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Can I write to my blog daily?

Hello. I want to write my blog with daily basis very long time. The problem is my English is not good. But I have to start to write, don't I? I have a lot of new projects. I want to share all of them with you. I will add new links, tutorials, free patterns etc. I also want to give free gifts to my readers.


I upgrade my Flickr account. I add my pictures from my Istanbul-Grand Bazaar trips. I went to Istanbul for my brother's wedding last October. I have change to go Grand Bazaar a few times. It's very special place.


The Grand Bazaar (or Covered Bazaar, Turkish: Kapalıçarşı ("Covered Bazaar")) in Istanbul is one of the largest covered markets in the world with more than 58 streets, over 1,200 shops, and has between 250,000 and 400,000 visitors daily. It is well known for its jewelry, pottery, spice, and carpet shops. Many of the stalls in the bazaar are grouped by type of goods, with special areas for leather coats, gold jewelry and the like. The bazaar contains two bedestens (domed masonry structures built for storage and safe keeping), the first of which was constructed between 1455 and 1461 by the order of Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror. The bazaar was vastly enlarged in the 16th century, during the reign of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent, and in 1894 underwent a major restoration following an earthquake.(From Wikipedia)

Buy Emery Grain for Emery Pincushion

The humble pincushion! This most basic of all sewing notions is a must-have for anyone who sews. You probably have one or two already, there are a hundred different styles and types. Some are crocheted, some made with felt, some filled with cotton or yarn, left over from other projects, perhaps, some of the them with polyester fiberfill. Whether you view them as an individual works of collectible art, a fun project to make and sell, or a necessary evil for all serious fabric crafters, seamstresses and quilters, just about everyone will agree, a pincushion (or three!) is a must-have.

You've probably seen that pincushion found in any store - the tomato with strawberry one. How did this come to be? A strawberry with a tomato? How very strange. Like many things in life, it's not what's on the outside that's important in this case. For years we've used the strawberry pincushion without realising its very important function. I can tell you here, and now, as a matter of fact, this strawberry pincushion has emery grain inside. Emery is a very hard rock and mixed with other species of mineral, it becomes extremely abrasive.

When you use this black mineral to fill your pincushion it becomes one of the best pincushions in all the world! Emery pincushion! Every time you stick your needle or pin into an emery pincushion, it cleans it of the natural oils in your fingers and any impurities in your cloth. It also sharpens the very tip of your needle, making your work quicker and easier on your hands. This pincushion has a lot of advantages! For example it's heavy. I hate to use lightweight pincushions! They jump around like a ball, turn upside down, needles fall out. Ever had a needle in the foot? I'm not saying you'll never drop a needle ever again, but if you put one in an emery pincushion, foot/needle accidents will certainly diminish in probability. It'll only be your own stupid fault, you won't be able to blame the pincushion. And another thing - this pincushion is very sturdy. It won't move around even on your sewing machine. 1 cup emery is 16 oz (1lb). For 2"x3" emery pincushion you need 1/4 cup emery pincushion. Of all of its qualities, the best thing is using it to keep your needles clean and sharp. If you sew silky fabric you can understand what I mean.
A good abrasive mineral is not just hard, it's also tough and sharp. It also must be plentiful (or at least widespread) and pure. My emery grain is natural, milled to the finest grade and mixed with the just the right blend of complementary minerals for pincushion use.
Your emery will arrive well packaged, in a tough Ziploc bag, contained in outer wrapping, labeled clearly and with usage advice. For example, I always recommend using an inner liner for your pincushion, so that if anything happens to your outer covering, the emery doesn't end up going everywhere. This is particularly important if you make and sell pincushions!
If you like to buy emery grain for make pincushion for you, for your friend or for sell you are in the right place! You can find 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2 and 3 cups of emery grain in my store. If you are buying larger quantities of emery grain for sale in your own store, for a small additional fee I can package and label smaller quantities within your order, just let me know in a convo or note to seller. The same goes if you need a different amount not currently listed in my shop, please feel to contact me.

Like I said earlier emery is heavy and I ship with USPS priority mail. Buy more than 1 cup and I'll charge you the same shipping cost as if you only bought one. The more you buy, the more you save on shipping - you don't pay for extra shipping! For international I can send up to 3 1/2 cup with same priority price and for domestic I can send up to 6 cups for the same price! I don't charge any handling fee for this item!

If you don't have time to make your own, you can check my store for ready to use emery pincushions. They're come in a presentation gift package!

Etsy Seller : Amanda1986

Tell us a bit about yourself
Well my name is Amanda Kivisaari and I am 22 years old born in raised in Michigan. I recently graduated from college in Texas with a degree in biomedical science and got wait listed for medical school. I got married a few months after graduation and my husband and I moved to California for his new job.

What are your interests?
Ah....I love to make things, obviously haha I love to read and I love school and miss it terribly. I'm in the process of re-applying to medical school so hopefully I will get in this time around! My passion is helping people which is why I love my current part time job as a tutor in reading for 8th graders.
How did you find out about Etsy?
Through a wedding website while I was looking for things for my own wedding. I bought my save the dates on etsy and my wedding programs....bridesmaids gift, wedding dress and bridesmaid dresses all on ETSY!!
Please describe your creative process
For me it starts with materials...the materials I work with inspire me to arrange them in such a way that may be a little outside the box...especially for the wedding world haha....My own wedding was vintage inspired so that is where I start...I try to buy things that remind me of the past or are actually vintage pieces and incorporate them into modern style wedding designs. I also get a lot of inspiration from the brides I work with from their style and wedding colors and that is usually where I get the bulk of my creativity.
How do you promote your work?
Through showcases on etsy and constantly renewing my items so they stay in the mix. I have tried myspace and craigslist to no success though:(

Could you please tell us about 5 etsy stores that you most like?
Of course ILoveYoYo, because of the affordable and beautiful creations that are made there that fit perfectly in my vintage style wedding bouquets and boutonnieres.
I love the etsy shop Damosel because the beautiful vintage millinery feathers that I have used for almost every bride one way or another. I can't find anything like them anywhere else!
Another favorite would have to be the etsy shop Silkfabric. The owner is so gracious with working with me and my bride's budgets and has absolutely beautiful fabrics and lots of options for colors.
A place that I absolutely find a necessity is the shop Plethora, where I purchase gift boxes from which are are pretty, affordable and perfect size to send my boutonnieres and brooches to customers in.
When I need to get beautiful pieces for a bride on a budget the etsy shop, Beadsupplies, is perfect!

Decorate Your Gift Boxes with my Yo-Yo's

Yoyo’s are great for Thanksgiving and Christmas decorations, or for dressing up your home for any occasion. You can use them to embellish napkin holders, frame decoration, ornaments, gift packages, pillow covers etc.

If you like to idea please visit our store to get ready to use Handmade Yo-Yo's.




Etsy Seller : Azhures Jewels

Tell us a bit about yourself.
Lets see, me...I have teal, blue and black hair. My life revolves around two things..making jewelry and trying to cram as much knowledge into my head as possible. I am a huge nerd and I am proud of it!
http://www.flickr.com/photos/azhures_jewels/
http://azhuresjewels.blogspot.com/


What are your interests?
My interests are, obviously art ^_^ gemstones, astronomy, history, mythology, nature, geology, and my pet fish

How did you find out about Etsy?
I was told about etsy from a friend. I first started selling my jewelry on ebay and had no luck, so he told me about etsy and it was love at first click!

Please describe your creative process.
My Creative process is hard to put into words..I stop seeing through my conscious mind and see things with my soul. That way I can capture emotions and ideas and form them into a swirl of color. Now past the deep philosophical process I mainly start with a thing that gives me inspiration, like mythology or nature and work from there.
How do you promote your work?
On the internet I promote by using my blog, loitering in the forums on etsy and other various sites, and I also use facebook. In the 'real' world I leave my business cards in various shops, on billboards, and i am walking advertisement. I don't go anywhere without my jewelry on!

Could you please tell us about 5 etsy stores that you most like?
My favorite 5 etsy stores are:
http://www.aluciddelusion.etsy.com/
http://www.nightskyfiberoptics.etsy.com/
http://www.tamarasherbes.etsy.com/
http://www.madebymavis.etsy.com/
http://www.snaulkter.etsy.com/