Tag - crafts

New Crafting Videos

We are excited to bring you a new “style” of video featuring what comes in the kits and products we carry! These have been so fun to work on and we hope that you enjoy them. Our goal is to give you a quick glimpse not only at the materials that come with the different types of craft kits we carry, but also to show you a “sped...

Diamond Dotz

Are you in the market for a new craft or hobby but overwhelmed with the thought getting started and learning a whole new craft? Look no further than Diamond Dotz! Diamond Dotz make it easy to enjoy a fun new craft without the stress of tracking down all of the supplies or learning a bunch of new techniques. Check out this video to see what they...

National Craft Month

National Craft Month was started in 1994 by the National Craft and Hobby Association. It was designed to help people rediscover the joys and benefits of crafting in all of its many forms. Aside from all of our Knit and Crochet items, we wanted to tell you about some of the other types of craft items we carry at Mary Maxim. We encourage you to...

The Classic Ripple Blanket

The Ripple Afghan is a classic pattern that has been made for decades by both knitters and crocheters alike. We are sure that you, like many of us, remember the 1970’s Ripple with orange, brown and cream. Now, they are being redesigned with more modern colors and more stitch detail. We have many Ripple patterns here at Mary Maxim, ranging...

The Cat Craze!

Cats are now on the trend. An estimated 79.7 million households in the U.S. own cats, they are a well-loved animal because each of them have their own personalities and unique attributes. They are fantastic companions and love to cuddle. Cats are so well loved that they are making their mark in the craft world. Here at Mary Maxim, we carry...

Free Pattern- Pumpkin Tower Plastic Canvas

For a fun fall project we are giving you access to our Pumpkin Tower plastic canvas pattern. We hope you enjoy this! It would make a great gift or a decoration  You will need chenille stems, yarn, and 7 mesh canvas.  This pattern will only be available for download for one week only, so be sure to share with anyone that you think would like...

Back to School Crafting

The start of a new school year can be very hectic and stressful, and crafting with your kids is a great way to spend some quality time with them and help alleviate a bit of the stress of summer vacation being over brings on. Handmade items are also perfect gifts for a new teacher! Sometimes the idea of putting together a craft to do with your kids...