Unique Creations Not Mistakes

Mistakes are just unique creations. The above is a good quote to remember when beginning any new craft skill. Having a sense of humor when starting out is essential. There are plenty of excellent tutorials and craft ideas this week shared by those who have been crafting for a while. No doubt they also have had their fair share of Unique creations! Take a look...

Mistakes are just unique creations.

The above is a good quote to remember when beginning any new craft skill.

Having a sense of humor when starting out is essential.

There are plenty of excellent tutorials and craft ideas this week shared by those who have been crafting for a while.

No doubt they also have had their fair share of Unique creations!

Take a look…

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English Paper Piecing – Where To Begin

Flossies Tea Cakes English paper piecing. Florence from Flossie Teacakes has a very informative post on what English Paper Piecing is and how to learn to do it. Typically used for quilt or pillow designs, where a crisp shape is required that will then be sewn by hand. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #Quilting

Florence from Flossie Teacakes has a very informative post on what English Paper Piecing is and how to learn to do it.

Typically used for quilt or pillow designs, where a crisp shape is required that will then be sewn by hand.

Little Gnome Knitting A Heart Wins Top Gif Award

Mochimochiland Top Gif for 2017. Anna at Mochimochiland who was featured in Knit Like Granny’s Top 100 Knitting Blogs, announced her excitement about her Gif being the best for 2017. You can understand why, he is just adorable! Take a look :) Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com

Anna at Mochimochiland who was featured in Knit Like Granny’s Top 100 Knitting Blogs, announced her excitement about her Gif being the best for 2017.

You can understand why, he is just adorable! Take a look 🙂

Holiday Charm Set

Susan B Anderson Holiday Charm Set Knitting Pattern. Knit Susan B Anderson’s delightful Holiday Charm Set. The knitting pattern of a tiny Tree, the wee sweater, the mini-mittens and the little sock ornaments are all in one. Please share. Join now for creative craft inspiration. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting

Knit Susan B Anderson’s delightful Holiday Charm Set.

The knitting pattern of a tiny Tree, the wee sweater, the mini-mittens and the little sock ornaments are all in one

Tea Cup Pin Cushion Tutorial

Teacup Pincushion by Crafts On The Sea. A wonderful handmade gift for those who love to sew or something just for yourself. Kate at Crafts On The Sea has a step by step tutorial for you to follow. Please share. Make Mondays more manageable and sign up for our craft inspiration newsletter. Delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #sewing

A wonderful handmade gift for those who love to sew or something just for yourself.

Kate at Crafts On The Sea has a step by step tutorial for you to follow.

Duffle Bag Sewing Tutorial

Torie Jayne Duffel Bag Tutorial. A roomy bag that is very versatile. Something you could use for any number of outings. Take a look at Torie Jayne’s sewing tutorial. Please share. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #sewing

A roomy bag that is very versatile. Something you could use for any number of outings.

Take a look at Torie Jayne’s sewing tutorial

Two Rectangles Earwarmer

Crafts from the Cwtch Knitted Earwarmers. Now this is my kind of Winter knitting project! Simple and easy to knit, practical and functional. Sarah at Crafts From The Cwtch has the instructions :) Please share. Look forward to Mondays with our craft inspiration newsletter. Crafty goodness delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting

Now this is my kind of Winter knitting project! Simple and easy to knit, practical and functional.

Sarah at Crafts From The Cwtch has the instructions 🙂

Turn A Plain Sweater Into A Novelty Christmas Sweater

DIY Reindeer Novelty Christmas Jumper Tutorial Bugs and Fishes. Laura at Bugs and Fishes gives a plain sweater a makeover with a gorgeous Reindeer Novelty design. Follow her tutorial for how to make one. 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 #sewing

Laura at Bugs and Fishes gives a plain sweater a makeover with a gorgeous Reindeer Novelty design.

Follow her tutorial for how to make one.

Origami Gift Boxes

DIY Origami Gift Boxes by Gathering Beauty. I’ve made these with my children and they delight in making them. We’ve used them for our Christmas table, each guest has a little gift box at their place setting, containing a little handmade gift. Take a look at Emma’s tutorial on how to make them at Gathering Beauty. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #papercraft

I’ve made these with my children and they delight in making them.

We’ve used them for our Christmas table, each guest has a little gift box at their place setting, containing a little handmade gift.

Take a look at Emma’s tutorial on how to make them at Gathering Beauty.

Easy Christmas Slime Recipe

Burlap and Blue Christmas Slime Recipe Easy Kids Gift Idea. Children would delight in receiving this Christmas themed Slime as a gift. Or even better, get them involved with making some to play with :) Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com #kidscraft

Children would delight in receiving this Christmas themed Slime as a gift.

Or even better, get them involved with making some to play with 🙂

Make Your Own Snuggly Slippers

tilly buttons sewing pattern slipper boots. Warm feet are essential in the cold months. Make your own fleecy faux fur snuggly slippers with Tilly from Tilly and The Buttons tutorial. Please share. Join now for creative craft inspiration. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #sewing

Warm feet are essential in the cold months.

Make your own fleecy faux fur snuggly slippers with Tilly from Tilly and The Buttons tutorial.

In Crafting their are no mistakes just unique creations. Mistakes are just unique creations. The above is a good quote to remember when beginning any new craft skill. Having a sense of humor when starting out is essential. There are plenty of excellent tutorials and craft ideas this week shared by those who have been crafting for a while. No doubt they also have had their fair share of Unique creations! Take a look. Please share. Make Mondays more manageable and sign up for our craft inspiration newsletter. Delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #craft

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.

Best sewing tools for happy sewing

“The best sewing tools for happy sewing” This week I am sharing Part 1 of Lisa from Cucicucicoo’s post, about the best tools she recommends to  make your sewing projects easier.

Getting started with Crochet- The chain stitch

A very easy to understand video on how to get started with crochet and to make a chain stitch.

It also has a great pictorial about all the steps too. Take a look here

Cross stitch Basics

How to cross stitch Little Lovelies by Allison. A very easy to understand video on how to get started with crochet and to make a chain stitch. It also has a great pictorial about all the steps too. Please share. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #crossstitch

Cross Stitch Basics.

This informative list of the basic supplies you will need thanks to little lovelies by allison

Handmade Chocolate Stir Sticks

homemade-chocolate-stir-sticks-for-hot-chocolate-and-coffee Merriment Designs Please share. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #chocolaterecipes

Over at Merriment Design, Kathy has a lovely handmade chocolate stir sticks recipe with beautiful pics showing the process.

One to make with the kids..

A Beginners Guide To Gardening
gaylas_garden You Grow Girl A beginners guide to gardening with an amazing list of resources by Gayla Trail at Grow Girl. Gayla’s writing is inspiring, as are her tips for beginning a garden. Please share. Look forward to Mondays with our craft inspiration newsletter. Crafty goodness delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #gardening

A beginners guide to gardening with an amazing list of resources by Gayla Trail at Grow Girl.

Gayla’s writing is inspiring, as are her tips for beginning a garden.

Origami Christmas Tree ornaments

Vertical-Origami-Wrapper-Chain-Ornaments by DIY Candy A fun way to use up origami paper to make sensational christmas tree ornaments Amy at DIY Candy shows you how here. 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 #papercraft

A fun way to use up origami paper to make sensational christmas tree ornaments.

Amy at DIY Candy shows you how here

A guide to Knitting Abbreviations and a Simple knitted hat pattern

The Craft Sessions Simple Hat Design 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

A great reference for Knitting abbreviations from Noble Knits.

It will help with this simple hat pattern by Felicia at The Craft Sessions that I am going to attempt to make.

Handy Guide to Knitting Abbreviations Noble Knits. 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

What have you been crafting this week?

Please share in the comments below about what has given you inspiration 🙂

Until next week

Yours in Craftiness 🙂
Jodie

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