Sand-castle making certainly needn't be taken too seriously -- kids can see a "castle" in even the humblest pile of sand. Still, should you wish to take your building to the next level, all you need are some basic tools and wet sand (the wetter, the better).
Applique is a simple quilting technique that allows you to embellish just about any accessory by using a few stitches and a little fabric. Decorate tote bags, bibs, and robes using our favorite applique projects.
Many beginner knitters are intimidated by the process of knitting in the round because of the double-sided needles used to carry out this skill. However, as long as you know how to knit with two needles, it's really not that difficult -- and then you will be able to create sweaters, hats, socks, and more, all with even seams.