Cloth Paper Scissors September/October 2009

online extras

Make this beaded necklace by Jennifer Heynen

More "Skeletons in Your Closet" artwork

Intaglio printing and "green" clean-up tips from Janet Lasher

Another piece of art by Kristen Beason



"Remeber?" It's your birthday, assemble it!

Shelley Ozbirn

'70s jeans as inspiration

Art Doll Evolution
Debbie Crane
Survival of the cutest

Artist Profile: Kristen Beason
Cate Coulacos Prato

Behind the Mask
Melanie Testa

Using a frisket to reveal what's behind the painting

Trendy Bendy Brooches

Jill Amanda Kennedy

Curl, coil, and bend pipe cleaner embellishments

Electic Wall Hanging
Jennifer Heynen
Beads and more

Beguiling Baubles
Results from our "Charm and Be Charmed" reader swap

Artist to Artist with Lynne Sward

Lesley Riley

First-ever Cloth Paper Scissors Calendar Contest Judges' choice

Spontaneous Combustion
Robin Olsen
Using prompts to spark design

"The Mistress of the Garden"

Linda and Opie O'Brien
A Halloween story…of sorts!

"Skeletons in Your Closet" Reader Challenge Results

I Made This: "Beautiful Bones"

Arlee Barr

My Spirit Shrine
Janet Lasher
Create an image using a collagraph printing plate


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notes from our editor

now read this

book reviews

the in-box
letters from our readers

who did this?

our contributors

popping the question

What Spooked you?

the workshop 

Roll out the backgrounds – make your own rolling stamps for paper and fabric
Linda Calverley


classifieds and ad index

Mastering Illusion
Loretta Benedetto Marvel


Tips, prompts, ideas, and more from our artists

Artist Profile


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