Projects category

  • Project: More Tin Foil Antiquing

    This is a follow-up to the post a did a couple weeks ago on how to make antiqued silver eggs using tin foil and black paint. A lot of people were very excited with the technique and talked about using...
    Mar 20, 2014 6 Comments

  • Project: Add a Floral Peter Pan Collar to a T-Shirt

    March is National Craft Month and to celebrate Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores asked me to create a project based on some of this spring’s big trends in crafting*. You’ve seen these trends ...
    Mar 18, 2014 3 Comments

  • Iron Craft Challenge #5 – Appliquéd Houses Pillow

    For this Iron Craft challenge we had to do something beginning with the letter “A”. Since I still hadn’t gotten around to recovering our throw pillows to match our new loft, (Six mon...
    Mar 11, 2014 3 Comments

  • 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