If you too have an hurricane baby as our Miss B, who is not yet two years old, but is most feminine than Jessica Rabbit and loves clothes, shoes, bags, clothes pegs and elastic (and really we can't imagine from who this love derives!) then this little project quick and low cost is for you! ...more
I wrote a post a few weeks ago about wanting to do more bartering, so I was delighted the other day to receive a message from a friend who is about to move house and is sorting out 'stuff'. He wanted to know if I would be interested in an exchange... he'd got some merino wool tops suitable for felting, did I want them and what would I offer in exchange?...more
I have been thinking about making a felt board using the story of Noah and the flood for quite some time. My family was not very religious growing up but I had a cardboard boat and plastic animals that I remember being really in love with. We have a cute wooden folk art ark but it is too fragile to actually play with. So, here's what I did....more
My sewing studio remains unfinished (until Tuesday that is) so I’ve been continuing my ventures into the world of woven baskets… and I’m getting hooked, my friends. These are so gratifying to create, both aesthetically pleasing and practical!And I’ve moved them up in scale to ‘floor baskets.’ Naturally, I imagine using these to house knitting necessities, but they also work well for toys (canine, baby, or otherwise), socks, electronics…...more
Recently I created these homemade felt baking kits for my two little munchkins. They were a hit!It would make a super cute Valentine’s gift for the mini-mes in your life and there is still time to make it happen before the 14th of February....more
Next Saturday, neighborhoods everywhere will place host to goblins, spooks, and ghosts. Which means this week will be filled with craft projects to help build the properly spooky ambience. Let's turn to the blogs to find a few quick projects to help:
At the Long Thread, use thin cardboard and a stick from your yard or a field to make this Bat Mobile.