• Tool Tips for Crafty Chicks

    October 25, 2012 admin

    My dad is a veritable wealth of handyman knowledge. His dad, my Pop, was a builder. Since kids are always free labor my dad got to spend a lot of his free time helping Pop build houses. His formative years were filled with saws and hammers and he’s got mad handy skills coming out of…

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  • Dyeing Suede with Excellent Results

    October 23, 2012 admin

    First of all, so sorry for the delayed Shoesday. I’ve had some fellas on my roof this morning and if I feel weird taking pictures of my feet in front of the neighbors it is ten times worse in front of total strangers looking down on me. Literally. So, I had to wait until they…

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  • 30 Hardware Helpers for Crafters

    August 22, 2012 admin

    Not so long ago I was one of those crafters who tried to make something work like it was the tool I needed. I wasn’t comfortable going into the hardware store and I didn’t know how to ask for what it was I needed. Imagine every time you needed to unscrew something you had to…

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  • Ideas, Tips & Tricks for Crafty Crafters

    July 31, 2012 admin

    Crafting is my thing. You may have noticed that I do a LOT of it. Along the way I’ve picked up a few tips and tricks. I never really thought much of it, until I was purchasing a new can of spray adhesive. A lady nearby flatly told me not to buy it. “You won’t…

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  • Wrap It Up + FREE Tie Dye Embroidery Pattern

    May 30, 2012 admin

    Okay – so you’ve dyed your string and now you need to get it back into shape for your projects. Welcome back! I am assuming a big ol’ messy blob of floss isn’t going to work out  for you, so follow the next set of steps for skeins that look almost professional! Plus, stick around…

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  • Variegate Your Own Floss. Tie Dye, Monotone You Choose!

    May 28, 2012 admin

    Do you ever have one of those ideas that make you feel like a genius? For me the opportunity is rare but I LOVE when it happens! You see I had it in my head that I needed, wanted, had to have some tie dyed embroidery floss. But guess what – I could only find…

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