This week on Kennary.com, I am featuring a decorative painting project!  Unfinished wood pieces are the perfect choice for a bit of color. In this case, I found this sweet little wooden boat and decided to make it into a small planter. Because I’m not the biggest green thumb in the world, I chose some […] Read the full article →

sugar and spice quilt pattern free block of the month

This month, I challenged myself to work with colors that I do not normally work with.  I had some leftover browns from my Sonoran Trail Quilt, and worked them into a pieced block with simple applique. The result is my new pattern called Sugar and Spice! Available free to Sitcom readers only until March 18, 2019. […] Read the full article →

retro flash quilt pattern sew along

Block #4 of the Retro Flash Sew Along is now available free until March 1, 2019! Retro Flash was influenced by our time spent on Route 66 while traveling through the west.  I love the old signage and the simpler times represented in mid century culture.  Retro Flash brings together some of my favorite 50’s […] Read the full article →

This week, I decided to go into the kitchen and make some homemade conversation hearts. They are easy to make and you can even personalize them! Did you know that Candy Conversation Hearts are unavailable this year?  Necco, the candy company that has been making the candy hearts since the mid-19th century, was purchased by […] Read the full article →

I was visiting my daughters during the holiday season and got in a crafty mood.  I decided to create pretty polymer clay covered decorative pens. When I pulled out the polymer clay in beautiful colors, it wasn’t long before they joined me. We ended up making so many amazing polymer clay colored pens. You might […] Read the full article →

Let’s kick the new year with a new Block of the Month!  I picked up some beautiful fabric while in Montana last summer, and with thoughts of warmer weather on my mind, I put together my new quilt pattern called Thinking of Spring!  This is an easy to make pieced pattern.  Available free to Sitcom readers […] Read the full article →

easy decorative folk art diy free patterns

While traveling, I’m often inspired by art that I see around the country.  I love the beautiful artwork of the Pennsylvania Dutch, and decided to create my own version of this unique folk art.  Using a set of cork trivets, I created three different love birds folk art refrigerator magnets.  And I’ve included the free […] Read the full article →

Let’s start out 2019 with the most popular craft ideas from last year! The Sitcom continued to grow in 2018 with over 2 million views.  It was also a great year for my husband and I as we continue to travel the country in our RV.  This year, we experienced Montana, North Dakota and the […] Read the full article →

Retro Flash was influenced by our time spent on Route 66 while traveling through the west.  I love the old signage and the simpler times represented in mid century culture.  Retro Flash brings together some of my favorite 50’s themes into one fun quilt. Be sure to go to the bottom of this post for […] Read the full article →

This month’s free Block of the Month is my new pattern for cute Doggie Placemats!  This is an easy to make pieced pattern that also supplies easy instructions for fusible applique. For the current free block of the month, CLICK HERE! These cute placemats are a great choice for setting dishes on in order to […] Read the full article →

As a crafter, this is the time of year that I am always on the look out for great handmade gift ideas.  I especially love to make personalized gifts and this week I came across an idea to make personalized photo candles.  These easy to make photo candles make fabulous gifts and they take very little […] Read the full article →

Block number 2 of my new quilt pattern, Retro Flash, is called Drive In!   Once a month for the next nine months, I will be walking you through this quilt top step-by-step with tips, and thorough instructions and free templates. Join this fun sew along and we will make something amazing together! Retro Flash was […] Read the full article →

The Block of the Month pattern for November 2018 was my new pattern called Holiday Spirits!  This fun applique pattern will brighten up your holiday table. For my most current Block of the Month free pattern can be found HERE! Following the popularity of my Halloween themed table runner called, Spookie Spirits, I created another […] Read the full article →

Are you looking for a unique gift to make for someone?  Here is a great project that is simple, takes very little supplies to make and the result is just beautiful! This post also includes more great unique gift ideas.  So be sure to page to the bottom for lots of inspiration! Really.  All you […] Read the full article →

I’m so excited to release my latest quilt pattern called Retro Flash!  Once a month for the next nine months, I will be walking you through this quilt top step-by-step with tips, and thorough instructions and free templates.  Join this fun sew along and we will make something amazing together! Retro Flash was influenced by […] Read the full article →