Slick Slouchy Sling Bag Free Sewing Pattern

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Tweet This slick slouchy sling bag has to be one of the simplest sewing patterns around. It’s a tote bag with a fold over. Without reference to size, its design reminds me of the trendy Coach sling mens bag that I just bought for my husband at my last trip to Paris (pic below). Luckily […]

Elegant Fingerless Gloves Crochet Pattern+ LINKY PARTY

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Tweet Woohoo! Your Spring Gloves Pattern is Here! Yes, finally.  I wanted to add the most detailed crochet instructions so that your fingerless gloves will turn out as pretty as this pair here finished on my project table.   My friend’s Fingerless Gloves I had so much fun with these fingerless gloves. I first started […]

14 Cute Valentine Pillows (Free Sewing Tutorials)

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Tweet One of the easiest way to decorate for Valentines is with pillows. I am getting into pillow making and I found 14 Valentine Pillows I could make. Most of them have free and detailed sewing patterns/tutorials, but as always, some are just so inspirational that if they have no tutorial, I will post them […]

Cupid Arrow Valentine Treats DIY

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Tweet I spotted these happy silver and gold cupid arrow sticks and I thought how fun they would look in a mason jar on our coffee table. And how fun they would be to make as a valentine crafts. In my mind, I am substituting my whimsical colorful decorations with ‘no-thing’ or ‘white things’. Fewer […]

10 Best Mason Jar Valentine Gifts

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Tweet   Best Mason Jar Valentine Gifts #1: Fabric Hearts in Mason Jars By Moorea Seal    Best Mason Jar Valentine Gifts#2: Valentines Heart Snow Globe I saw dye-cut hearts like this at Target a few years ago. Never thought of putting them in a snow globe for Valentine’s Day. What an incredibly original idea.  […]

Best Cabbage Recipes? Make This Soup!

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Tweet I created this cabbage soup recipe in my own kitchen based on what I had on hand, what tastes great and what I know to be healthy. This is one of those versatile cabbage recipes that anyone can make and that most people will love on a cold winter day. Best soup ever! Cabbage […]

Paper Quillling Tutorial with Inspiration from Yulia Brodskaya

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Tweet :: Learn Quilling Paper :: Paper Craft Artist Yulia Brodskaya Inspires Me Today. She is a London-based but Russia-born graphic designer and illustrator. Of late, Yulia’s quilling paper has been really popular with advertising agencies and the media, who have shown loads of her work. If you live in London, no doubt you will […]

Learn How to Make a Quilt with 14 Online Quilting Courses

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Tweet Thursday is ‘Learn How to Make a Quilt’ – day with weekly (free) quilting  patterns at the Fine Craft Guild.  We have a huge library of 30 free quilting workshops here, many of which are taught by expert quilt instructors.  Today,  I’d like to share with you some further quilting classes I’ve been eyeing […]

Harlequin Stitch for Crochet Baby Blanket

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Tweet Adele from ‘3 Beans in a Pod’ totally delighted me when she shared this absolutely stunning photo of for her crochet baby blanket made in harlequin stitch. It’s a ‘work in progress’- photo for a blanket for her boys. The color combination with the harlequin stitch pattern is glorious for a baby blanket, and […]

I Have a Dream – Paper Garland (Mr Luther King Craft)

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Tweet Updated Jan 2015 :: Martin Luther King Craft :: I have a Dream :: Tiny Paper Garland :: Yesterday I posted two crochet craft ideas for Martin Luther King Day. But, when I went to bed last night, in my mind’s eye, I saw this adorable paper garland with letters of just a 1/4 […]

Free Cushion Knitting Pattern with Cable

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Tweet :: Easy Free Cushion Knitting Pattern with single Cable :: Love this!!! I am a particularly lucky girl. For many reasons, but one of them is my awesome knit bed spread. About 2 years ago, picked up a chunky white knitted cotton bed cover. At Ikea. Nice, you might think. But ‘very nice’ was […]

Red-Gold Ear Warmer Crochet Pattern with Button + LINKY PARTY

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Tweet Today I want to (share) show off (sorry!!!!) my latest find at a local charity shop. And I want to share with you my red + gold ear warmer crochet pattern with button. For beginners. I created it last year but never got around to show you earlier.(** LONG OVERDUE **) Red – Gold […]

Finger Knitting Projects: Chain Necklaces

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Tweet :: Finger Knitting Projects : Make the cutest finger knitting necklace :: Teach your kids your love for working with yarn, and introduce the basics of knitting. You will do both when you make a couple of these finger knitting chain necklaces. Kids loooovve finger knitting as it is so easy to do. And […]

Easy Appetizers for your Super bowl Party

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Tweet         Easy Appetizers for your Super bowl Party #1: 7-layered Dip in a Cup Recipe by The Girl Who Ate Everything     Easy Appetizers for your Super bowl party #2. Football Bites with Sausage and Cheddar Recipe by gimmesomeoven.com   Easy Appetizers for your Super bowl party #3: Bacon Cheddar […]

How to make Money Blogging: Goals for 2015 (with free downloadable charts)

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Tweet :: How to Make Money Blogging :: As I set out in my New Writing Schedule and Focus for 2015, I’ll dedicate one day a week to share what I know about making a craft blog successful. So, here we go with a new series on strategic planning for craft blogging and how to […]

Free Diaper Bag Pattern (or Office/Going to Town)

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Tweet Initially I classified this as a free diaper bag pattern. Big enough to be that, but it sure is beautiful enough to be an office bag to take to town. May I show you this gorgeous, smooth handbag design by real sewing artist: Rebeka Lambert. Her bag is called the Phoebe bag. Looking at […]

Triangle Wrap Scarf Hoodie Knitting Pattern + Linky Party

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Tweet Over the holidays I had the delight of having my pretty niece over and found her willing to model a triangle scarf hoodie that I designed recently. Here are some photos showing the various ways the scarf can be worn: as a glamorous hoodie, as country-walk wrap and as a casual over-sized scarf (regular […]

Hudson Riverfront Hat – Free Knitting Pattern

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Tweet   Walk home super trendy from work in this fast-to-knit Hudson Riverfront hat, made with the trendiest yarns.  It’s a one-of-a-kind trendy hat that makes other heads turn!  I’m sure you don’t expect this to be a beginners knitting pattern, but it is!  I’ll explain to how it is made in simple steps.   […]

15 Unique Kitchen Backsplash Ideas

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Tweet (Yeah, just when you think I will only write to you about knitting/sewing/crochet, I bring you this… Sorry, I can’t help but I love home decor too!) When people come to my house, the first thing they comment on is our kitchen backsplash. It has blue, red, green and orange yellow-tiles. (Yes, I owe […]

Easy Sugar Cookies for Kids to Make

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Tweet :: Here’s a recipe for easy sugar cookies for kids they will ADORE ::   Last night we had the neighbors over for a New Year’s drink. They are a fun couple and we get along really well.  They  were bringing their most adorable kids in the world over who, of course, wished to be […]

NEW Writing Schedule 2015

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Tweet Happy New Year, everyone! I hope you had a fun new years eve, and new year’s day, and enjoyed my own chevron Happy New Year images and the other 35 free new years party printables. I hope you’ll share your story about what you are looking forward to in 2015. What’s new in 2015 […]

Goodbye 2014, Hello 2015 Linky Party

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Tweet First of all: THANK YOU FOR YOUR 2014 LINKY PARTY CONTRIBUTIONS, your loyal readership, your comments, your encouragement, your friendship!! I cherish you all!!! Thank you!! 2014 has been a good year in some ways. The blog underwent a couple of tipping points and improvements: I started a Craftsy shop with free/inexpensive knitting – […]

15 Incredibly Handsome Winter Hats for Men to Knit or Crochet

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Tweet Just like women look better with clothes on, men seem to look more attractive with hats on. Don’t you think? Well, given how cold it has gotten, the good news is that most men will want and need a hat! Lots of hats. Not all heads suit the same hat. That’s why I developed […]

35+ Beautiful Free New Years Eve Party Printables

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Tweet This round-up is just in time to create an instant, festive New Year’s Eve Party at your home. These are the most beautiful free printable New Years Eve party decorations, cards & gift tags out there. There are plenty New Years Eve party printables to choose from to decorate every party room with a […]

CHEVRON Happy New Year Images (free printables)

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Tweet I just completed this round-up of 35+ free printable new years eve party decorations and realized that there is very little out there by way of happy new year images that has the actual year number in it, ie. 2015. So, I designed free printable happy new year images with 2015 and a fun […]

Inspirational Knitted Nativity Scene

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Tweet Went to visit the historic little farming village of Firle in England yesterday. As it is a most picturesque village, we went there to show our holiday guests a bit of England and did a  mini photo shoot for my new shawl knitting pattern. As part of our little tour, we visited the old […]

15+ Best Weekly Planners + Calendars for Craftsy Folks

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Tweet I love doing this every year: browsing through the calendars and finding the best ones. Here are my 14 favorite Weekly Planners and Craft Calendars for 2015.             Kate Spade Planner Kate Spade Large Agenda – Painterly Cheetah (Ikat) This is a 2015 yearly planners with both monthly planners […]

DIY Christmas Tree Topper Star

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Tweet Can you believe that this gorgeous Sparkling Star is a DIY Christmas Tree Topper?! Well, it is. Learn from our wonderful home decorating expert Tammy Henderson just how to make this quick, in no time, with just a few dollar store supplies and a hot glue gun.     Hello everyone, Tammy here from […]

Christmas Ornaments Knitting Pattern Sets

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Tweet I like to add some new Christmas ornaments to our collection each year. I had been doing that for years. But then of course with these international moves, it does not make sense to hang on to Christmas ornaments, other than those that are keepsakes. So, the reality is that I have very few […]

Christmas Cookies Recipe Exchange (LINKY PARTY)

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Tweet The entry to last week Linky party by Jessica from Dreaming of Leaving, gave me a great idea for a theme for this week’s linky party. I am posting the party a tat early so you have more time to fish out your favorite Christmas Cookie Recipes, and add your own contribution.     […]

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