Great Life Lessons from Knitting

Lessons learned from knitters at the Knitter's Review retreat.Because it’s Thanksgiving in America, it makes sense to take a moment to reflect on why knitting is so important in our lives. For me, knitting is part of my career, of course, but I would still love to knit … Read More...

Turkey Cobbler Casserole

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Happy Thanksgiving to those in the US. Here are some additional leftover ideas for your Thanksgiving meal. Safe travels to all and for everyone else, hope you have a great day!

This recipe was originally made with leftover chicken, but … Read More...

Peppermint Candy Christmas Ornaments

Peppermint Candy Christmas Ornaments
I am not a huge fan of hard peppermint candy (or any hard candies) but I am a fan of these adorable Christmas tree ornaments made using hard peppermint candies.

Shae, from Hello Homebody, made these amazing ornaments by arranging … Read More...

The NO FAIL Marketing Formula

Martiel Beatty is sharing her best tips and ideas for marketing your handmade business in a free class on The Artcademy. This is a free marketing class for handmade businesses, and artisans to find out how to market their creations. … Read More...

10 Signs You Are a Craft Hoarder

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As the biggest shopping day in the US approaches, you might want to consider whether you’re a craft hoarder or not. Should you really go out and buy even more craft supplies, just because they are on sale? Hmm, well … Read More...

Create Your Own Winter Wonderland

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It snowed in Iowa for the the first time last week, so it’s definitely starting to feel like winter in my neck of the woods! I love this “Winter Wonderland” party idea from Sweet Designs. Amy Atlas has created a … Read More...

Free Christmas Pattern: Pickle Ornament

Pickle Christmas Ornament

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Abby of While She Naps hosts a blog about designing and sewing stuffed animals and running a creative business. Today I am presenting Abby’s “Christmas Pickle Ornament” tutorial so you can create one for your tree. Why a Christmas pickle? … Read More...

Felt Gingerbread House Ornament

ginger bread houseJessica of “cutesy crafts” is the mom to three kiddos and I am sure they love all the fun things she makes. Jessica created this darling “Gingerbread House Ornament” with two sweet Gingerbread home owners.  She shows you just how … Read More...

Gluten Free Dishes

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Shame on me for not doing the gluten free dishes! Hopefully, it’s not to late for you! I have some friends on the West coast that has a gluten allergy and a peanut allergy. I try to make sure to … Read More...

QAL Christmas Sampler

Christmas Sampler blocks on string of lights

‘Last minute’ is not usually seen in the same sentence as quilt making. But Julianna of Sewing under Rainbow is showing us otherwise by hosting a Last Minute Christmas Sampler QAL (Quilt Along). The first downloadable pattern is already published, go to Christmas Read More...

Tutorial: Woven ribbon Christmas stocking

Tutorial: Woven ribbon Christmas stocking Tutorial: Woven ribbon Christmas stocking

Michelle from The Ribbon Retreat shows how you can make this gorgeous woven ribbon Christmas stocking.  The front is made from several different ribbons woven together.  Choose traditional colors, or funky brights, or any color/style … Read More...