Best of Free Printable Tags/ Labels For Handmade Gifts

Check out this free printable tag for your hand knit or crochet gifts from Cobberson & CO  It’s now the perfect time to start making any Christmas gifts you are planning.  And while you are at it why not start thinking about the packaging.  I was looking on pinterest for ideals and found that many … Read more 7 Free One Skein Chunky Knitting Patterns

Sorry it’s been so long since I’ve posted!  I’ve been busy working on turning my attic into my craft studio/ office (more to come on that in the Summer we are in the planning stages right now),  and working on creating things for my Etsy shop Ornute.  So I’ve basically been sewing and knitting up … Read more Fabric 101: Beginner’s Guide to Shopping for Fabric

Hi Everyone!  If your following this class, good to see you back again.  If your new welcome to the class! If you need to catch up you can see at the bottom of this post or click here to what our prior lessons were if you need to catch up. Homework: Previous Lessons: lesson 1: … Read more 13 Awesome Free Nursery Art Prints

I’ve been in a crafty baby place in my mind lately with the arrival of a new niece and nephew.  Last Oct my nephew Dominic came into this world and now in August I will have a new niece.  I just learned the sex of the baby yesterday at the baby sex reveal party.  Of … Read more DIY Detachable Removable Peter Pan Collars

I’m currently teaching my sewing classes and one of my students really loves unique collars.  This reminded me that I always wanted to make a detachable collar.  I love the idea of it being like jewelry in the sense you can add it to any outfit.  The possibilities are endless!  Here are my favorite tutorials … Read more Attic Reno Dream Craft Room Design and Planning

Here is how our attic has looked for 8 yrs When my husband and I bought our home 9 yrs ago we saw the unfinished attic and thought it would be perfect as my craft/ sewing studio and office space.  We put some fiberglass bats on the floor and basically never went up there again.  … Read more Attic Reno Dream Craft Room Updates Spray Foam and Drywall

Our attic after open cell spray foam As I said in my last post, I’ve been busy working on our attic renovations lately.  When we bought our house 9 yrs ago it came with an unfinished attic that was perfect to finish off.  While most people would want to turn it into a master, I … Read more Attic Reno Dream Craft and Sewing Room the Final Results!

Our attic Sewing/ craft room is finally done! : Let the decorating begin Ta da!  Our attic renovations are finally done…..with the exception of a few tiny details (I still have some painting and staining to do).  This has been a labor of love for the last 2 years, hence the lack of new posts … Read more Beginning Sewing Links

Interfacing Interfacing is a fabric like material used to add stiffness and structure to fabric.  It is often used in clothing in specific areas that need extra shape like collars, cuffs, and waistbands, or projects like bags.  It can be ironed on or sewing in, I prefer iron on because it becomes one with your … Read more Do Homemade Face Masks Work? Here Are What Studies Say

When this pandemic started to hit here in America, and we started to hear that personal protection equipment was low.  Along with many Americans I wondered if home made masks would help.  Now the Centers for Disease Control has recommended that healthy and sick people wear non medical masks in public, because we know that … Read more