Thursday, January 29, 2009

Thank You for Your Support

I wanted to take a moment to publically say THANK YOU to all of you who have sent tabs our way. We really appreciate the thought and effort.

I've been pretty busy lately with other craft projects before and during the holidays. So much so that my true obsession (can tabs) has had to take a back seat. I have lots of idea planned, but need to get my tabs collected and get started.

I'd also like to add that we are constantly in need of all shapes and sizes of can tabs for our creations. Anyone who has tabs they'd like to contribute, we would be extremely grateful to you. They can be sent to:

Can Tabs
c/o Mieljolie
504 Hwy 276
West Tawakoni, TX 75474


  1. I found your blog very interesting,keep up your good work :)

  2. I was wondering if you have a link for your basic weave used in the corset, empire bodice and turkish vest. I have done some chainmaile work before, but incorporating ribbon, lace, seems to baffle me!

  3. Robyn, there is a small illustration of the weaved pattern used for most of my work including the corset in my shoe post. Just click the link on the left under Other that says "Shoes (with Tutorial)". I've had so many requests, I'm in the process of working up some tutorials/patterns that will be available for purchase online, soon.

  4. Hello again, I am wondering if you could tell me what fabric/cord you have found to work best on ANY of your projects. I was just given a whole bunch of tabs and am ready to tackle a project to hopefully complete before the Atlanta Ren Faire...thanks again! You have inspired me!!!

  5. Robyn, the best fabric choice is anything "knit". It is stretchy for comfort and when cut into strips it curls under to prevent the need to finish the edges.

    In my opinion, the most practical fabric is polar fleece. It is cheap, doesn't snag, and is readily available in many colors. I like to gather the remnants at the local fabric stores. 1/2 of a yard is plenty to make most items. T-shirt scraps work well, too. Stretch velvet, velour and other similar fabric would work well, but usually cost you more. Thrift stores usually have a lot of clothing in these types.