2014 Crafty Christmas Tutorial Link-Up

On Wednesday 24 bloggers, organized by Laura from Bugs and Fishes, shared an amazing variety of Christmas craft projects. I love seeing all the different projects everyone came up with, they are all so varied and so incredible! If you're looking for some Christmas decoration or gift wrap ideas, take a look at all these great tutorials! Christmas Card String & Pegs - Fizzi Jayne Makes Felt Christmas Stocking - Vicky Myers Creations Felt Holiday Wreath - The Felt Store Penguin Pocket Friend or Ornament - Lulu & Celeste Saint Nick Ornaments - Homemade at My ... Read More

Halloween Crafty Tutorial Link Up

Yesterday I posted my English paper pieced candy corn pattern and today I'm sharing all the other awesome Halloween projects from this link up! I really love seeing all the different projects that people come up with for the same theme! Geometric Felt Coasters from Bugs and Fishes Cutesy Plush Spider from Family Living On a Budget Felt Halloween Ornaments Tutorial from Felt With Love Designs Monster Hand Puppet Pattern from Good Critters Halloween Dollar Store Decor from GYCT Easy Duct Tape Feathers from House Full of Boys Fairy Wings ... Read More

English Paper Pieced Candy Corn Pattern!

So this is going to be an early Free Pattern Friday, and it's a different kind of pattern! Instead of a cross stitch pattern, I made my first ever English paper piecing pattern. I'm posting it today instead of Friday because tomorrow will be the big link up of all the awesome Halloween projects that everyone made! Alicia from Felt With Love Designs organized a Halloween crafty tutorial link up. I did a Christmas one last year and a flower one this last spring so I was excited to take part. I am usually so bad about making projects based on a holiday or season, ... Read More

The Crafty Flower Tutorial Link Up!

Yesterday I posted my tutorial for the dandelion puff embroidery pattern. And now today you can see all the lovely projects that others did in the theme! I love the variety of materials and styles, it's so great to see how a group all differently interpret a simple theme like flowers. Head over to check out all the great blogs that participated! Dandelion Puff Embroidery Pattern - Hugs are Fun Paper Flowers - Life is Like a Triple Chocolate Cookie Super Cute Scandi Style Embroidery - Hoogally Felt Flower Brooch - Little Black Duck Buzzzzz ... Read More

Dandelion Puff Embroidery Pattern

Last year I participated in the Christmas link up that Laura at Bugs and Fishes organized. There were so many fantastic projects and so many different ones! Well she's organized another one, this one is all flower themed and I'm thrilled to take part again! I created a colorful dandelion puff embroidery and I'm sharing the pattern with you! Now this pattern isn't exact, I improvised a lot, but I'm giving you a basic framework to start with. I did the center lines and then worked the French knots in the center and then the outside. The black areas of the pattern ... Read More

Doodle Stitch Along and Link Up

I was pleasantly surprised by the positive reactions to my doodle embroidery I posted. People seemed to really love the idea and a few people on Instagram mentioned having their own doodle stitching project! So I am starting my first stitch along and link up. There are no rules, just let this be fun! Choose any patterned fabric and use embroidery stitches to doodle or color in the fabric. I think it's a great chance to explore using different colors and stitches. Tag your photos with #doodlestitchalong on Instagram or link up a blog post showing off your ... Read More

The Crafty Christmas Tutorial Link Up!

So while I was making the free Santa raccoon cross stitch pattern, a bunch of other talented craft bloggers were making their own patterns and tutorials. I'm so glad that Laura organized this, there are so many fun Christmas projects! Felt House Gift Tag Holder – I ManuFatti Christmas Trinket Hoop Mobile – Carina’s Craft Blog Felt Polar Bear Ornament – La Creature and You Christmas Hoop – Claire Payne Embroidered Christmas Mug Rug – Button Button Polymer Clay Star Ornaments - Saraccino Knitted Christmas Stockings Garland – Knit Me a Cake DIY Christmas Ribbon ... Read More