Logic will get you from point A to B …

“Logic will get you from point A to B, Imagination will take you Everywhere!” ~ Albert Einstein We Americans live in a culture that glorifies textbook learning, don’t we? How many times did I argue with my kids’ school principals and counselors about their need for physical activity, music, art! But, unfortunately you can’t really […]

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 […]

Don’t Limit Your Challenges …

“Don’t limit your challenges, challenge your limits!” ~Jerry Dunn One of the main reasons I share these inspirational quotes is that I also struggle with my demons, my inadequacies … the feeling of not being good enough, of not being ENOUGH! Do you know that feeling? Somehow, if you do more, give more, work more, […]

Beginner’s Guide to Hand Dyeing Yarn

A Beginner’s Guide To Hand Dyeing Yarn Have you ever noticed that even with 1000’s of dyed yarn colorways and combinations, you somehow can’t find just the yarn you want for that certain knitting or crochet project? That’s always been my dilemma. And since I love to play with color anyway, I decided to start […]

“I am always doing that which I cannot do …

“I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it” ~Pablo Picasso Great plan, Mr. Picasso! Do you know people that never try anything new? Never do anything different? Probably because they are afraid of failure. How will it make me look if I screw this […]

How to Start Your Own Craft or DIY Blog

People ask me all the time ‘What do you do?’. Well, I do still work at an office day job, but my main job is this blog! Fiberartsy is where I get to share my love of felting, fibers, yarn and crafting. It’s the perfect creative outlet and so much fun! If you enjoy creating […]

Breathe. Let Go. And remind yourself ….

“Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure. ” ~ Oprah Winfrey Simple to say, but so hard to do! Life always seems to boil down to staying in the moment, right? Pushing away all of the daily stresses and mindless crap we […]

Tricked out Crochet Hooks & Knitting Needles

Life’s too short to knit with ugly needles! Okay, maybe they’re not ugly, but nothing is safe around here from dyeing, coloring or decorating! I would not recommend doing this with expensive tools, but hey, why not pretty up those cheapy hooks and needles? I used plain, plastic crochet hooks and super cheap bamboo knitting […]

Negativity can’t thrive ….

Negativity can’t thrive, if you don’t feed it! Is it just me or does it seem like negativity is everywhere these days?? Even some seemingly positive messages are really just passive-aggressive negativity posing as empowerment. What’s up with that?? [wp_ad_camp_1] (This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the […]

DIY: Eco Soap Basic Recipe

Special Guest Post by: Anna Aamone The art of making soap is a little bit difficult for novices. But once you understand well the process and the safety techniques, you can master the skill. Here I’m going to show you a basic soap recipe, which contains natural ingredients and is safe for your family. (This […]

Free Crochet Patterns for Baby Booties and Sandals

14 Free Crochet Patterns for Baby Booties and Sandals My babies are all grown and almost out of the house – no grandbabies yet – but I’m collecting patterns for when that happens! Take a look at these super cute free crochet patterns for baby booties, slippers and sandals! A big Thank You to the […]

15 DIY Summer Wreath Ideas

Well, I’m not sure about your neck of the woods but we practically skipped Spring and jumped right from Winter to Summer! What the heck? I love my Springtime in the garden without fighting the mosquitos and deer flies. So, I guess we can skip the Spring decor and go straight for the Summer fun […]