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A Handmade Christmas: More DIY Gifts for Men

November 21, 2013 – 9:23 am | 2 Comments
DIY Handmade Christmas Present Ideas for Men by The DIY Mommy

Are you joining me in A Handmade Christmas this year? I find men particularly tricky to make handmade gifts for – I’m always worried that they’ll find a DIY gift slightly cheesy or useless. This …

A Handmade Christmas: More DIY Gifts for Women

November 13, 2013 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
9 More Favourite DIY Christmas Gifts for Women - The DIY Mommy

Are you joining me in A Handmade Christmas this year? I’m so excited to finally be done my crazy-busy last couple of weeks (due to WeeStock) and ready to get crafting for my family and …

A Handmade Christmas: More DIY Baby Gifts

October 23, 2013 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
A Handmade Christmas: 9 More Favourite DIY Christmas GIfts for Babies - The DIY Mommy

Are you joining me in A Handmade Christmas this year? I love making gifts, especially if they’re for sweet little babies! Here are some free patterns and tutorials to get your creative juices flowing with …

Commit to a Handmade Christmas: 2013 Challenge!

October 15, 2013 – 7:16 pm | 7 Comments
Commit to a Handmade Christmas: 2013 Challenge!

Remember last year’s Handmade Christmas challenge? Well, I’m ready to do it again and I hope you’ll join me! Handmade gifts hold so much meaning to me and they’re far more unique than mass-produced things. …

It’s Knit In Public Week 2013 (and here are some resources)!

June 8, 2013 – 8:00 am |
It's Knit In Public Week!

Worldwide Knit In Public Day was founded in 2005 by Danielle Landes and takes place on the second Saturday of June each year. What began as a way for knitters to come together and enjoy eachother’s …

Get Online Craft Classes for up to 75% Off This Weekend – The Craftsy Spring Sale!

April 5, 2013 – 8:00 am |
Jame & Marmalade Craftsy Class

Have you heard about Craftsy yet? Craftsy is a community of people who love to make things. They’re learning from, inspiring and helping each other. They are dedicated to providing the best education and resources …

Crochet a Mini Hearts Bunting Banner

February 11, 2013 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
Crochet a Mini Hearts Bunting Banner by The DIY Mommy

There’s something about hearts that just get me (and no, I’m not talking about anatomical hearts – though I think they’re great too). I like heart printed fabrics, heart doodles, heart-shaped candy, hearts on clothes, …

Crochet an Organic Cotton Granny Square Baby Blanket – Part 2: Joining the Squares & Finishing

January 9, 2013 – 8:00 am | 6 Comments
Crochet an Organic Cotton Granny Square Baby Blanket by The DIY Mommy

After crocheting what seems like a bazillion little granny squares, this is the fun part – putting them all together and finishing off the blanket!
(If you missed part one of this tutorial on how to …

Crochet an Organic Cotton Granny Square Baby Blanket – Part 1: The Squares

January 7, 2013 – 8:00 am | One Comment
Crochet an Organic Cotton Granny Square Baby Blanket by The DIY Mommy

 
I fell in love with vintage-looking granny square blankets last spring when I saw them all over Pinterest. I especially liked the ones with vibrantly coloured squares surrounded by white or cream stitches. So pretty!
I …

A Handmade Christmas: Knit Pearly Girly Mittens

November 26, 2012 – 8:00 am |
Pearly Girly Mittens by The DIY Mommy

I have a “thing” for cream coloured, lacey knits. When the weather dropped to minus 30°C a couple Christmases ago (this is common up here in Edmonton, Alberta!), I decided that I could use a …