Holly Berry Garland to Deck your Space

Enjoy making this festive garland! The holly berry silhouettes are only a little bit fussy to cut and you will need a sewing machine to complete this project but the finished product can be used in many different ways from garland, mantle decoration, bunting, table runner or gift wrapping. I will put some ideas for […]

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Felt Tree Garland to ‘Spruce’ things up

I love a simple isosceles tree silhouette. It is not fussy to cut, feels fresh from fall through winter season and can be used in many different ways from garland, mantle decoration, bunting, table runner or gift wrapping. You also have the opportunity to use the word isosceles, which you probably never thought would happen […]

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Knitted Wall Hanging Project

My Grandma Mac taught me to knit almost two decades ago (umm, wow, hadn’t done that math till now) and my technique is more English or throwing but with more useless motion and a funky hold on the needles but it works and thus no learn-how-to-knit tutorials from me. My chosen knitting projects fall in […]

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Bow ties make everything better

In 2012, a dear friend asked if I would sew a dozen bow ties for a New Year’s celebration. Challenge was accepted and I have never looked back, many scores of ties later. What started out just as an opportunity to sew something new and hack a pattern has really evolved into a unique way […]

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Glittering Ornaments – Canning Lid DIY

A few years ago, I started making a homemade ornaments for family. This year’s ornament is a (be)dazzling canning lid ornament. It is the perfect way to reuse the inner lids (that you can reseal) and if you are anything like me, you might seems always have more of the canning rings than jars. Hmm… […]

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Yarn Christmas Tree Ornament- Holiday Kid Crafting

A few years ago, I started making a homemade ornaments for family. This year’s ornament is a yarn wrapped tree. It is simple but still festive and so many ways to personalize (sports theme, favorite colors). Better yet it is a quick activity to do with kids of most ages. Use your imagination and yarn […]

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Citrus Wreath – Homemade Holiday DIY

These wreaths would be great in any season but there something about citrus and the Holiday season – remember oranges for Christmas gifts in Little House? Or is it hope for sunny days? Regardless, they are easy to create, beautiful in their simplicity, yet present opportunities for making it your own. Mix and match citrus, […]

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Simple Novelty Blanket Tutorial

“Chancho, when you are a man, sometimes you wear stretchy pants in your room. It’s for fun.” – Nacho. Need a last minute Father’s Day gift? How about this simple Nacho Libre minky-backed blanket? This tutorial is perfect for all the fun novelty fabric out there, lets you really personalize the gift. I promise this […]

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