How To Be Happy And Creative This Year

How To Be Happy And Creative This Year

This year, instead of making one of the typical New Years resolutions that most of us abandon within days or weeks, why not try something new? Make a Frustrations List and resolve to fix some of the items on it.

5 Easy Handmade Gifts For Everyone On Your List

5 Easy Handmade Gifts For Everyone On Your List

We have definitely reached the point this holiday season where Makers everywhere are starting to panic. Yes, there are those few incredibly talented and organized people who are kicking-back with a cup of hot cocoa, finished with their lists, already

Eco-Friendly Adjustable Casserole Dish Carrier

Eco-Friendly Adjustable Casserole Dish Carrier

Maybe it’s all of the articles on micro-plastics that have been in the news recently, but this holiday season I decided that it’s finally time to make an environmentally-friendly casserole dish carrier. No more wrapping dishes in plastic wrap like

Spooky Gingerbread Men Cookie Recipe

Spooky Gingerbread Men Cookie Recipe

I’m a huge fan of gingerbread, and once the weather turns cooler, I can’t stop thinking about it. Of course we’re still months from Christmas, so I decided to make spooky gingerbread men for Halloween. That’s two great things in

Beginning Shibori Indigo Dyeing: Working With The Indigo Dye Vat

Beginning Shibori Indigo Dyeing: Working With The Indigo Dye Vat

Welcome back to tips and tricks about shibori indigo dyeing and working with the indigo dye vat. If you missed part one, which covers selecting projects and preparing the fabric, click here.  Now that you have some projects in mind

Beginning Shibori Indigo Dyeing: Selection And Preparation

Beginning Shibori Indigo Dyeing: Selection And Preparation

Shibori indigo dyeing at home is one of those things that seems scary, but is actually really great. I discovered this recently after conquering my fear of coloring the house completely blue (would that really be such a bad thing?)