Carole Gledhill

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How-To: Sewing Pattern Decoupage Box

I have a rather large collection of sewing patterns that I know I am never going to use. Most of these are patterns have been donated to me, and I just can’t bear to throw them in the recycling. If you have the same hoarding tendencies like I have, and are seeking out ways to give these patterns a …

How-To: String Art Valentines

Turn supplies from your office and craft room into an afternoon of kid-friendly card-making fun with this string art valentine card tutorial from at Hello, Wonderful!<p>Ready to start stitching? Click here to see how it’s done.

How-To: Custom ABC Book for Kids

My sister recently mentioned to me that her two and a half year old daughter loves to look at photos of people’s faces, and that a photo book of our family would be a great Christmas gift.<p>I just so happened to stumble upon this perfect example of how to do it right! An ABC book starring your family …

How-To: Triangle Pouch

Stitch up some quick and cute triangle pouches with this easy-to-follow tutorial from A Spoonful of Sugar!<p>Ready to start sewing? Click here to see how it’s done.

How-To: Crayon Heart Valentines

If store-bought valentines with cartoons saying sappy things isn’t your kid’s style, you’ll definitely want to take a look at this simple and lovely crayon heart valentines tutorial from Heather at WhipperBerry!<p>Who knew that melted crayons could look so classy?<p>I’m well beyond my schoolroom …

How-To: Felt Baby Slippers

Baby slippers make wonderful instant-gratification crafts—they’re quick, they’re useful, and they’re so delightfully tiny! If you’ve got little feet in your family or an upcoming baby shower on your calendar, you’ll definitely want to add this sweet and simple felt baby slipper tutorial from …

How-To: Felt Scrap Heart Garland

Turn pretty felt scraps into charming Valentine’s Day decor with this felt scrap heart garland project with free downloadable pattern from Wendi at Shiny Happy World!

Embroidery Embellished Family Portraits

These are probably the most adorable family portraits I have ever seen. What a perfect use for iron on transfers! The monochrome portraits are suited so well by the little pop of color from the embroidery thread. You don’t need to be a stitching expert at all to pull off this sweet little …

CRAFT Flickr Pool Weekly Roundup

Here are some cool things we saw in the CRAFT Flickr Pool this week:<p>Conceited Dachshund Felt Brooch, by hanaletters<p>Jessica Stam, by sparklymouse<p>Wood Burned Personalized Initial Necklace, by Arabela<p>Immer aufgeräumt, meine Freundin, die Architektin und Künstlerin, by kc-mw<p>The Prison in the Prism …

Flashback: Chalkboard Hangers

<b>By Jessica Wilson</b><p>I’ve been using skirt and pants hangers to hold works in progress (WIP) for a half-dozen or so years. Because I lack pretty wall space, the projects that hang from the hangers generally end up in the closet where they are quickly forgotten. It’s that whole out of sight, out of mind …

Hand Embroidered Maps of London Neighborhoods

Having trouble finding your way around London? Perhaps one of these hand embroidered maps of London neighborhoods by Alex of StitchCity will help you out.<p>Surely, Alex is an expert on London geography by now, because I can’t imagine a better way to memorize a street map than to embroider it by …

DIY :: Make your own Product Tags for Handmade Items

I’m gearing up for a wonderful artisan market coming up this weekend (it’s here if you are local) and I’m so excited. People inevitably ask me, at …

Triangle Pouch - A Spoonful of Sugar

2014 has been a great year for A Spoonful of Sugar and we have had so many lovely opportunities as a result of our blog! We are so grateful to our …

How-To: Block Zip Pouch

Sew your own elegantly simple and infinitely useful block zip pouch with this wonderful tutorial from Minki’s Work Table!

How-To: Embroidered Camera Tote Bag

Stitch up your own charming embroidered camera tote bag with this fun embroidery and appliqué tutorial from Minki’s Work Table!<p>I love the camera strap as shoulder strap idea!<p>Ready to start sewing? Click here to see the full how-to.<p>[Via CraftGawker]

Make a Recycled T-shirt Dog Toy

If you’re a dog owner, chances are you like to spoil your dog. So next time you have some old t-shirt to recycle into a crafty project, make your …

How-To: Scissors Case

Keep your scissors safe in your project bag or purse with this cute scissors case tutorial from Dawn at Moda Bake Shop.<p>Ready to start stitching? Click here to see how it’s done.

How-To: 15 Minute Sewing Machine Cover

Keep your sewing machine clean and at the ready with this super-cute, super-quick 15 minute sewing machine cover from Simple Simon and Company!<p>Show your sewing machine a little love this weekend. Click here to start stitching!

How-To: Postage Stamp Quilt

Strip piecing is a great way to turn out multiple quilt blocks both quickly and precisely, and it’s also a wonderful way to use up some of your larger fabric scraps. Want to give it a try? Learn tips and tricks for a making a classic quilt with neat squares and perfectly matched seams with this …