Gimp Bracelets – A Throwback to the 90s

It’s summer and no better way to celebrate than by making bracelets. Last year I did a post on making friendship bracelets. This time I thought I would do a bit of a 90s throwback and switch it up with some plastic lace. I found a pack at Dollarama for $2 and felt it was…

Scalemaille Arm Bands

It’s been a while since I posted about scalemaille, with halloween fast approaching its a good piece to add in. In this post I will be discussing creating an arm cuff. Although it takes a little time, it is pretty straight forward. For this project you will need: 200 large scales, you may use more…

Easy Crochet Slippers

It’s September and colder weather will soon be on it’s way. So naturally it’s time to start thinking of keeping warm. These slippers are definitely cozy. It’s also a pretty good project that can be done over a weekend. I’m fairly new at crochet so to keep it really simple I’m only using a chain…

Red Heart Loop-it Blanket

After the success of my first loop thread experience, using loops and threads yarn to make a scarf, I thought I’d give it another go. This time I’m trying Red Heart Loop-it, which is more of a fleecy sort of feel. The loops and threads that I used for the scarf had a traditional yarn…

Simple Fabric Headband

Simple sewing projects are always rewarding.  I have a large amount of scraps and really wanted to make something, so headbands here we are!  This is a project that you start and finish in one sitting. There’s an amazing tutorial for this I will link below, it’s the same thing except a lot more detail…

Shrink Plastic Pins

I found some shrink plastic at the dollar store the other day and with pins being fairly popular now it’s seemed like a fun way to create.  I kept my designs pretty basic, but a good artist could have a lot of fun with this.  Even kids can make designs, as long as parents handle the baking…

A Simple Sleep Mask

I’m always looking for quick sewing projects, especially when I need a break from something larger or more complex. I thought a sleep mask would be fun, fast and useful. The nice thing about this process, you can add your own take and although i used a Cricut and Sewing Machine, you can easily use…