This knit blanket by Martha Stewart is so cool! I want to try it. The pattern comes with a diagram, as you knit 12 different sized blocks and then join them. I love the color choices here (you can see where the blocks are joined by the yellow). Tools and Materials Size 11 needles 38 […]
Archives for September 2012
Duct Tape Bags! gives you full step-by-step instructions for 18 amazing ways to carry things with duct tape. Learn how to use duct tape to make beach bag, a purse, a laptop case, a camping backpack, and even a tool tote! All projects are written by duct tape experts, and contain pictures for each step […]
I have just stumbled across brit.co and I am loving their tutorials, tips and advice. I especially love their article (with details on each style) on how to style a maxi dress 10 different ways. I <3 maxi dresses, and these are very creative styles that I am dying to try.
Are you dying to cross stitch or crochet/knit with a chart from a cool picture you have? Well PhotoStitch allows you to upload a picture and turn it into a cross stitch pattern, for free. I chose this example because I am a True Blood nerd, but there are other freebies on their site as […]
Declutter Your Life: Reduce Stress, Increase Productivity, and Enjoy Your Clutter-Free Life Michelle Stewart, author of Declutter Your Life, draws on her professional and personal experiences to craft an easy-to-follow e-book on reducing clutter in all aspects of your life. She shares personal success stories regarding home, office, and mental clutter and talks about how […]
Fun and Easy Halloween Recipes! With Halloween just around the corner, Halloween Recipes: 24 Cute, Creepy, and Easy Halloween Recipes for Kids and Adults gives you some great recipes for you to try! From snacks, to drinks, to entrees and even desserts, you will find some awesome recipes for you and your family to enjoy […]
Agape Love Designs just released a tutorial on how to make these Fancy Chandelier Earrings and I just HAD to try out the tutorial. I loved it. This is my version! You can buy a pair here if you aren’t craftily inclined!
These are possibly the cutest little crocheted baby booties (by JC Designs) that I have come across on the web. The next person I know of that is having a baby girl is going to be getting these as a gift. They are for 0-3 months and so stinkin cute!
I don’t know about you, but I cannot wait until Sept 30 for the Season 7 premier of Dexter. So When I came across these awesome Dexter cupcakes by Polish the Stars, they appealed to my geeky side and I just had to share! What a great idea for hosting a night of fun for […]
How I Paid $8 for $170 Worth of Groceries (Confessions of a Coupon Fashionista) [Kindle Edition] Have you ever handed over $8 to the check out clerk for $170 worth of groceries at the local supermarket? I have. The clerk had to call in the manager, he came down and examined every single item on the […]
Here is a great tutorial on how to make a perfect seam on stockinette stitching in the round! “Needle under the stitch on the left. Pull through, but not too tight. Repeat on the right.”
Check out this super cute Ikea pot holder turned into knit wall art. This is a super cute idea for the craft room or even a clever way to store those needles?
Fashionrolla has amazing tutorials that feature 13 ways to tie a knot and 12 ways to knot a belt.
The i-cord is an awesome invention for knitters, and I have stumbled across an awesome tutorial from Planet June that teaches crocheters how to make an i-cord as well! There’s even a version for left handed crocheters!
From the PBS show Knit and Crochet Today, Brett Bara and Robyn Chachula discuss how to read crochet stitch diagrams and why they are so useful.
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