Crochet · Uncategorized

Earth Mandala Crochet Bag

Just finished this Earth tones mandala purse, totally free handed! I have lots of plans for more mandala projects.

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Crochet · Japanese Inspiration

Crochet Painting: Japanese Ramen Bowl

This is probably my favorite thing I’ve ever made. The idea is you take an image, then use crochet to recreate it two dimensionally, like a painting. Yarn painting can be done without crochet, but what fun is that? There are different methods, for example you might make a yarn painting as one continuous piece… Continue reading Crochet Painting: Japanese Ramen Bowl

Crafting and Hobbies · Thrifting and Upcycling

Upcycled Sweater Blanket (by someone who sucks at sewing)

I’ll openly admit it, I’m terrible with a sewing machine. Something between my poor measurements, lack of practice, impatience for pinning, and the pure intimidation I feel toward actually cutting fabric, somehow my projects just don’t turn out right! But I’m glad to say that, at least in the eyes of this novice, my sweater blanket turned out pretty cute. So for my layman’s tutorial, as well as a link to a much better tutorial, come check it out!

Crafting and Hobbies · Crochet · Thrifting and Upcycling

~Crocheted Bags with Vintage Doilies~

Doilies are beautiful, and the amount of work and fine craftsmanship that goes into making one is downright impressive to anyone who appreciates fiber art. But all too often, once finished, we ask ourselves “What do I do with this thing?” Well, this is one of my favorite crochet projects of all time. It’s simple once you… Continue reading ~Crocheted Bags with Vintage Doilies~

Crafting and Hobbies · Loom Weaving

Hand Woven Cotton Towels!

So call it weird, but I’ve been super excited ever since I got a loom by the idea of making tea towels. Not even decorative or fine towels, just cotton towels. I love feeling connected to home goods, like using handmade or specially collected pieces. Anyway, if anyone else is particularly excited by little towels,… Continue reading Hand Woven Cotton Towels!