Tag: Crafts

Thrift Store Fabric Shopping

Over the years I have gotten some great fabric from thrift stores. There are lots of times I purchase fabric with no project in mind and the fabric often dictates the project I make. I may see a piece of fabric and a project instantly comes to mind. Then there are those occasions when I […]

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Soap Making

Top Five Soap Making Ingredients

It is important to me to know what is in my self-care products and to have the option to customize the ingredients to meet my family’s needs. I started making my own hair and skin care products many years ago. Eight years ago this evolved into making my soap. It has now become a ritual; […]

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Mini Macramé Rainbow

DIY Mini Macramé Rainbow

This is a fun fibre arts project for both children and adults. It is a great opportunity to talk about different types of fibres and the sustainability issues around fibres. It is also a great way to use remnant pieces of yarn and other materials. Any type of yarn or scraps of fabric can be […]

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Beginner's Guide to Punch Needle Projects

Beginner’s Guide To Punch Needle Projects By Juliette Michelet

Beginner’s Guide to Punch Needle Projects is a great introduction to the craft of punch needle embroidery. Written by Juliette Michelet, this book features 26 fun and simple to follow punch needle projects. I had this book on my wish list, and I received it this past Christmas as a gift. The projects are super […]

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DIY Felt Donut

Felt donuts can be a fun soft toy for children, and can also be used in your sewing or craft room as a whimsical pincushion. This tutorial will show you how to make a felt donut that is so cute and tasty that you have to remember not to try eating it. In this tutorial […]

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Live Online Sew And Craft Classes

We all have different ways of processing things at the moment. Prolonged self-isolation and the uncertainty of the day, are not easy things to process. I have a tendency to be constantly in motion, and having to slow down means that I have been focusing on my health and self-care. However, my family and I […]

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Crafted Spaces DIY Christmas Wreath

DIY Christmas Wreath

I absolutely love Christmas wreaths. The holidays would not be as festive without a wreath. Over the years I have made both natural and artificial wreaths. However, my favourite is always a natural Christmas wreath with a mix of fresh evergreens. After a bit of looking around for materials, I purchased a mini evergreen swag […]

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Handmade Soap Making

6 Reasons I Started Making Handmade Soap

My family and I have always loved using handmade soaps. About five years ago, I started making cold processed soap and since then we have not looked back. We benefit from the wonderful properties handmade soaps have to offer. I teach monthly soap making workshops and I am often asked; why I started making soap? […]

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