Take Life One Stitch At A Time... We sometimes rush through our days, with everything we have to do. The idea of taking life one stitch at a time, helps my mind race less. I approach tasks a little more calmly. The hand stitching I am doing on my daughter's quilt is soothing. I am mindful of this approach to life and feel more able. Here's our crafty goodness for this week. Enjoy! Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com

Take Life One Stitch At A Time

Take Life One Stitch At A Time... We sometimes rush through our days, with everything we have to do. The idea of taking life one stitch at a time, helps my mind race less. I approach tasks a little more calmly. The hand stitching I am doing on my daughter's quilt is soothing. I am mindful of this approach to life and feel more able. Here's our crafty goodness for this week. Enjoy! Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crochet #craftTake Life One Stitch At A Time…

We sometimes rush through our days, with everything we have to do.

The idea of taking life one stitch at a time, helps my mind race less.

I approach tasks a little more calmly.

The hand stitching I am doing on my daughter’s quilt is soothing.

I am mindful of this approach to life and feel more able.

Here’s our crafty goodness for this week. Enjoy!

Summer Poncho Crochet Pattern

Jessica from Mama In A Stitch definitely believes that crocheting is not just for the cooler months. She was inspired to create a lovely lightweight and open stitch poncho. Her free Casablanca Poncho pattern is just lovely. Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com #crochetpattern #crochet #crochetingJessica from Mama In A Stitch definitely believes that crocheting is not just for the cooler months.

The warmer weather inspired her to create a lovely lightweight and open stitch poncho.

Her free Casablanca Poncho pattern is just lovely.

 

Easy Fringed Tie Dye Beach Blanket

Easy Fringed Tie Dye Beach Blanket. A very comfortable and cool looking beach blanket, It could also quite easily be used for a picnic blanket. Follow Anne from Orange Bettie’s tutorial to tie die and sew your own blanket. Please share. Join now for creative craft inspiration. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #sewing #sewingtutorial #sewingpatternA very comfortable and cool looking beach blanket.

It could also quite easily be used for a picnic blanket.

Follow Anne from Orange Bettie’s tutorial to tie die and sew your own blanket.

 

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Knitting Tutorial – Old Norwegian Cast On

Knitting Tutorial - Old Norwegian Cast On. If you are familiar with the long tail cast on method, the Old Norwegian cast on is similar but with more stretch. Ellen from The Chilly Dog finds it works especially well for sock, mitten and glove cuffs. Watch Ellen’s tutorial on how to do this particular cast on Please share. Make Mondays more manageable and sign up for our craft inspiration newsletter. Delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting_guru #knitting #knittingtutorialIf you are familiar with the long tail cast on method, the Old Norwegian cast on is similar but with more stretch.

Ellen from The Chilly Dog finds it works especially well for sock, mitten and glove cuffs.

Watch Ellen’s video tutorial on how to do this particular cast on.

 

Simple Origami Wall Art

Paper Art can look so effective and this simple origami wall art is no exception. The paper folding is simple to do and you could choose any colors that you love in your home. Follow Emma from Gathering Beauty’s step by step instructions to create your own. Please share. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #paperart #papercraft #paperPaper Art can look so effective and this simple origami wall art is no exception.

The paper folding is simple to do and you could choose any colors that you love in your home.

Follow Emma from Gathering Beauty’s step by step instructions to create your own.

 

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Modern Macrame – Natalie Miller and her world of color

Modern Macrame - Natalie Miller and her world of color. A lovely insight into one artist’s world of color and use of macrame. Read the full article and be amazed at the photos of her glorious designs on Modern Macrame. Please share. Look forward to Mondays with our craft inspiration newsletter. Crafty goodness delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #macrame #wallhanging #weavingA lovely insight into one artist’s world of color and use of macrame.

Read the full article and be amazed at the photos of her glorious designs on Modern Macrame.

 

Leafy Washcloth Free Knitting Pattern

Leafy Washcloth Free Knitting Pattern. These are a lovely knitted alternative to the square dishcloth. Megan from Tricksy Knitter suggests these are a “good project for the beginner knitter who’s ready to move beyond the square.” 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 #knitting #knitting_inspiration #knittingpatternThese are a lovely knitted alternative to the square dishcloth.

Megan from Tricksy Knitter suggests her Leafy Washcloth Knitting Patterns are a “good project for the beginner knitter who’s ready to move beyond the square.”

 

DIY Yarn Bowl

DIY Yarn Bowl. Using a recycled plastic icecream tub forms the basis of this yarn bowl project. Follow Maro’s tutorial on Akamatra for full photo step by step instructions. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #craft #DIY #upcycledcraftUsing a recycled plastic ice cream tub forms the basis of this yarn bowl project.

Follow Maro’s tutorial on Akamatra for full photo step by step instructions.

 

How To Use The Chain Stitch As A Fill Stitch

How To Use The Chain Stitch As A Fill Stitch. Follow Beth’s video tutorial to first learn how to embroider the chain stitch if your new to this stitch. Then find out how you can use this stitch to fill in shapes. Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com #stitching #embroidery #embroiderFollow Beth’s video tutorial to first learn how to embroider the chain stitch if your new to this stitch.

Then find out how you can use this stitch to fill in shapes.

 

DIY Origami Shirt Card For Father’s Day

DIY Origami Shirt Card For Father’s Day. This is such a cute card for Father’s Day and something that anyone can do. Taking just 5 mins, follow Holly from Club Crafted’s tutorial to make one. Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com #paper #papercraft #DIY #fathersdayThis is such a cute card for Father’s Day and something that anyone can do.

Taking just 5 mins, follow Holly from Club Crafted’s tutorial to make one.

 

Woman Makes Scarves Out Of Teabag Strings

Woman Makes Scarves Out Of Teabag Strings. The patience required for creating this craft! What a woman! Sheer dedication to the reduction of waste. Read more of Irene’s crafty story. Please share. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #knit #knitting_inspirationThe patience required for creating this craft!

What a woman!

Sheer dedication to the reduction of waste.

Read more of Irene’s story here.

 

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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 Quilt A Simple Baby Blanket

Craftsy Instructor Amy Gibson steps you through how to make a simple baby quilt. After 7 online lessons, which you can do at your own pace, you will have a quilt to be proud of. Get Amy's course and start your new quilt! Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #quilting #quiltingblock #sewingCraftsy Instructor Amy Gibson steps you through how to make a simple baby quilt.

After 7 online lessons, which you can do at your own pace, you will have a quilt to be proud of.

Get Amy’s Craftsy course here.

 

Knit Like A Master

Learn from knitting expert and well renowned author; Ann Budd in this online Craftsy course. Week one covers Mastering Your Gauge, such an important skill to have when knitting. Other sessions cover Casting On, Successful shaping, binding, seams and tips and tricks. All the lessons can be done at your own pace, in the comfort of your own home. Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting_guru #knitting #knitting_inspirationLearn from knitting expert and well renowned author; Ann Budd in this online Craftsy course.

Week one covers Mastering Your Gauge, such an important skill to have when knitting.

Other sessions cover Casting On, Successful shaping, binding, seams and tips and tricks.

All the lessons can be done at your own pace, in the comfort of your own home.

 

Crochet Patriotic Tote Bag

Have this crochet project ready for the Fourth of July! Sarah at Repeat Crafter Me has a tutorial and pattern for this gorgeous tote. Please share. Join now for creative craft inspiration. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #crochet #crochetpattern #crochetingHave this crochet project ready for the Fourth of July!

Sarah at Repeat Crafter Me has a tutorial and pattern for this gorgeous tote.

 

Fourth Of July Quilled Paper Toppers

Paper quilling is simple to do and looks so effective. Chica and Jo have a detailed tutorial, for making Cake toppers for Fourth of July celebrations. Please share. Make Mondays more manageable and sign up for our craft inspiration newsletter. Delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #papercraft #paperart #craftPaper quilling is simple to do and looks so effective.

Chica and Jo have a detailed tutorial, for making Cake toppers for Fourth of July celebrations.

 

The Wonderful World Of Needle Felting

Learn all about needle felting and the amazing designs that can be created. Teresa from Bear Creek Felting & Design, has an excellent tutorial to learn more about this delightful craft. Please share. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #needlefelting #stitching #embroideryLearn all about needle felting and the amazing designs that can be created.

Teresa from Bear Creek Felting & Design, has an excellent tutorial to learn more about this delightful craft.

 

Natural Solutions to Keep Away Flies

Natural Solutions to Keep Away Flies. Anna at Woo Hoo Cuties has an amazing amount of suggestions for keeps those pesty flies out of your home. Please share. Join now for creative craft inspiration. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #essentialoils #DIY #naturalsolutionsAnna at Woo Hoo Cuties has an amazing amount of suggestions for keeps those pesty flies out of your home.

 

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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.

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