Let’s Tie-Dye Long Johns! Easy Accordion Fold

This is nothing new, I know, but tie-dyed Long Johns aka Thermal Underwear have always been my faves! Just cause you have to bundle up in many layers, doesn’t mean you can’t have fun with it! And these make awesome gifts, especially for people who work outside in winter. You can get super fancy with […]

Fingerless Gloves from a Sweater

Remember last winter when I showed you how to make fun stuff from old sweaters? I put new life into these old sweaters by upcycling them into Bootcuffs, and Mittens. (Oh, wow, I really need to redo those photos, lol). Well, I personally really like fingerless gloves and honestly, they are much, much easier to […]

DIY Felted Pincushion – Great Gift Idea!

Yes, the gift giving season is almost upon us again! Can you believe it? Well, years ago my friends and I decided that instead of buying each other stuff we don’t need, our gifts would be handmade. Honestly, it’s been a lot of fun! Is there a needleworker or seamstress in your circle? How about […]

16 Fabulous Fall Wreath Ideas

Happy Fall Crafty Peeps! As much as I love Spring and Summer, I’m always happy to see the beginning of Fall. The time of year for comfy sweatshirts and mulled cider, pumpkins and corn mazes. It’s also a great time to change the decor of your home including the wreath on the door. Here, I’ve […]

More Shibori! Suji Dyed Felted Shawl

In case you haven’t noticed, I’m on a dyeing kick! Specifically, Shibori Dyeing. Did you see Part 1 on Kumo Dyeing a Silk Scarf? So many dyeing techniques, so little time! (Apparently I’m on a pink kick, too which is pretty funny if you know me) Unfortunately, I’ve had to rejoin the ‘real world’ and […]

Groovy Hippie Bed Sheet Set

My youngest just had a birthday and she’s been trying to fix up her room. We needed some updated bedding stuffs and Nikki likes cool … hippie … pink floyd … guitars … the beatles … so, of course, I thought I CAN MAKE THAT! (Do you do that?). I love COLOR! Lots of bright […]

25 Clever Burlap Craft Projects

Seems like burlap is everywhere nowadays. What used to be a cheap, rough and ugly fabric only used for feedbags has become chic in the crafting and decorating world. You can even find ‘designer’ burlap in all colors and sizes, even camo. It’s still pretty inexpensive though, which makes it a great choice for lots […]

Exploring Shibori – Kumo Fabric Dyeing

Gosh, I love playing with colors. Always have! And exploring the many various cloth, fiber and yarn dyeing techniques is a neverending fascination for me. Shibori Dyeing is an age-old art of fabric dyeing which includes many various folding techniques, including Kumo Dyeing. Download this Free Tutorial So, what is Shibori Dyeing anyway? Shibori is […]

14 Dyeing Tips & Tricks

You guys know how much I love dyeing, right? Whether it’s yarn or fabric, wool or t-shirts, I love to play with color! Well, I’ve been having some fun over at Hometalk and put together a clipboard of some really cool dyeing techniques. Some clever crafters over there! Click the image to see all the […]

Burlap Wrapped Mason Jars with Fleur De Lis Design

Burlap Wrapped Mason Jar with Fleur De Lis Design with Free Fleur De Lis Printable Download this Free Tutorial Burlap seems to be all the rage these days and it’s available just about everywhere now. Here’s a super easy way to dress up a picnic table with some ‘shabby chic’ mason jars. The design can […]

14 Awesome Yarn Project Ideas

What to do with leftover yarn? The obvious answers are, of course, Knitting, Crochet and Weaving. But, there are tons of other fun crafts and DIYs you can do with yarn! Make a wreath, wrap a vase or create little pom poms for decorations and gifts! Thanks to all the lovely ladies that created these […]

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 […]