Learning New Things

PDF: Patterns For Plastic Canvas Dala, Mushroom and Tree Gift Tag/Ornaments

Dala Horse Plastic Canvas gift tag/tree ornament

Having received requests from several readers for plastic canvas stitch diagrams for Dala, 'Shroom and Tree, (original post here) I decided to create a little PDF. You will find it attached to the end of this post.

Mini Tips and Tuts: Reusing Pillows Already Living at Your House

Simple re-use!  Why buy more pillows!

It suddenly occurred to me while I was preparing to visit my local craft store to purchase a pillow form for the sun painted fabric pillow that I have altogether too many pillows sitting around - many unused most of the year (holiday pillows). Why not simply create a slip case type cover and pull one of those pillows out of storage!

By reusing pillows I already own, I am saving between $15.00 and $20.00 per pillow and reducing the number of pillows I have stored in the closet!!

"Quilting Happiness": Making the Haphazard Chevron Pillow

Haphazard Chevron Pillow

Haphazard Chevron Pillow - my first project from "Quilting Happiness" by Christina Lane and Diane Gilleland!

Make Lavender Wands and Enjoy the Fragrance of Summer All Year Long

Lavender Wands

Photo and lavender wands made by Nancy Hiroka

The very second I saw Nancy's image of her beautiful Lavender Wands I fell in love! They may not be new to some of you, but they sure were to me!!!

Snowmen! Nutcrackers! Christmas Balls! Christmas in July Project Progress Report.

Knitted/felted snowman.  Pattern from Marie Mayhew Designs.

Just in case anyone happens to be curious - I have been taking Christmas in July seriously - finishing projects already started and embarking on new crafty adventures! All Christmas preparations!!

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