Free Knit and Crochet Patterns for Baby

After taking a small hiatus (to tile my kitchen), I’m back with more fun free patterns for knit and crochet! Since my niece just had her first baby, what better patterns to feature than baby patterns? There are so many super cute (and easy) baby sweaters, headbands, scarves and booties you can knit and crochet. […]

Natural Dyeing with Dandelions

  Welcome to my new Natural Dyeing Series!  I’ve been wanting to delve into the fun world of natural dyes for a long time and I’m super excited. My normal go-to dyes are Jacquard Acid Dyes so this is a whole new adventure for me. Technically, this is Part 2 since I already wrote a post on Dyeing […]

15 Sites for Free Knitting Patterns

Have you noticed? Knitting is all the rage again! No longer seen just as “Grandma’s” hobby, knitting has become a chic craft no matter what your age or walk of life. Not only that but we are now knitting more than just scarves and sweaters. Have you seen some of the extreme knits using giant […]

Pretty DIY Spring Wreaths

Happy Spring Equinox! Finally after a long and gray winter, my crocuses are up, the hyacinths are again blooming and my forsythia bushes are bursting with bright yellow blooms. We actually have to mow the lawn already, too! I think one of my favorite parts of Spring is the urge to freshen up the house […]

How to Make Wet Felted Easter Eggs

Two years ago, when I first started getting serious about this blog, I shared a tutorial on how to make Felted Easter Eggs from wool. Yikes! Did you see it?? The tutorial itself is pretty good and accurate but the photos?? Ick! Anyhoo, I decided to felt up some new Easter Eggs to show you […]

How to Dye Self Striping Yarn (without special tools)

Have you ever tried to dye self striping yarn? Ever notice that you need complicated (and expensive) tools like a warping board used with a loom? Well, I figured out a way to do it very inexpensively and without special tools. All you need is some over the door hangers! So, let me show you […]

13+ Shawl Patterns for Knit & Crochet

13+ (Mostly Free) Shawl Patterns for Knit & Crochet Spring is almost here again (Yay!) and with the warm days and cool nights, it’s the perfect time of year to ditch the heavy coat and grab a knit or crochet shawl. I don’t have the patience for long, drawn out projects so knitting a shawl […]

How to Crochet Denim Trivets – Free Pattern

Ever since I shared how to make Denim Yarn from Old Jeans, I’ve been getting requests for a project made with the denim yarn. Now, a more advanced crocheter than I am would probably come up with a cool denim purse or fabulous crochet vest but I’m just a beginner so you get trivets lol. […]

Pamper YOU with DIY Bath Bombs

Don’t you just love a nice, long soak in a hot bathtub at the end of a stressful day? Boy, I sure do! Give me a good book and a glass of wine and that’s where you’ll find me on any given evening. What’s even better is a hot bath with yummy, scented bath bombs! […]

15 Smart Home Organization & Storage Ideas

And, here we are again …. a whole new year to do the wonderful things you’ve always wanted to do. Why is it so much easier to envision a new life with the turn of the calendar? Why not start something new and exciting in May or September? People make all kinds of resolutions for […]

Top 10 Craft and DIY Posts of 2015

Another year gone by … Can you believe it?? I was curious about which of my projects you guys liked the best so I did some research. After looking at the stats on Google Analytics and Pinterest, I came up with FiberArtsy’s Top 10 Craft and DIY Posts of 2015. (This page contains affiliate links […]