How to Make Your Own Blocking Board

How to make your own blocking board.Blocking knitting projects when they’re finished isn’t always essential, but sometimes it is (lace) and sometimes it just helps to make things look a little nicer or to get two pieces of knitting that ought to be the same size … Read More...

7 Shrinky Dink Tutorials

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Shrinky dinks are by far a new addition to the crafting world, but they have been making a comeback lately.  They are a great option because they are not only fun and cute, but with some adult supervision, they can … Read More...

Needle Felted Spiders for Halloween

needle felted spidersShannon of “eat.sleep.make.” is a guest poster on WhipperBerry hosted by Heather.  Shannon is showing us how to make Needle Felted Spiders and you can have fun with these.  This is a good project to start with if you have … Read More...

DIY Wacky Hairbands

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The decorated headbands at maker*land would make excellent last minute Halloween costumes or fun party favors for a child’s birthday celebration. I’m partial to the star band featured in this post, but there is also a cute alien antenna band … Read More...

Free pattern: Kids slouchy beanie hat

Free pattern: Kids slouchy beanie hat Free pattern: Kids slouchy beanie hat

Heidi & Finn shares a free pattern for making this slouchy beanie hat in little kid sizes.  They’re so cute all slouchy on the back of a head!  They’re quick to sew up from stretch … Read More...

Tutorial: DIY mermaid costume skirt

Tutorial: DIY mermaid costume skirt Tutorial: DIY mermaid costume skirt

Steph from The Silly Pearl shows how you can make a girls mermaid costume skirt.  The extreme high-low hem (above the knee in the front, dragging the ground in the back) makes a mermaid’s tail shape.  … Read More...

Book Review- CraftFail

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I received a copy of the book Craft Fail by Heather Mann from Workman publishing and so today I’m sharing review + a fun little interview with the Author!

First, here’s a little bit about CraftFail from the publisher’s website: “… Read More...

Tutorial: Scary Clay Tree

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While I work primarily with polymer clay – oven bake or low firing plastic clays – I do also play with air dry clays, both earth and paper based, as well as high fire stoneware clay. And occasionally with fondant. … Read More...