Crafts category

  • Pillow Case Update

    We have been very busy in the stitch lab. The girls are making Christmas presents galore! Here is a sneak peek at some of the pillow cases that were completed last week. I love the non-traditional c...
    Dec 15, 2014 1 Comment

  • Project: Frozen Soap

    Are you looking for a Frozen party favor or perhaps a quick stocking stuffers for Frozen fans? How about glittery snowflake soap in clear and pale blue? Using glycerine soap base, available at craft ...
    Dec 15, 2014 No Comments

  • Project: Felt Leaf Tree (Kat’s Version)

    Two weeks ago, Susi and I challenge each other to a Crafty Head-to-Head. We were both going to make a Christmas tree of felt leaves inspired by one she saw at Marshall’s (though that style of tr...
    Dec 12, 2014 1 Comment

  • Sewing with Kids: Tech Pouch Pattern

    In looking for a project to do with the sewing class, I came across this iPad sleeve pattern and thought it would work really well. We MADE it work, but it was not the finest choice. I still like the ...
    Dec 11, 2014 1 Comment

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #24 – Felt Leaf Wreath

    For this Iron Craft challenge we are embracing the holidays. I chose to do a Christmas wreath made of white felt leaves inspired by one I saw at West Elm. The West Elm version is beautiful and $59. Th...
    Dec 02, 2014 4 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 Wrap Up

    Well, this year’s Advent Calendar Projects is all done! And here they are, all of this year’s twenty-four DIY ornaments. 1. Tiny Knit Bear Ornament 2. Felt Gingerbread House 3.  Mi...
    Dec 01, 2014 2 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 – Week 24

    (For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament, giving you enough to fill an advent calendar.) Here we are at the last of the ornaments for 2014. (Well, for this ...
    Nov 28, 2014 2 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 – Week 23

    (For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament, giving you enough to fill an advent calendar.) A few years back I collected a bunch of pinecones to use as Christm...
    Nov 21, 2014 1 Comment

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 – Week 22

    (For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament, giving you enough to fill an advent calendar.) Some of you might remember that this past Easter I did an antiqued ...
    Nov 14, 2014 1 Comment

  • Project: Travel Activity Bag

    Some friends of mine were heading out on their Foreign Service assignment across the globe. They were flying to Hanoi with two kids under four. Here they are, all locked down and ready to roll. Daunt...
    Nov 13, 2014 8 Comments