Category Archives: Needlearts

Crocheted Flower Necklace

I’M BACK! And I am so excited to share with you this necklace using last week’s crochet flower pattern. This project merged my two current crafting loves right now, crochet and jewelry making. Don’t let it fool you, it really isn’t that difficult to make (I think I may be getting the hang of those jump rings…finally). I LOVE how it turned out, and I hope you do too!

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Easy Crochet Flowers & Stitch Guide

Crochet Flowers

I have been finding all kinds of ideas of things to crochet, and I am excited to share them with you! My next little goodie involves these cute little flowers, and just in case you didn’t have a Grandma Fluffy that taught you to crochet like I did, I thought I would teach you the simple stitches that are needed to make these flowers.

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Fabric Yo-Yos

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Yo-yos are fun and a little addictive to make. They’re great for watching your favorite TV show or movie, and they can help you use up your scrap fabric. Here are some of my favorite crafts that use all those fabric yo-yos you make.

Yo-yo Puff Bow

Yo-Yo Puff Bow

Turn a yo-yo into a statement accessory piece. You can make it as large or small as you want. Use up some scrap fabric or let a little one pick out a few fat quarters.

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Spring Crochet & Pom Pom Wreath

It’s raining, it’s pouring and this craft lady needed something to keep from snoring. They say it is officially Spring… But here in Portland we are in our longest season – RAIN. And it has been a wet one this year.  Thankfully the rain hasn’t stopped the flowers and trees from starting to bloom, and I wanted to steal (or copy) some of that beauty for my front door. I hope you enjoy this wreath.

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Craft for Tech

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With so many gadgets and tech tools out there, it only makes sense that resourceful crafters would find a way to make them even better – and prettier. Here are some of my favorite DIY tech upgrades.

DIY Double Sided Mouse Pad

Double Sided Mouse Pad

DIY mouse pads are easy, super functional DIYs that help show off your personality at your desk. If you can’t make up your mind between graphics, just make one that’s double sided!

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