Eco Printing on Fabric … Take 1

I know, I’m late to the party but I just had to try this Eco Printing on Fabric stuff. It looks like such fun! And it is! Now, I’m kinda eaten up with it. There are printed fabrics in various stages of development all over this house. What is Eco Printing? The way I understand […]

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 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! […]

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 […]

18 DIY Gifts of Beauty

Give the Gift of Beauty! The Gift Giving season is upon us again. Christmas seems to roll around faster and faster every year, doesn’t it? Crazy how the time flies …. While I love Christmas shopping (sort of), I much prefer making gifts for my loved ones by hand. And I prefer receiving a present […]

Easier DIY Felted Dryer Balls

How to Make Easier Felted Dryer Balls! Last year, I showed you how to make felted dryer balls using mostly wool roving. Since then, I’ve had many people ask me … what is roving and where do I get it? Well, unless you happen to be a spinner or have a fiber farm, you probably […]

15 One Skein Patterns for Knit and Crochet

Is there anything as gratifying as finishing a cool project in an afternoon or two?? I don’t know about you, but I don’t have the patience to knit an entire sweater. That will never be finished at my house. I do, however, love to knit up some quick fingerless gloves or a hat. So, here […]

How to Naturally Dye Yarn with Black Walnuts (update)

A few years ago, I shared with you my tutorial on how to naturally dye yarn with black walnuts. Well, it’s that time of year again, the black walnuts are dropping, so I thought I would update my yarn dyeing tutorial. I have learned a few more things about natural dyeing since then and wanted […]

How to Make Denim Yarn from Old Jeans

Have you seen all of the posts lately about making yarn from old t-shirts? I thought, hey why not try making yarn from denim? Denim is a wonderful, versatile and strong fabric that is easy to come by. And, making yarn from old jeans is super easy and quick! You can be knitting or crocheting […]

17 Fun Scrap Fabric Projects

Show of hands, who doesn’t have a pile of fabric scraps laying around the house?? Anybody?? Thought so. We all have a little hoarder inside saying … Oh, but I may need this someday … don’t we? Ya, okay. So, I asked a bunch of fellow bloggers to share their ideas using fabric remnants and […]

Beginner’s Guide to Hand Dyeing Yarn

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. […]