Whimsical Characters in Hand Embroidery

Fabric collage tutorial plus free pattern. Well, winter has not quite given up here in northeastern Wisconsin, but I’m thinking of spring nonetheless.  Today I have a sweet, pastel-colored project to help you join me in the mood.  The project includes a free pattern featuring a big-eyed rabbit or a … Read MoreWhimsical Characters in Hand Embroidery

9 Steps to a Simple Knapsack Tote Bag

I’m always looking for more storage around my house, probably because I have too much junk laying around, but that’s besides the point. I saw a cute little knapsack tote bag on Pinterest and thought that it would be an easy and functional storage bag.

5 Simple “Heartfelt” Valentine’s Day Decor Ideas

Looking for some simple decorations for Valentine’s Day? Here are 5 cute “Heartfelt” decorations to get your creativity flowing. Keep it simple, and find out just how easy it is to create a “lovely” home filled with Valentine’s Day decor.

Pom Pom Phenom

Has anyone seen all the “Pom Pom” projects around the web lately?  Well, if not, you are missing out!  Really these little balls of yarn are so cute, and if you don’t know, there are a ton of possibilities that you can make with these things!  Scroll down to see … Read MorePom Pom Phenom

Brother ScanNCut2-Quilt, Scan, Cut, Craft!!

Quilting is a long and delicate process that may take a lot of time. There is a way to reduce your time spent on the cutting phase, so you still have to time to get dinner on the table! Are you like me and want every seam and fabric square … Read MoreBrother ScanNCut2-Quilt, Scan, Cut, Craft!!

DIY Sock Monkey Tutorial – Part 3 (Face & Tail)

Are you looking for the perfect stocking stuffer or Easter basket filler?  Sock monkeys make great hand made gifts!  This week we’ve been working through a tutorial on how to make your own sock monkey from a pair of crew cut socks.  You’ll need one sock to make the body … Read MoreDIY Sock Monkey Tutorial – Part 3 (Face & Tail)

DIY Sock Monkey Tutorial – Part 2 (Ears & Arms)

We are right in the middle of our week of sock monkey tutorials!  Monday we started turning a pair of crew cut socks into a really cute sock monkey!  If you missed the start of this tutorial, click here to learn how to cut up your socks and how to … Read MoreDIY Sock Monkey Tutorial – Part 2 (Ears & Arms)

DIY Sock Monkey Tutorial – Part 1 (Body & Legs)

I love sock monkeys!  There is something so sweet about them, I do not believe anyone can have too many!  These are the perfect gift for any little tike- perfect for a baby shower,  Easter Basket filler or stocking stuffer! Let me show you how to make your very own … Read MoreDIY Sock Monkey Tutorial – Part 1 (Body & Legs)

Machine Sewn Card “Feel Better”- Tutorial (No die-cutting machine required!)

Saturday is National Quilting Day!  While I know there is a difference between sewing and quilting- I thought a sewn card would be the perfect way to honor this crafting “holiday.”  My Mom is a quilter, through and through… she also recently caught the bug that has been going around.  … Read MoreMachine Sewn Card “Feel Better”- Tutorial (No die-cutting machine required!)