Crafts category

  • Iron Craft ’15 Challenge #1 – Pretty Paper Posies

    For this first Iron Craft challenge of 2015, we were asked to make something related to 4th anniversary gifts, flowers, fruit or appliances. I originally thought I might try to do something with fruit...
    Jan 20, 2015 1 Comment

  • Strawberry Bag

    My sewing girl made this strawberry bag for her Mom for Christmas! She did such a good job, it was extraordinary! (We couldn’t show you until now because we didn’t want to ruin the surpris...
    Jan 05, 2015 No Comments

  • 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 6 Comments

  • 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