This simple tote bag pattern is perfect for mass production or beginners. We made one for each our Girl Scouts bridging up to Brownies. This would be a great project for any beginning sewer and even a wonderful troop activity, there are many places that will rent out their sewing rooms for an hour or… Continue reading Simple Tote Bag Pattern
For this weeks stash bash I am sharing some Valentine’s pencils. Not only are these a different kind of stash bash, they are a perfect class gift! (Visit the Crunchy Catholic Momma to see other awesome stash bash ideas!) Who has about 1 million office supplies floating around their house? Everyone? Just me?? While the… Continue reading Recycled and DIY Valentine’s Pencils.
I am finally done with my holiday mitten making. After a pair for an uncle, my mom, myself, my daughter and my brother, I am spent. No more mittens for me for months to come. Whoever didn’t get mittens this year, can definitely expect them next year. Well, they can definitely maybe expect them. No… Continue reading I am mittened out!
I wrote two paragraphs to introduce this craft. That is too many. Here is a quick summary and we will get on to the directions. It is already 9pm and I have yet to finish a pair of mittens before bed. That and sweet, sweet Harry Potter is calling my name, along with Hermione, we… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Glasses!
I love tea towels. I adore tea towels, I vow never to buy another dish towel and to only use tea towels for the rest of my life. I will still make some dish towels, occasionally, when the fabric presents itself. Beyond that though, all tea towels, all the time. I have yet to make… Continue reading Tea Towels…part one: Homemade applique decoration.
So the holidays were crazy, right? Right. They always are. I had just forgotten how much crazier they are when you are actually around family. I had also forgotten how long it takes me to make presents, I was running short on time and patience and needed something simple and new to make. I have… Continue reading Knitted Dishcloths!
Earlier this year, in August, Snug, my mom and I ventured to Iowa, for the first time in years, to see my moms family. We had a blast and Snug has not stopped talking about it! She wants to move to Iowa. She keeps telling Bug there are jobs in Iowa he can do, there… Continue reading Homemade Bug Kit!
For Halloween the snug and I made some fun lantern decorations. Now even though we did ours for Halloween, this craft can transfer over to any other holiday. You can do snowflakes or hearts, Menorahs or trees, anything really. They would be great for picnics in the summer, or in our case, great to light… Continue reading Homemade Decorations: Painted Lanterns
SO many people are having babies right now. Well that isn’t necessairily true… let me say so many people I know are having babies! It is very exciting, for most it is their first. So my mom and I have been very very busy making homemade baby gifts. They are so so easy to make… Continue reading Busy babies part 1; Blankets!
I love knitting, it is a challenge and a stress reliever. Every year I make everyone practically the same thing for the holidays. The first year it was a bunch of terribly made scarfs. The second year it was more scarfs (better made) with a couple of different things for different people. The third year… Continue reading My first knitted mittens!