As soon as winter sets in, I get an overwhelming urge to make handicrafts. Felt, fabric, embroidery – you name it! Yesterday I post on IG while making these stars, and since lots of people were asking me about them, I thought I’d do a quick little post! I learned to make these through Pinterest, … More Scandinavian Fabric Stars
Ermergerd, it’s New Year Eve? Eeek! This holiday is going too fast, as always. Before the new year starts, I want to post one last post about projects from 2014. Let’s wipe the slate clean and get ready for a fresh start! First up: Kitty bean bags for my niece! When I asked on Twitter … More Christmas Sewing!
As you’ve probably figured out by now, my sister Anne is a prolific knitter. (Find her here on Ravelry!) She even had a pattern published in that beautiful Jane Austen Knits a couple years ago! It’s nice to have someone else in the family who is craft-obsessed! (This afgan and this silk shawl is only some … More Last of the Christmas gifts!
Spring Wreath I’ve been dreaming this one up for a while… It’s inspired by this beautiful paper-and-twig arrangement that I pinned a while ago from “Two Girls Being Crafty”, but instead of paper, I used fabric, and instead of branches, I used a grapevine wreath! I used a gorgeous bright Echino stripe as the … More Spring Wreath
Felt seems like the perfect material for Christmas ornaments to me – It’s warm, cozy, and imperfections just add to the handmade quality. Last year I made felt ball garlands, so this year I was looking for something new to try. Materials: styrofoam balls (Mine were $2 for 10 at the second hand store. They … More Felted Ball Ornaments Tutorial – Felting with a Sweater