Crafting Continent

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On the Crafting Continent there is

Embroidery End is not the end of Embroidery but the beginning of items to create with Embroidery

Kid County is the place to come and play with crafting projects to do with Kids

Plastic Canvas Place which houses all the Plastic canvas things to make

Trinket Township for 3D doodler ideas and other crafts for teens and adults

Here are the latest projects added to the Continent

Big Bear Gear

A couple of years ago my son asked me to embroider a patch for him. He drew out exactly what he wanted. I copied it over onto felt and then filled in the bear and knives with embroidery and did a running stitch around the the whole of the design. He now uses it as… Read More Big Bear Gear

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Colorful Fish

This projects takes a little bit of planning ahead of time. You need to same up a lot of different sized bottle caps. The colors don’t really matter unless you don’t want to have to paint them but that’s part of the fun. It also raises the age level of this project. You can do… Read More Colorful Fish

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Jewelry Box

The idea for this project actually came to me when I was helping my daughter for a school project. She was learning to be an Graphic Artist and an Art Teacher. (The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree). She was told to make something using match boxes. We came up with this cute little… Read More Jewelry Box

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Pipe Cleaner Napkin Rings

This is a quick and easy project to do with children. These pipe cleaner napkin rings are nice and useful. Most children love when you use what they make. They will fancy up any table setting. Supplies: Paper Towel roll pipe cleaners (either fuzzy or sparkly) ruler pencil scissors tape (optional, recommended) Flower or other… Read More Pipe Cleaner Napkin Rings

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Pet Rocks

When I was little someone came up with a great money making idea called Pet Rocks. They sold plain small rocks in boxes as pets for kids. I grew up in the country so my friend and I went hunting for wild ones. We decided though that if the rocks were going to be pets… Read More Pet Rocks

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Challah Cover

Years age (I won’t say how long), I taught a group of young girls to do many of the handcrafts that I love. I started with teaching them to do embroidery.  I drew patterns on material for them to make a Challah Cover. For those who don’t know a Challah Cover is used on the… Read More Challah Cover

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Note Holder

  This is a great craft to do with your kids. It allows you to leave them personalized notes or directions. Each child will know who the note is for by the picture on the holder.  You can make each holder personalized by putting a picture that has meaning to each child or family member.… Read More Note Holder

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Owl Clock

  You will need: Clock 2 or 3- plastic canvas 7 mesh (26.5 cm x 34.5 cm) Dark brown yarn Lt Brown yarn Orange yarn White yarn black yarn Optional: 2 small round plastic canvases for the eyes Needle Scissors Optional: crochet hook for eyes Clock Owl Pattern (click to open) The actual size you will… Read More Owl Clock

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Baby Groot

You will need: 4 2cm wide Popsicle sticks Scotch tape Brown or tan crayon Black marker 2 round or one oval black or dark color sticker for the eyes 1 brown pipe cleaner Glue 2 toilet paper rolls Small planter or bucket Optional: Brown clay   Directions: Cut one toilet paper roll in half or… Read More Baby Groot

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Round Tuits – How Can You Get Anything Done Without One?

Round Tuits are the hardest things to own. We all need to get a round tuit for something or other. Before we get into where to get a round tuit, let us identify the different kinds of tuits.   Tuits come in a variety of sizes, colors and shapes. Square Tuits – These tuits have… Read More Round Tuits – How Can You Get Anything Done Without One?

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