I was commissioned to help make a pillow for a window bench. The trick was, this is the second try. Someone else did it first, but it wasn’t quite right. There is an angle at one side of the ben... May 17, 2013 1 Comment
I am brewing ideas for a puppet theater for in the house.
This one comes from Land Of Nod
And this one, which has two levels, is on Etsy
This fun polka dot number is by Melanie, at the Crafty Cupbo... May 13, 2013 1 Comment
This Iron Craft challenge was to use sewing notions in a project. I found these cute polka dot buttons for something like $1 a package and knew I had to do something with them.
I’m one of those... May 07, 2013 3 Comments
One of our most popular presents with the little people has been the mini pillow.
It has been a real hit. Its popularity continues to surprise me. So, when we were invited to the birthday of one of... Apr 30, 2013 2 Comments
On Tuesday, I showed you how to make a quilted laptop sleeve using the lovely HGTV Home fabrics from Jo-Ann. Today, we’ll make the matching tote bag that holds it.
This tote bag is lined with t... Apr 18, 2013 8 Comments
Recently, I was contacted by Jo-Ann about whether I wanted to check out their new exclusive line of HGTV upholstery fabric. (If you watched any HGTV lately, you may have noticed they have started prod... Apr 16, 2013 6 Comments
This pillow from Crate and Barrel is a great way to show off some pretty ribbons.
It appears to just be different colors of ribbon woven together. I’m not sure I would have chosen these colors,... Apr 15, 2013 5 Comments
I know April showers bring May flowers, but maybe we can help move things along a little bit, at least in our craft rooms! Here are some of our favorite floral and spring projects.
Crocheted Flower P... Apr 02, 2013 No Comments
It’s that time of year when the Iron Crafters do a Peep project. I was torn whether to do a diorama or something inspired by Peeps. I happened across some leftover yellow washcloths in my craft ... Mar 26, 2013 2 Comments
This time of year in Minnesota we can all use a little hint of spring even if we have to make it ourselves.
A couple week’s ago I saw I sewn felt bird garland at a local gift shop. I loved the ... Feb 20, 2013 4 Comments