Projects category

  • Advent Calendar Project ’15 – Week 21

    Every Friday for the twenty-four weeks leading up to December 1st, we will be making a handmade Christmas ornament. Follow along and make them all or pick and chose your favorites. Have you noticed ho...
    Nov 06, 2015 4 Comments

  • Project: Little Needle Book

    Long (long long) ago I was given a Christmas gift by a child. This family always gave homemade gifts and they were personal and sweet. It was a little needle book. I have had it all this time, and it...
    Nov 04, 2015 No Comments

  • Project: Fall Leaf Votive Mason Jar

    This post is part of a series of six “Crafty Kids” classes that I am teaching after school at the elementary school. I have projects that can be done in one hour by 1st-4th graders (5 R...
    Nov 03, 2015 No Comments

  • Mitten Garland Advent Calendar – Mitten 21

    Happy Monday! Who’s ready for a new mitten chart?! Here is your Advent Calendar Mitten 21 Chart I was afraid this one was a little dull when I was designing it, but I actually really like it kn...
    Nov 02, 2015 2 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’15 – Week 20

    Every Friday for the twenty-four weeks leading up to December 1st, we will be making a handmade Christmas ornament. Follow along and make them all or pick and chose your favorites. This week’s o...
    Oct 30, 2015 3 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’15 Challenge #21 – Beaded Eyeglass Chain

    For this challenge we were to make something using the color black. Black is easy for me since I tend to use it a lot in my projects, but what to make? Stumbling on $1 skull bead bracelets in the chec...
    Oct 27, 2015 No Comments

  • Mitten Garland Advent Calendar – Mitten 20

    Happy Monday! Here is your Advent Calendar Mitten 20 Chart. (This chart was updated at 5pm CST on 10/26/15 to fix a mistake in the stripes on the thumb.) For this mitten, I designed an eight-pointed ...
    Oct 26, 2015 2 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’15 – Week 19

    Every Friday for the twenty-four weeks leading up to December 1st, we will be making a handmade Christmas ornament. Follow along and make them all or pick and chose your favorites. This week’s o...
    Oct 23, 2015 2 Comments

  • 13 Halloween Costume Tutorials and Ideas

    Kristoff Frozen Princess Dress Bacon and Eggs Evil Queen in three parts, dress, cape, headpiece and crown Princess Towel Dress II DJ Lance Hat Little Bird Dorothy Word Girl Godzilla Mini Top Hat Prin...
    Oct 21, 2015 No Comments

  • Project: Tricked-Out Tote Bag

    This summer I was invited on a trip to Chicago with all of the women in my family. It was a wonderful way to reconnect with my cousins from around the country. Part of our invitation for this trip was...
    Oct 20, 2015 1 Comment