Easy crafts that anyone can create quickly.

My sewing escapades continue.  Last week I decided to attempt this Fat Quarter Skirt Tutorial, which I found on Pinterest, of course! I didn’t really do anything differently; I followed her directions.  I forgot to change my thread to a purple, as you can see in the hem[…]

Five years ago I joined a Nativity Knit Along.  The idea was to knit one nativity piece each month for a year and at the end of the year, I’d have a completed knit nativity.  But life got in the way and the pieces I managed to knit[…]

A few weeks ago my dad arrived at our house with a shelving unit for our garage.  After filling it full and realize we needed one a few more shelves, we headed to the hardware store… where we also found a 5 gallon bucket of mis-tinted paint for[…]

After a 20-some year sewing hiatus, I am in love with sewing again.  I can’t seem to get enough of it and am spending most of my evenings at my machine, gleefully creating.  My husband loves to have matching outfits with our son and I wanted to make[…]

I learned to sew in the 4th grade in my4-H club.  My friend’s mother was our leader and she taught us how to embroider, sew and cook.  But I really haven’t done much sewing since then despite the fact that my mother is a pretty decent sewer herself. […]

At the last minute (like 2-3 weeks before Christmas) I felt the need to knit a few Christmas and Hanukkah presents. Total insanity.  I had nothing else pressing, so why not, right?!  Mmm hmmm. I actually knit two of these headbands — the red one here and a[…]

About 2 weeks ago I decided to make fingerless mitts as gifts for a whole slew of people.  I ended up knitting six pair total — all in different colors and yarns.  The pattern is Fetching, which took the knitting world by storm about five years ago. I’m[…]

I really love hand print/footprint crafts with the kids even though I have getting out the paint with a 3 and a 5 year old makes me break out in a sweat (even if it is washable!).  These hand print  Christmas trees make an easy and memorable Christmas[…]

  I saw this in a craft book I checked out of the library a while ago (I can’t remember which one) and finally got around to making it.  It was very easy as I had everything on hand, but the cost of the supplies is minimal if[…]

I found this gift idea in an Advent devotional that I’m using this season.  The author suggested the recipe as a way for the reader to find some indulgence during the busy holiday season, but I thought this would make easy and fun gifts. You can use a[…]