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Marking Stitches — Stitch markers

Super Speed Cupcake Making!

Super Speed Cupcake Making!

I thought you might enjoy a super quick video of how I make the cupcake stitch markers!   

How to Remove Tarnish

How to Remove Tarnish

Have you ever looked for one of your favorite ring clasp stitch markers and when you found it, the clasp looks dark or discolored? 

Well not to worry!  That is because the silver plating has started to oxidize and tarnish.  Just like jewelry or flatwear, if a silver item is not used or worn consistently, tarnishing happens.  There is nothing wrong with it, it just needs to be cleaned off.   One of the reasons I use silver plated clasps is because it makes them a better option for people who wish to use them as earrings. 

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Displaying Your Advent Stitch Markers

Displaying Your Advent Stitch Markers

Have you ever thought of using your holiday stitch markers can be part of your Christmas decorating, that is of course if they are not on a project?   Here are a few ways to use your Advent Calendar or Holiday stitch markers in a different way!

Halloween will be here soon!

Halloween will be here soon!

Spooky Spectacular and Frightfully Fun!   That is what your knitting and crocheting will be like using these Halloween markers!

The Evolution of a Marker

The Evolution of a Marker

Thought I would give you a look into my process of creating a new glass stitch marker.  

Once I decide on a marker, the image search begins.  Lots of photographs, pictures, drawings and clipart are looked at to get a range of ideas as to the overall shapes and distinguishing features.  After getting a general feel for what I am looking for, a very rough sketch is made and the colored rods are chosen.  

I need to visualize the finished design in my head.  Sometimes the initial design comes together in the first try, or at least something that just...