Projects category

  • Project: Falling Leaves Mittens

    Our mittens for September are inspired by the colors of the fall leaves,  greens, golds, reds, and even purples. I used self-striping yarn in fall colors to make the colors of the leaves blend from ...
    Sep 17, 2014 5 Comments

  • 18 Decorating and Party Ideas for Halloween

    Based on what everyone is pinning these days, it seems like September has put people in a Halloween state of mind. Well, it does pay to start those crafting project early, so here are eighteen project...
    Sep 16, 2014 2 Comments

  • Knit Scalloped Tree – A Bigger Version

    A couple Fridays ago I shared with you my pattern to make a knit scalloped tree ornament. I mentioned that it could also be done on a bigger scale as a tabletop ornament. Since then, I have knit up a ...
    Sep 15, 2014 3 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 – Week 13

    (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 was inspired by a drive in the country w...
    Sep 12, 2014 1 Comment

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #18 – Stuffed Cat Christmas Ornament

    For this challenge we had to do something that started with the letter “c”. I decided I wanted to make Christmas ornaments of my friend’s cat, Jarvis P Weasley. My original thought w...
    Sep 09, 2014 3 Comments

  • Tinkerbell on the Runway

    I have never forced my daughter to do crafts. I offer supplies that are age appropriate and just let her do what she wants. So imagine my surprise and delight when she marched directly up to me and sa...
    Sep 08, 2014 4 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 – Week 12

    (For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament, giving you enough to fill an advent calendar.) I often see patterns out there to make crocheted scalloped Christma...
    Sep 05, 2014 4 Comments

  • Project: Sewing Pattern Cork Board

    In preparing my new room at school, they hung some great cork boards on the walls, and I asked if I could go ahead and apply a treatment to one of them. I was given the green light. My goal was to do ...
    Sep 03, 2014 2 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 – Week 11

    (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 for the crocheters. There are lots of...
    Aug 29, 2014 4 Comments

  • National Dog Day

    It’s National Dog Day. What a good day to start a pair of dog themed mittens! Elle’s Corgi Mittens spotlight your favorite breed, plus we have charts for Dachshund, Beagle, Yorkie, Lab an...
    Aug 26, 2014 No Comments