Finally, an actual pattern for the big floor rugs! Big Stitch Crocheted Alpaca Rugs! - Big Stitch Alpaca Rugs - the purl bee
cute idea! DIY Embroidery Hoop Spheres
Embroidery hoop spheres
Handprint crayon boxes
Body Butter Recipe I subbed almond oil for half the jojoba oil and gave this out for little Christmas gifts with other homemade goodies. This is a great recipe and very moisturizing.
How To Make Body Butter
Fun way to deliver cookies and not deal with getting your plate back.
Make your own personalized ornaments this year for all the important people in your life. Tons of uses!
snowman sharpie mugs, perfect for my MOM for all of us kids at Christmas. We sure do enjoy our hot chocolate these are too cute to pass on!
Sew Sweet Vintage: DIY sharpie mug for Mom
State paintings with Bible verses...love these
3D hand portrait: I tried this using colored pencils in black, blue, purple, and orange. It worked well and was a big hit with my children. If using crayon or pencil, it helps if you shade the area where the curve and straight lines meet a little darker. I can think of all kinds of ways you could use this. Great art lesson or rainy day activity.
crochet baby blanket:EASY. Lets all make one now!
Chunky Crochet Baby Blanket - Tutorial
Couching is simply sewing a heavy thread in place with a finer thread. Its a retro technique, too, that was originally done by hand, but it works beautifully by machine as well. I use a zigzag stitch to secure the heavy thread in place. And, if you have a cording foot— the foot guides the thread as you sew.
Great fabric embellishing tutorial
How to Make Rag Rugs. Make beautiful rugs out of old sheets! I will definitely be making a bunch of these for the new house.
e Loosely translated, broomstick lace. With this technique you can hook a beautiful stitch. You have a normal hook required and a large knitting pin. You use the knitting needle size to hold the loops. In the picture we Phildar Partner 6 in ocher, this gives a good result. The thick knitting needle is on sal
Beautiful stitches: broomstick and celtic knot
Smash Book - Great explanation of and good instructions for your Smashbook. Ideas for traveling with your SB as well.