Last year we started a new Advent tradition. As well as opening a door of our Advent calendar each day and building a magnetic picture of the Christmas story, we opened a bunch of kid’s Christmas books. The kids loved it! We read a book each night at bedtime, including some of my favourites. This year… Read More»
It has been fascinating lately to see which posts from the past have been getting lots of visitors. Infinity Crochet Scarf Beaded Stars Covered Coat Hangers Mini Bunting Tutorial 10 Quilting Blogs I Love Have you got a favourite post from The Crafty Mummy archives?
I love it when I have time to create something just by playing around with crafty stuff. This wire ribbon rose is the product of having time to play one day. I wanted to test adding wire to the edge of various widths of fabric on my overlocker so I tried a few different things… Read More»
These paper plate angels are an easy Christmas craft. At first I thought they would be great for the kids, and perhaps they would be great for older kids than mine. But my kids found it a little tricky to cut the fine detail of the head and body out without ripping the plates. They… Read More»
One of the things I love about going to Creative Craft Retreat each year is seeing the different projects that people bring to work on. Often the projects are things that people have been working on for years and don’t get to work on very often. It is not unusual to hear people saying that… Read More»
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Last weekend I spent the weekend crafting with a wonderful group of women. Some of them were friends already and others were new friends. It was the annual Creative Craft Retreat at Lake Perseverance and as always it was fabulous. The last couple of years I have taught patchwork quilting classes at this event but… Read More»
I’m off to Creative Craft Retreat this weekend – yay! This is an annual weekend away for ladies to learn new crafts or work on projects for a whole two days. I’ll tell you more next week but here’s what I’m taking to work on: My CrochetAlong blanket My Japanese Quilt Lots of pencil cases… Read More»
Christmas is only a few weeks away so it is the perfect time to start some Christmas crafting. Over the years I have made lots of things for Christmas but readers keep coming back to a few popular posts. Beaded Stars – These are super easy and look so pretty. You can make them in… Read More»