Category: Crafting

Thursday To-Do | Crochet Wrap Bracelets

Thursday To-Do | Crochet Wrap Bracelets

Summer is coming, and with it festival season! Maybe. But these crochet wrap bracelets are great for any time of year. I followed the instructions over at 1DogWoof  pretty much exactly. You will need: crochet thread/yarn/hemp/string crochet hook appropriate to the medium you are using. […]

Tuesday Tip | Portable Tool Kit

Tuesday Tip | Portable Tool Kit

If you take your yarn projects out with you, and even if you don’t, a portable kit with the tools you need handy is a great idea! I am certainly not out and about these days, but I do knit or crochet in different spots […]

Thursday To-Do | Embroidered Cat Doorstop

Thursday To-Do | Embroidered Cat Doorstop

Isn’t this the most adorable door stop you have ever seen? I had so much fun making him, even though I’d recently been lamenting to a friend on Instagram that I am total crap at embroidery, ever since being traumatized by my needlework teacher when […]

Hello Happy Notebook Freebie & Tutorial

Hello Happy Notebook Freebie & Tutorial

Today, I am sharing another freebie with a tutorial to make a simple yet handy jotter book. To make it you will need the free Hello Happy download for the cover, a stack of paper for the pages, and a sewing machine. First, print the […]

A Day in the Studio

A Day in the Studio

Just sharing a peek of what I’ve been up to lately! I keep my Wednesdays free for lots of play.

Tuesday Tip – Project Pages

Tuesday Tip – Project Pages

Whenever you start a new project make a project page in your bullet journal. It will save you a lot of grief in the future, trust me! I do this regardless of the kind of project I am doing. I do find it is most […]

Designing a Sustainable Wardrobe

Designing a Sustainable Wardrobe

For years now I’ve wanted to consistently make my own clothing. I have saved a bunch of sewing tutorials and other ideas on Pinterest. I also had a 2020 goal to do an upcycled wardrobe project. That never happened because I was quite creatively paralysed […]

#ihavethisthingwithyarn

#ihavethisthingwithyarn

Seriously. This month I have been trying really really hard not to buy any more yarn, and definitely not to start any new projects! Instead I am going through my stash, finding my favourites, and deciding what I will use them for eventually. I wound […]

40 Ideas for Giving Handmade This Year

40 Ideas for Giving Handmade This Year

Crafters and artists absolutely LOVE to give handmade gifts. And sure, we make sure to do this on birthdays, anniversaries, Christmas and other special occasions, but if you want to give even more handmade goodness to friends and family, consider all the other “holidays” out […]

10 Quick Crafting Tips

10 Quick Crafting Tips

Yarn is a great material for a variety of projects. Go beyond knitting and crochet, and use it for wall hangings, weaving and even embroidery. Organise your supplies by how you use them, not necessarily by type or colour. Keep your most used tools handy […]