Craftiness is Happiness!
Being creative is so rewarding and it sure does make one feel happier.
The joy experienced when projects come together is wonderful. It doesn’t matter how big or how small the task is, just doing a little is lovely.
How about you? What’s your crafty happiness?
To help stimulate your crafting happiness and bring a smile to your face 🙂 , here is this week’s inspiration.
A quick crochet project to take on and can be made in the color of your choice.
Check out the Crocheted Headband tutorial and pattern by the team at Sisters What!
Knitted Bulky Rug
Big needles and bulky yarn are used to create this gorgeous rug.
Heidi from Hands Occupied shares her bulky knitting rug pattern and tutorial.
It makes a great project for those of you beginning to knit.
How to Sew An Infinity Scarf
Cold weather calls for something warm around your neck. An Infinity Scarf is just the thing.
Learn how to sew your own with the Infinity Scarf tutorial by Katie from A Beautiful Mess.
Her shawl using this stitch is stunning.
Take a look at how she was able to master it.
(Leslie’s Tip – Nancy Marchant’s Explorations in Brioche Knitting Online Craftsy Class –Affiliate Link)
Learn How To Sew Reusable Snack Bags
You could use any material that you liked.
Kristi from I Should Be Mopping The Floor uses a Star Wars theme for her snack bags.
Learn how to make them using her snack bag sewing tutorial.
Kandinsky Circles Felt Board – Art Project For Kids
Kids would thoroughly enjoy making this felt art project.
Follow the tutorial at Hello, Wonderful.
Placed on their wall it’s not only an art feature but fun to change up as well.
Learn To Knit Moss Stitch
I have been knitting up some cushion covers recently.
A number of knit stitches have been used to create interest and texture.
One of them being Moss Stitch.
Heidi Gustad’s video tutorial on Moss Stitch at All Free Knitting is beginner friendly and very easy to follow.
Queen Of Shadows Fingerless Gloves and Cowl Pattern
Sarah from Whistling Girl Knits shares her lovely knitting patterns for fingerless gloves and a cowl.
Love the combination of the two.
No Sew T-Shirt Produce Bag
Delia from Delia Creates has a tutorial explaining how to make a produce bag from a T-Shirt.
A great alternative to plastic bags and easy to do 🙂
DIY Sun Wreath
Feeling the need to bring a little sun into your life during the cold weather?
Get the kids involved and together make this gorgeous sun wreath by Handmade Charlotte using a recycled cardboard box.
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 around this time last year.
Beautiful Baby Quilt
Erin from House on Hill Road has been busy making a quilt for her niece.
The result is stunning. Take a look…
Simple DIY Valentine Day Wreath
Valentine’s day is only 4 weeks away! An inexpensive and simple DIY project, by Chica and Jo to bring a bit of Valentine Day love into your home.
Cute Yarn Cross Stitch Tags
These Yarn Cross Stitch tags by Handmade Charlotte would be perfect to use as room decor, strung together as bunting, or as a monogrammed gift tag!
Great way to use up some of your yarn and do a simple cross stitch.
Love Eating Soups in Winter?
Kathy’s creamy dairy free pumpkin and cauliflower soup over at MerrimentDesign will definitely become one of your favorites for winter 🙂
The sweetness of butternut pumpkin is always a winner.
It is also quick and easy to prepare, which makes weekday dinners a breeze 🙂
The beach inspires many of us with its beauty.
This Starfish Applique uses simple embroidery designs and looks gorgeous.
Try Wee Folk Art’s french knot and woven spider stitches to create texture and interest.
Free Double Sized Pillow Cover Crochet Pattern
This is a great idea by Alnaar at LeeLee Knits to incorporate different colors to mix and match.
Make 2 pillows with 4 different crocheted color sides to brighten up your bedroom.
Hope you have a fabulous week full of creativity.
Please make sure to let me know your responses via the comment section below.
Yours in Craftiness