Free pattern: Paper pieced pin cushion

Paper Pieced Pincushion free pattern

Nati of Nati’s Little Things shares this paper pieced pincushion pattern as a free download as part of Craftsy’s “Free Pattern Friday”. They come in two sizes, so you can choose, or make both. These would be great for a swap, because … Read More...

Cool Website- Wordmark.it

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I recently found the site Wordmark.it. Have you heard of it? It’s really neat and perfect for indie craft bloggers and businesses (and even scrapbookers and designers!).  You can type any words you want in and it will show you … Read More...

Clay Bead Basics

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A big part of what got me going with polymer clay was the potential for very, very cool beads. At the time, I hadn’t really found clay online and had a book from the library and one from the book … Read More...

The Ultimate Rainbow Party Ideas Guide

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Rainbow parties are colorful and festive, making them the perfect choice for when you’re sick of the cold and ready for Spring! Freebie Finding Mom has put together a great link roundup featuring ideas for party favors, decorations, treats, and … Read More...

Free pattern: Little Girls Little Ruffle Skirt

littleruffleskirtCaroline from Sew Can She shares a free pattern for her little girls’ Little Ruffle Skirt.  With the optional shorts pieces, you can make it into a skort (skirt with shorts underneath) so your little girl can play freely without worrying … Read More...

Knitting as Protest and a Show of Love

fracking protesters stage knit insThis week’s knitting news spotlights how knitting can be so much more than “just” making things.

First there’s a group of knitters in Australia who have been protesting against coal seam gas mining (also known as fracking) in their communities … Read More...

10 ways to make a zippered pouch

10 ways to make a zippered pouch 10 ways to make a zippered pouch

Zippered pouches are fun to make and great to give as gifts.  There are so many uses for them (school supplies, toiletries, small toys, purse essentials, to name a few) and countless ways … Read More...

Felt Carrots for Easter

Felt Carrots for EasterHow about these Felt Carrots for Easter decorations? Joy of “XOXO Grandmas” has a tutorial for making these super easy felt carrots.  Joy has an excellent tutorial with a pattern for us to use.  She made several sizes so you … Read More...