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Fabric Printing At Home

I like finding new ways to craft and I surprised at the variety of ideas for home printing in Fabric Printing at Home. There are lots of fun patterns and prints and they even branch out from the standard potato print to use other veggies like corn on the cob and...

Color Filled Balloons

I saw these balloons on Pinterest and thought that they would make a very pretty decoration at a wedding! The clear balloons have tissue paper circles inside, which could be in any color you like!...

Sewing And Embroidery Book Reviews

I got this for my daughter, who is learning to sew, and I'm so glad I did. The well-designed book covers everything from mending to artistic embroidery. It offers a long intro to the basics, including supplies, and shows how to do 35 different stitches. It shows the...

Minion Pillow Pattern

Sew up your very own Minion pillow! Craftsy artist Maggie Elizabeth has a pattern and instructions for you to make it yourself. CLICK HERE TO BUY PATTERN ON...

Stylish Wedding And Pinch Pottery

A wedding is the most high-risk and high-reward party anyone can throw, and so it makes sense that some of the best party ideas come from the celebration of marriage. Stylish Weddings by Jenny Doh is a prime example of how many inexpensive ways wedding essentials can...

Spa, Coloring And Wedding Books

For years, I've wondered if I could just make my own bath and beauty supplies, like they did at that company years ago?? So this is why I was so delighted to find this fantastic book! Spa Apothecary Natural Beauty Recipes contains real-deal "recipes" -- just like that...

Never Been Stitched

I've been sewing my whole life, but I love a good project that doesn't require pulling out the machine. So, I was very interested in the projects in Never Been Stitched, which include ideas from many different textile designers. I'm working on the No Sew Message...

Handmade Christmas Book Bags

These festive fabric book bags are easy to make and can also be reused, too! Great idea for your scrap pile of cute Christmas fabric! Handmade Christmas Book Bags - Design Dazzle.

Making Art From Maps

My daughter's new husband really loves old maps, so she wanted to surprise him by decorating the office in their new home with maps, and so I got her Making Art From Maps. It's a serious walkthrough of a wide range of decorating styles and approaches, from elaborate...

Quilling, Baby Knits Book Reviews, Plus More!

This is an intriguingly helpful book of hundreds of specific techniques, principles, tools, and tips which every established artist would be delighted to revisit and any new artist really ought to learn as early as possible. The book itself is divided up into 20...

DIY Chewbacca Doll

Get a free pattern from Draw Pilgrim to make this adorable Star Wars cuddly Chewbacca doll! Much better to snuggle with than a teddy bear!

Melissa Leapman’s Designer Crochet

I'm really loving all of the great looks in Melissa Leapman's Designer Crochet! Lots of lovely and modern crochet ideas to choose from, including hats, purses, scarves and even jewelry. I appreciated the illustrations of how to do different stitches, it helped me to...

Vintage Sparkle

I'm really enjoying making the little, modern geometric fold-it-yourself boxes in Vintage Sparkle! They come with gold strings for hanging on the holiday tree or they would also be perfect as tiny gift boxes, too. I think they could look really pretty as a party table...

Learn To Knit, Love To Knit

My tween daughter had been asking me if she could learn how to knit and even though I had learned at her age, I thought I needed some extra help in explaining the steps to start out. So, I got her a pair of medium sized needles and this book to get her going. I loved...

Stitched Blooms & Journal Your Way

I've been using embroidery to embellish all kinds of items since I was a child. Actually, my daughter has caught on to that idea, too, and like me, she loves to add little touches to pillow cases, bed sheets, t-shirts, fabric bags and more. It's so fun to have a...

DIY Cinnamon Yogurt Soap

This soap has it all, creamy soothing yogurt, amazing scents and exfoliating oatmeal! Cinnamon Yogurt Soap 12oz Distilled Water 7oz Lye 23oz Olive Oil 16oz Coconut Oil 7oz Sunflower Oil 4oz Castor Oil 1oz Lemon Essential Oil .3 oz Lavender Essential Oil .2 oz Cinnamon...

Free Sock Bunny Pattern

Get a free pattern to make this adorable lop eared sock bunny from Craft Passion! I love how she used a purple argyle sock, it turned out so cute! Sew | Sock Bunny Lop-Eared | Free Pattern & Tutorial at...