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DIY ROPED MACRAME NECKLACE. 14th March 2013 If you haven’t yet heard of Knots & Knits, then you’re in for a real treat.


Megan Todd is the talented designer behind this unique label for which she designs and hand makes the most epic clutches, bags and necklaces – painstakingly knitted out of rope using knitting needles as big as tent poles (seriously!). If I had any idea where to start with knitting, Megan might just inspire me to take up my own tent poles, but sometimes this quality of craftsmanship is best left to the professionals.

What I love most is that Megan has taken a traditional craft such as knitting and turned it into something so incredibly fashion forward (a hint of neon anyone?). A pair and a spare . diy fashion: DIY PORCELAIN JEWELRY STAND. Kitschy Digitals. As a mostly-vegetarian, I draw a lot of quizzical looks when I start spouting how much I love Thanksgiving.

Kitschy Digitals

And I LOVE Thanksgiving! The football, the food, the promise of Black Friday shopping. For me it doesnt have anything to do with turkey. Eating turkey would keep me from eating more pie, so forget that. But every time someone says Happy Turkey Day instead of Happy Thanksgiving we are reminded that turkey is the reason for the season as far as our stomachs are concerned, and lucky for us they are so darn cute! Retro camera pouch. For fantastic cross stitch ideas, visit the CrossStitcher website for all the latest news plus bonus free charts.

Retro camera pouch

If you're a knitting fan, drop into Simply Knitting and The Knitter for great free patterns and wonderfully woolly news and events. And for gorgeous crochet and handy tutorials, click over to the Simply Crochet website now. Make origami bows from magazine pages. Turns out it's oddly satisfying to make a bow from a single square of scrap paper.

Make origami bows from magazine pages

What's new? Terwijl ik dit weekend doorbracht op de nieuwe bank,

What's new?

I'd like to be under an apple tree .. (diy) Na mijn verhaal over caravans onder appelbomen,

I'd like to be under an apple tree .. (diy)

Free Download: Printable Jam Labels « packagery. Free Download: Printable Floral Tags « packagery. Free. How to make a fox cushion. Made entirely from reclaimed fabric and scraps of felt, this cushion is a freeform, 'fly by the seat of your pants' sewing project that encourages you to cut loose and have some fun.

How to make a fox cushion

This cheeky fella is the perfect couch companion. What you need 1m patterned cotton fabric 1 square of orange craft felt Scraps of white, black and brown craft felt. DIY pearly and colourful bracelets. If you're also taking down all Christmas decorations this weekend and if you happen to have some pearly garland, don't toss it away!

DIY pearly and colourful bracelets

Here's a perfect DIY to recycle some of it into colourful bracelets you'll be able to wear all year long. My mum and I were inspired to make these during the holidays, after seeing these beauties a few months ago. Bracelets. DIY Braided Bead Bracelet. It’s been awhile since our last bracelet DIY.

DIY Braided Bead Bracelet

I don’t know about you, but our wrists have been begging for another colorful addition for months now. So after playing with some materials that were already on hand, we’ve created a tutorial for a braided bead bracelet, which is a not so distant cousin of the hex nut and wrap bracelet. Because honestly, you can never have too many . . . Cheery Wave Ripple Blanket. All Natural Lip Balm.

The week leading up to the new year wasn't exactly how I had pictured it.

All Natural Lip Balm

It was the last week of the boys winter break. I had envisioned walks around downtown looking at the lights, taking down the Christmas tree together, continuing our holiday baking marathon and maybe even a little post Christmas mall browsing. But alas, none of those things happened. Door Corner Shelf. DIY JEWELRY DISPLAY [NY RESOLUTION #1] {macramé: square knot} string & hexnut bracelet. By Kate on September 13, 2011. I ♥ mathematics {platonic solids garland} Oooh….it’s been I while since I last posted. We had a smashing Christmas and new year. Hope you all did too! My computer died just before Christmas and it’s taken my hubby and I a while to bring it back to life…which is why it’s been a bit quiet.

I lost 3 months worth of work (new years resolution no.33 = backup files more regularly!). Now seems like a good time to thank all you lovely lot for visiting minieco over the last couple of years. Mini-tavlor av tändsticksaskar -Matchbox miniature art. Igår fick jag och barnen för oss att vi skulle göra miniatyrtavlor. Anthro Cameo Collage Necklace Knockoff. There is a super cool announcement at the end of the post but don’t scroll down and miss the post. Read through and then get all excited. Or you can scroll down and get all excited and then scroll back up and read this tutorial. Either way works for me. ;) Comic Craft: The Phoenix Comic is hatched. Whatever happened to those brilliant comics that lined the lower shelves of your corner shop when you were a kid? The Beano and The Dandy still live but the selection is pretty thin when it comes to original funny comic adventures for children in the UK. Sigh. Hang on, what's that fluttering of fabulous comic wings? And where is that squawking laughter coming from?

Knitting pattern: Octopus mittens. Why have five cold and rather boring fingers when you can have warm woolly fingers with tentacles on them? Maak je eigen Kerststal/Make your own nativity set! A while ago I had this idea. As a kid I was really intrigued by nativity sets. Because of that I often made my own set. I thought it would be fun to craft my own set. And why not share it? Handmade Christmas Countdown: Knit your own (virtual) jumper. Thank You Freebie. This time of year shouldn’t be the only time to express gratitude to the ones you love for the things they do for you, but if it’s something you’ve not done in a while, now is definitely the time to do so.

I owe so many people thank you notes (especially with all of the awesome help with moving!) , so this design is largely for me to kick my own butt in gear & spread the gratitude. This hand-lettered thank you is also available for you to enjoy & use to express your thanks to the ones around you (a lined version also included). Just click the download button below & print. The design is black text on a white background, so feel free to print it on colored paper or HECK, some adorable vintage wall paper or scrapbooking paper.

Gifts for Guys – iPhone Case 3.0. It’s been really tough getting back into the blogging swing of things. Like, really hard. Font Friday: Skunkling. Printable Christmas postcard freebie. Pretty Printable Gift Tags. Sass&peril » Giving Thanks- Free Holiday Gift Tags. * Originally posted 11/24/2011 * Thanksgiving is finally here and I thought what better way to give thanks in the digital format than by offering a free download? DIY Rustic Wood Type Holiday Printables. THINGS YOU WILL NEED: 1) 8.5 X 11 Card Stock Paper compatible with your printer 2) Paper Cutter or Xacto Knife, Metal Ruler & Cutting Mat 3) Double Stick Tape & Clear Tape 4) Roll of Twine or Matching Ribbon 5) Avery 8293 (1.5 inch round) Ink Jet Label Sheets 6) Avery 5263 (2 x 4″ rectangle) Ink Jet Label Sheets 7) Straws or Toothpicks 8) Hole Punch 9) 2″ Circle Punch (optional) Invite and menu are available to personalize, download and print from

ENVELOPE LINERS: See our previous post here about envelope liners. Holiday Gift Tags. Printable Template Tuesday No. 7. Tuesday, December 06, 2011. 2011 holiday gift tags . . . DIY Cathrineholm candleholders. Christmas Papercraft – Old Fashioned Ornaments « Toyshop Greetings – Technicolor Retro-Culture. More Christmas papercraft from the late Christmas Papercraft – Miniature Gift Boxes « Toyshop Greetings – Technicolor Retro-Culture. Free needlepoint projects and charts by Felicity Hall Contemporary Needlepoint. Zip-Itself Coin Purse. How to make 3D paper ball ornaments. Crafty Art: knitting the riots. How to make a jumper pouffe.