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...

Tutorial: Braided t-shirt rug

Tutorial: Braided t-shirt rug Tutorial: Braided t-shirt rug

Ronja Lotte from Nur Noch shows how you can braid and sew your old t-shirts into a new rug.  You’ll cut the t-shirts into thin strips so slight staining would not be noticeable.  The braided strips … 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...

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...

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...

Tutorial: Hook and ring curtain panels

1757-Hook-Ring-Panel-1aSew4Home shows how to make hook and ring curtain panels.  The construction is made simple with the curtain hooks – no casings, no grommets, no ring tape required.  The metal hooks slide into your fabric panel to hang it from … Read More...

Tutorial: FrankenZombie trick or treat bag

Tutorial: FrankenZombie trick or treat bag Tutorial: FrankenZombie trick or treat bag

Louise from I’m Feelin’ Crafty shows how you can make a FrankenZombie trick or treat bag.  I’m loving his crooked teeth and crazy zombie eyes!!  The outside of the bag with the creepy FrankenZombie … Read More...

Inspiration: Fall Leaves Embroidery

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I grew up in an area where the trees put on a spectacular display of color. Leaves of red, yellow and orange scattered the walkway of my favorite path. I have such fond memories of fall in my small southern … Read More...