Announcing #LatinxMakerMonth 2020

I’m so excited to announce the second annual #LatinxMakerMonth Instagram celebration of makers during Hispanic Heritage Month! I hope you will join me over the next 30 days as I share the work of a talented group of Latinx and Hispanic makers including crochet and knitting designers, indie yarn dyers, cosplay sewists, and more! This … Read more

27 Free Crochet and Knit Shawl Patterns for Spring

The weather is warming up and that means that air conditioning is upon us, even up north! Shawls and wraps are my favorite handmade accessories for protecting my shoulders from air conditioning and chilly evenings while looking fabulous. I’ve put together a collection of 27 free shawl patterns from around the web, including both crochet … Read more

14 Best DIYs on Tangi

Have you heard about Tangi? It’s a new experimental project from Google’s Area 120 and it’s already loaded with great DIY videos to inspire you! I’m sharing the 14 best DIY videos on Tangi right now, along with information about how you can enter the Try It Challenge for your chance to win a gift … Read more

Reusable Handmade Ornaments and Gift Tags Tutorial

It’s that time of the year when I’m looking for last-minute crafts and gift ideas for winter holiday gifts. In today’s tutorial, I’m sharing a no-sew, easy peasy way to make reusable handmade ornaments and gift tags using several VELCRO® Brand products. These ornaments and gift tags double as gift wrap. I’m including links to … Read more