I absolutely love trying new things and taking on new projects in the craft world is no different! With this said, I took a giant leap by knitting my first hat- and it’s about time too! I used a skein of Red Heart’s Curly Q in Thunderstorm which was a gift from my mom. IContinue reading “A day of firsts..”
Category Archives: Fashion
Here’s my pitch: a flower on top of a flower stitch
During my time at an SnB meeting one week I wanted to try a new stitch. I decided to make a headband using the Lotus Flower Stitch. << That’s a link to Craft Cookie’s instruction which is what I used to pick up the pattern. I found the pattern very easy to follow along withContinue reading “Here’s my pitch: a flower on top of a flower stitch”
Let’s get the party started!
So for this past Halloween, I came up with the idea to create a piñata costume! I thought I was a genius for coming up with such an idea only to find that it wasn’t as original as I thought! A website, Coolest Homemade Costumes has a great collection of pictures of homemade piñata costumes that you can referContinue reading “Let’s get the party started!”
What I gawked at today…..
Craftgawker is one of my favorite sites. Although I do enjoy being able to search for specific things on pinterest, I often find myself scrolling through pages and pages of handmade items on craftgawker. The site features whats hot right now by showcasing, tutorials related to fashion, decor, bath & body, accessories, basically anything andContinue reading “What I gawked at today…..”
Simple Pinterest Projects
When searching under the DIY & Craft category on Pinterest there are so many simple and inexpensive projects that require little time and effort and use many common household items. Although these projects may not fulfill your need to challenge yourself as a DIY-er, they sure are easy ways to spice up your decor, addContinue reading “Simple Pinterest Projects”
Tie Dye thats to die for!
I thought I’d take the time to share some things I’ve made using tie dyed material. Why wear just tie dye shirts when you can wear it in so many other ways!? Firstly, a braided headband is extremely easy to make! I followed along with this tutorial by make it-love it to create this 5Continue reading “Tie Dye thats to die for!”
what i’ve been working on..
I’ve been super duper busy with school, but when I do have the time (usually when watching tv- which I rarely do anyway) I’ve been knitting. I found this scarf pattern online for free! Its a great pattern and very easy to follow! Go to http://www.thecastingoncouch.com-click on free patterns-click on the first link titled ‘laceContinue reading “what i’ve been working on..”
A headband that’s sure to turn heads!
I’ve always loved knitting, but It wasn’t until recently that I realized I wasn’t expanding on this skill-for all I ever knitted was scarfs! They are extremely simple to make and are great gifts which I believe is probably what sucked me into this endless cycle of knitting scarfs. ( and I didn’t even knitContinue reading “A headband that’s sure to turn heads!”
Do you have left over yarn from projects that isn’t possibly enough to make something with? Consider making a scrap scarf! I had so much yarn, in a variety of colors( and some strange colors at that) that I knew I would never use and even at different lengths, so I decided to make aContinue reading “Scrap Scarf”
Whats up your sleeve?
What If I told you that you can make a skirt out of shirt sleeves.. would you believe me? I don’t blame you for doubting that it’s possible, but good news, it actually is! A couple of years ago I stumbled on a how-to by the youtube channel, Threadbanger that described how to make aContinue reading “Whats up your sleeve?”