I love the onset of cooler weather in the fall. Many of you can look forward to kicking through large piles of colorful leaves, but here in Arizona, we have to make our own. :-) Even if you have plenty, why not needle felt fall leaves? If you've ever wished for a fiber hobby that gave instant gratification, (as opposed to knitting), this is it. ...read more
Before I became obsessed with fabric, my first love was scrapbook paper. I loved making holiday scrapbook pages especially, so I have stacks and stacks of winter and fall paper in my craft room. Even though I haven’t scrapbooked in quite some time, I still catch myself eyeballing the paper at the craft stores!
At my last job, the unit secretary ...read more
Nothing says fall more than pumpkins! This week Simply Notable is sharing different ways to make your own variation of table pumpkins. This particular pumpkin is made from paper and is easy and fun for kids to make.
You will need: 8.5 x 11 inch paper (green and orange), brads, glue stick, hole punch, stapler, and scissors ...read more
Once upon a time, in a kingdom far far away....
Okay, it was really northern Utah and the leaves on my trees are rustling the tale of summer's end. Crisp air is blowing and it won't be long until those leaves start falling. Having grown up in southern Arizona, I never really experienced a true fall season until moving here. It's a wondrous sight!
Recycling ...read more
Who can resist a plump cabled pumpkin this time of year? Cables look way more impressive than warranted because they're actually quite simple! If you're new to cables, this free knit pumpkin pattern makes nice chunky ones, excellent for beginners.
Knit in the round and shaped with basic knitting increases and decreases, your knit pumpkin is ready ...read more
Fall is in the air! The kids are back in school, the leaves are changing colors, mornings and evenings now require a light jacket, and my morning coffee is no longer iced but hot and steamy once again! Oh how I love the fall. Time to put the flower pots back in the shed and begin decorating for the festive fall season.
This week, we will be ...read more
I love when I can make one recipe that can be used in a variety of ways. I typically make this sausage cheese sauce to slather all over a baked potato, however the versatility of this sauce is endless. You can pour over tortilla chips or use it as a dip with chips, you can add pasta shells for an uh-maz-ing mac n cheese, you can add vegetable broth ...read more
I love how fast crochet can be - especially with worsted weight yarn. This groovy crochet dishcloth pattern sports a fun wavy pattern that looks difficult, but isn't at all!
Worsted Weight Cotton in at least two colors: outline color and inner groove color(s)
Crochet Hook, 5.0 mm (size H)
ch = chain
sc = single ...read more
If you are creating a Reversible Table Runner, thank you for joining me in part 2 where I show you how to create your binding and finish your table runner. If you are making a quilted project and want to use the backing as your binding, you will want to follow this Simply Basics Binding a Quilt tutorial instead.
I encourage you to create a custom ...read more
Have your tried out our Scrappy Mug Rug pattern yet? If so, I challenge you to make a larger version into a reversible table runner. This table runner is no more difficult than the mug rugs. By making it reversible, you will be able to use the same table runner for several months a year. I made a Fall/Halloween version but you could easily make one ...read more