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Draft Blocker

A version of this pattern was previously published on Think Crafts! We’re deep into winter and the air is chilly. If you live in an older house you may have doors that let in the cold. Make this easy draft blocker to keep your home cozy warm. DIFFICULTY LEVEL Beginner MATERIALS Fabric Stuffing Ribbon DIRECTIONS Measure the width of your […]

Yarn Dyeing

An earlier version of this tutorial was previously published on Think Crafts! Want to make a unique yarn in your favorite color? Or want to try hand painting to produce a one of a kind yarn? This tutorial is a great step into entering the wonderful world of home yarn dyeing. It’s fun and a great summer project! Materials Natural […]

Nalebinding – Viking Knitting Technique

A previous version of this tutorial was published on Think Crafts! Want to knit like a Viking? Recently I had the pleasure of researching nalebinding for a school project. Nalebinding, also called Nalbinding or Viking knitting, is a fiber technique that predates both knitting and crochet. Egyptian socks from the 4th century were made using nalebinding. The Vikings also used […]

Fridge Magnets

This post was previously published on Think Crafts! Need a special gift for a graduate this month? Fridge Magnets make a great present. Collect images from magazines and specialize a set for friends. Of all of my handmade gifts these magnets get the best reaction. Materials Glass Marbles Magnets ½” Eclectic Adhesive E6000 Miscellaneous magazine images Cardstock Pattern Find small […]

Yarn Needle Case

This post was previously published on Think Crafts! Sewing needles are essential for crafters but they can easily get misplaced. Tired of pricking my finger when another needle fell out of the paper package, I came up with a yarn needle case to store my needles safely. Using yarn, plastic canvas and fabric this case will keep your needles in […]

Think Crafts!

I’m happy to announce I’ve starting blogging for Think Crafts again. Since so many of us are staying at home, Think Crafts is a great source for indoor craft projects. I’ve been blogging for them for a few years now and all my posts are archived here.

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