15 Crochet Granny Squares

15 Granny Square Crochet Patterns and how to join them to make patchwork purses, afghans, scarves and shawls How many of you learned to crochet by making granny squares? I did! I remember being on a long road trip and my Mom, Sister and I crocheting different pattern granny squares. That was a really fun […]

What is Felting? A Beginners Guide

Discover the World of Wet and Needle Felting in this Complete Beginner’s Guide My love of fiber began years ago when we acquired our first two alpacas, Godiva and Permanent Ink. Since alpacas grow a lot of fiber in one year and can’t tolerate much summer heat, they need to be sheared every Spring.  Besides […]

Natural Dye from Plants: Dandelions

How to Dye Yarn or Fabric Naturally using the Dandelion Flowers from your backyard Welcome to my new Natural Dyeing Series.  I’ve been wanting to delve into the fun world of making natural dye from plants for a while now so I’m super excited. It’s actually pretty easy to make natural dye from plants such as dandelions, […]

Heart Tie Dye Tutorial

How to Tie Dye a Heart Shape Learn how to Tie Dye a Heart on a t shirt, pillow or other fabric. A Perfect DIY Gift Idea for Valentine’s Day. Here’s a quick craft dyeing project you can still finish for your love by Valentine’s Day. What says I love you more than a hand […]

Easy Valentine Crafts for Adults

Easy Valentine Crafts for Adults to make for DIY Valentine Gifts or Home Decor. Love it or not, Valentine’s Day is again just around the corner. Didn’t we just finish with Christmas and New Years?? I can’t keep up with all these Holidays. While Valentine’s Day is not a really big crafting day, I do […]

DIY Wreath Ideas for Spring

DIY Wreath Ideas for Spring. Happy Spring Equinox! Here is a lovely collection of pretty DIY Spring Wreaths you can make for your front door. 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 […]