I remember making pom-poms as a kid on a homemade cardboard ring. Seems like they are everywhere in the crafting world these days.
Pom-pom flowers from Country Living. I think the whole staging here ... Apr 21, 2012 No Comments
Let’s have a discussion about blocking your knitting.
Blocking is the process of manipulating the shape of your knit pieces after you are finished knitting, but before you seam or wear them.
The... Apr 19, 2012 No Comments
Everything about this scarf is special to me. The yarn was purchased on my trip to NY last Sept. It is made for a favorite person of mine, who was admiring the yarn when we were there. Every stitch wa... Apr 18, 2012 12 Comments
Looking through quilts on Flickr today this one by Geta’s Quilting Studio really caught my eye.
I love the way the colors move and how well she chose the palette. The outer circle mimicking the... Apr 17, 2012 1 Comment
One day not too long ago, I was over at Jenny‘s sewing up some Project Project Runway designs when I noticed her ad hoc ironing board. She would set up a wooden tv table next to her chair, cover... Apr 16, 2012 25 Comments
Really, black will always be the new black…
Turn those wooden blocks your kids no longer play with into a clever key holder like this one from Etsy shop Blue Bird Heaven.
This felt flower by H... Apr 14, 2012 No Comments
I put together a package of goodies to bolster a friend up.
The basket is cheerful and bright. Mine is specifically because my friend lost her job (grrr). But it could easily translate to be used f... Apr 13, 2012 3 Comments
I’ve been very attracted to all the mixed media bracelets I’ve been seeing lately. There is something I like about the hard metal mixed with soft yarns, threads and strings. It feels like ... Apr 12, 2012 1 Comment
Spring is in the air making everything feel fresh and new, in honor of that the Iron Crafters were asked to freshen up their spaces this week.
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Since Earth Day is on April 22nd and hits in the middle of this challenge cycle we thought is was a good time for Iron Craft to go a little green. For this challenge we would like you to turn somethin... Apr 11, 2012 2 Comments