I was commissioned to help make a pillow for a window bench. The trick was, this is the second try. Someone else did it first, but it wasn’t quite right. There is an angle at one side of the ben... May 17, 2013 1 Comment
It’s just three months until the Minnesota State Fair, which means I need to get in gear if I’m going to enter something. You might remember last year I took Second Premium in the Colorwor... May 16, 2013 1 Comment
Congrats to Carol who won giveaway #2!
This week we are giving away two DIY toy books.
First is Dream Toys, a fun collection of knit dolls and toys plus accessories.
Second is The Cute Books, a guid... May 16, 2013 5 Comments
This wall is striking
Photo from Interiorholic
That would be such a neat way to add an accent wall. Or add it in a big room as a divider.
Embroidery hoops are so cool, aren’t they?
If you are n... May 15, 2013 1 Comment
Some of you may remember earlier this year I gave away a pair of custom designed mittens, well I finally finished them!
The winner, Beth, asked me to design something with an art deco design in black... May 14, 2013 2 Comments
Week 19 – Steep
Struggled with this one a bit then I was at IKEA and thought about how steep the shelves in their warehouse are.
If you are not reading this post in a feed reader or at http://j... May 13, 2013 1 Comment
I am brewing ideas for a puppet theater for in the house.
This one comes from Land Of Nod
And this one, which has two levels, is on Etsy
This fun polka dot number is by Melanie, at the Crafty Cupbo... May 13, 2013 1 Comment
A few more Iron Craft projects straight from the notions department…
(click to see any picture bigger and read more)
If you are not reading this post in a feed reader or at http://justcra... May 10, 2013 No Comments
I recently hosted knitting lessons.
Lesson 1 is here
Lesson 2 is here
Lesson 3 is here
and finally lesson 4 here.
Some of the ladies finished their bags, felted them and brought them in. They turned o... May 10, 2013 3 Comments
This weekend is the big start of planting season here in Minneapolis (because we’ve finally had our last frost, fingers crossed). Jenny and I kick it off every year at the Friends School Plant S... May 09, 2013 4 Comments