To Craft Or Not To Craft – What A Silly Question

To Craft or Not to Craft? What a silly question!!I love this quote, it makes me smile :) Crafting is such a big part of many people's lives and it provides such joy. I love being part of a creative community where people share their ideas.It will be definitely a 'To Craft' answer for me! How about you? Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting_inspiration #Knittingpatternsfree #crochet #craft #sewing To Craft or Not to Craft? What a silly question!!

I love this, it makes me smile 🙂

Crafting is such a big part of many people’s lives and it provides such joy.

I really love gathering together all the crafty ideas, for the Top 10 In Craft inspiration for you.

Here is the crafty goodness for this week.

It will be definitely a ‘To Craft’ answer for me!

How about you?

Knitting Tutorial – How To Yarn Over YO

Knitting Tutorial - How To Yarn Over YO. Ellen at The Chilly Dog has a video tutorial and handy tips on how to do a Yarn Over YO in knitting. She shows common stitch combinations that involve the yarn over. It’s very clear to understand and will make the Yarn Over much easier. Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #knittinghelp #stitchesEllen at The Chilly Dog has a video tutorial and handy tips on how to do a Yarn Over YO in knitting.

She shows common stitch combinations that involve the yarn over.

It’s very clear to understand and will make the Yarn Over much easier.

Keeping Up Appearances Installation – Oversized Crocheted Doilies As Art by Artist Ashley V Blalock

Keeping Up Appearances Installation - Oversized Crocheted Doilies As Art by Artist Ashley V Blalock. The crocheted art that Ashley V Blalock has created is truly amazing!! To explain the meaning of her work she says this “The doilies themselves represent a certain desire to keep up the appearance of gentility to the outside world expressed through the arrangement of objects in the domestic setting..." Please share. Join now for creative craft inspiration. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #crochet #art #craftThe crocheted art that Ashley V Blalock has created is truly amazing!!

To explain the meaning of her work she says this…

“The doilies themselves represent a certain desire to keep up the appearance of gentility to the outside world expressed through the arrangement of objects in the domestic setting.

Inherent is a compulsion to arrange and place and decorate in order to control or influence a perceived outward appearance.

The red color gives away the futility of such an act and hints at the unease that lurks below the surface of an obsessive need to control and arrange.”

See more of her art on her website.

Fabric Basket Sewing Tutorial

Fabric Basket Sewing Tutorial. Cat from Mary Martha Mama steps you through how to sew a storage basket made of fabric. It is a sewing project that would suit beginners. Please share. Make Mondays more manageable and sign up for our craft inspiration newsletter. Delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #sewing #sewingpatterns #DIYCat from Mary Martha Mama steps you through how to sew a storage basket made of fabric.

It is a sewing project that would suit beginners.

DIY Yarn Fringed Throw Pillows

DIY Yarn Fringed Throw Pillows. These throw cushions are delightful! Using Yarn Fringes add that pizzazz and they are a great way to use up some leftover yarn. Anna from Ohoh Blog has a sewing tutorial to make them. Please share. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #DIY #knitting #SewingThese throw cushions are delightful!

Using Yarn Fringes add that pizzazz and they are a great way to use up some leftover yarn.

Anna from Ohoh Blog has a sewing tutorial to make them.

Hippo Hooded Towel Sewing Tutorial

DIY Yarn Fringed Throw Pillows. These throw cushions are delightful! Using Yarn Fringes add that pizzazz and they are a great way to use up some leftover yarn. Anna from Ohoh Blog has a sewing tutorial to make them. Please share. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #DIY #knitting #SewingHow adorable is this hooded towel?

Amber from Crazy Little Projects has a number of hooded towel designs and this one just stood out!

Follow her sewing tutorial.

Everyday Crocheted Triangle Scarf

Everyday Crocheted Triangle Scarf. Using fun colored yarn, this free crochet pattern by Celina at Simply Collectible Crochet is a good project for a beginner. Using one skein of Red Heart Boutique Unforgettable Worsted Weight Yarn. 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 #crochet #crochetpatterns #freeCrochetPatternsUsing fun colored yarn, this free scarf crochet pattern by Celina at Simply Collectible Crochet is a good project for a beginner.

Using one skein of *Red Heart Boutique Unforgettable Worsted Weight Yarn

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How To Applique By Hand Video Tutorial

How To Applique By Hand Video Tutorial. You can create some wonderful designs using applique. Watch Jessica from Cutesy Craft’s video tutorial showing her tips and tricks. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #Applique #Embroidery #SewingTipsYou can create some wonderful designs using applique.

Watch Jessica from Cutesy Craft’s video tutorial showing her tips and tricks.

A Special Quilt For A Special Mom

A Special Quilt For A Special Mom. Lee From Freshly Pieced made this beautiful quilt for her Mom. who was recovering after donating her kidney to her husband. Read more about how this special quilt came together. Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com #Quilting #quiltingpatterns #quiltingideasLee From Freshly Pieced made this beautiful quilt for her Mom, who was recovering after donating her kidney to her husband.

Read more about how this special quilt came together.

How To Make A DIY Geometric Wooden Clock

How To Make A DIY Geometric Wooden Clock. This is an excellent tutorial for a beginner woodwork project. Mike at The Crafty Gentleman shows you how to make a wooden clock. Please share. Join now for creative craft inspiration. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #DIY #Woodwork #woodworkingprojectsThis is an excellent tutorial for a beginner woodwork project.

Mike at The Crafty Gentleman shows you how to make a wooden clock.

Knitting Sock Blanks

Knitting Sock Blanks. Well this is something I’ve never heard of before! Knitting a sock from a sock blank. I came across this fun project in one of Knitting Sarah’s posts entitled “You’re Knitting..From Your Knitting?” Sarah explains what a sock blank is and shows the socks she’s making using one. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #knittingsocks #SockblankWell this is something I’ve never heard of before! Knitting a sock from a sock blank.

I came across this fun project in one of Knitting Sarah’s posts entitled “You’re Knitting..From Your Knitting?

Sarah explains what a sock blank is and shows the socks she’s making using one.

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To Craft or Not to Craft? What a silly question!!I love this quote, it makes me smile :) Crafting is such a big part of many people's lives and it provides such joy. I love being part of a creative community where people share their ideas.It will be definitely a 'To Craft' answer for me! How about you? Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting_inspiration #Knittingpatternsfree #crochet #craft #sewing

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.

10 Tips to Prevent Frustration When Sewing

Beth at Sew DIY shares her very helpful tips to prevent blowing your stack when sewing! One that stood out was, take a break and then return to the project later. Beth also suggests to do lots of research before you start a sewing project. #sewing #sewingtipsBeth at Sew DIY shares her very helpful tips to prevent blowing your stack when sewing! One that stood out was, take a break and then return to the project later. Beth also suggests to do lots of research before you start a sewing project.

Dropstitch Baby Blanket Pattern

This delightful and easy to follow free knitting pattern, by Laura at Peace But Not Quiet, would make a great gift for that special baby in your life. Laura provides handy video instructions to help with the knowing how to complete the Dropstitch. #knitting #knittingpattern #freeknittingpatternThis delightful and easy to follow free pattern, by Laura at Peace But Not Quiet, would make a great gift for that special baby in your life. Laura provides handy video instructions to help with the knowing how to complete the Dropstitch.

Crochet The World’s Easiest Tea Cosy

I love a good cup of tea and particularly from a teapot. This fun and colourful tea cosy by Pip at Meet Me At Mikes based on granny squares, looks easy to do. #Crochet #Crochetpatterns #GrannySquaresI love a good cup of tea and particularly from a teapot 🙂 This fun and colourful tea cosy by Pip at Meet Me At Mikes based on granny squares, looks easy to do.

Squashed Fly Biscuits

Kate from The Little Library Cafe Blog features recipes from literature and little stories to go with them. The recipe for Squashed Fly Biscuits is inspired by the book ‘Murder Most Unladylike’ Be intrigued and find out what the ingredients are in Squashed Fly biscuits. Very delicious! Perfect with a cup of tea (from your teapot that is adorned in the World’s Easiest Tea Cosy you have made!!) #cooking #baking #recipesKate from The Little Library Cafe Blog features recipes from literature and little stories to go with them. The recipe for Squashed Fly Biscuits is inspired by the book ‘Murder Most Unladylike’ Be intrigued and find out what the ingredients are in Squashed Fly biscuits. Very delicious! Perfect with a cup of tea (from your teapot that is adorned in the World’s Easiest Tea Cosy you have made!!)

Best Ways to Get Kids Gardening

Kids getting their hands dirty, using all the senses and being outdoors, is an education in itself. Little Veggie Patch Co’s wonderful article on ways to get children interested in gardening, is worth the read. #gardening #kidsgardening Kids getting their hands dirty, using all the senses and being outdoors, is an education in itself. Little Veggie Patch Co’s wonderful article on ways to get children interested in gardening, is worth the read.

Free Beginner’s Guide to Beautiful Hand Embroidery

Craftsy have created a wonderful free downloadable guide for creating beautiful hand embroidery for beginners. Detailed photo tutorials for 10 embroidery stitches. #embroidery #embroiderytipsCraftsy have created a wonderful free downloadable guide for creating beautiful hand embroidery for beginners. Detailed photo tutorials for 10 embroidery stitches.

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7 thoughts on “To Craft Or Not To Craft – What A Silly Question”

    • Thanks for sharing your thoughts Kyle. There are some amazingly talented people 🙂 Cheers Jodie

    • Hi Ann, that’s great to hear 🙂 So many wonderful creative people out there. Good luck with your next project.

  1. You’ve offered a wonderful selection of crafting ideas for us to explore. I admire folks who can create amazing pieces of art through crafting.

    • Thanks for your kind comments Elizabeth. There are some amazingly creative people in our crafting community.

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