Pursuing a Deep Passion for Creative, Exceptional and Artisanal Craft Projects and Goods
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May 28, 2013 by Kirsten
This pattern shows you how to make a lovely nursing bracelet with memory wire.
May 7, 2013 by Kirsten
Let me show you how to make a silver polymer clay button as a clasp for a leather bracelet.
Apr 28, 2013 by Kirsten
The instructions and links in this post will give you the confidence to make silver polymer clay jewelry! Fear not!
Apr 12, 2013 by Kirsten
My Art Nouveau, Orenburg shawl pattern will teach you how to knit a gorgeous, truly unique shawl or scarf.
Mar 27, 2013 by Kirsten
In this free post I show you how to create lovely Victorian Easter projects using paper scraps and Dresden foils.
Mar 7, 2013 by Kirsten
This free Easter Bunny template will teach you how to make a lovely Easter Bunny out of felt. Free printable template!
Mar 1, 2013 by Kirsten
These step-by-step, beaded rosary instructions will teach you how to make your own, customized rosary.
Feb 12, 2013 by Kirsten
Today I decided to rummage through my card stock and make a handmade Valentine's Day card.
Feb 4, 2013 by Kirsten
A step-by-step crochet snood pattern for your little one! The perfect accessory for your little ballerina.
Feb 3, 2013 by Kirsten
Knit 3 small fish, make a felt pond, and build a fishing pole from a dowel. You just made a fishing game!
Jan 27, 2013 by Kirsten
Read my tried and true beef barley soup recipe below! Quality beef, tasty vegetables, and robust barley make a full meal!
Jan 16, 2013 by Kirsten
In this post I provide step-by-step instructions for cooking my favorite beef tenderloin recipes!
Jan 12, 2013 by Kirsten
This latest post on simple beading patterns will teach you how to make a pair of lovely beading earrings.
Jan 3, 2013 by Kirsten
A lovely, traditional Christmas ornament pattern using spun glass rosettes and Victorian paper decorations.
Dec 22, 2012 by Kirsten
You asked me to post my best Christmas cookie recipes - with photos. Ask and you shall receive.
Dec 16, 2012 by Kirsten
This pattern is for a blown glass, diamond cross ornament. This post teaches you how to make glass Christmas ornaments!
Dec 3, 2012 by Kirsten
This handmade Christmas ornament pattern teaches you how to make a lovely, felt angel ornament with wings.
Nov 20, 2012 by Kirsten
My new, detailed pattern is for a pyramid point star. This post will teach you how to make glass Christmas ornaments!
Nov 8, 2012 by Kirsten
My new pattern is for a closed wing moth or butterfly. It is a bit easier than some of the other patterns, making it a great ...
Oct 28, 2012 by Kirsten
This handmade Christmas ornament pattern teaches you how to hand sew a lovely, felt dove ornament with wings.
Oct 10, 2012 by Kirsten
In this free tutorial I teach you to make a bunny lovey - an extension of my free crochet baby blanket pattern.
Sep 27, 2012 by Kirsten
In this tutorial I share an easy DIY leather braided bracelet pattern (with photo and video instructions)...
Sep 16, 2012 by Kirsten
In this free pattern I provide step-by-step instructions for making a rainbow shaped tooth fairy pillow using felt...
Sep 9, 2012 by Kirsten
In my leather and gemstone bracelet tutorial I provide you with a detailed, step-by-step guide for making your own wrap bracelet.
Sep 1, 2012 by Kirsten
This is truly an easy crochet baby blanket pattern, and it creates a lovely blanket that my kids chose as their favorite blanket.
Aug 23, 2012 by Kirsten
In this post I will share a free fair isle knit purse pattern that I designed to carry an iPhone, a credit card, some cash,...
Aug 16, 2012 by Kirsten
The instructions in my newest pattern are for a wonderful, whimsical, blown glass airplane ornament.
Aug 1, 2012 by Kirsten
Read complete instructions on how to make a butterfly clip (or blown glass ornament) using blown glass beads.
Jul 28, 2012 by Kirsten
A step-by-step leather and chain bracelet tutorial that will teach you how to make an elegant stacked bracelet.
Jul 25, 2012 by Kirsten
I was inspired to design and complete this DIY coffee table project while running on a tread mill at the gym.
Jul 11, 2012 by Kirsten
A tutorial for making a new pair of lovely, fingerless gloves from a repurposed sweater. Re-use a favorite, retired sweater!
Jul 6, 2012 by Kirsten
A tutorial on how to make a lavender wand - an all natural, sustainable, and very lovely air freshener!
Jul 5, 2012 by Kirsten
In this post I provide a steeking tutorial. Specifically, I show you a detailed progression of photos...
Jun 29, 2012 by Kirsten
Learn how to embellish a simple, inexpensive and comfortable t-shirt with a lacy and elegant accent!
Jun 22, 2012 by Kirsten
This tutorial will teach you how to make an elegant beaded toe ring (or a pinky ring or a child's ring)!
Jun 13, 2012 by Kirsten
Discover this wonderful brownie recipe that includes hazelnut gianduja and dark chocolate. Try it and you will love it!
Jun 9, 2012 by Kirsten
My whole family enjoys making DIY wine charms from small pieces of sea glass. Wire wrapped sea glass wine charms...
Jun 8, 2012 by Kirsten
The ends of this unique scarf are characterized by a pattern of intertwining branches...
Jun 4, 2012 by Kirsten
In this post I will share my recipe for iced coconut walnut bars. They are always a great success!
May 30, 2012 by Kirsten
In this post I will walk you through the step-by-step process required to make your very own felted rock monster.
May 23, 2012 by Kirsten
Stitch markers are undeniably useful tools. But forget the plastic, cheaply made stitch markers - make your own!
May 18, 2012 by Kirsten
Hello everyone, I recently posted a new pattern on Craftsy for an elegant and delightful scarf (see photos...
May 12, 2012 by Kirsten
I really enjoy working with traditional, hand blown glass beads. The beads possess a combination of aesthetic beauty...
May 10, 2012 by Kirsten
I recently posted a pattern on Craftsy that will teach you how to make two interesting and delicate felt sewing tools...
May 8, 2012 by Kirsten
The free pattern contained in this post will teach you how to create a beautiful and unique, two dimensional, blown
Apr 17, 2012 by Kirsten
This knit hat pattern combines simplicity and the creative power of embellishment. The hat is fairly simple to knit...
Mar 29, 2012 by Kirsten
When I discovered the Jade Sapphire Moonlight yarn,which is made of combed mink and cashmere, I decided that it...
Mar 28, 2012 by Kirsten
In the 1920's making your own beaded purse was all the fashion. Hiawatha Company sold frames, beads and patterns.
Mar 27, 2012 by Kirsten
The medallion in this pattern includes a lacy center, giving these gloves a wonderful and feminine feel. I knit them in a
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