Teaching old-fashioned skills to children can be a fun way to develop important fine motor skills, eye-hand coordination, encourage focus and cognitive development.
The Christmas Cookie Lacing cards printable is a cute way to teach young children how to sew.
Learn to make your own homemade dishwasher detergent using this simple recipe. In less than 5 minutes, you will have stirred up enough dishwashing detergent to clean hundreds of dishes.
Buying a sewing machine for kids is exciting and scary. The ultimate guide for buying a sewing machine for a child will guide you through the things to consider.
Alpaca is a luxurious fiber. Unlike wool, it doesn’t have lanolin and is hypoallergenic. Learn more about alpaca fiber and what it is like to work with.
A peg doll pouch is a fun accessory for young children. Make your own peg doll pouches using our free pattern.
Long before textiles were being dyed commercially, people were foraging to source dyes that are found in nature. Now you don’t even need to forage, you can open your pantry to begin natural dyeing.
Wet felting is a holistic activity that involves sensory play and artistic expression while developing fine motor skills. It is a calm and screen-free activity for rainy day fun.
Handmade hats make quick and easy gifts. They make great projects to learn or to improve your hand-making skills without a large investment of time or money.
My recipe for rhubarb apple jam is a tribute if you will, to my grandma. My grandmother passed away a little over 3 years ago and I miss her so much. She was a great cook, a wonderful storyteller, and an amazing gardener. My love of gardening was probably born out of the hours spent chatting with grandma in her garden.