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

Sew a Sloth! + How To Add Safety Eyes to Fabric

One of my favorite reasons to pull out my sewing machine is to make a softie! In today’s post, we’re going to sew a sloth softie and I’m also including a tutorial that demonstrates how to add safety eyes to fabric. I made my sloth a pillow pal with an envelope back so it’s easy … Read more

Crochet Patterns: Lion Rag Doll Pals

The Lion Rag Doll Pals has the option for a hanging ornament loop. This crochet amigurumi lion is a little version of your favorite big cat. It’s just the right size for small hands to carry, or to add embellishment to gift wrap, or to use as an ornament. To make this pattern more beginner … Read more

Join Underground Crafter at In The MKNG!

Later this month, I’ll be going to In the MKNG, a creativity festival in Bethel, New York. I’m going to tell you about some of the fun activities going on at In the MKNG in this post, including sharing a sneak peek of the supply kit for one of the classes I’ll be teaching! This … Read more

Semi-Quilted Bike Pant Leg Cuff Tutorial

I’m joining Emily from Life Sew Savory again this year for her annual Summer Fun Series. This week’s theme is back to school. When I think of back to school, I always think about getting new clothes. Updating your wardrobe comes with two challenges: deciding whether to repurpose, pass down, or donate the old clothes, … Read more