More Fun Washcloth Patterns to Try

legato washcloth knitpicksKnit Picks has been releasing a new washcloth knitting (or crochet) pattern every week this year, and it’s been a while since we checked in, so I thought I would highlight a couple of recent ones that caught my eye.… Read More...

15 Minute Tortilla Pizza

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We are days away from going back to school. Right now my biggest struggle is trying to get my teenager going to bed at a decent time. My other struggle is trying to figure out healthy after school snacks that … Read More...

Tutorial: sewVery Simple Envelope Pillowcases

Tutorial: sewVery Simple Envelope Pillowcases

Tutorial: sewVery Simple Envelope Pillowcases

Veronica from SewVery shows how you can make a pillowcase with an envelope end to keep your pillow tucked inside.  The piecing is a fun way to incorporate several prints, and it also allows her … Read More...

DIY Wrapping Paper from Food

Have you ever tried to create wrapping paper out of food? I haven’t but I love this idea.

ere’s what the folks at Oubly have to say- “If you’re sick of showing up to a party with another drab present … Read More...

Tutorial: Kimonos for the whole family

Tutorial: Kimonos for the whole family

Tutorial: Kimonos for the whole family

Mary from Zips & Darts shares a reproduced vintage magazine article showing how to make kimonos for the whole family.  Mom, dad, brother, sister – all can have a hand made kimono!  Kimonos are easy to make, … Read More...

Monster Bookmark Craft

Monster Bookmark Craft
If you ask me, making a bookmark is a brilliant way to use a metal hair clip. Even if you don’t already have some lying around, they are inexpensive and easy to find. Amanda, from Crafts by Amanda, designed these … Read More...

Freebie: Mermaid Image

Freebie: Mermaid Image

I LOVE mermaids, I think I own more mermaid stamps then any other theme and of course when I can get a free digital mermaid image then I’m a happy camper! Dover publications is sharing a bunch of  large mermaid images to … Read More...

Peripheral art in a feather

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I believe some of our best work comes when we are not focused on the big things. Take Maureen Cracknell for instance. After releasing a new fabric collection for Art Gallery Fabrics called Wild & Free – yes, this is huge – she’s returned … Read More...

Tutorial: Jessica sleeveless V-neck dress

Tutorial: Jessica sleeveless V-neck dress

Tutorial: Jessica sleeveless V-neck dress

Daniela from On The Cutting Floor is killin’ it with free dress patterns!  Her latest pattern is the Jessica dress, which I think I may be in love with.  It’s a loose fitting V-neck sleeveless … Read More...