Metal Stamping Projects-Tutorials Whew! It’s been a bit since I last posted. I’m still here, I’ve just been working on articles for Love To Know and projects I sell locally. Sometimes I get into the flow of things and forget to take pics… …and sometimes I forget I have the pics after I have written […]
Bulky Fingerless Gloves Pattern Wow! Social media has blown up this week. It seems to be snowing everywhere! Staying warm is a top priority. So far we have lucked out in our neck of the woods, but we have had cold spells. Here is my contribution to keeping y’all warm while snuggled on the couch […]
Free Felting Patterns Have you ever made the mistake of washing and drying a wool sweater? You would definitely remember if you did because the shrinkage is quite dramatic. An adult-size wool sweater quickly becomes child-size. If your first thought is to throw it away, STOP! You have the perfect fabric for a felted wool […]
Crochet Reindeer Gift Card Holder I just finished this tutorial for Love To Know last week. It works up very quickly, making it ideal for packaging those last-minute Christmas gift cards. You can find the free tutorial here. Enjoy!
Pine Cone Christmas Ornaments It seems like this time of year gets more hectic every year, but I think I can finally see the end of the tunnel. I have almost completed my shopping, participated in my last craft show of the season, have gotten caught up on writing commitments and am ready to bake […]
Christmas Wine Bottle Decorations Don’t throw your empties away! Check out my new tutorial article for five wine bottle projects. Decorate your home or make several to give as gifts. You can find the article here.
Crocheted Sunflower Pattern You probably think none of the things listed in the title go together, but welcome to my world. 😉 A few months ago I posted finished sunflower appliques in my Etsy shop, but I never shared the pattern. It’s summertime and we are quickly sliding into fall so I thought I should […]
Drawstring Backpack Pattern Whew! What a ride! Where to start…? Uhm, let me start with the free Windows 10 upgrade, which turned out to be not so free. Sigh…I have a Windows 7 laptop. When Windows 8 came out I had heard so many terrible things about it that it never appealed to me. But […]
Quilted Laptop Bag This is another sewing pattern I have published on Love to Know. I made this bag using an old cutter quilt, but I wrote the pattern for any quilted fabric. You can purchase quilted fabric by the yard or upcycle other old textiles, such as quilted bedspreads. This laptop bag pattern also […]
Mary Jane Fleece Slippers Another LoveToKnow tutorial and pattern. Nice comfy warm slippers…Wait! What? Hm…, you probably think I’ve lost my mind. It’s July! It’s hot! Wearing comfy, warm slippers is probably the last thing you want to do. I get that. I don’t want to wear them now either, BUT if you’re going to […]