Category Archives: Needlearts

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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Stay Cozy

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Here in Portland, the last few weeks have had much more winter than we’re used to. It’s settled down to our typical rainy days, but we were struggling for a very long time! Because of the super chilly weather, I’ve been making great use of my knitted projects. Make some of your own to stay cozy all winter long!

Simple Cable Scarf

Simple Cable Scarf

Cables make a thicker knitted fabric, which helps create an even cozier scarf. I love the striped pattern and fringe on this scarf, and that it’s so easy to customize!

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