Twisted Wire Carrot

As happens to me once in a while, I walked into my sewing room for an entirely different reason, and came out with this bit of Easter décor.  Most of the time I can focus on the task at hand, but sometimes I just OH…SHINY! This copper carrot was inspired by the one I made…

Chain Maille Bracelet–My First Attempt

I am not, by nature, a patient person.  If a craft is taking too long to finish, I’ve been known to stop midway and hide it in a box.  If it makes it that far, it’s unlikely to ever see the light of day again, unless I decide to part it out for something else. …

Paper and Wire Hearts

I’m supposed to be cleaning up my sewing room.  Everything needs to be taken off the old shelves and put onto the new.  Instead, I’m making stuff.  It’s sort of like when your kid finds a toy at the bottom of the box he hasn’t seen for a while.  That’s all he wants to play…

Friday Favorites–Bracelets

I love bracelets.  That’s probably obvious, considering I’ve covered paracord, recycled T-shirt and braided leather versions and included a couple of them in my Quick and Easy Gifts on Friday Favorites .  I don’t usually wear them much this time of year because I’m completely cold-blooded and can’t even think about short sleeves until at…

Creamer Bottle Snowman

I couldn’t let Christmas go by without sharing this tutorial with you because it has special meaning to me.  This little guy is the project that planted the seed for this blog years ago. I’m a complete and total coffee addict.  Coffee house lattes are my favorite, but when I’m at home it’s vanilla flavored…

Felt and Wire Angel

So it’s December, Christmas is coming, and I just realized I haven’t posted an original Christmas project of my own yet!  How did that happen? I love felt.  It comes in so many colors, it doesn’t fray and it’s fun to play with.  Kinda sounds like Playdough.  Anyway, here’s what I did with it last…