Thursday, July 12, 2007

Suitcase Pincushion

Isnt. this just wonderful- its a pincushion ! I think it would make a wonderful suitcase for a doll who likes to travel. Though the directions are written in German on this lady's blog there are enough instructions in English to make it possible to do. If you make this would you please email me a picture so I can include it here. Have fun crafting

Thursday, July 5, 2007

How to Make Yo Yos

Heather Bailey on her wonderful blog show us how to make yoyo out of fabric that can be added to all kinds of craft projects or made into pins. They are really simple and fun to make and by following her directions its a snap. ! Heathers Baileys directions can be found here . Another great place for directions for making these is Lazy Girls Designs

Saturday, June 30, 2007

Blanket Stitch

Have you been wanting to do a penny rug but just can't catch on to the blanket stitch they use on it ? This video is great for teaching you how. Dreamalittle does a great job so take a peek at her video and you'll soon be sewing away. Blanket stitch video

Friday, June 29, 2007

Making Wooden Stenciled Signs

Megan of American Prims is a stay at home mother of 3 and has been professionally crafting for 5 years. She creates all kinds of wonderful dolls, critter, simmering teas and handcrafted signs. On her blog AmericanPrim Primitive How-Tos she shares with us how she makes her wonderful stenciled wood signs. The directions she gives for these are very well thoughtout and the pictures make following them very easy even for a beginner.