Haley Pierson-Cox

Haley Pierson-Cox

Brooklyn-based DIY from a Gal in Granny Glasses http://www.thezenofmaking.com

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Have a set of outdoor chairs that have seen better days? Turn those old aluminum frames into gorgeous DIY macrame garden chairs! Read more »

Bake a Tasty Batch of Sweet Potato Chips!

Looking to expand your side dish skills? Pick up some sweet potatoes next time you’re at the farmers’ market, because you’ll definitely want to bake a batch of crisp and salty sweet potato chips! When it comes to side dishes and snacks, I’m a firm believer in simple methods and... Read more »

Sew a Fun Toadstool Quilt Block

In the mood to make something adorable? Stitch up a super-cute toadstool quilt block! Perfect for small projects, woodland-themed quilts, or a quick-sew mug rug—or maybe even something to delight those Mario-loving gamers—this sweet mushroom-patterned block is sure to inspire smiles. Ready to get quilting? Learn how to piece a... Read more »

Back-To-School Fashion: Sew a Pleated Linen Skirt

Send your little gals back to school with some crisp and clean DIY style. Sew up a few pretty pleated linen skirts, and get creative with the fabric to add a modern twist to a classic look! A pleated skirt is a wardrobe staple that never goes out of style,... Read more »

Flashback CRAFT Pattern: Knit Bow Headband

By Stefanie Fail This was a little bow that I created a while back for a friend’s birthday present, but now I’m thinking of creating these little bows for everything. Necklaces? Bracelets? Bow ties? The knit bow headband pattern is pretty simple here, and you really only need the idea... Read more »

Knit up a Cute Harry Potter-Inspired Mini Golden Snitch Sweater

Have a Harry Potter fan or Quidditch player in your life? Delight your favorite wizard with a fun Harry Potter-inspired golden snitch sweater! Mini sweaters make for adorable trinkets, cute clothes for small toys, and fantastic holiday ornaments, and they’re also a wonderful way to practice your colorwork, chart-reading, or... Read more »

Super-Easy Socks That You Knit Flat

Does the idea of knitting a pair of socks stress you out? Knit ’em flat instead of in the round with this super-easy sock technique! Don’t let the idea of knitting in the round or turning a heel intimidate you. With this simple sock knitting method, whipping up a pair... Read more »