I knit a giant rectangle with the length three times the width. Then folded in ends and sewed two seems up sides with mattress stitch. I cast on 38 stitches for width. Measured 12″ and then knit for 36″ length. Garter stitch (knit both sides) for entire thing. Then made handles with casting 9 stitches… Read More Knit folded bag
When using these clips- it’s important to thread the paracordnin correctly. The direction matters. For the female side: For the male side: Make sure the cords run like this so that the bracelet is made correctly: Bend the paracord to guesss the approximate size: And clip on wrist to check. Making sure there are at… Read More Macrame compass bracelet
There are so many recipes online and I keep fudging with my proportions. But essentially what I like to use is- beeswax (the beads melt easier than the blocks that are hard to cut) coconut oil, grape seed/almond oil and essential oil for scent. I lay down tin foil over entire area I will be… Read More Making lip balm
I love this machine. I have used for helmet names, glass jars, painting stencils: 1. Design: 2.print/cut 3. Apply Transfer medium 4. Apply to anything glass, metal, whatever!
Using an old jar (mason if it does not have design on it- you want full transparency) take photo and approximate what size child will be compared to jar. I.e. My mass stack of peanut butter jars (thankfully appreciating that I saved them all these years!) are 4″ tall. So I did not have kid… Read More Christmas snow globe
Making balms is simple. Just set up a double boiler (metal bowl that fits snugly over a pan half full or water.) Melt all ingredients adding essential oil last and starting with wax which is hardest to melt (cut it into pieces before melting for more even melt.) be sure to continue to mix as… Read More Body balm
Just print photograph quality image on shrinky dink ink jet paper- here butterfly. Cut out. Punch holes for string to pass through. Bake. Attach string. Braid. Voila!