• Make it a Handmade Holiday

  • 24 weeks 24 Christmas Ornaments to Make

  • Make your own Frozen Princess Dress

  • Project: Zipped Gift Card Pouch

    Here is a super quick pouch that is for a gift card. I made this for a friend that I wanted to sit and have coffee with, but she lives halfway across the country. So, I sent the coffee card in a littl...
    Dec 09, 2014 3 Comments

  • A Cooking Challenge

    I married a British man. One of his most endearing qualities is that he is a most grateful recipient of my cooking. He likes almost everything that I cook, and when we have a misfire, he is forgiving ...
    Dec 08, 2014 6 Comments

  • Orla Mittens Kit Giveaway

    **This contest is now closed*** Last week, I mentioned the Etsy store Sophie’s Toes was selling kits with all the yarn needed to make a pair of my Orla Mittens. Now is your chance to win one of...
    Dec 04, 2014 45 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #24 Round Up

    We are getting into the spirit over at Iron Craft, so for this challenge the crafters made projects with the holidays in mind. Click on the name above any picture to read more. NY Star Cards Kathee ...
    Dec 03, 2014 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #24 – Knit Cone Tree

    Our IC Challenge was to make something as a holiday decoration. I have this hand dyed yarn in my stash, and I thought it would make the perfect tree. I knit a cover for the cone. It was fast and easy ...
    Dec 03, 2014 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #25 – Under the Gun

    It’s that time of year when we are all rushing to get things done and still enjoy the holidays. We want to make sure you still find time to craft, so this challenge is all about time. Make some...
    Dec 03, 2014 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #24 – Felt Leaf Wreath

    For this Iron Craft challenge we are embracing the holidays. I chose to do a Christmas wreath made of white felt leaves inspired by one I saw at West Elm. The West Elm version is beautiful and $59. Th...
    Dec 02, 2014 4 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 Wrap Up

    Well, this year’s Advent Calendar Projects is all done! And here they are, all of this year’s twenty-four DIY ornaments. 1. Tiny Knit Bear Ornament 2. Felt Gingerbread House 3.  Mi...
    Dec 01, 2014 2 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 – Week 24

    (For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament, giving you enough to fill an advent calendar.) Here we are at the last of the ornaments for 2014. (Well, for this ...
    Nov 28, 2014 2 Comments

  • Happy Thanksgiving

    Susi and I would like to wish all our readers in the States a very Happy Thanksgiving! We hope you have a safe and relaxing day with your family and friends. If you are not reading this post in a fee...
    Nov 27, 2014 No Comments