Crafts Hacks for makers; a digital vision board with clever tips, ideas, techniques and materials for DIY creations.
Tote Bag Creation
For those of you who read yesterday's post, you'll remember, I was making a tote bag and for those of you who haven't yet read it, I highly recommend heading over to it so you know where we're up to. If not, these are the first two steps:
Tote Bag Creation
Tote bags are super easy to make and are useful to have around the house. They have replaced the use of my handbag for me and I couldn't imagine life without one now. I find they are able to carry anything I need, whether that be my phone and purse or my shopping.
Creative hobbies to try when you are feeling uninspired
Hobbies are very beneficial to your health, so finding something to do in your free time is key. Craft hobbies may give a great break from the routine of everyday life, and when paired with the joy of finishing a project, they can help to decrease stress and produce those much-needed endorphins. Because many craft activities involve focus, many crafters experience a type of meditative state, which helps with tension and anxiety and can lead to a more general sense of satisfaction and awareness.
My Sewing Journey
Hi! I'm fairly new to the whole blogging thing but I thought it could be fun and here I am. This year I have started sewing, after developing a passion for it during last year's lockdown. I am still a beginner but I hope to expand on my skills and therefore I have opened an Etsy shop (I'll leave the link below). Here I sell the products that I have made and it would make my day if something was to catch your eye.
ANTIQUE THIMBLE: TO USE AND KEEP IT AS A COLLECTIBLE
Thimble has been in use since decades because of the sewing techniques. Sewing has never gone out of fashion. There is a thing with the sewing machines that while being overworked and sewing very rapidly, fingers might get hurt. There have been times when fingers used to get pricked. In previous times, people used to wear caps in shape of fingers.
Welcome to the ultimate Crocheter Gift Guide! I put together this crocheting gift guide in an attempt to help you find the perfect gift for the crochet lover in your life! We are all very different, but when you are trying to find a gift that is both useful, beautiful, and above all – thoughtful – it can be difficult to navigate the plethora of crocheting options out there! Now you can find the perfect gift without stress or worry – who doesn’t love that?!
What I Learned About Crafting by Watching YouTube Videos
When the pandemic cancelled production of new TV shows, I turned to YouTube for an entertainment fix. I'd never given YouTube a lot of thought in the past, but discovered old TV shows, classic full-length movies and something else I never expected.
The Journey of Drawing a Rainbow through a Veil
Original Inspiration I hadn’t written poems for most of my high school senior year because I had been super busy. I studied poetic devices in greater depth in AP English literature and wanted to play with alliteration symbolizing wind. I envisioned a woman who asks the weeping willow tree about WW2 European battles. I wrote the poem "Weeping Willow" but hadn't illustrated anything until Spring 2021--a few willow branches with raindrops.
How to Find Quality Embroidery Products
Are you someone who likes to do embroidering in your spare time? If so, you should take steps to make sure you are using only the best materials. Otherwise, your embroidery will start to unravel quickly. Investing in the best quality embroidery materials is a wise decision. It will help to ensure that the stitching used to create your embroidery will be strong enough to withstand a substantial amount of wear and tear.
Top 5 Tips for Working with Plywood from the Pros
Are you bored at home and searching for something to do? Now is a great time to brush up on your woodworking skills and learn some useful techniques for constructing with plywood.
5 Reasons You Should Learn to Crochet Today
Do you have a favourite hobby, or looking for more ways to be creative with your free time? A few years ago, I found myself fed up with knitting (dropping a stitch is a whole new kind of anxiety). For some reason, I'd always thought crochet looked terribly difficult, so I'd avoided it.
Take out your scissors, rulers, and a little paper glue and start making these beautiful crafts with paper. Not only for party decoration, but these DIY geode garland characters also make a great home decoration. There are hot glue craft paper templates on this page for you to start building.