The Blog

January 4, 2019

Plastic Canvas | Basic Stitches & Joins

Did you make a resolution to learn a new craft this year?  I’ve gone back to my childhood and relearned an old favorite:  stitching on plastic canvas.  My kids have joined me on this journey and we all had a part in making this project.  Plastic canvas basic stitches are easy to master (even for […]

Crafts
December 28, 2018

Loom | Double Knit Stockinette Stitch Comparison

“Why are my stitches twisted this time when I’m sure I did the same stitch pattern?  How can I make a less dense double knit panel?”  If you’ve ever done any double knitting on your loom, you already know that a few changes in how you wrap can result in drastically different fabric.  It’s time […]

Loom
December 17, 2018

Craft Kit Unboxing

I’m excited to show you three amazing craft kits from Mary Maxim.  Each kit is for a different craft so there’s something for everyone today.  But don’t work they all include yarn, because our love of yarn crafts is what draws us together.  Be sure to scroll down to the bottom of the page to […]

Crafts, Crochet, Knitting
December 14, 2018

Woven Boho Bag

This Woven Boho Bag puts the fun in functional!  Woven triangles are seamed together to create this colorful bag.  Use a large loom to make a great market tote or a small loom for a purse-sized bag. If you haven’t tried weaving on a triangle loom yet, I think you’ll be surprised how easy it […]

Loom