Farewell, Lazy Crafters!

Farewell, Lazy Crafters!

Thanks for your support to date, but it’s time to say goodbye. Lazy Crafter still only has a dozen subscribers and gets little traffic, maybe 20 or fewer hits a day. I’m sorry to say that with those numbers, it’s just not worth my time and effort to keep posting here.     I’ll keep […]

Basic Calligraphy: It’ll Class Up ANY Project!

Basic Calligraphy: It’ll Class Up ANY Project!

Basic calligraphy (a fancy word that means fancy lettering) is an essential Lazy Crafter skill, because calligraphy will instantly dress up any project that involves writing. Whether you’re writing gift tags or jam jar labels, calligraphy will add that extra little something to make your gifts really special.     I took a class in […]

Line Your Bags With Duct Tape

Line Your Bags With Duct Tape

I know it sounds pretty tacky at first blush, but hear me out on this one.     Duct tape is now available in a huge variety of patterns, styles and colors. Craft stores now have a whole section or shelf unit devoted to duct tape, because it’s become a legitimate crafting material in its […]

Lazy Crafter Scrapbooking: Use A Kit!

Lazy Crafter Scrapbooking: Use A Kit!

One craft I’ve never particularly embraced is scrapbooking, mainly because the people who do it really well put a TON of time, effort, supplies and tools into the hobby. I’m already losing a battle against yarn addiction, so I don’t want to open that particular door. Luckily for me and people like me, it’s possible […]

Free, Online Resources For Crafters

Free, Online Resources For Crafters

If you’ve got internet access, there’s no reason you ever have to buy another pattern or take another paid craft course again. I still think you should support the crafters whose work you enjoy by buying their patterns, books, courses and swag when you can afford it, but when money’s tight there’s a wealth of […]

Schacht Zoom Loom

Schacht Zoom Loom

Over the years I’ve attempted virtually every craft there is, and have mastered a few of them. The one big hole in my repertoire all these years has been weaving, because it always seemed like you had to invest in one of those gigantic, room-filling, upright looms to truly weave. Otherwise, you’d be stuck making […]

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