Eat Sleep Craft Repeat
Yes! Most definitely! This is the way to live 🙂
Eating, Sleeping, doing some craft and then the next day, repeating it all again.
Take a look at the fabulous crafting ideas for this week.
Leslie from A Friend To Knit With has a delightful post about her chunky knit beanie pattern. Read more here.
Sew A Tote Bag
This ‘Instamatic’ Tote bag is such a cute sewing project.
Claire from My Monday Makes steps you through her tutorial on how to make one.
Bonnet Beanie Free Crochet Pattern
What an adorable Bonnet Beanie by Delia at Delia Creates. She shares her free crochet pattern and instructions here.
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Learn How to Crochet The Tunisian Simple Stitch
Keen to learn a new crochet stitch? Tunisian crochet also known as Afghan crochet is a combination of crochet and knitting.
Ragnhild from Yarnhild has information and a tutorial with lots of pictures to show you how to do it.
A Brief History of Victorian Sewing
Mimi Matthew’s article covers A Brief History of Plain and Fancy Work in sewing in Victorian times.
Some fascinating tidbits of sewing history. Take a look.
Hooded Knit Adak Wrap
This knitwear design is such a clever idea!
Jessica from Mama In A Stitch has created a knit pattern which combines a hood and a wrap in one.
Check out her pattern and instructions here.
Try Mindful Embroidery
You often hear people talk of crafts being a form of mindfulness.
This is an interesting interview with Carina, an embroidery designer and how she considers embroidery a practice in mindfulness.
10+ Sewing Terms To Understand For Beginners
An excellent introduction to understanding sewing terms. Alicia from Sew What Alicia covers seams, hems, basting, top stitch, back stitch, right sides together, wrong sides together, binding, turn out, finger pressing and interfacing.
Miniature Worlds by Tatsuya Tanaka
These photographs of tiny dioramas are truly amazing!
The artist posts a photograph of a new one every day including items found in everyday life.
How To Spray Baste A Quilt Tutorial
Spray basting quilts is such a neat trick and for those of you who dislike pinning, this technique is for you!.
Allison from Cluck Cluck Sew has all the guidance you need in her tutorial.
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.
Learn To Sew a Pom Pom Infinity Scarf
This gorgeous Infinity scarf tutorial by Jess at Sewing Rabbit is easy to follow. It has very helpful pictures and instructions. Her blog post has all the materials listed that you will need.
Why Do I Need To Swatch?
In crocheting and knitting swatching is a very important step to start with. It helps you determine whether you have the right gauge/tension. Without swatching the results can be very disappointing. So read an informative guide on The Crochet Project’s website.
Start Simple – Beginner Quilting Projects
Looking for some simple projects for getting started in quilting? Craftsy has a free patterns for 5 First Quilt Projects that fun and practical. From coasters to placemats, there will be a great beginner quilters project for you!
Lemon Thyme Chicken Thighs
The team at Kitchn.com have an amazing selection of tasty recipes. This recipe for Lemon Thyme Chicken Thighs stood out, as it is easy to prepare. The combination of the lemon thyme and crispy, succulent chicken is delicious.
Watering Succulent Plants – How To From An Expert
Do you find your succulents are dying? There is a common myth that succulents don’t need much water. Cassidy from Succulents and Sunshine shares with us how to best water succulents.
Irish Mesh Cowl
I have a knitting crush on cowls. During the winter season I’ve made five! I love the warmth and coziness. The Irish Mesh is a lovely knitted stitch. I hope you enjoy this Irish Mesh Cowl tutorial by Purl Avenue.
Hope you have a fabulous week 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.
Yours in Craftiness