My Ukrainian heritage has been the most celebrated, practiced, and recognized by my family. My grandfather (John) on my mother’s side was Ukrainian, with parents who immigrated to Canada and settled in Ethelbert, Manitoba. Perhaps it naturally happened that the Ukrainian heritage live on, or that he insisted his wife learn traditional Ukrainian recipes, art, […]
I had wanted a bread/pizza oven for years. When we moved into our house in 2009, I decided this was the house where I would be able to make a mud oven in the backyard. I studying for several months leading up to the Spring. I also attended a local class where a women demonstrated […]
This is my favorite knitting pattern I’ve created. I used a cotton yarn to allow airflow and the one-shoulder style makes it the perfect pattern to knit in the Spring. This sweater knitting pattern is available for purchase for 3.99.
I see shirtdresses everywhere right now – and I have a couple of shirts that my husband doesn’t wear that I’ve wanted to make into something. It seems that one shirt isn’t long enough to make into a dress – so I decided to use both together. Here is the sewing tutorial to upcycle men’s […]
Inspiration, in the mind of an artist, comes and goes. Writers carry notepads everywhere because inspiration can surprise them from a mundane occurrence during a normal day. As a crafter, finding inspiration is key – and something we are constantly looking for. It can be difficult not to copy other crafters’ ideas and maintain our […]