Felt & Felting (Page 13)

  With a few scraps of felt and an hour and a half, you’ll have a wonderful little stocking to hang on your tree or to tuck a treat in. Gift cards and tickets, Godiva Chocolates or jewelry would all travel well in this little stocking. Use the applique patternRead More →

I wanted to share a pattern for a couple of very cute mini Christmas stockings. When you put a loop on them, they make wonderful ornaments or gift toppers. Leave the loops off, stuff with silverware or a napkin, and they add a festive touch to your holiday table. They canRead More →

  Take the traditional wool penny design, pick three colors of wool felt, and in hours you can make a set of coasters that are both lovely and functional. Tie them with a coordinating bow and you have a charming gift for the holidays!   Materials to make 6 coasters:Read More →

The other day I was going through some old books and came upon a wool penny rug that I’ve wanted to make for years…I shared the pic last week. I know I don’t have enough time right now to tackle a rug, but I wanted to use the wool pennies for SOMETHING!Read More →

I was born a crafter. Some of my earliest memories involve yarns and fabrics. I started collecting ideas out of books and magazines when I was around 10. Whenever I go somewhere, I’m making mental notes of designs or arrangements I find enthralling. Thank goodness for the camera on myRead More →

I am making hobby horses for the grandbabies for Christmas. I’m trying very hard to make most of my gifts this year, and if I do buy, to buy American made…but this is more of a guideline than a hard and fast rule. I add a new character to each of their Nativities eachRead More →

I am ALWAYS trying to come up with new ideas of organization that work for me. Not an easy task…I’m not known for my strong organizational abilities! Still, I’m always on the look out for the perfect system…ever the optimist! I am always coming up with ideas when I’m out and about. I have to recordRead More →

Bean bags or coasters, this is a fun, quick and lovely project for gift giving or family use. It uses crocheting and felting. Once you get the hang of it, you can turn out several in an evening. Have fun and remember to save all your yarn scraps to makeRead More →

Making these beanbags is a snap! As a novice crocheter I can attest to their ease of construction. This is not a “how to” crochet site so if this is your first attempt at crocheting, check out any of the wonderful books and websites that can talk you through gettingRead More →

Today we taught the kids a new marble game. It didn’t take long before they were making up their own games! Pixie saw it as a new twist on “put and take”! Watching them play convinced me of one thing…we need more marbles! Fortunately, I’m working on a few projects right nowRead More →

To get more information and photos of this project, click HERE. Recently, I’ve been totally obsessed with felting, especially knit felting. I’ve been making purses, bowls and various children’s toys. Every time I finished a skein, I’d roll the left over yarn into a small ball and put it inRead More →