It seems to be the one time out of the year that everyone’s crafty thumb comes out, as we try to please our kids childlike desires to become their favorite character, animal, or spooky creature. Here is a great roundup of 30 of my favorite DIY Halloween costumes out there, with links to the tutorial or pattern.
Congratulations to Shelby on winning not one, but several Logan County and Colorado State Fair ribbons and awards with her first 4-H entry!
Every iguana needs their own ergonomic feeding station, don’t they? Lois Szalinski designed this “Healthy Hammock” for her Rhinocerous Iguana, Rocie. What an awesome idea!
The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York wrapped up yesterday, showcasing new designs and fashion lines from the world’s top designers. Do you have a favorite designer or or collection from this year’s Fashion Week in New York?
Isn’t Emily adorable in her witch’s costume? [Update 09/11/13: Karen made a mask, too!]
I have been making quilts for 10 years and only in the past few have been learning anything about traditional patterns. I want to show you how I sew half square triangles and the methods [and pitfalls] of how to put them together into just one of the myriad of possible blocks using them.
One of my favorite things to do is spend hours on the web seeing what other creative types are doing with their sewing machines. All it takes is to land on one fantastic creation and then there you go—from blog to blog to Pinterest to Flicker to whoops!—down the wormhole! But it’s an inspired trip.