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Annette and Chris, a mother/daughter team, have brought you craft projects and tutorials through this site for over 20 years! We know what you want because we're crafters, too!

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We update regularly and publish new videos each week, so keep coming back often.

Look for our recent videos below and if you are interested in a specific craft, sewing or needlework category, look above for links to our department pages. Each departement will have a listing of recent videos on that topic. Departments also include many topics related to that craft where you can find many links to free projects, tutorials and more.

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Recent Videos and Tutorials

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    Batting - Piecing Batting

    Do you have lots of scrap batting tucked in a drawer or container? Piece the leftover quilt batting together into a larger piece using a sewing machine. Learn how with our video tutorial and photo tutorial with step-by-step instructions.

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    Dollhouse Rug

    Every dollhouse needs colorful rugs. Learn how to make this soft and cozy pompom dollhouse rug.
    This pompom rug is easy, quick and inexpensive to make. It can be made in any size or shape for an American Girl doll, Barbie, doll, miniature doll or even a stuffed animal.

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    Easter Mini Tote Treat Bags

    Make these fun mini tote treat bags for Easter this year. These would be wonderful for small gifts or treats to give to friends, relatives or Grandchildren.

    Whip these up quickly on your embroidery machine with a pattern from Designs by JuJu.

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    Honey Bees

    Learn how to install package honey bees into an empty hive.

    The package of bees contains 10,000 to 20,000 bees plus the queen. Watch the exciting process.

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    How to Make a Sock Puppet

    Kid's will have fun creating sock puppets with old or mismatched socks and some basic craft supplies and things you already have around your home.

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    Loop Yarn Magic Yarn

    Learn about this new yarn by Lion Brand, Off the Hook Magic Yarn. When you stitch with this yarn a picture magically appears. Kids will love using this yarn to make a star, heart, smiley face or peace symbol.

    Click the link above to buy and learn more about this magic yarn with our tutorial.

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    Pocket Handbag

    How to make a small, cute handbag using an old jeans or shorts pocket. This project only requires simple sewing skills so beginners and kids can sew this project.

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    Sailboat Quilt Block Pattern

    Learn how to make a classic quilt pattern, the sailboat block. This fun and easy quilt pattern can be used in a quilt, wall hanging, pillow or other projects. It's an easy block to personalize in a number of ways to create an awesome baby quilt, boy quilt or nautical themed nursery.

Free Items of the Week

  • Crochet

    Dish Cloth

    Dish Cloth

    With this free crocheted dish cloth pattern, you can stitch up fun and easy dish cloths.
    Chris at has been making these dish cloths and would like to tell you about them.
    Get the free pattern and purchase supplies for making this pattern.  From Staff

  • DIY Crochet Face Mask

    This DIY crochet face mask is so easy and written in child and adult sizes!  From  Traverse Bay Crochet

  • Yo-Yo Lapghan

    What do you do when your scrap basket is out of control? Make yoyos and make this lapghan.  From  Ravelry

  • Green Crafts, Going Green

    Newspaper Sword

    Newspaper Sword

    This video tutorial shows how to make a sword with sheets of newspaper.  From  YouTuber Tim Rosanelli

  • T-Shirt Yarn - How to Make T-Shirt Yarn

    T-Shirt Yarn - How to Make T-Shirt Yarn

    Learn how to make one continuous strip of t-shirt yarn from a T-shirt. T-shirt yarn is also known as T-yarn. Upcycle old tee-shirts into yarn and have fun crocheting, knitting and weaving with it.

    T-shirt yarn is a suitable substitute for elastic when making cloth face masks.  From

  • Kids Corner

    60+ Indoor Home Activities and Crafts For Kids

    60+ Indoor Home Activities and Crafts For Kids

    Kids home from school! Is it raining and they can't go outside to play.

    Keep them busy with these crafts and activities. Most don't require an electronic device or an app, so you don't have to worry about too much screen time.  From

  • Duct Tape Coin Purse

    Duct Tape Coin Purse

    Learn how to make a super simple duct tape coin purse (pouch) in about an hour.

  • Grappling Dummy

    Grappling Dummy

    Training and practice in martial arts and some sports require a partner in order to learn and progress. What do you do if you don't have a partner? Use a grappling dummy to practice drills.
    Kids can make a simple grappling dummy by watching this video.  From  YouTuber and Sensei Tim Rosanelli

  • Knitting

    Down the Line Knit Pillow

    This free knit pattern is great for beginners looking to make their first project.  From  Yarnspirations

    Free Adobe Reader is required to view this link.

  • Knitted Face Mask

    DIY free knitted face mask pattern.  From  The Snugglery

  • Sewing

    Face Mask

    How to make an easy face mask that's washable and reusable with spare fabric.  From  Missouri Quilt Company

  • Organizations Needing Face Masks

    There is currently a shortage of personal protective equipment masks in some areas. Many organizations are asking for donations of handmade masks. If you are willing to help, use the above link to see where there is a need in your community.

    In addition, lots of quilt shops are collecting homemade masks. Check with your local quilt shop.  From  Deaconess

  • Woodworking

    Basic Birdbox

    How to build a basic bird house for different types of birds.  From  Welcome to know-it-all

  • YouTube

    American Girl Doll Tote Bag

    American Girl Doll Tote Bag

    This tutorial will show you how to make a cute tote bag for your 18" or American Girl Doll.  From

  • Barbie Hoodie

    Barbie Hoodie

    Learn how to make a Barbie doll hoodie from an old sock.  From

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