Archives for July 2014

How to Dye Ugly Yarn

Ever have one of those Grand Ideas where you just know it’s going to turn out super cool?? Yeah, well I had one of those this week. I know how to dye yarn well and how to mix and match dye colors but then again, you never know how something will turn out til you […]

Merry Monday Linky Party

Welcome to Merry Monday Linky Party #13! Whoo hoo! We’re so excited and honored to have all of you link-up with us each week. This past week, you all helped us reach our goal of 200 link-ups! As a special thank you, we’re giving away one $50 Visa gift card! a Rafflecopter giveaway Happy Monday! […]

Up to 75% Off at Craftsy’s Summer Supplies Clearance!

Craftsy’s Summer Supplies Clearance! Did you know the Craftsy’s Summer Supplies Clearance is happening NOW? Shop and enjoy up to 75% off yarn, fabric and project kits before they sell out. Take advantage of some of the biggest savings of the year! Hurry, offer expires Monday, July 28 at Midnight (Mountain Time). Shop the Craftsy’s […]

Tie Dyeing Shirts with Bleach

Tie Dyeing has always been a lot of fun for me… it’s the old hippie in me, I guess! My girls and I get together sometimes for a tie-dye party. This time I wanted to try a sort of Reverse Tie Dye technique with bleach. Download this Free Tutorial Technically, it’s not “Dyeing” since you’re […]

Merry Monday Linky Party!

Welcome to Merry Monday Linky Party #12! Happy Monday and Welcome to the Merry Monday Linky Party! I’m so excited to be co-hosting this fun, weekly Blog Hop where super talented bloggers share their favorite crafts and recipes. Feel free to share yours below! As you know, Treana from House of Bennetts is getting married […]

Paint those Ugly Shorts! Fabric Painting 101

Last month in my Denim Crafts Roundup I shared the Mom Jean Make-over created by Niki of 365 Days Of Crafts. Well, I had to try it. My shorts are not denim so I didn’t have to bleach them first, but they needed help! Download this Free Tutorial Supplies Needed: Jacquard MX Dye in the […]

Resist Felting – Part 5 Felting Techniques

FINALLY!! Sorry it took so long but here, at last, is Part 5 of my Felting Techniques Series … Resist Felting! How to Wet Felt a Vessel or Bowl Did you see the other Felting Techniques in the Series? Part 1 – Basic Felting Part 2 – Cobweb Felting Part 3 – Nuno Felting Part […]

Over-Dyeing Yarn with Kool-Aid – Experiment

Summer’s here in full force. Time to Solar Dye! Download this Free Tutorial here Did you see my Kool-Aid Dyeing Tutorial where I created a multi colored yarn with various shades of Kool-Aid? Well, I’ve been playing around with over-dyeing different colors to see what comes out. And, since it’s nice and hot outside, why […]