Here's a great gift for you or your favorite crafter! If you are like me, you never met a craft you didn't like. I love that in today's internet world, we have so many excellent resources at our fingertips, to learn or improve a skill. Unfortunately, taking online classes can add up quickly and may become cost prohibitive over time. One of those excellent resources is Craftsy - and now Craftsy has a great new program to give you maximum access at a reasonable cost - Craftsy … [Read more...] about Friday Finds – Craftsy Unlimited
Happy Anniversary! That's right, Annie's is celebrating the 5 year anniversary of Annie's Online Classes with an exclusive savings offer for you! Get 30% off classes with Keycode: ECIANNI Offer Valid through 9/28 ONLY Huge Selection to Choose From! I've never met a craft I didn't like or didn't want to try. If you haven’t looked lately, Annie’s has an extensive library of online video classes, featuring Crochet, Knit, Quilt, Sew, Card & Paper, … [Read more...] about Friday Finds – Annie’s Online Classes
Don't you love fun crochet tips? If you are like me, you take your crochet everywhere, just in case there are a few minutes somewhere in your day where you can work just one more row in your project .... perhaps while waiting for an appointment, or watching a little league game, or........ To organize crochet supplies for travel, I use a toothbrush holder and clear makeup case. Place your hooks in the toothbrush holder to keep them clean and safe. Add other essentials such as a ruler, … [Read more...] about Tips & Tricks: Who Says You Can’t Take It With You?
Here is a collection of some of my favorite tips. Enjoy this collection of wonderful tutorials and techniques by my fellow designers and crocheters, in one place, for easy reference. I hope you find them useful. Know someone who wants to learn to crochet? Moogly has a great beginner tutorial feature with videos for beginners. Or how about Tunisian crochet? Kim Guzman has a wonderful video tutorial to get you started! Do you want nicely shaped booties that … [Read more...] about Tips, Tricks and Techniques! #3
Here is a collection of some of my favorite tips. These are wonderful tutorials and techniques by my fellow designers and crocheters, in one place, for easy reference. I hope you find them useful. Cre8tion Crochet shares her technique for designing your own hat. Hodge Podge Crochet shares her technique for making paper macher yarn bowls. You know those adorable stuffed animals with expressive eyes? Ever wonder how to make them? Wonder no more, A … [Read more...] about Tips, Tricks and Techniques! #2
More Tips & Tricks - I was overwhelmed by the response I received to my tutorial last week on How to Line a Crocheted Bag! Many have written telling me they found the tutorial simple and easy to follow and for the first time feel brave enough to attempt a lining. Wow, I'm so flattered, thank you! So I decided to put together a collection of other great tutorials and techniques by my fellow designers and crocheters for easy reference in one place. I hope you find them useful. Come back … [Read more...] about Tips, Tricks and Techniques! #1