Handmade by Dana: My Rock

I want to up my knitting and crocheting game...one piece at a time.

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Reader Survey & Giveaway

How can I help YOU? And a giveaway to say "Thanks!" for your feedback.

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Yarncrafter's Chat with Dana

Yarncrafter's Chat is just that...a video chat about everything from yarn, needles, hooks, to projects and more.

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Prayer Shawls by Dana

You asked...I listened. Due to viewer's requests I have compiled my videos featuring prayer shawls. Enjoy!!!

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Cast Off Thursday with EssenceofMe.com

Several times a month I share my crafting projects via Cast Of Thursday.

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Scrap Yarn Crochet-A-Long

Do you have a bunch of yarn scraps from your holiday projects? Consider joining us January 7th as we make a scrap yarn prayer shawl.

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Simpler than ever Natural Hair Journey.

I am learning to love and care for the hair God gave me. This will include my dabbling with hair products, hairstyles and homemade hair products.

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Quest for a Healthier Lifestyle.

Many years ago the scale neared 200lbs. I have successfully loss almost 70lbs but keeping it off is a constant challenge that I'm learning to embrace one day at a time.

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Websites made easy Crochet, Knitting, and Craft Stuff.

I am a crafter at heart, I think. I learned to crochet as child and I started knitting a month ago. Here's my love of yarn, needles, and things.

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Built to impress Essence of Me Store.

I've been asked over and over again. "Where can I buy your shawls?" Well, I now have a store. Yeah!!!

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Block Magazine | Essence of Me

Book Share: Missouri Star Quilt Company Block “Magazine”

I’m on the hunt for easy quilt patterns. Well…maybe not easy easy but I want something I can adapt to …

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Payton's Lovie | Handmade by Dana | Essence of Me

Show & Tell: Payton’s Lovie

I started quilting in January and I’ve made a bunch of small projects. But this is my first pieced quilt …

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Sew New | August 2015 | Essence of Me

Sew New: Finished Projects and New Books || August 2015

I am chomping at the bit to share this video. I have books, finished projects and two quilts to share. …

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