Crochet a Log Cabin Throw! DIY Log Cabin Quilt Block! How to Give Yourself a Daisy Manicure! Make an Easy Wet Felted Coin Purse! Piece a Modern Maple Leaf Table Runner! The Correct Way to Wash Your Hands! 4 Weeks of Mark & Mr. Electric Facebook LIVE Videos! What’s New on Pickle Road Studios eBay (New Listings Today)PLUS . . . Recipes, Videos, Inspiration, Creativity, Ideas, and More!

ARTspiration Artists or art that turns me on and feeds my muse! Like it or dislike it, what about this art inspires your own art or creativity?  This piece, The Double, is by artis, Jared French (1905-1987)     YOKE DU YOUR The party’s host paid her guest a great compliment. “You are one good-looking man,” she said. […]

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