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Welcome to Arts to Crafts where we celebrate all things fun and creative. While I have a love for fiber arts, including knitting, crochet, embroidery, weaving, and macrame. I love all crafts and share various crafts for kids, knitting patterns, handmade gifts to make, and how to upcycle. What I love about arts and crafts is that they soothe the soul. From the design process to getting your hands dirty, arts and crafts are a great way to reduce stress, save money, and have fun. So celebrate your creative side and enjoy finding your next project on ArtsToCrafts.

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Watercolored Painted Butterflies

Learning to Paint Watercolor Butterflies

Make your own note cards with watercolored butterflies that are really easy to paint. There’s nothing like a butterfly to brighten-up someone’s day and that’s why I think they are the perfect choice for note cards. That way you can use them for a Thank You note, or an “Anytime” card to let someone know … Read more
Free Sewing Pattern for Coco Bag

Free Sewing Pattern for Coco Bag

Take a look in my closet and you’ll see that I’m a bag person.  What can I say.  Some people have a lot of shoes and I have a lot of bags.  And there’s nothing I like more than a cute bag that has lots of pockets to make it really functional for me to … Read more
Mosaic Messenger Bag to Sew

Mosaic Tiles Messenger Bag

What I love about mosaic arts and crafts is that they allow you to mix colors, textures and patterns.  And when you use mosaic tiles when you sew, it opens up the possibilities for showing-off your favorite colors.  It’s also a great way to re-use fabric from one of your favorite outfits, or from a … Read more
Felted Landscape

Creating Art With Wool

As a life-long knitter, you know that any craft that uses wool is right up my alley. In the past I’ve made a few knitted bags that I’ve felted, but other than that I really hadn’t ventured into all of the great things that you can make with wool. That is, things that didn’t require … Read more
Crochet Fingerless Mitts

Fingerless Gloves to Knit and Crochet

Now that the cold weather has hit, there’s no better project to knit or crochet than a cozy pair of fingerless gloves or mittens.  These cute mitts not only keep your hands warm, but they are also a great accessory to any outfit. I don’t know about you, but my hands are always freezing during … Read more
Cross-Stitch Pattern for iPhone

iPhone Tardis Cross-Stitch Pattern

If you were lucky enough to get a new iPhone in your stocking this year, you may be looking for a way to personalize it.  If you’re a Dr. Who fan, or are simply a fan of a fun Tardis pattern, then this cross-stitch pattern is for you. Head on over to the Zen of … Read more
Fa La La La Felt Book Review

Fa La La La Felt Book Review

With over 45 fun and fabulous felt projects to make for the holidays, this craft book is one for beginner and expert crafters alike. You’ll enjoy a variety of ideas, from ornaments, to stockings, to decorations for the home. All of which make beautiful gifts. The ideas come from designers from around the world, so … Read more
Crochet Amigurumi Ornament

Crochet Amigurumi Patterns for Christmas

Amigurumi figures are always fun to make, and the ones designed for Christmas are perfect to use for decorating your home, or to give as gifts. I love the selection of designs available these days. Here are just a few of the patterns that made my list for this year. Crocheted Rudolph Amigurumi Ornament If … Read more
Owl Christmas Ornament

Owl Christmas Ornament for Kids to Make

Christmas ornaments aren’t just a fun craft to do with the kids, but they are also great keepsakes to cherish for years to come. Every year that I open up our box of ornaments, I see the ones that I made as a child. Each one tells a story and reminds me of the year … Read more
Crochet Owl Basket

Crochet Owl Basket Pattern

This owl basket has to be one of my favorite crochet projects. I can think of so many ways to use this adorable basket. Place one in the bathroom to hold towels, or add one by the front door to hold winter hats, mittens and gloves. I really like it made with a natural colored … Read more
Snowtop Mountains Card

DIY Christmas Card Ideas to Make This Year

Making your own Christmas Cards is a great way to get in the Christmas spirit. Whether it’s a photo card that puts together a collage of your favorite family photos from throughout the year, or a homemade card with your own creative touches, a hand made Christmas card is a fun craft project for the … Read more
Crocheted Christemas Penguin

Free Crochet Pattern for Holiday Penguin

This cute little guy is named Howie the Holiday penguin and I think he’s the perfect little project to crochet for Christmas.  Whether it’s to go in a Christmas stocking, or put on display as a decoration in your home, this Christmas penguin is a fun project that is sure to put a smile on … Read more