Needlecraft category

  • Three Seam Pillowcase

    Pillowcases are easy, festive, cheerful, and great for all ages to sew (and give.) There are 101 tutorials out there, but I found this one that is super FUN and produces amazing results. I did a road ...
    Nov 25, 2014 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #23 – Knit Basket Weave Pillow

    For this Iron Craft challenge, we were to make something for the theme of cozy. In my mind, nothing is cozier than a big bulky knit. I’ve been seeing all these lovely, textural knit throw pillow...
    Nov 19, 2014 4 Comments

  • 13 DIY Throw Pillows

    Do you change up the look of your rooms for the different seasons? I don’t do anything drastic, but I do like to switch things up on the mantle and change out the throw pillows. I really like to...
    Nov 17, 2014 No Comments

  • 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

  • Project: Orla Mittens

    This month’s mittens are inspired by one of my favorite designers, Orla Kiely. I have items with her designs all over my house from my computer bag to the guest room towels. I wanted to make a p...
    Nov 11, 2014 17 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 – Week 21

    (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 another one that was inspired by some...
    Nov 07, 2014 7 Comments

  • Project: Wool Felt Ball Necklace

    I fell madly in love with this package of wool balls. Who wouldn’t? Aren’t they delicious? I started sorting them into color families and thinking about stuff to do with them. First up, ...
    Nov 06, 2014 3 Comments

  • Hungry Hungry Caterpillar Knit Graffiti

    I spotted this yarn bombed bicycle rack in South Minneapolis this weekend. I have no idea who made it, but bravo! It’s perfect for our wavy bike racks. If you are not reading this post in a fee...
    Nov 03, 2014 1 Comment

  • Project: Halloween Boots

    In the Halloween mix, my brother learned that they dress up at his new company. In fact, they dress up in by department, and have a contest! His department had narrowed it down to a Pirate Theme and h...
    Oct 30, 2014 No Comments

  • Butterfly Dress Complete

    A little way back I started a dress for my daughter, and now that I have finished it, I wanted to share it with you. The dress began when we were following Project Runway and they did looks for girls ...
    Oct 28, 2014 1 Comment