Happy Thanksgiving!

We are off on a joint family vacation to Vienna & Budapest (since they don’t celebrate Thanksgiving where we live) but couldn’t leave you without our lists of… Crafty Things We’re Thankful For: Adrianna1.  This rotary cutting guide.  I tried to think of my #1 favorite sewing tool (besides the machine, duh), and although this… 

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Feature Friday: katie did

Hi there Crafterhours readers, Susan and I are taking turns with Feature Fridays, so today you get me.  I want to tell you about someone who needs no telling, but I’m gonna do it anyway: katie did. Probably my favorite thing about her is the way she carries her simple aesthetic throughout her blog.  Her… 

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Crafty Friend Etiquette

So, hypothetically, let’s say you’re at a crafty friend’s house watching said crafty friends’ kids so that crafty friend could go see Twilight on opening night. Is crafty friend’s scrap bin up for grabs? Please help me decide. And also provide appropriate suggestions for an apology should I make the decision crafty friend might not… 

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Activity Advent Calendar: You-Print-It

I have a really adorable, fun, amazing, ridiculous, energetic, you-get-the-point 3-year-old, K. This is the first year she’s really able to get an idea of what the holidays are all about. And while I love the fun of candies and little gifts in advent calendars, I feel like she’s a little over-candied and -gifted already,… 

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Feature Friday

Hi ladies (and gents?), We here at Crafterhours know that there is a ton of crafty-bloggy goodness out there, and sometimes things get lost in the shuffle.  So we’re going to do our part to highlight some of our favorites every week in a little spot we like to call “Feature Fridays.” Hopefully we’ll introduce… 

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Dear readers,

We screamed. We freaked. Basically, we peed our pants. We are a little scared. And we are so so so happy that people enjoy what we’ve been working on.  Stick around and we promise to try to offer a few things that don’t suck. Thanks for following!

The Milkmaid Skirt: A Tutorial


On a recent trip to London, I bought myself a cute skirt labeled “milkmaid skirt”.  Not really sure why, as this would be close to the most impractical thing to wear while milking a lactating animal, but cute nonetheless.  I decided I had to copy it in little girl sizes.  The following is a tutorial… 

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