Take Time To Do What Makes Your Soul Happy is something that as crafters, we can completely relate to 🙂
There needs to be joy in life.
Crafting brings us that joy and makes our soul happy!
Here’s our roundup of some crafting joy for this week. Take a look…
Editor’s Note – These crafts and images belong to their original owners. I didn’t create them, I wanted to showcase their amazing work to you, my lovely readers. Please pin the images from the owner’s site.
Boco Bear Amigurumi
Joanne at Craft Passion has been perfecting her gorgeous Boco Bear Amigurumi pattern.
Here she shares her tutorial and patterns to create these fabulous, cuddly bears.
Simple Sewing Project – DIY Luggage Tags
This is a great functional project for beginner sewers.
Patti at Hearth and Vine has a sewing tutorial to guide you through the steps.
Choose your own favorite materials or use up some scrap fabric.
Le Nuage Wrap Crochet Pattern
A beautiful crocheted shawl which looks so romantic.
Ashleigh has created this design which can be worn over the shoulders or bunch around the neck.
It’s a beginner friendly project, with simple stitches and an easy repeating pattern.
Book Review By Franklin: Vogue Knitting The Ultimate Knitting Book
Franklin Habit reviews the latest edition of Vogue Knitting and is super impressed with new version.
Read about what’s so great about this updated knitting resource.
Do You Keep A Knitting Journal?
Karen from Fringe Association shares why she loves to keep a knitting journal.
In a world where we have become so digitized, there is still a place for journaling creative Knitting projects on paper.
The Tale Of a Scarf: When knitting chose me
A lovely read by Karie Westermann on how knitting entered her life.
Some of you will remember your first knitting project and the life events that brought knitting into your world.
I am sure this will resonate with some of you.
Spring Me Forward Triangle Scarf Crochet Pattern
Such bright and fun colors in this crochet pattern.
Tonya at Nana’s Crafty Home shares her easy to do pattern to create this scarf.
Patty Lyons Talks About Why We Swatch
In a previous post I found an article by knitting expert Clara Parkes on swatching.
Patty Lyons, another knitting expert, shares her thoughts on why we need to swatch.
The Beautiful Art Of Bobbin Lace Making
Wow! Such fine and delicate traditional lace.
I imagine it would take some time and patience to become proficient in this craft.
A lovely read on one woman’s artistic journey of bobbin lace making.
Tactile Hoop Art Inspired by the Colorful Beauty of Floating Gardens
Brown Paperbag features Katy Biele’s amazing embroidery art.
Katy’s stunning designs are inspired by floating gardens.
A real feast for the eyes.
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.
How To Make A 30 Second Infinity Scarf And Headband!
I love Lisa from Cucicucicoo’s sewing tutorials.
This one is cute and so super quick!!
Lisa shows you how to repurpose an old t-shirt.
Such a great idea!!
Why Knitting Gauge Is So Important?
When knitting sometimes the finished product is not what it is meant to look like.
This means you don’t have the right gauge (measure of how the height and width of your stitches)
Craftsy has an excellent guide on how to get the right gauge.
Learn How To Do The Wave Crochet Stitch
This is an adorable crochet stitch.
Allison from Dream A Little Bigger has an easy to follow tutorial.
Spring/Summer Inspired Bloom Quilt
Flowers in bloom inspired quilt by Allison at Cluck Cluck Sew.
A beginner friendly pattern if you have a few quilts under your belt and have some piecing experience.
Easy Option For A Delicious Breakfast
Are you always rushing in the mornings?
Sometimes you’d prefer to get a few more winks than eat?
Having breakfast every morning is beneficial.
So getting prepared the night before makes it so much easier in the morning.
Here’s Laura from Peace But Not Quiet’s easy option for overnight oats..
10 Reasons to Grow Mint (Without Fear)
People can sometimes be put off growing mint.
It is known as a herb that can take over.
However Colleen and Joel over at Grow Forage Cook Ferment have an an excellent guide to growing mint without it getting out of control!
Enjoy this week and Take Time To Do What Makes Your Soul Happy ?
Please make sure to let me know any projects you have on the go, via the comment section below.
Or via our contact page, on Twitter | Facebook
Yours in Craftiness Jodie ?
I love the idea of taking time to make your soul happy! And thank you for including my infinity scarf tutorial with these other lovely ideas! 🙂 Lisa
Our pleasure Lisa 🙂 Your tutorial is such a great idea! Cheers Jodie