Projects category

  • Fish Pie

    We are lucky and can buy salmon at our local farmers market from a local family that fishes in Alaska. We buy a large amount once a year. Then smoke some of it and freeze it all, so we always have fis...
    Mar 07, 2014 No Comments

  • Project: March Newgrange Mittens

    I’m feeling pretty proud that I am on track to meet my goal of designing and knitting a pair of mittens every month this year. Today, I present to you the March Newgrange Mittens. I wanted to d...
    Mar 04, 2014 10 Comments

  • Projects for National Pig Day

    I have a soft spot for pigs. (And quite a collection of them around my house.) This Saturday, Match 1st, is National Pig Day, so why not craft up a pig or two… Stitch up a pig apron with this pi...
    Feb 28, 2014 1 Comment

  • Sewing Lessons: Duvet Cover

    Someone got a “big girl bed” (= twin bed) and I made the twin duvet cover! The actual process is super easy: sew three sides of two sheets together, then stuff the actual duvet up into th...
    Feb 27, 2014 3 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge 4 – Minnesota Love String Art

    The latest Iron Craft challenge required us to use either flowers and/or hearts in a project. I showed my love for my home of Minneapolis and Minnesota with some string art. I know this isn’t t...
    Feb 25, 2014 5 Comments

  • St. Patrick’s Day Projects

    Make sure not to get pinched this St. Patrick’s Day and make yourself a little something green! The Little Luck Charm Bracelet is super easy and is a subtle way to wear your green. A Shamrock ...
    Feb 24, 2014 No Comments

  • Project: Antiqued Silver Eggs

    I was playing around in my craft room the other day trying to think of a way to make gilded eggs with what I had on hand. Then I realized I didn’t want golden gilt, I wanted silver eggs. A coupl...
    Feb 18, 2014 20 Comments

  • Cheesy Risotto with Roasted Broccoli

    Some dinners the main dish is the one you spend the time on and others, it’s the side dish. Last night we were having some polish sausages for dinner which only required a quick heat on the stov...
    Feb 14, 2014 4 Comments

  • Project: Olympic Torch Two Ways

    We had a parade to go to for the opening ceremony of the Olympics. It was a great event that was hosted by our local ice rink. They said they would have supplies available, but we made our own at home...
    Feb 12, 2014 2 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #3 – Knit Matryoshka Doll

    For the current Iron Craft challenge, we were directed to create something inspired by the Olympics, but not necessarily Olympic themed. I took my inspiration from the host country Russia and knit up ...
    Feb 11, 2014 5 Comments