40 Crafts for Your Diwali Celebration

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In 2014, Diwali,  will be celebrated on October 23. This festival of lights is celebrated by Hindus, Jains, and Sikhs. The word Diwali comes from the Sanskrit word deepavali, which means a row of lights.

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Tutorial: Rocky Mountain Satchel

Tutorial: Rocky Mountain Satchel Tutorial: Rocky Mountain Satchel

Sew4Home shares a tutorial for making their Rocky Mountain Satchel.  It has traditional satchel proportions (short and wide), with two sets of handles so you can carry it over your shoulder or by hand.  The longer … Read More...

Pumpkin Snack Mix

Pumpkin Snack Mix
Snack anyone? This would be great at a party, after school snack, sleep over or family game or movie night. Plus, great fun with the kids in the kitchen. They’ll never know they are learning, while helping you measure out … Read More...

Felted Fingerless Glove Tutorial

Felted Fingerless Glove

Lindsay of the “Cottage Mama” has a tutorial for last minute gift giving “Felted Fingerless Glove”!  How cute are these sweet fingerless gloves for cold days at the keyboard or texting?  Lindsay tells us how to felt your old wool … Read More...

Tips and tools for softie making

Tips and tools for softie making Tips and tools for softie making

Softie making involves sewing lots of small bits and pieces, turning narrow tubes, etc.  And when you’re sewing small bits like that, it’s helpful to have the right tools.  They’ll help make fast work … Read More...

Reindeer Thumb Print Ornament

Reindeer Thumb PrintHere is a darling Christmas gift for the entire family from a child.  Lindsay is the designer of The “Cottage Mama”!  She is a wife, mother of three young children, author and stay-at-home mom turned handmade business owner.  Get all … Read More...

Supernatural Mittens to Knit

Knit mitts inspired by the show Supernatural.I’ve been following Kat from Just Crafty Enough in her mission to knit a pair of mittens each month this year with great interest. It’s even kind of inspired me to think about trying to knit a dozen of something … Read More...

Tutorial: Trick or treat Halloween tote

Tutorial: Trick or treat Halloween tote Tutorial: Trick or treat Halloween tote

Petro from The Seaman Mom shows how you can make a cute Halloween tote bag.  With boxed bottoms and reinforced stitching where the straps attach, it’s big – and sturdy – enough for a … Read More...

7 Spooky DIY Halloween Decorations

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Halloween is quickly approaching and these 7 ideas can add just what you need to have the most spooky décor in the neighborhood.  Each of these projects are DIY, and so easy you will probably be making more than one.  … Read More...

5 Minute Duct Tape Hair Clips

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The kids are going to love making these. All your need is some printed duct tape and hair clip backs. These would make wonderful sleepover party activities or get the kids busy in time for Christmas and show them how … Read More...

Soap Tutorial – Dead Sea Soap

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This dead Sea salt soap tutorial uses a simple Melt and Pour technique.  If you haven’t tried a sea salt soap then beware as they are a little scratchy and not for the weak hearted.  Mmm I can smell the … Read More...

Tutorial: DIY skeleton gloves

Tutorial: DIY skeleton gloves Tutorial: DIY skeleton gloves

Jen from Eat. Sleep. Make. shows how you can create a pair of skeleton gloves using a pair of plain gloves and flocked heat transfer material.  She used her Silhouette to cut the transfer material.  She provides the file … Read More...

Carve Your Pumpkin with Knitting Style

Knitting related pumpkin carving templates!We knitters usually like the world to know our favorite craft, and there’s no reason the people who come to your house on Halloween shouldn’t know that you come armed with needles.

Knitting Daily has a couple of really cute … Read More...