Tag Archive: accessories

Elementary Wrap

Sometimes you just want to knit. You want to take your eyes off your project,…

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Top-Down Ear Flap Hat

What winter demands is a hat that does the job of keeping your head and…

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Braided Rib Wrap

There’s a time for the diaphanous neckerchief, but winter is not one of them. For…

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Lee Magnetic Needle Case Product Review

Holding the popular 3″ round, Lee’s Magnetic Needle Case is another option for all those wonderful and popular round canvases. It is currently available in six colors (black, violet, red, green, maroon, and teal). The size is 6″ long by 4.5″ high and 2″ deep. It opens, as you see with a sturdy snap on […]

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Thorn Stitch Cowl

Thorns and knitting may not traditionally be friends, but just look at the beautiful maze…

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Kitty Cat Purse Hack

It’s no secret my daughter love cats. So when I found the cutest little purse on clearance at Target, I knew she’d love it. And that she’d love it even more if I critter-ized it. So, I pulled out my leather and yarn scraps and crafted up a quick easy, kitty cat purse hack. Materials…

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Kitty Cat Purse Hack

It’s no secret my daughter love cats. So when I found the cutest little purse on clearance at Target, I knew she’d love it. And that she’d love it even more if I critter-ized it. So, I pulled out my leather and yarn scraps and crafted up a quick easy, kitty cat purse hack. Materials…

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Crocheted Cat Mask: free pattern + tutorial

There are some kids who know what they want to be for Halloween in January, and some kids who hem and haw about it until the last minute. My kids fall squarely into that second category. While the jury’s still out on what kind of last minute costume prep I’ll be doing, I thought I’d…

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Amanda vs Hand Knit Socks

Spring has finally arrived in Canberra! Our cherry tree is blooming, the dogs are happy to go for walks without coats and the thermals have been mostly retired. Whilst I am looking forward to all the awesome that the change of seasons entail (my Tessuti sundress in September just needs photos) I am feeling sad to […]

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Two-Tone Mistake Rib Scarf

Our Two-Tone Mistake Rib Scarf uses single-row striping to add a whole new dimension to…

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Two-Tone Mistake Rib Scarf

Our Two-Tone Mistake Rib Scarf uses single-row striping to add a whole new dimension to…

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Rug Rag + Leather Bag Tutorial

My husband thinks I have too many bags. He’s nicknamed me the bag lady. I’ll cop to that. 😉 I think it’s important to have the right bag for different jobs. Soft totes for grocery bags, zipper totes for flying, and sturdy totes for library trips, picnics… almost everything else! Like this rug rag tote….

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Floats Cowl

Our Floats Cowl may be even more beautiful than a photograph can convey. There’s much…

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Make a Needlepoint Wallet with Bargello in an Afternoon!

Wallets with covered openings in front (usually designed to hold a picture or your driver’s license) are popular these days. That opening in front can easily hold a small piece of needlepoint. I made this wallet, start to finish, yesterday afternoon. Literally you could buy a wallet this morning, use a scrap of canvas, and […]

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Reversible Stripes Scarf in New Yarns

We take the “opposites attract” axiom to heart with our Reversible Stripe Scarf. Distinctly fluted…

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Reversible Stripes Scarf in New Yarns

We take the “opposites attract” axiom to heart with our Reversible Stripe Scarf. Distinctly fluted…

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Reversible Stripes Scarf in New Yarns

We take the “opposites attract” axiom to heart with our Reversible Stripe Scarf. Distinctly fluted…

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Simple Hand Warmers + Hat in New Colors

A Shaker peg, a pair of Levis 501s, a shingled New England cottage… The effortless…

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DIY Wood Bead Wrap Choker + David Kind Glasses Clips Review

Anyone loving that 90’s fashion is back? I’ll admit that I resisted at first, but now I am all in. I really like seeing new spins on old trends like the choker. The wrap choker is one in particular that I have wanted to wear and DIY (of course) for some time. It just looks…

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Baby Socks

Our tiny Baby Socks are so insanely adorable, we would understand if you felt compelled…

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Dallas Market 2017 Sneak Peek

This weekend will be Destination Dallas, the premier needlepoint market. Tons of great companies will be there with lots of great new products. The market is a Cash & Carry Market so your local shop will be bringing home goodies. Some shops are having clearances currently to make room for new items. Other shops will […]

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Trellis Scarf + Wrap in Season Alpaca

The signs of fall come every year, and yet we are always taken by surprise,…

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Trellis Scarf + Wrap in Season Alpaca

The signs of fall come every year, and yet we are always taken by surprise,…

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Insulated Lunch Bag

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of JOANN for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Back to school!!! I have loved the Summer. I really have. But at some point, every parent is ready for their kids to go back to school! And while I will miss having these kiddos around […]

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Folk Art Inspired Floral Statement Shoes

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Reeves. All opinions are 100% mine. There’s no question that florals are a hot trend right now…which almost doesn’t seem worth noting, since to me, florals are timeless. Wherever you fall on the floral trend spectrum, I’ve partnered up with Reeves to share a quick, easy,…

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Make a Plastic Canvas Phone Pouch

Because it’s so easy to make items out of plastic canvas making something like a pouch for your smartphone is a great idea. They are small portable projects that you can make in any Tent Stitch patterns in the colors you like, The blog Sewing with Bobbin and Fred has an outstanding free tutorial on […]

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Custom Bike Coozie

For anniversary presents, I am always trying to think outside the box. Most of the time, I try to give ‘experiences’ – things we can do together to make memories in lieu of a gift. But this past year, I opted to do both. A small token gift, to match with the biking date nights […]

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How to Sew a Travel Wrap

Make a travel wrap - wear this wrap in these styles and more - simple tutorial (could even be no sew!) from Melly Sews for this travel scarfHey y’all, here’s my last travel post of the month – I’m going to show you how to make a travel wrap. And yes, I know today is technically August and not July, but there was that Skirting the Issue post and I’m on a summer-time schedule anyway. So we’ll pick up with August’s theme next Read the Rest…

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Oui Fresh Daisy Sunglasses are here!!!!

We’re beyond thrilled to share our new collection of daisy shaped sunglasses for women! For years, we have…

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Sew a Quilted Jewelry Case

Sew a jewelry bag - learn how to quilt as you go - video instructions and tutorial by Melly SewsHey y’all. Today I’ve got something a little bit different for you – a new video class. This quilt as you go jewelry case was originally sold as part of a $99 group of classes, but I’ve decided to offer it individually for $10. It’s a great project to decide if you like quilting, and Read the Rest…

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