Kitchen

Free Crochet Hexagon Potholder Pattern

Crochet Star Lily Hexagon Potholder

Last month I shared the pattern for my Star Lily Hexagon as part of a fun Crochet-a-long I did with some friends. I’ve been wanting to try the hexagon in my favorite cotton yarn so I pulled everything out and got to crocheting and then had the fun idea to…

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Time for Tea – Pretty DIY Dish Towel

I am an AVID tea drinker. It’s pretty much a daily thing – and while I like iced tea, I’m really a hot tea kind of girl. As in, I have at least one cup of tea a night, and then often others throughout the day. I actually have a…

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19 Fabulous Kitchen Crochet Patterns

I have recently decided my kitchen needs some freshening up. Especially in the potholders and dishtowels department. As a side note – I have this proposal that we start throwing Wedding Decade Anniversary showers. They’ll be kind of like bridal showers, but every 10 years. Because you know after 10 years, all…

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Scrap Embellished Dish Towel

Today for our Scrap Busting Extravaganza guest we are so fortunate to have the super talented Melissa from Polkadot Chair! Melissa shares all sorts of awesome sewing and craft tutorials on her blog. She’s also the author of Project Teen – a fabulous book full of sewing projects for teens,…

Flowers and Gold Polkadots Mug

Fabric Flowers and Polkadots Mug

I love making handmade gifts but I will confess that I am terrible about not planning ahead – so I’m usually rushing around at the last minute trying to make things. Totally the holiday atmosphere I am going for. (or not.) So I love gifts that don’t take a ton…

Easy DIY Apron

Easy DIY 30 Minute Apron

While I love adding in all sorts of details to my sewing projects, sometimes I also want a project that is fast and so super easy. Especially when time is running short and I need a gift or want to make up a quick project. That’s just what I have…

Easy DIY Picnic Apron

Easy Summer Picnic Ruffled Apron

Aren’t Summer picnics just the best? I am such a sucker for yummy grilled hamburgers and barbecue and sitting outside on the patio and drinking sweet tea. We definitely have picnics here in Southern California, beach picnics in fact, which are super awesome. But I’m pretty excited to get in…

Can It! Mason Jar Dishtowel

Gah. I love making dishtowels. And let’s face it – I love making kind-of impractical dishtowels. The kind that make you freak out a little if your kids wipe their hands on them. To be honest I don’t really care if they get messy. It’s worth it and I think it…

A Little Mummy Dishtowel

So if you’ve visited before you know I’m a sucker for cute dishtowels. I think it makes it easier to do the dishes. Not that I use these for dishes – but still . . . ;) And since I haven’t done a Halloween Dishtowel in a while I thought…

Faux Bois Painted Tumblers

I’m kind of fickle when it come to my decorating – and that’s definitely true in my kitchen too! I’ve been about ready to change out my dinnerware and glasses for quite a while. I’m ready for something a little more fun! The generous folks at DecoArt sent me some…

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Sketchy Retro Bicycle Dishtowel

I am so loving this Christmas in July series we’re doing! I hope you are too! One of my favorite things to give as gifts are cute, unique dishtowels. They make great hostess and teacher gifts – and they’re perfect for friends too – they’re something we don’t often think…

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“Let’s Eat” Potholder

So we’ve discussed my resolve to have cute dishtowels. And my philosophy to use them on a daily basis and throw caution and dirty fingerprints to the wind. Apparently this brave attitude is spreading to my other kitchen related items – namely potholders. Why should I use a plain boring potholder…

“Let’s Eat” Dishtowel

So I kind of have a thing with having cute dishtowels. I admit it. I’m a dishtowel snob. I will even confess to buying Anthro dishtowels on occasion. Clearance of course – but still. And when I started using my cute dishtowels, I would get a little freaky about them…

Buttons and Ruffles apron

Ruffles & Buttons Apron

We’re in a Mother’s Day countdown here! Two weeks left to come up with something awesome to thank mom for birthing you – among other things. So I’m here to help – I have a fun new apron pattern for you! Cause what mom wouldn’t love – and look super…

Stacked Teacups Dishtowel

**If you haven’t entered the Pellon Giveaway for all the Stabilizer awesomeness – head over and enter – but check out the tutorial first. ;) **   I am kind of all about Freehand Stitching right now. It sounds scary – but it’s soooo not! You start out thinking you…

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Shabby Hearts and Ruffles Dish Towel

I don’t do a ton of decorating for Valentine’s Day – but I do like to have a few things here and there for a little fun. My kitchen has been looking a little lonely now that the Christmas decorations are gone so I decided to make a fun little dish towel to brighten the room…

Giant Rick Rack Apron

I have a fun new toy to share with you today – I’m so excited to tell you about my new Accuquilt Go! Baby – and to show you what I made with it! First let me show you my new apron – which I’m all in love with –…