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But unless we are creators we are not fully alive.
             Madeleine L’Engle

Finishing Cross Stitch Bookmarks: Part 2

*Note: this post contains affiliate links, which means if you purchase something after using the link on my page I may get a tiny percentage with no additional cost to you. This helps me keep the fun projects coming! I love making cross stitch bookmarks, no lie. They...

Darn Good Crochet Pixie Hat

Note: this post contains Affiliate Links This hat was designed as a quick project for my little one who loves silly hats.  I’ve wanted to make her a pixie hat for a long time, but found the right pattern/yarn/inspiration.  Until! I got my latest subscription...

10 Must Have Needle Minders

If you cross stitch or embroider, you are likely already familiar with need minders. They are small magnets that keep your needle safely in one spot so you don't have to worry about it slipping, falling, and getting stepped on. With the upsurge in fibre arts and...

My Favorite Cross Stitch Pattern Maker

Designing patterns can seem intimidating, but all you need are an idea and a few tools to get started. While many designers I know at least start out with some paper and colored pencils, most patterns these days end up being in a digital format. My favorite digital...

How to Back A Cross Stitch Bookmark

I love cross stitch bookmarks. They are in some ways the perfect project. Small enough to carry around with you, manageable enough to stitch without a hoop, and who can't use another bookmark? The downside to cross stitch bookmarks? The messy back: When stitching in a...

10 Free Crochet Mandala Patterns

I love crochet mandalas - they're gorgeous ways to show off the simple beauty of the craft. There are so many beautiful variations of just a few different types of stitches and a combination of colors. They can seem so intimidating to try, so I've put together a list...

Tina Belcher: the hero we need

I love Bob's Burgers. And, really, what's not to love? It's perhaps the most perfect television show out there (though, to be honest, most of my viewing dialogue these days includes a lot of Sesame Street and Curious George these days...) Bob and Linda have a loving...

WIP: Honey Cowl

I always have a project (or two...or three...) on the needles, and I'm really enjoying my current Work In Progress, the Honey Cowl designed for Madelinetosh. Over the winter I indulged myself with a visit to my favorite local yarn shop and picked up a gorgeous hank of...

Meet the Maker

Hello and thanks for stopping by!  My name is Sarah and this is my little nook to share some of my crafty adventures and help you along in yours! I am a fiber artist and love finding and designing new patterns - whether they are knit, crochet, sewn, embroidered,...