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Crochet Standing Stitches Photo Tutorial

Crochet Standing Stitches Photo Tutorial

Before I started crocheting I honestly didn’t love the ‘holes’ of handmade blankets. I now appreciate the art of intentionally open spaces in crocheted blankets. However, there are sections where your pattern requires solid rows of stitches. In these cases you do want less holes. […]

Crochet Toddler Sun Hat Tutorial

Crochet Toddler Sun Hat Tutorial

My fair little lady needed a crochet sun hat for the summer so I’ve shared the free pattern with you here. This hat easily fits sizes 1-3 years. I used a partial skein of cotton yarn that I had left from another project. These little […]

Crochet United States Flag Photo Tutorial

Crochet United States Flag Photo Tutorial

My kids have been clamoring for these crochet flags so I’ve been frantically trying to finish them for the Fourth. I’m especially excited for my littlest to have flags to wave around, as they’re too young for sparklers this 4th of July. They were super […]

How to Make Bias Tape Tutorial

How to Make Bias Tape Tutorial

Creating your own bias tape to use in your sewing projects allows you to match the fabric exactly, unlike pre-made bias tape. This sewing technique is also a great way to use up scraps of fabric for a fun pattern. Bias tape is useful on […]

Create a Sewing Pattern from your Favorite Shirt

Create a Sewing Pattern from your Favorite Shirt

I drafted this shirt pattern straight from an existing shirt that I love to wear. I actually picked up this silky fabric last summer from a local fabric shop that had some big discounts, as they were relocating. I’m just now getting around to using […]

Easy Kitchen Curtains Sewing Tutorial

Easy Kitchen Curtains Sewing Tutorial

These kitchen curtains are a great beginner sewing project. In this tutorial I used The Pioneer Woman’s Country Garden tablecloth and transformed it into a pair of curtain panels. I’ve made lots of curtains for our home and this technique, by far, has been the […]

Larksfoot Crochet Lovey Photo Tutorial

Larksfoot Crochet Lovey Photo Tutorial

I love projects that use up the leftover odds and ends of yarn. I worked up a quick little lovey for a friend who’s expecting a baby soon with these beautiful yarn balls. I crocheted the lovey directly around a maple wood ring and the […]

Machine Applique Shorts Tutorial

Machine Applique Shorts Tutorial

These machine applique shorts got bumped up in the sewing queue as the warm weather finally settled on Utah. My 4 year old only had a few pairs of shorts and I knew we needed to supplement, and quickly. I went to one of my […]

Modern Crochet Towel Topper Tutorial

Modern Crochet Towel Topper Tutorial

This post contains affiliate links, which means if you decide to purchase through my links, at no additional cost to you, I receive a small percentage {thank you!} To read more about affiliates visit my disclosure page. This Modern Crochet Towel Topper is the perfect […]

Gingham Crochet Pillow Photo Tutorial

Gingham Crochet Pillow Photo Tutorial

Create a Gingham Crochet Pillow from two corner to corner crochet squares. Using corner to corner (c2c) achieves the gingham look and minimizes the color changing to only every other row. Then adding a seam around the finished squares will allow you to crochet over […]