Category Archives: craft

Earth Day Challenge

Sew the Day Earth Day Challenge Recycling, upcycling and refashioning clothing is a great way to keep your crafting and sewing green! I would like to see what you all can make from any article of clothing.  For example, you … Continue reading

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Seek and Find Jar

About a year ago at a friend’s birthday dinner, I saw a really neat seek and find tube.  It was a long plastic tube filled with rice and small, mostly plastic, objects….a dinosaur, a button, a  fish… etc. After seeing … Continue reading

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Bunnies for the Basket

Here are the results of 2 of the many great bunny tutorials I’ve seen this past week. With Little Bit’s Easter basket to fill I figured these would be perfect. I found The Purl Bee’s finger puppet bunny tutorial through Lil … Continue reading

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Little Apron for Little Bit

I’ve finally finished Little Bit’s apron.  It has been sitting unfinished since January.  A combination of school and travels left it by the way side… but now it’s finished in time to be tucked into his easter basket. Today I … Continue reading

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A Month

What a month it has been.  I left Kentucky on February 8th to go to New Orleans to visit my family.  I had intended to stay about a week there which, after smashing my car ended up being more of … Continue reading

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3 Pointed Hat – Crochet

Mardi Gras is coming and we are going down to visit my family in New Orleans.  Naturally Bennett needed a purple, green and gold hat.  It took a while to find the right colors of yarn, in the same weight, … Continue reading

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Craftgawker

After learning more about lighting and taking better pictures… I’ve finally made it onto Craftgawker! This listing picture of my Blue and Green Set of 12 Gift Tags was accepted today!  *Happy Dance*  It’s my first time being accepted, after … Continue reading

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Rethinking My Papertowel Holder

For a while now I’ve been using cloth dishtowels instead of paper towels.  We do occasionally buy a roll of paper towels for the car or emergencies, but in general I don’t use them.  So my paper towel holder has been … Continue reading

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Sweater Kitty Bed

One of the first shopping trips to search for wool sweaters yielded a large creamy shetland wool sweater made by Columbia.  There was this little tag on the sleeve that said “Convert.”  I thought that quite an apt label. After … Continue reading

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More Christmas Gifts

I saw a neat idea online somewhere for pot scrubbers made with a wooden button, so I thought I’d try it out.  I made these in blues and greens for my Mom, with a dish cloth to match.  I also … Continue reading

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