How To Hem Your Pants With A Blind Hem Stitch

This weekend, I finally got to crack out my sewing machine! First mission ... to hem a pair of white linen pants that I bought months ago. I still haven't worn them because they are 2" too long....more

How to Sew a Hooded Bath Towel

A hooded bath towel is for a baby, right? When my kids were little, one of the things I loved the most was wrapping them up in a nice big fluffy baby towel that had a hood on it and getting them dry after their baths. ...more

How to Make Pottery Barn Knock-Off Sweater and Fur Pillow Covers

Don't ya love Pottery Barn? I could shop there every day if I had a huge spending budget for home decorating. But I can't. I love their pillows, especially those cozy ones....more

So Much Rain, So Little Play - August 2015

As I look back through the month of August, I notice that we both had a ton going on and also not. Yes, there was quite a bit of rain. Each week in August, we had at least 1-2 days of rain or rainstorms come through. That's not really typical for where we live, but I'll take it. This has meant the temperatures haven't been crazy and when it wasn't raining or threatening to rain the days have really been beautiful....more

Crocheting the Sky July 2015

Crocheting the sky is a year long project here is July 2015and with this post for your entertainment is a poem byLewis Carroll that speaks of July...more

FREE Crochet Pattern: Fine Twisted Headband

Click here to get the FREE Crochet Pattern: Fine Twisted Headband!Thank you!Aprile MazeyThe Steady Hand...more

FREE Crochet Pattern 48: Super Bulky Beanie

Click here for the FREE Crochet Pattern 48: Super Bulky Beanie!Thank you!Aprile MazeyThe Steady Hand...more

the easiest DIY pajama pants for baby

http://goluboglazka2.blogspot.it/2015/08/pantalonasi-pijama-pentru-andre... ...more

FREE Crochet Pattern 49: Elegant Cowl

Get the FREE Elegant Cowl Crochet Pattern here!Aprile MazeyThe Steady HandThe Steady Hand blog...more

How To Hem Your Pants With A Blind Hem Stitch

This weekend, I finally got to crack out my sewing machine! First mission ... to hem a pair of white linen pants that I bought months ago. I still haven't worn them because they are 2" too long....more

Knitting Winter Lace

  It's been a long, hot summer here in suburban New Jersey, and my ancient house isn't air-conditioned. So I spend a lot of time on my back porch, with a cold drink and a buzzing fan. What else would I do on an excruciatingly hot summer day but get ready for the winter?...more

Harvest Time!

Goodness! I am soooo ready for Fall! I have been looking for festivals around here and in the surrounding area so I can make up a calendar of things to do this fall. I have some making up to do too! I haven’t gone to any kind of festival in years. Every year I say I am going to go to all I can, but then comes the morning of whatever I was planning on going to and I think sleeping sounds better. I am the world’s worst at backing out on things because I’m sleepy....more