HobbyLoco
HobbyLoco Index

Welcome to my hobby site. I am definitely "hobby loco". I like to try new things and have decided to share my tips, tricks and information about my many hobbies. On this site you will find free patterns, and lots of how-to pages!


Hobby Categories:


Arts / Crafts:

Altered Books
ATCs (Artist Trading Cards)
    (my cards - separate site)
Art Dolls
Beading - (free patterns)
Button Crafts
Button Making - (pinback buttons)
Charms: Handmade
  : Bottlecaps
Chunky Books
Egg Decorating
Free Graphics
Inchies
Journals & Sketchbooks Blog
Junk Journals
Mailart: Artistamps
Mailart: Postcards
Needlework
  : Crazy Quilting
  : Crochet
  : Cross Stitch - (lots of free patterns)
  : Knitting
  : Latch Hook
  : Plush Stuff
  : Stitchery
Papermaking - make recycled paper Pocket Shrines - themed art works that
  fit in your pocket
Polymer Clay - (Sculpey, Fimo, etc..)
Scratchboard
Shrinky Dinks
Zines


Pastimes:

Contests / Giveaways
Pixel Paint by Number Logic Puzzles
  How-to info, sample & links to available
  nonogram, griddler, and tsunami
  puzzle books. (separate site)
Scale Model Building
  : Faller Carnival Ride Models
  : Faller Booths/Shows
  : IHC Carnival Ride Models


Misc:

Atlanta (Info and Links)
Links


My Other Sites:

My Hobby/Craft Blog
My Sketchbook & Journal Blog
My CafePress Shop
My Etsy Shop
    My handmade goodies for sale.
Happy Holidays Fun Site
    Family friendly site featuring holiday
    themed games and puzzles.

Swap Groups (Mail Art):

ATCsforALL.com - A swap group offering many types of ATC swaps as well as other types of trades. There is a feedback system in place to help protect you from unscrupulous swappers.

IUOMA - International Union of Mail-Artists. Don't join unless you are ready to send and receive lots of mailart! Themed groups to cover many interests.

Swap-Bot - Swap group for everything! Includes all types of swaps such as: ATCs, postcards, plushies, themed swaps of handmade and purchased items.

Postcrossing - Send and receive postcards from places around the world. Themed swaps in the forum.




Have You Seen? My Shrinky Dinks Art



Have You Seen? My Button Crafts



Winter Fun Anyone?


Recent Updates:

*Various Page Updates and Additions - 20 MAR 19
Adding and Updating links on pages throughout site including: Egg Decorating, Needlework, and Paper Making.

Cross Stitch Blog - 16 MAR 19
Update on my stitching projects for the Gifted Gorgeousness stitch along. *Progress on "Bothy Threads Cut Thru' Haunted House", "Halloween Pumpkin", "Carousel Tiger", and "Linen and Threads 2019 Mystery Sampler" Stitch Along.

Cross Stitch Blog - 25 FEB 19
Update on my stitching projects for the WIPocalypse stitch along. *Progress on "Bothy Threads Cut Thru' Haunted House", "American Sampler", and "Linen and Threads 2019 Mystery Sampler" Stitch Along.

Cross Stitch Blog - 16FEB 19
Update on my stitching projects for the Gifted Gorgeousness stitch along. *Progress on "Bothy Threads Cut Thru' Pirate Ship and Haunted House", "Carousel Tiger", and "Linen and Threads 2019 Mystery Sampler" Stitch Along.

Cross Stitch Blog - 27 JAN 19
Update on my stitching projects for the WIPocalypse stitch along. *Progress on "Berry Patch Rooster", "American Sampler", and "Linen and Threads 2019 Mystery Sampler" Stitch Along.

Journals and Sketchbooks Blog - 21 JAN 19
House Shaped Art - Block Party! *Come play in the online Art-a-thon!.

Cross Stitch Blog - 15 JAN 19
Update on my stitching projects for the Gifted Gorgeousness stitch along. *Progress on "Bothy Threads Cut Thru' Pirate Ship", "Spring Sampler", and "Linen and Threads 2019 Mystery Sampler" Stitch Along.










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