Unique Cross Stitch Patterns for the Holidays

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You wouldn’t think it, but cross stitch is a great project for the holidays. You can make an endless amount of unique craft projects with cross stitch — all you need is your creativity! From DIY ornaments to gift tags, you can easily incorporate cross stitch patterns into your holiday crafting. Just scroll through our […]

Needlefelted DIY Wall Art

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Needlefelting is one of the easiest crafts to learn because it’s fun, it’s colorful, and it’s a great stress reliever too. With a needle punch tool and a little imagination, you can create whimsical DIY wall art project like this silly sunny daisy. Needlefelting is like painting with wool – try it, you’ll like it! Feel free […]

Happy National Embroidery Month!

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Since February is National Embroidery Month we’re taking a look at the well-known craft that’s remained popular for centuries. Embroidery starts when an outline is drawn on fabric and then stitched over with a back stitch. This will create a solid line in thread. Projects ranging from handbags to ornaments can include embroidery. Traditionally, embroidery […]

The National Needlework Association Trade Show

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I’m at the TNNA trade show. Basically, it’s the place where your favorite yarn shops and needlework shops come to see what’s new and get yarn, canvasses and more. And it’s amazing! SO much to see and do. The Fashion Show on Friday night was amazing, and Saturday I got to walk the show floor […]

When Creativity Knocks FAVEulous Find of the Week: Flight of the Monarch Butterfly

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The Fall season brings to my mind the migrating journey of the Monarch butterfly. Tiffany Windsor has created this lovely butterfly plant stake with some Aleene’s Super Thick Tacky Glue, brown grocery bags and a couple other things. The finished butterfly reminds me of the remarkable Monarch. ANA’S TIPS: Leave out the wooden skewer. Tape […]

Plastic Canvas Crafts

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We have received a number of inquiries recently about plastic canvas patterns. For those of you who are not familiar with the medium, plastic canvas is a lightweight plastic with holes that is used for needlepoint or cross-stich. In our needlecraft category on FaveCrafts, we have an entire subcategory dedicated to plastic canvas that is […]