DIY: Face Mask #2 Baby and Toddler

DIY: Face Mask #2 Baby and Toddler

Based on my basic face mask tutorial, it’s still a 3-layer mask except these are sized down and “baby” features a slightly different construction! It also uses a very thin undershirt for the “filter” layer and make use of scraps from creating the adult mask! You can also create a lighter mask for baby by […]

DIY: Face Mask #3 Basic Wide

DIY: Face Mask #3 Basic Wide

This face mask is constructed exactly the same way as my basic face mask tutorial. It’s still a 3-layer mask with simple construction except in a wider style that uses 2 elastic hairties instead of elastic cord! See here for Face Mask Tools and Supplies needed. Make several to have on hand and so they […]

DIY: Face Mask #1 Basic

DIY: Face Mask #1 Basic

I created this design so that it has a simple construction that uses a template you create yourself! No printer required. Just create using a 6.5″ x 10″ piece of paper, fold, and cut to create the template. Use this template to cut out 3 pieces of fabric, stack, and sew. This 3-layer mask is […]

Pattern: Pocket Tissue Holder in Moss Stitch

Pattern: Pocket Tissue Holder in Moss Stitch

This refillable Pocket Tissue Holder is eco-friendly and cute! Just fold and fill with facial tissues and avoid the plastic entirely! This quick knit is done in Moss Stitch with a small border using Garter Stitch for neatness. It’s a great way to use up partial balls of yarn too. It takes about 1-3 hours […]

Pattern: Toddler Hat and Scarf Set in English Rib

Pattern: Toddler Hat and Scarf in English Rib

Here is a Toddler Hat and Scarf I made for my 4 year old nephew! I designed it using English Rib Stitch, my current fave stitch! It’s a gloriously quick knit that has a polished look without the extra fuss. The stitch gave a wonderful drape, a cozy squishy feel, and is reversible! Note: This […]

How-To: Make a Pom-Pom without Special Tools

How-To: Make a Pom-Pom without Special Tools

To create a pom-pom without special tools, we will create our own pom-pom template which consists of 2 pieces of cardboard in a C-shape. Use items available around the house like delivery boxes, soup cans, marker, and scissors to create a template. If none of those are available, free-hand drawing by cutting a rough square […]

Pattern: Knitted Headband with Twist

Pattern: Knitted Headband with Twist

I found this wonderful pattern on Mirella Moments and fell in love with the stitch. This pattern uses an English Rib Stitch which can be knitted in various ways and is sometimes called Fisherman’s Rib Stitch or Brioche Stitch… Depending on how it’s knitted. This pattern is a true English Rib Stitch and uses Yarn […]

Pattern: Pussy Hat Project

Pattern: Pussy Hat Project

Womens Relaxed Fit This simple knit hat with kitten ears has become a powerful symbol of the Women’s March, a stand for Women’s reproductive rights, equality, and the human rights of all. The Pussy Hat Project was a direct protest against the now President and his insulting behavior! It sent a powerful message without a […]

Pattern: Knitted Pocket Tissue Holder

Pattern: Knitted Pocket Tissue Holder

This simple project is just a knitted rectangle folded in thirds. It requires knitting a 6″ x 6.5″ rectangle using Seed Stitch then sew the ends to close. I was packing for a trip and wanted to bring some tissues. Rather than buy travel-sized tissues, I just quick knitted a little holder for some tissues! […]

How-To: Simple Baby Bunting

How-To: Simple Baby Bunting

Here is a baby banner sewn using handmade applique fabric letters! I wanted to start personalizing some of my sewing projects like blankets, so used this mini project as a way to tryout applique. I hand-cut all the triangles and made the applique letters out of fabric. All this sewing project requires is a few […]