How To Sew An Adult CopyCat Bib

In this tutorial, I will show you how to Sew an Adult CopyCat Bib. This is a unique concept that works separately or as a set with a matching ready-to-wear top. I called it a CopyCat Bib since it is made from a duplicate garment AND because I am totally copying a design my Dad … Read more

Crochet Front Loop Only (FLO) – The Easiest Way

Working in the front loop only when crocheting is a handy technique to know. It is an easy technique, probably actually easier than conventional crochet! I say this because when I was a child learning to crochet, I actually didn’t realize that I was supposed to insert the hook through both loops at the top … Read more

Sew Cheap: Take the Dollar Store Challenge!

Our dollar doesn’t go as far as it used to. In these days of high prices, inflation, and everything else, crafting and sewing can be a great stress relief. We know our sewing hobby can get pricey, too, but there are ways to make a dollar go further and have fun while doing it! Since … Read more

How To Crochet Seed Stitch (Lemon Peel)

What is a crochet seed stitch? You may have heard of seed stitch in knitting, but never in crochet! It is called seed stitch because in both crafts, it creates a fabric that has little bumps across it, which look like seeds. This tutorial will explain just how to make this lovely seed stitch in … Read more

Beginner Apron on a Serger, Part 2

Beginner Apron on the Serger, Part 2 I hope you had fun making the beginner’s serger apron a while back (insert post link here—This is from Part 1 edited at the same time as this). Let’s revisit that project and step it up a little. Refer to the original instructions for supplies, cutting and assembly. … Read more

Single Crochet 2 Together (sc2tog) Made Easy

Single Crochet is one of the first stitches you learn when learning to crochet. Single crochet 2 together (sc2tog) is one of the first ways you learn to decrease to shape your fabric! PinSingle Crochet 2 Together, sc2tog How to Single Crochet Two Together – Sc2Tog Tutorial No matter whether your pattern tells you to … Read more

Yarn Over Knitting – Easy Increase Stitch (YO)

What does ‘Yarn Over Knitting’ mean in knitting patterns? This instruction is telling you to wrap the yarn over your needle an extra time when knitting your stitch. It is used as an extra stitch when increasing and is also used to make small eyelet holes as part of a textured pattern, as small buttonholes, … Read more