Author Archives: Evelyn

About Evelyn

I created this little blog so that I could have a place to show different crafts that I make for my family, my friends, my students, and myself! I have always enjoyed crafting. I particularly love paper, and that's what I'm currently working with.

Cut it Up Anything Goes Christmas

Christmas is almost here!!  I started writing out all my Christmas cards last weekend and hopefully will get them out by tomorrow.  This will probably be the last card I make this year.  And I made it just for Cut … Continue reading

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Batch #3

I was crafting with my granddaughter yesterday.  I love FaceTime!  How else could I get some crafty time in with someone who lives a ten-hour car ride away?  Logan was drawing and decorating the doorknob in her craft room while … Continue reading

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Gnome surgery

I don’t know whether it’s my eyesight or what, but so many times when I glue together my paper piecings, there’s paper peeking out where it shouldn’t.  Normally, I create a base that’s a tiny bit smaller than the pieces … Continue reading

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A couple of hats

Every year, the group of people my husband works with chooses a family to buy Christmas presents for.  This year they got two boys. I have several almost-full skeins of Lamb’s Pride wool left over from other projects and two … Continue reading

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Cut it Up Tic-Tac-Toe

It’s time for another Cut it Up Challenge!  This time, it’s a Tic-Tac-Toe challenge.  Here’s the board.  I achieved three in a row by going diagonally from the upper left to the lower right. My favorite color is brown, the … Continue reading

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Why I love blocking

Can you imagine trying to pick up stitches or sew seams on this mess? Ahhh!  That’s better! Almost done with Heather’s Twigs and Willows.  Should have it finished by the end of the week!  Just button bands, (find and) sew … Continue reading

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Batch #2, AKA They Wanted to be Square Cards

That group of 4×4 images has been on my desk for quite some time.  I made them and loved them but really didn’t want to make square cards out of them.  I can’t tell you how many times I picked … Continue reading

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