I’m sitting on my friend’s couch right now…. no big… except that my friend’s couch is in San Francisco! Jason and I packed the car […]
Since we purchased our first piece of grown up furniture I’ve really been wanting to make some pillows for it. Dashes of colors, coziness, and […]
The littlest of leftovers are often the hardest to work with. What do you do with one foot of yarn? A single lone button? Well, I came across these two fun ideas and decided to join them together to make my own leftovers project that uses up those littlest of bits.
I still owe some family members thank you cards from my birthday in April so these will be going into the mail as soon as this post is up!
There is so much holiday cheer and happy crafting going on right now I can hardly stand it. I do love it all so much. […]
I have two fun things to tell you about today. First, the November issue of Craft Leftovers Monthly is in the shop. Order it before […]
Hopefully this will be the last part before the finishing post. Taking your generous advice, I went with option 3. After thinking about it, the gathers with the gathered fabric would have looked frumpy for sure. I think the nice, straight cotton is perfect. Plus, once I cut it out, the landscape of flowers was just too perfect.
March and all its dreary weather has flown by with the help of some plushy goodness. Now April is just around the corner and Craft […]
This month Craft Leftovers Monthly is taking a nice long look into the world of plush! Recycled stuffing, knitting, crochet, stitching, and a little corned […]
I’m happy to tell you that despite an ice storm, Craft Leftovers Monthly is in the shop! You can get this months issue here or […]
I’ve been in such a holiday crafting mood lately. I need a larger tree–it’s getting loaded down with handmade ornaments. Time to switch to home decor Christmas crafts :) Here’s a free sewn stocking pattern just for you (and for me too!).
I love making handmade ornaments and this week, the internet craftdom has been ripe with great ornament patterns! Aren’t these just beautiful? The way the […]
Now that Thanksgiving is over, I am happily jumping straight into Christmas mode, and part of that is getting a tree up and decorated. A […]
You may have read over the last week that the shop had some start up issues. We have them fixed now, hooray and thank you […]
There is nothing I love more than getting together with a bunch of people and make things together. Yesterday my friend Sarah co-hosted an Ames […]
November is all about entertaining, having fun with friends, and some good fall just about winter crafting, oh and a great selection of christmas gifts […]
During my last year at NIU I started a project based on the idea of converting junkmail into something with utilitarian and aesthetic value. I […]
October is such a great month to write a zine for – fall is so close, a touch of halloween, and the last bit of […]
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 August issue of Craft Leftovers Monthly I picked the theme of Drawing – so in the spirit of that I decided to have […]
Drawing is my primary language. I have been drawing since before I can remember and before I could read or right most definitely. I am […]