Crafts category

  • Inspiration: Vintage Pattern Art

    I had fun making a vintage pattern cork board. I had a little bit of a hard time working with the tissue paper, so I did some on-line research. I was BLOWN away by all the different project that peo...
    Feb 12, 2016 1 Comment

  • Project: American Girl Doll Mermaid Tail Snugglie

    My daughter got an American Girl Doll (equivalent) for her birthday. She is LOVING it. One of the most popular things in our house (and, on the blog) is her mermaid tail snugglie. So I thought I shou...
    Jan 26, 2016 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge #1 – Wooden Ball Candleholder

    This first Iron Craft project of 2016! For this challenge, we were told to use the gifts associated with a 5th anniversary, wood, silverware and daisies, as our inspiration. I was pretty sure I was go...
    Jan 19, 2016 8 Comments

  • Most Popular Project of All-Time

    Yesterday, we looked back at the most popular projects from 2015. Now let’s look at the most popular projects of all-time (based on page views). 1. Owl Granny Square 2. Circle Scarf 3. Shark H...
    Dec 31, 2015 2 Comments

  • Most Popular Project from 2015

    It’s that time of year where we look back at all the projects we shared to see what you all liked best! Here are the top projects from 2015 based on page views. 1. Mitten Garland Advent Calendar...
    Dec 30, 2015 5 Comments

  • Teaching Kids to Sew

    I have an AMAZING job. I teach sewing as an elective at the middle school. The kids in class are 10 – 13 years old. I have refined my teaching style and my delivery to match my audience. While m...
    Dec 15, 2015 1 Comment

  • Project: Dog Collar Bandana

    Here is a great sewing project for you or a gift to the dog lovers in your life. It’s quick, easy, neat, washable, and uses scrap fabric! How great is that? Here is a bandana for your dog, but ...
    Dec 10, 2015 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’15 Challenge #24 – Felt Front Houses

    For this Iron Craft challenge we were asked to create some festive decor. I was inspired by some glitter roofed, felt front houses I saw at Target. They caught my eye everything I was there and I knew...
    Dec 08, 2015 1 Comment

  • 74 Christmas Ornament Tutorials

    Wednesday we shared a wrap-up of our latest twenty-four ornament tutorials, but we know you want more. Here are seventy-four more tutorials to cover your tree with handmade goodness. Row 1: Felt Gnome...
    Dec 07, 2015 1 Comment

  • Project: Faux Fur Wreath

    The Christmas wreath I made for us a few years back was looking very tattered and starting to drop pieces whenever anyone used the door. A perfect excuse to make a new one. I did mention to you all th...
    Dec 03, 2015 4 Comments