Creative projects for working with your hands – and getting crafty.
A little over a month ago Mrs. Sayuri turned five and yet it feels like just yesterday I was posting about her turning four! For this year’s birthday gift I sewed her a Montessori apron using this great free pattern from Sew Liberated. What I really like about this apron is that she can put […]
I made these for baby girl because her fingers tend to get chilly. I followed a pattern from Crochet Geek for 2-ply yarn thumbless baby mittens but I actually used a light sport weight 4-ply yarn and it worked fine. The pattern is worked in the round beginning with an adjustable magic ring or circle […]
I made this scarf using this free pattern for a Check Stitch Scarf from Coats and Clark.com. They have so many great looking patterns on their site. I wanted to make a warm thick style scarf for Mrs. Sayuri with a feminine feel to it. I think this pattern fulfilled those requirements. She likes it […]
I’ve been crocheting up a storm lately. The last time I crocheted something besides this headband which kinda sorta doesn’t really count is so long ago I don’t even recall what it was. I have found that it is like riding a bike though, you never really forget how. Crocheting is dear to my heart […]
I came across this tutorial for a knotted headband a little over a month ago and bookmarked it for future use. I had to hunt down my yarn and crochet hook before tackling it, which actually proved easier than I thought it would be. I was able to whip it up in no time. It’s […]
We had a lot of fun making the above Parting of the Red Sea craft which we used as our table center-piece for Passover. Mrs. Sayuri did a great job cutting along the lines I drew to make the rolling waves, as well as coloring the women. She was a little confused as to why […]
Started Over A Year Ago I originally started this felt grape project over a year ago, which was right before my son, Mr. Happy Feet, was born. I was in the height of a crafting frenzy. My intent at the time was to make some similar to these felt food grapes found on Etsy. The […]