This is a brilliant idea on how to make a center pull ball of yarn with a paper towel holder!
Archives for October 2012
Knitting fans, check out this super cute free knit stockinette stitches Photoshop brush.
Lion Brand has a few awesome “finish while you knit/crochet techniques”: The Russian Join: This is a fantastic way to add a new skein of yarn to your work without weaving in any ends. It creates a steady, secure join, so it’s great for most yarns. The Felted Join: Working with wool or another feltable […]
Big Crochet Bow Hair Clip Pattern Materials: ww yarn I hook fabric stiffener (optional) glue yarn needle hair clip ch 23 dc in 3rd ch and across 21 dc. Repeat for 4 rows (or as big/long as you want your bow to be) Attach needle to end of yarn and fold the swatch in half […]
Check out these beautiful ombre pendant lights from Martha Stewart crafts. Here is what you need to make these pretties: What You’ll Need • 8-inch glass pendant light (Sea Gull Lighting makes a nice one readily available online) • Martha Stewart Glass Paint Spray System, available exclusively at Michael’s • Martha Stewart Opaque Metallic Glass Paint in […]
Love this adorable (and scary!) Frankenstein’s monster made with medium/bulky yarn. And free!? yes please! You can download the PDF right here: Frankenstein Pattern from wonderstrange
I (well, Rafflecopter) have chosen the 3 winners of You: Being Beautiful – The Owner’s Manual to Inner and Outer Beauty by M. Oz? Publication Date: November 11, 2008 | ISBN-10: 1416572341 | Edition: 1 Most people think that beauty revolves around such things as lipstick, sweet eyes, or skinny jeans — all those things that we can see (and obsess […]
One of my first crochet patterns was a beaded headband. This was back in 2006 and my camera was crappy. I decided to remake it, and I also added some more pics for those who need visuals on how to crochet with beads. Difficulty: Easy Materials: Small amount of WW yarn – I used hemp […]
Thinking of making a game room for your kids? I had a blast with family playing pinball a few months ago on a vintage handmade pinball machine. It was so cool. There are a few different types of pinball out there: pulley wedge lever screw wheel and axles inclined plane You have to decide which […]
1. Skull & Cross Halloween Nails 2. Candy Corn Nail Art 3. Halloween Nail Art Ideas 4. Scary Monster Chopper\’s Mani 5. Toxic Glitter Slime 6. Candy Corn 7. Frankensteinâ€™s Monster 8. Vampire Fangs 9. Spiderweb 10. Jack-O-Lanterns 11. Mummies 12. Candy Corn Water Marble 13. Drippy Nails 14. Bloody Fingerprints, Black Widows, Mummy Wraps 15. Vampire Bites 16. Cat Eyes 17. Haunted Halloween Night 18. Halloween Nail Art 19. Bloody Eye Nails 20. Midnight […]
I just love this “Think Pink” breast cancer awareness pumpkin!
I was lucky enough to be given some beautifully colored feathers from a tutorial exchange with Abakhan, hosted by Totally Tutorials! Being that I am on a huge jewelry kick, I have decided to turn them into these feather shoulder duster earrings, which are wonderful Fall colors! Supplies: 6 feathers (2 of each color) […]
I have become a little obsessed with Instructables lately, though not as badly as Pinterest, and I think this is just the cutest tatted mustache necklace! You will need: -Size 10 cotton thread in black or I suppose brown -Size 5 tatting needle or shuttle if you prefer -Scissors -Fabric Stiffener, starch or glue & […]
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Photo Credit: Instructables.com These tatted pumpkin necklace and tatted pumpkin earrings are super cute projects for us needle-workers. I have yet to try tatting, but it looks like a lot of fun and this would be a perfect starting place! Supplies: Orange Crochet Thread size 10 Green Crochet Thread size 10 Tatting Needle size 5 Cross […]
In volume 2 of Edible Fondant Creations, I present to you the wonderful and fun Christmas edition! With a little fondant and some simple cake decorating tools, this guide gives you step-by-step instructions on how to make real-life, edible Christmas cake and cupcake toppers. Over 50 beautiful and detailed photos guide you through each step. […]
Want to win 1 of 3 copies of You: Being Beautiful – The Owner’s Manual to Inner and Outer Beauty by M. Oz? Publication Date: November 11, 2008 | ISBN-10: 1416572341 | Edition: 1 Most people think that beauty revolves around such things as lipstick, sweet eyes, or skinny jeans — all those things that we can see (and obsess over) […]
Make your own owl costume from a pillow case and scrap fabric. Tres cool!
These Knit Monster Pillows are just too cute! SUPPLIES & TOOLS: Worsted weight yarn, 5 colors Knitting needles, size 7 Double-pointed knitting needles, size 7 Crochet hook, size G Yarn needle Polyester stuffing Sewing machine, optional
Vegetarian 101: Master Vegetarian Cooking with 101 Great Recipes The 101 series expands with an all-new, everything-you-need-to-know guide to making vegetarian meals. This cookbook features 101 delicious, diverse, and accessible recipes, all of which have been thoroughly kitchen tested. Vegetarian 101 also features a simple, contemporary-looking design that’s as practical as it is elegant, with measures calculated […]