Video: Crochet Pattern Review of Lion Brand’s Wristers

Blogged under Crafty Videos, crochet jewelry by Tammy on Thursday 26 November 2015 at 12:00 pm

I also call these fingerless gloves. I’ve made a number of these, so in this video I give you my opinion of the free pattern from Lion Brand.

Video: Red Blythe Doll Shoes

Blogged under dolls art/collecting by Tammy on Thursday 26 November 2015 at 11:00 am

What a girl won’t do for fashion! Madison is wearing some super cute shoes today and wants to show them off.

Time for Craft Links!

Blogged under Around the Web by Tammy on Sunday 22 November 2015 at 6:39 pm

Free Christmas-Themed Pattern - with Dolphins

Connie added a new free pattern this week that combines two of her favorite things - dolphins and Christmas. Also, be sure to check out her latest patterns on Etsy.

Art Bead Scene

Claire interviews Kathrin Kniedl - take a peek behind the scenes at her stunning clay work!

DIY Ninja Stars…or Suns…

This video shows you how to make a Ninja Star. Terry made these for a gift exchange on a recent cruise and everyone loved them. One person told her she was excited to use it in her scrapbook of the trip

Get Edgy

This video review talks about a new book for crochet edges.

Jingle Bell Wreath Ornament

Jingle bell wreath ornaments are fun and easy ornament to make from wood curtain rings, hot glue & bells. They make great gift toppers or wearable pins too.

Beading Arts

Cyndi teaches an easy way to start a beaded bag which doesn’t require you to “zip it up” later!

Snap out of it, Jean! There’s beading to be done!

Jean reviews a great book for holiday gift giving, Resin Alchemy by Susan Lenart Kazmer. What a fabulous book to own and learn from!

Video: Crochet Edge Book Review

Blogged under Good Books, crochet and knitting by Tammy on Sunday 15 November 2015 at 5:45 am

Craft Links from Around the Web

Blogged under Around the Web by Tammy on Saturday 14 November 2015 at 6:44 pm

DIY Dreamcatcher from Crafty Leftovers

It’s always fun to use what you have lying around for a new project, and this dreamcatcher uses a mason jar lid, some yarn and beads for a cute and meaningful craft.

Get Diamond Eight Today

Connie’s posted Diamond Eight, the next section of the free 2015-6 SAL from Connie Gee’s Designs.

Art Bead Scene

Take a peek at the beautiful palette that Heather has pulled from this month’s challenge to inspire you!

Beaded Lanyards

Terry shows some of her new lanyards from her Etsy shop. These fun pieces have a duel purpose, not only can they be worn as a lanyard, but also as a long necklace, short necklace or bracelet.

Crochet a Flamingo

In this video review, the Crafty Princess looks at a crochet pattern for a cute flamingo named Gordon.

Color Scheme Creation

Three popular online applications for creating a color scheme. Fine-tune one, create one from an image or just have fun playing with color.

Beading Arts

When you’ve made a fancy necklace, sometimes you just need to pair it with a really super-simple little pair of earrings… Come learn how to make them in about 10 minutes!

Snap out of it, Jean! There’s beading to be done!

Jean reviews a how-to book of quick-to-knit, soft and fluffy, chic and fabulous cowls!

Video: Blythe Doll UnBoxing: Monique Magnifique

Blogged under dolls art/collecting by Tammy on Saturday 14 November 2015 at 3:36 pm

What else does a newly awakened old doll collector want for her birthday? Why, a doll of course!

Video: Flamingo Pattern Review

Blogged under Crafty Products, amigurumi by Tammy on Monday 9 November 2015 at 7:19 am

I am starting a new crafting series on my Youtube channel where I will be reviewing various knitting and crochet patterns. Here is the first one, a super cute flamingo named Gordon.

Weekly Crafting Web Links

Blogged under Around the Web by Tammy on Sunday 8 November 2015 at 10:14 am

Leftover Halloween Candy Cookies

Leftover Halloween candy isn’t exactly a problem, but if you want to do something with it aside from just eating it as candy, try these easy and yummy cookies.

David’s Puzzle

Check out the model Connie’s cousin Cindy stitched for the David’s Puzzle pattern from the Connie Gee’s Designs Etsy shop and learn the story behind the pattern name.

Thumbprint Penguin Bar Towel

Kids can help make these thumbprint penguin bar towels. They make charming housewarming gifts and fun keepsakes for grandparents, aunts and uncles.

Art Bead Scene

Take a peek at our new November challenge!

Crafting Update

Crochet, knitting, jewelry making, catch up on the crafting action from the Crafty Princess on the latest video podcast.

Snap out of it, Jean! There’s Beading to be done!

Jean reviews a marvelous new book by Nealay Patel, Jewelry Designs with Knitted Wire. It is very original and totally cool!

Beading Arts

Here’s a book review of one of Cyndi’s top picks for Christmas gift-giving this year: DIY Wrap Bracelets!

Blythe Doll Fashion: What Is Brigitte Wearing Today?

Blogged under dolls art/collecting by Tammy on Sunday 8 November 2015 at 4:15 am

Late Craft Update - Ep.28 Crafty Princess Diaries Podcast

Blogged under Crafty Princess Podcast by Tammy on Sunday 1 November 2015 at 4:45 pm

Wow, I have been doing so many crafting and doll related videos lately, but I have not recorded a podcast in over a month! Here is an update on my crafting adventures!

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