The mail has been pouring in lately. On Friday I was so happy when Jason checked the mail and brought back the first package delivered to my new studio address: Lee sent me her awesome Quick Knits Club! The yarn is gorgeous, it’s recycled, respun, and over-dyed. An amazing amountRead More
It is always so satisfying to use up stash yarn I must say. I’ve had this nondescript bundle of bulky super wash wool for quite sometime. It was given to me by a friend who was de-stashing. Known as the “Craft Leftovers Girl” I often get donations of leftovers fromRead More
Open up your linen cupboard and find your loveliest vintage pillowcase. It is the perfect size to refashion into a dress for that special little girl in your life.
The pillowcase dress has become an essential piece of girly goodness in my daughter’s wardrobe. It is so versatile: for cooler weather, simply layer the dress with a long-sleeve t-shirt and tights underneath.Read More
Alyssa Devanny of Refashion released a wonderful book right up the Craft Leftovers ally. Everything in the book is repurposed, reworked, and well! You guessed it refashioned from clothing and scraps of fabric. “Make your own ‘trashion’ statement by recycling your tired, worn-out clothes into unique, eco-chic pieces you can wearRead More
In tribute to my grandma and my great grandma, I made a mini sew box with a mini pin cushion. I wanted something to put in my mending basket – Friday is now my mending day officially – and this is just the thing. You can make the mini sew box and pin cushion in just a few evenings of crafting.Read More
I just finished adding all the info on the sub-pages and I have two great additions to the site! I split the old “support cl” page which was long and burdensome. It is now divided into two: Support You can contribute in two easy ways. If you have a website/shop/blogRead More
In the shop! Check it out! now. do it. Check it. out. Get a one month zine+kit bundle. (etsy :: artfire) A three month subscription for the zine+kit. (etsy :: artfire) The September zine. (etsy :: artfire) The full subscriptions are on sale until the 20th and be sent outRead More
I have been wearing around this head wrap I picked up at a thrift store all summer and every time I do Jason comments on how cute I look, which makes me think the head wrap is adding to the cuteness. Well, bright neon orange doesn’t match everything I wear, although that would be fun if it did, so I decided to make some more. I really like the size and shape of this head wrap because it ties so well in the back.