How to Applique Using Fusible Adhesive

This article is all about how to use fusible adhesive to apply appliques to your projects. Why would you add appliques to a project? Appliques may be a part of the design element or strictly embellishment. This tutorial will cover: Choosing an applique design Materials needed Transferring the design to[Read more]

How to Get the Inspiration Juices Flowing

Remember approaching your mom as a child saying, “I’m bored.” And now as an adult you still hear yourself saying it, “I’m bored, I want to do something productive, imaginative, something out of the ordinary. I want to make something but I don’t know what.”  Today we are going to[Read more]

The Most Perfectly Pleasant Wedding Gift from the Heart

I don’t know about you, but sometimes buying off a registry gets a little boring. Whether it is a baby shower, bridal shower, or wedding gift, I prefer to be a bit picky as I select a gift to give. One of my favorite types of gifts to give are[Read more]

5 Graduate Gifts They Will Love

Along with spring comes graduations.  We are always pleasantly surprised at the graduation announcements and reception invitations we receive each year.  Those joyful young children are now young men and women ready to embark on a new adventure. My how time flies. Now for some thoughts on graduate gifts. Here is[Read more]

A gift 12 years in the making

Since getting married this past fall, I’ve kind of taken a hiatus from blogging. But thankfully not from crafting! I’ve actually picked up the pace and tackled projects I never thought I could. I’ve also discovered some unfinished projects, as well as the beginnings of a breeding stash of yarn[Read more]

Grand Opening: Introducing our Etsy Shop

In case ya haven’t notice yet, we have an Etsy Shop! Boy that’s super exciting to announce! So far we have a few patterns and handmade things you might have seen previously on the blog. As we like to dabble in a variety of crafts – you will find an[Read more]

College Bound: Embroidered Washcloths

How many of you are sending off a child to college this fall?  I actually made these embroidered washcloths as graduation gifts but they are a great idea for you to decorate your son’s or daughter’s bath linens before they head off to school this fall.  I purchased the simple[Read more]

3D Embroidered Monogram

When I was looking for gifts to make for my family this Christmas, I came across this idea to make a monogram on canvas using embroidery thread. I thought the 3D look would be pretty cool, but I never realized how long it would take me to make three of[Read more]