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Being Crafty Is Not a Hobby | It is a Way of Life

Being CraftyBeing Crafty is not a hobby, it is a way of life

Crafting is varied and wonderful. For some people it is their life.

Many people have started out with craft just as a hobby. Then itโ€™s become their way of earning a living.

How fabulous that their crafting passion has lead to bigger and better things.

Do you dream of making your crafting passion a way of life? If so tell us about it in the comments below.

Hereโ€™s your crafting inspiration for this week. Enjoy ๐Ÿ™‚ Grain vs BiasFabric Bias vs Grain

An easy to understand sewing tutorial about fabric bias by the talented Lisa at Cucicucicoo. This guide, complete with helpful photos teaches you about bias. Why you would use bias and how to use a pattern to cut on the bias.

Pink Pussyhat V&A Museum

Photo courtesy of the Victoria and Albert Museum

Pink Pussyhat On Display

Knitting in the news.. On International Womenโ€™s Day the Victoria and Albert museum in London, announced the addition of a Pink Pussyhat to it’s collection.

Crafsty Herb Garden IdeasHow to Start a Herb Garden for Cooking and Crafting

Some excellent suggestions by Crafsty on what to do to create a herb garden. Whether the herbs are grown in your own patch of soil or in pots, these ideas will be very helpful.

Hanging Herb HolderHanging Herb Holder

Salena Baca Crochet has a gorgeous free hanging herb holder pattern. Her blog post offers the entire instructions and materials youโ€™ll need to use.

Cluck Cluck Sew Healthy SewingHealthy Sewing – How to Be Pain Free

Alison from Cluck Cluck Sew reminds us of ways to keep healthy whilst at a sewing machine. A timely reminded if you are spending long periods sitting to work on your crafts.

Little Treasures Japanese EmbroideryEmbroidery Setting the Scene for Spring Fashion

Maya from Little Treasures has a lovely article on the latest Japanese fashion trends showcasing embroidery. The designs are exquisite. A lovely feast for the eyes.

Being Crafty is not just a hobby it is a way of lifeHope you have a fabulous week being crafty and you enjoyed our crafting inspiration ๐Ÿ™‚

Please make sure to let me know any projects youโ€™ve got in mind via the comment section below.

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Yours in Craftiness

Emily ๐Ÿ™‚

Emily - Editor Crafty Like Granny

About Emily - Editor Crafty Like Granny

Hi my name is Emily. Thanks for stopping by ๐Ÿ™‚ I have recently got back into craft after a lapse of a few years. The aim with my website is to reduce the amount of time people have to search for fantastic, helpful information, inspirational reading and craft news.


  1. Lisa // Cucicucicoo: Eco Sewing and Crafting on March 13, 2017 at 9:15 am

    Thanks for linking up to my bias tutorial, Emily! There are a lot of other great ideas and info here, so I’m off to read up! And oh my gosh! I hadn’t heard that the pussy hat got put in the V&A! So cool! ๐Ÿ™‚ Lisa

    • Emily - Editor Crafty Like Granny on March 17, 2017 at 3:29 am

      Thanks so much Lisa. We love your helpful tutorials. ๐Ÿ™‚ Cheers Emily

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