Eclipse Embroidery

The Eclipse Embroidery is a “choose your own adventure” sort of project – anything goes! Grab a color and start making up stitches that accentuate the fabric’s design. Or, if the willy-nilly approach is a bit stressful, use some of these stitches to get started… https://youtu.be/R_qBt40i6cohttps://youtu.be/67PBTJPPsfM?si=HM_vfNN_zTXdFwfqhttps://youtu.be/AMUJrvO0-aQ?si=Nv6nq-klYkPv0c57https://youtu.be/GhlKWOwNheshttps://youtu.be/EX50jREgH30?si=gR02v2rGVSGzjz7-https://youtu.be/jhE1NVI7w00

Quilted Trees

Finding the perfect tree can be fun endeavor. This year take it a step further and make your own! These mini quilted trees make for a festive way to use up fabric scraps and enjoy a creative experience with family and friends. Follow along with the pictures to learn how to make each colorful bough, […]

Book Bouquet Embroidery Tutorial

Based on our limited research, we’ve come to the conclusion that the venn diagram of people that like to read and craft is basically a circle. So it’s no wonder that the Book Bouquet class has sold out three times! Supplies: Gather the following supplies: embroidery floss needle needle threader (optional) 6″ embroidery hoop fabric […]

Spooky Garland Tutorial

Get in the creepy-cute mood while you create this spooky garland. Follow along with the pictures to learn how to make pom-poms, turn them into Halloween favorites, and string them together into a versatile decoration. Where will you hang your spooky garland?  Supplies: Grab a kit or gather the following supplies: Orange, black, and white […]

Scrappy Gnome Tutorials

Scrappy Gnome Tutorials Welcome to Merry Make.Do.! This is our first time offering craft kits and tutorials so you can Make.Do. at home. Now you can participate in our mission of creativity, connection, and compassion from anywhere!  These tutorials were created to be used with our Gnome-in-a-Bag kits, but you can absolutely still participate with […]

Episode 13 Show Notes

barriers to creativity

Episode 13 | Barriers to Creativity We’ve already talked about the specific steps in our creative process and outlined some of the benefits of creativity. This week, we’re tackling a few of the things that keep getting in our way. We divide these barriers into internal and external categories, share stories from our own experience, […]

Episode 10 Show Notes

stress management and self care

Episode 10 | Stress Management & Self Care We’re following up to last week’s episode with a conversation about stress management, self care, and how creativity can help. It seems like 2020 is playing racquetball with our emotions. A pandemic. Racial injustice. Economic uncertainty. A heated election. We just keep getting slammed against the wall, […]

Episode 5 Show Notes

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Episode 5 | Letting Go Of Perfect We’re following up to last week’s episode on perfectionism with 10 practical tips on how to let go of the need to be perfect. And although these tips won’t perfectly cure perfectionism, they will offer some perspective on ways to not let it have so much control on […]