I don’t know if I have the talent or the patience, but I love this tutorial I found on making Teacup Shaped Envelopes from Oh My Handmade Goodness.
I didn’t grow up celebrating Christmas, which might explain my enthusiasm for it as an adult. This year I was excited to pull out the tree and the ornaments and make the house festive. As I unpacked the ornaments and stockings, my husband remarked that we didn’t own a tree skirt. I’ve only put a… Continue reading Crafty: Last gasp of Christmas.
Last week I featured the holiday wreaths, but if you’re looking for something small to knit for the holidays, either as a gift or to jazz up your own home, might I recommend the following? And my personal favorite, especially for leftover handspun scraps:
Are you feeling crafty and in need of some holiday decor? I’ve been drooling over the yarn ball wreaths that are posted on Pinterest and I found this great tutorial at Cherished Bliss: A few others that caught my eye… Not feeling knitty? How about a tea wreath? You can use this tutorial… Continue reading Craftea: Christmas Decor
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I’m taking a brief break from the usual Wednesday post to promote a local craft show where I’ll be selling my wares (handspun yarn and handspun, handknit mitten ornaments). The Creative Hand Show & Sale is sponsored by the Kansas City Fiber and Weavers Guilds. It features the work of 60+ artisans and showcases fiber arts,… Continue reading Creative Hand
Are you looking for a crafty holiday gift for the tea lover in your life? Maybe one of these will help! Use leftover nail polish to create a Watercolor Mug: Or glam up your mugs with this golden tutorial: Or grab your Sharpies and get going with this Sharpie Mug tutorial: The sky’s… Continue reading Craft-tea: DIY Mugs
I NEED one of these tea towels. I’m also imagining that one of these babies could be turned into an awesome zippered project bag for the crafty among us?
Each year, during July, I love to stay home and watch the Tour de France as the cyclists bike through Europe. At the same time, the crafty spinners have developed their own tour, the Tour de Fleece. So while I watch the bike races, I spin along at home on my spinning wheel and hope… Continue reading Tour de France/Tour de Fleece 2014
A few months ago I stumbled on some beautiful photos of a shawl that someone had knit and overdyed with tea. I immediately began thinking I could easily try my hand at dyeing some yarn with tea right in my own kitchen. For those who haven’t dyed before, all you need to dye a protein… Continue reading Craf-tea: Dyeing yarn with tea.