Being 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 it’s become their way of earning a living. How fabulous that their crafting passion has lead to bigger and better things Here’s your crafting inspiration for this week. Enjoy! Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com

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

Being 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 it’s become their way of earning a living. How fabulous that their crafting passion has lead to bigger and better things Here’s your crafting inspiration for this week. Enjoy! Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com #craft #craftideas #DIYBeing 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 it’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.

Here’s your crafting inspiration for this week. Enjoy 🙂


Log Cabin Knit Mittens

Log Cabin Knit Mittens. Karen Templar of Fringe Association shares her clever log cabin knit mittens pattern. Perfect for small amounts of yarn you’ve got in your stash. Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #knit #knit_inspirationKaren Templar of Fringe Association shares her clever log cabin knit mittens pattern.

Perfect for small amounts of yarn you’ve got in your stash.

Simple Knit Sweater

Simple Knit Sweater. This easy to knit sweater would make a great beginning knitters first sweater attempt. Ashleigh at Sewrella has the free pattern and video tutorial for you to follow. Please share. Join now for creative craft inspiration. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #knit_inspiration #knittingpatternsThis easy to knit sweater would make a great beginning knitters first sweater attempt.

Ashleigh at Sewrella has the free pattern and video tutorial for you to follow.

Crochet Colorful Bunting

Crochet Colorful Bunting. Alessandra from Homemade at My Place shares her tutorial for colorful crocheted bunting. It looks fantastic and is simple to do. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com  #crochet #crocheting #craftAlessandra from Homemade at My Place shares her tutorial for colorful crocheted bunting.

It looks fantastic and is simple to do.

Sew An Amish Puzzle Ball

Sew An Amish Puzzle Ball. Allison Dey shows you how to sew an Amish Puzzle ball which is a great educational toy. Great for using up fabric scraps of all types, preferably woven materials. You can use felted wool, old blankets, sweaters. Stuff with wool, cotton, or other natural stuffing if you can. Please share. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #sewing #sewinginspiration #sewingtipAllison Dey shows you how to sew an Amish Puzzle ball which is a great educational toy.

Great for using up fabric scraps of all types, preferably woven materials.

You can use felted wool, old blankets, sweaters.

Stuff with wool, cotton, or other natural stuffing if you can.

Refraction Quilt

Refraction Quilt.A beautiful kaleidoscope effect is created in this quilt. The first for Liz at Savor Every Stitch for this year. Isn’t it beautiful? Read more here. Please share. Look forward to Mondays with our craft inspiration newsletter. Crafty goodness delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #quilting #quiltingtips #quiltingpatternsA beautiful kaleidoscope effect is created in this quilt.

The first for Liz at Savor Every Stitch for this year.

Isn’t it beautiful? Read more here.

Miniature Embroidered Foods

Miniature Embroidered Foods. Wow! The extremely detailed miniature embroidery by Japenese artist Ipnot is incredible. Just look at what she’s created here. Please share. Sign up to our craft inspiration roundup newsletter and make Mondays more manageable. Fabulous Crafty ideas and projects delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #embroidery #embroideryart #craftideasWow! The extremely detailed miniature embroidery by Japenese artist Ipnot is incredible.

Just look at what she’s created here.

Heart Shaped Pillow Crochet Pattern

Heart Shaped Pillow Crochet Pattern. Check out Alnaar from Lee Lee Knits gorgeous heart shaped pillow crochet pattern and tutorial. Just puts a smile on your face :) Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #crochet #crocheting #craftCheck out Alnaar from Lee Lee Knits gorgeous heart shaped pillow crochet pattern and tutorial. Just puts a smile on your face 🙂

Knitted Bliss Nephele Sweater WIP

Knitted Bliss Nephele Sweater WIP. Julie at Knitted Bliss shares her journey of making a Chocolate Nephele Sweater. Looks like it will be a warm and toasty sweater, love the warmth in color. Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #knit #knitting_inspirationJulie at Knitted Bliss shares her journey of making a Chocolate Nephele Sweater.

Looks like it will be a warm and toasty sweater, love the chocolate color.

You Are My Jam Embroidery Hoop Art Tutorial

You Are My Jam Embroidery Hoop Art Tutorial. What a gorgeous design, something that would look great on a kitchen wall!. Follow Bev at Flamingo Toes tutorial to embroider one yourself. Please share. Make Mondays more manageable and sign up for our craft inspiration newsletter. Delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #Embroidery #embroideryartWhat a gorgeous design, something that would look great on a kitchen wall!.

Follow Bev at Flamingo Toes tutorial to embroider one yourself.

Pom Pom Valentine Wreath

Pom Pom Valentine Wreath. Love the use of yarn and fabric poms poms in this design. Using up left over yarn and fabric scraps you too could create this wreath. Vicky from Vicky Myers Creations has step by step instructions on how to create it. Please share. Join now for creative craft inspiration. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #DIY #Craft #CraftideasLove the use of yarn and fabric poms poms in this design.

Using up left over yarn and fabric scraps you too could create this wreath.

Vicky from Vicky Myers Designs has step by step instructions on how to create it.

Being 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 it’s become their way of earning a living. How fabulous that their crafting passion has lead to bigger and better things Here’s your crafting inspiration for this week. Enjoy! Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com #craft #craftideas #DIY

Editor’s note: Our readers have said, in their free time, they love going back over previous editions of our roundups.
– So we’ve kept the crafty goodness below from this time last year.

Fabric 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. Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com #sewing #sewingtipsFabric 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 Pussy Hat exhibited at the V&A Museum in London. The Pink Pussy hat Project was established for the 2017 Women's March. It’s an ongoing movement that uses design to create social change, and inspires people who have felt invisible, feel visible. Please share. Join now for creative craft inspiration. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #craftivism #craft

Photo courtesy of the Victoria and Albert Museum

Pink Pussyhat On Display

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

How 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.Please share. Make Mondays more manageable and sign up for our craft inspiration newsletter. Delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #gardening #gardeningtips #gardeninghacksHow 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 Holder. Salena Baca Crochet has a gorgeous free hanging herb holder pattern. Her blog post offers the entire instructions and materials you’ll need to use.Please share. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #crochet #crocheting #craftHanging Herb Holder

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

Healthy 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.Please share. Look forward to Mondays with our craft inspiration newsletter. Crafty goodness delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #sewing #sewingtips #craftHealthy 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.

Embroidery 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.Please share. Join now for creative craft inspiration. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #embroidery #embroideryart #fashionEmbroidery 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.

Hope you have a fabulous week being crafty and you enjoyed our crafting inspiration 🙂

Please make sure to let me know any projects you’ve got in mind via the comment section below.

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Yours in Craftiness

Jodie 🙂

Jodie- Editor Crafty Like Granny

About Jodie- Editor Crafty Like Granny

Hi my name is Jodie. Thanks for stopping by 🙂 I am an Australian, currently living in Spain with my family. I love crafts and have met so many other fabulous crafters through this site. I love learning and helping others discover the joys of handmade. I have recently got back into craft after a lapse of a few years. The aim with our website is to reduce the amount of time people have to search for fantastic, helpful information, inspirational reading and craft news.

4 Comments

  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! 🙂 Lisa

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

      Thanks so much Lisa. We love your helpful tutorials. 🙂 Cheers Jodie

  2. Julie on February 13, 2018 at 7:38 am

    Thanks for including me in this awesome round up! Love it!!

    • Jodie- Editor Crafty Like Granny on February 13, 2018 at 7:45 am

      Hi Julie
      We love to share your wonderful knitting creations. Cheers Jodie 🙂

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