Beginner’s Guide to Hand Dyeing Yarn

Beginner's Guide to Hand Dyeing Yarn, Fiberartsy.com

Have you ever noticed that even with 1000′s of yarn colorways and combinations, you somehow can’t find just the color you want for that certain knitting or crochet project? That’s always been my dilemma. So, I decided to start dyeing my own yarn. Wow! That opened up a whole new world of color for me!! […]

“I am always doing that which I cannot do …

Motivation Inspiration, FiberArtsy.com

“I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it” ~Pablo Picasso Great plan, Mr. Picasso! Do you know people that never try anything new? Never do anything different? Probably because they are afraid of failure. How will it make me look if I screw this […]

How to Start Your Own Craft or DIY Blog

How to Start Your Own Craft or DIY Blog, FiberArtsy.com

People ask me all the time ‘What do you do?’. Well, I do still work at an office day job, but my main job is this blog! Fiberartsy is where I get to share my love of felting, fibers, yarn and crafting. It’s the perfect creative outlet and so much fun! If you enjoy creating […]

Breathe. Let Go. And remind yourself ….

Motivation Inspiration, FiberArtsy.com

“Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure. ” ~ Oprah Winfrey Simple to say, but so hard to do! Life always seems to boil down to staying in the moment, right? Pushing away all of the daily stresses and mindless crap we […]

Tricked out Crochet Hooks & Knitting Needles

Decorated Knitting Needles and Crochet Hooks, Fiberartsy.com

Life’s too short to knit with ugly needles! Okay, maybe they’re not ugly, but nothing is safe around here from dyeing, coloring or decorating! I would not recommend doing this with expensive tools, but hey, why not pretty up those cheapy hooks and needles? I used plain, plastic crochet hooks and super cheap bamboo knitting […]

Negativity can’t thrive ….

Motivation Inspiration, FiberArtsy.com

Negativity can’t thrive, if you don’t feed it! Is it just me or does it seem like negativity is everywhere these days?? Even some seemingly positive messages are really just passive-aggressive negativity posing as empowerment. What’s up with that?? (This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product […]

DIY: Eco Soap Basic Recipe

DYI Eco Soap Recipe, FiberArtsy.com

Special Guest Post by: Anna Aamone The art of making soap is a little bit difficult for novices. But once you understand well the process and the safety techniques, you can master the skill. Here I’m going to show you a basic soap recipe, which contains natural ingredients and is safe for your family. (This […]

14 Free Crochet Patterns – Baby Booties

Free Crochet Patterns, Baby Booties & Sandals, Fiberartsy.com

My babies are all grown and almost out of the house – no grandbabies yet – but I’m collecting patterns for when that happens! Take a look at these super cute free crochet patterns for baby booties, slippers and sandals! A big Thank You to the talented ladies who came up with these fun patterns […]

15 DIY Summer Wreath Ideas

15 DIY Summer Wreath Ideas, Fiberartsy.com

Summer’s Here! Well, it feels like it, anyway. It’s the perfect time to spruce up the ole homestead. Why not make a great first impression with a beautiful front door? These clever ladies have come up with some nifty ideas for making your own, unique summer wreath! Basic Supplies you may need: Wreath Form Burlap […]

Bleach Pen Fun! Decorating Fabric with Bleach

Decorate with Bleach Pen, Fiberartsy.com

Do you have an old shirt or pair of jeans that need a little help? Pretty them up the easy way with a good old bleach pen! No need to mix dye powder or make a big mess in your kitchen. All you need is a Bleach Pen. Works great for getting stains out of […]