Crafts category

  • Sewing with Kids: Lounge Pants

    I taught a kids sewing class recently and I want to share all of the lessons (I learned) with you. (That is me with my ladies.) For this class, I preselected the fabric and the pattern.  The whole g...
    Jul 17, 2014 2 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #14 – Birch Slice Trivet

    For this Iron Craft Challenge, we were told to make something using a natural material. We bought a beautiful reclaimed wood table for our new house which I want to protect from heat and it has been d...
    Jul 15, 2014 2 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 – Week 4

    (For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament, giving you enough to fill an advent calendar.) It’s been a little crazy around here the last couple of weeks...
    Jul 11, 2014 6 Comments

  • Paper Fox Kits

    I saw these foxes at the Paper Source and I bought them immediately. They are for the teachers as part of our end-of-the-year thank you gifts. Here is how the story goes… On the rainy days at ...
    Jul 09, 2014 2 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 – Week 3

    (For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament, giving you enough to fill an advent calendar.) This week’s ornament is inspired by mid century starburst clo...
    Jul 04, 2014 No Comments

  • The Stitch Lab

    Over the spring, I was asked to work on the costumes for our school’s production of Snow White. I was thrilled to do it. The principal of the school is a fan of Project Runway and saw “My...
    Jun 30, 2014 2 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 – Week 2

    (For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament, giving you enough to fill an advent calendar.) My husband came up with this week’s ornament. He suggested I ...
    Jun 27, 2014 2 Comments

  • Four Projects for the Fourth of July

    If you live in the States, you know it’s time to deck the halls in red, white and blue and stars and stripes for the upcoming Fourth of July Holiday. Here’s a few simple projects from us t...
    Jun 23, 2014 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #12 – Lego Minifig Wall Display

    For this Iron Craft challenge, we were asked to create something for a man or boy in our lives… My husband is an adult fan of Lego. Since Lego started releasing the minifig mystery packs he has ...
    Jun 17, 2014 3 Comments

  • Project: Paper Flower Wreath

    A week or so ago, I was walking by Paper Source and was blown away by this wreath in the window. I kept thinking about it and decided to make my own version in colors to compliment my house in a slig...
    May 14, 2014 7 Comments