“I’m dreaming of a white Christmas” Key word: dreaming. The reality is more like a warm Christmas, with the current forecast being 70 degrees on the 25th. Welcome to winter in the south. This month has been bonkers weather wise and it looks making lace snowflakes is the only way we’re getting snow for Christmas.… Continue reading The Best Homemade Snowflake Starch
From weaving in ends, to sewing parts together, to the barely-scraped by bits left over from winning at yarn chicken; yarn scraps come with the yarnbending territory. If you have a compulsion to hold onto those scraps (no worries, I do too), read on for ways to actually use them.
Are you tired of pumpkins yet? Continuing on with my seemingly never-ending yarn pumpkin obsession, today I want to share this super quick and ridiculously easy way to crochet a stem for your yarn pumpkins. This stem is super quick and simple, making it easy to whip up a bunch of stems for your pumpkin… Continue reading Stupidly Simple Pumpkin Stem Pattern
This post contains affiliate links, if you purchase something from this page, I may earn a small commission. These links help support the blog, thank you! If you can’t tell from my Instagram posts lately, I have a major problem that I’ve been dealing with: pumpkins have taken over every horizontal surface of my room!… Continue reading 9 Patterns To Fuel Your Pumpkin Obsession
I’ve been getting a lot of questions about how I finish my pumpkins, so in honor of pumpkin season starting, I’m going to share a few different ways of spicing up your yarn pumpkins. If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I've been making hoards of yarn gourds lately. Last week I started selling them in a few local boutiques, as well as in my online shop.
This post contains affiliate links, if you decide to buy something from one of these links, I may receive a small commission at no cost to you. These links help support the blog and allow me to offer these patterns for free. In addition to designing patterns, I also sell items in a few local… Continue reading Archimedes Spiral Earrings
I recently made up some scrubbies as a sort of housewarming present for our new next-door neighbors and since the scrubbies turned out so well, I wanted to share the pattern with you!
How To Install Lighting In Any Cabinet For <$5 Like under cabinet lighting but not the price? Today I'm going to share how you can install lighting in any cabinet for <$5. A few months ago, I got the final shipment of furniture for my room and included in this shipment were the cabinets for… Continue reading How To Install Lighting In Any Cabinet For Less Than $5
By combining scrubby yarn (such as Scrub-ology cotton) with the smooth cotton of Peaches & Creme, you get a lovely reversible soap sack that can be used every day. Just turn it over to the scrubby side for some exfoliation when you want it, without the need for an additional washcloth. My 2 Sides Are… Continue reading 2 Sided Exfoliating Soap Sack
"No, what I love best", Lotte said "Is when I'm asleep in my bed, and the Angel of Music sings songs in my head" Christine Daae, Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of The Opera Cue the organ overture and chandelier crash. I've loved the costumes from The Phantom of The Opera ever since I saw… Continue reading Making Christine’s Dressing Gown For Under $10