My First Etsy Store

I haven't written any posts lately, I've been so busy this fall with craft fairs I can hardly keep up. I've finally got a break now for Christmas and I'm almost all caught up, I just have one hat to make for a friend, and one sweater. So last night I started my first Etsy... Continue Reading →

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Roll Brim Hats and Beanies

Making hats is my favourite thing to do with my Addi Kingsize knitting machine. At first I had a hard time finding yarn that didn't drop or skip stitches. So far I've got Bernat Premium, and the yarn I used in these projects, Bernat Satin Sparkle (Amethyst). These hats can be made for men or... Continue Reading →

Headphone Key Chain

Last week I received 10 zippers in the mail that I had ordered on E Bay. So I went through some of my Pinterest boards looking for ideas to use them on.  The first project I chose was a key chain to keep headphones in. There is a photo tutorial I used. It's very simple,... Continue Reading →

Camouflage Baby Booties

I made some Booties last week for a baby shower. I looked everywhere for a free pattern and couldn't find anything that was for simple little booties. Just when I was about to give up looking I found a pattern for minion booties that was a style I liked. I followed the pattern exactly but... Continue Reading →

Paracord Lighter Wrap

This is a paracord lighter wrap in pineapple style. I made it in blue and pink paracord I had leftover from a bracelet I had made. You can buy these colours at Michael's. The wrap was pretty easy to make, I made it over the handle of a size S crochet hook. It was a... Continue Reading →

Fuzzy Body Length Pillow Case

I made this pillowcase back in April. I was at the fabric store, at the checkout, when I seen this fuzzy, super soft material in the marked down remnants bin. I picked it up, loved it, thought, "I could use this to make a blanket", then I realized was very likely not going to make... Continue Reading →

Kumihimo Friendship Bracelets

Hi! I have not posted in a while, I have been working on lots of projects and taking pictures, but I really need to catch up on here. One of my most recent projects has been kumihimo friendship bracelets. They are so fast and easy to make. Kumihimo is a type of braid. You can... Continue Reading →

Learning to Digitize Patterns

I recently - as in, over the last two years - have started designing my own clothing patterns. Now, I want to post them here so other people can download them. Yesterday and today I have been researching like crazy. I found so many tutorials for Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. However, these are programs that... Continue Reading →

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