Tutorial: Machine sewn rolled hem

Tutorial: Machine sewn rolled hem

Tutorial: Machine sewn rolled hem

When you’re putting a hem on a lightweight or sheer fabric, especially a hem that is curved, a rolled hem might be what you need to do.  You can make a rolled hem by hand, … Read More...

Tip: Storing Unmounted Rubber Stamps

Tip: Storing Unmounted Rubber Stamps

Un-mounted and cling mounted stamps can help save you not only money (because they are less expensive) but they can also save you lots of space in your craft room since they don’t have those big bulky wood blocks but … Read More...

Tutorial: Frayed fabric flower

Tutorial: Frayed fabric flower

Tutorial: Frayed fabric flower

Emma from Emuse shows how to make a frayed fabric flower you can use to make pretty hair accessories or brooches.  They’re made with two layers of gathered fabric, with edges left beautifully raw and  frayed.  … Read More...

How to transfer images onto candles

diy-candle-printing Candles can be part of just about any holiday decor but for Halloween they are extra spooky. Candles can also make a great surface to decorate for each holiday and this technique for transferring images onto them is  just the … Read More...

Hot Iron Transfer

ppc_hotIronTransfer_1920x1080_001-500x281Working with iron on transfers requires a bit of skill. You don’t want your iron too hot or you will burn the fabric, too cold and your pattern won’t transfer. Thank goodness for Professor Pincushion and their easy to follow video … Read More...

Decorating Your Mantle For Fall

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If you have a mantle in your home, consider yourself lucky.  It can be one of the most beneficial places to add to your home, yet at the same time be a difficult one as well.  If you have ever … Read More...

DIY – Confetti Earrings

Hoop Earring Tutorial (2)

It’s nearly the silly party season and these earrings are full of color and life. The simple confetti color design really makes them pop. The instructions are easy to follow and a perfect introduction into wire wrapping. Check out the … Read More...

Tutorial: DIY patched skirt

Tutorial: DIY patched skirt

Tutorial: DIY patched skirt

Cathy from Trinkets in Bloom shares a tutorial showing how you can DIY a patched skirt like this one.  I’m loving the funky mix of patterns and the asymmetrical patching.  You’ll need a heavy fabric like … Read More...

Crochet Club Fun

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We had our usual good time at the monthly meeting of the St. Louis Crochet Club last night.  There was a lot of show n’ tell, but some of it was just outstanding and I wanted to be sure … Read More...

Worms in My Apples File Folder Game

Worms in My Apples File Folder Game
This is the perfect time of year to teach about apples and also use an apple theme in other lesson plans!

Jennifer, from Mama Jenn, use apple clip art to make this fun folder game. She printed out 10 apples … Read More...