Craft Month 2011 – Day 25 – String Light Fixture

Today’s project was something that I have been wanting to try all month.  This string light fixture took me a couple days to actually complete, with drying time, but it was well worth it. I used a tutorial from Pickles. Like most of the tutorials I found online, it used a basic cotton yarn, but Read More …

Craft Month 2011 – Day 22 – Printing Custom Fabric

I found a great place online that allows you to print your own custom fabric.  You can check it out for yourself at www.spoonflower.com  but… if $18-$32/yard isn’t in your budget, you can make your own.  Now, I have only tried this for small sizes, no larger than 8×10.5inches. To print my fabric, I create Read More …

Craft Month 2011 – Day 21 – Another Fabric Flower

Yes, I have an obsession with fabic flowers.  This design is similar to the dahali, but much simpler.  I did it in athletic gold with a shiny black button in the center.  Boiler Up!  I ended up putting this one on one of the strechy headwraps, which I don’t usually use, but something different is Read More …

Craft Month 2011 – Day 20 – Embroidery

For today’s craft project, I thought I would try something that I have never done before.  I did some embroidery.  I started with a cute image I found online, which I printed it out and traced onto my fabric.  Then I did a lot of backstitching.  I’m very excited about how the final project turned Read More …

Craft Month 2011 – Day 19 – Envelope Book

Today’s project is an envelope book.  This project is fairly simple, as it only uses 2 wrapped boards and an envelope.  This seemed like a really good way to store some of the things from our trip to see Dave at the Opry.  I’ve still got a few things to add.  Mostly, I just need Read More …