Giveaway: A to Z of Crochet Book

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Whether you’re a new crocheter or just want to try new techniques, this must-have resource offers all the know-how you’ll ever need.

  • Walk step-by-step from basic to advanced methods
  • Learn the easy way with more than 1,000 close-up photographs featuring
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Tutorial: Easy scarf kimono

Tutorial: Easy scarf kimono Tutorial: Easy scarf kimono

Mark Montano shows how you can make a kimono like this one from a couple of pashmina scarves.  It’s a lovely lightweight layer for spring and summer.  It’s an easy project to make.  You can do … Read More...

Tutorial: Clear front zippered travel pouches

Tutorial: Clear front zippered travel pouches Tutorial: Clear front zippered travel pouches

Marni from Haberdashery Fun shows how you can make these clear front zipper pouches to organize your toiletries, charging cords, and other small items when traveling. They’re beautiful made from cotton prints with coordinating decorative ribbon.  … Read More...

Healthy Oreo Blizzard

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With the warm weather, comes the need to cool off and that means ice cream or a popsicle. For me trying to be good, that means frozen yogurt or sherbert, but once in awhile I like to eat ice cream. … Read More...

Have You Been Poo Today?

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You know you’re a parent when your child complains of a tummy ache and the first thing out of your mouth is “Have you been poo today”?

I find myself doing it all the time. I have no shame as … Read More...

10 Reason You Should Sell Your Art

Megan, from The Artcademy sent in a link to this post about 10 reasons why you should sell your art. It’s a fabulous list post perfect for us Indie Artists.

She says: “Are you hesitant to sell your art online? … Read More...

No Bake Pound Cake Bites

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My favorite words are no bake, especially in the summer! These cute little treats will be a hit for any event and the kids can help you make them. There is also directions to make bunny bites! So easy and … Read More...

Technique: Gilded Relief Card

Technique: Gilded Relief Card

This beautiful card looks like raised metal instead of paper! Mama Dini’s Stamperia has directions of using layers of black gesso, paints and metallic medium over intricately cut die cut paper shapes for this lovely gilded relief technique. Click for Read More...

Free pattern: Little girls heart purse

Free pattern: Little girls heart purse Free pattern: Little girls heart purse

Daniela from On The Cutting Floor shares a free pattern for making this heart purse for little girls. It has a zipper sewn into one side to keep her treasures safe and sound.  You could … Read More...

Tutorial: Understanding knit fabric weight

Tutorial: Understanding knit fabric weight Tutorial: Understanding knit fabric weight

When you order knit fabrics online, it can be hard to know if they will be the right thickness for your project.  Most online stores will use descriptions like “lightweight” or “medium weight” but that’s … Read More...

Free Pattern: Starfish pillow

Free Pattern: Starfish pillow Free Pattern: Starfish pillow

Sew4Home shares a free pattern for making this starfish pillow. They made theirs from a fabric with a coral print, in keeping with the nautical theme.  Buttons accent each arm.  There are a lot of curves … Read More...