Angela Pena, Montoya

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Jungle Lattice: Free Baby Quilt Pattern

I’ve been on a kick with baby quilts lately. I’ve put together a <b>free baby quilt pattern</b> that’s totally doable for beginners and intermediate …

20 minute grocery bag holder tutorial

I’ve needed a new one of these grocery bag holders for awhile now, and have been hanging on to the perfect fabric for one, so finally I just forced …

Happy Holidays with FreeSpirit & Rowan: Zippered Pouch & Pocket Tissue Cover

We round out our collection of projects in <i>Melissa White's Amelie's Attic</i> collection with a two-for-one day: two pretty organizers for your favorite …

Lattice Smocking Tutorial

Finally, after all the eager anticipation (hehe), here is the Lattice Smocking Tutorial. It's really much more simple than it looks.<p>If you remember, …

Make it Now 4 Summer: Picnic Mat

When I was young, one of my favorite cartoon characters was Hanna-Barbera's <i>Yogi Bear</i> and his sidekick <i>Boo-Boo Bear</i>. In fact, my sister and I used to …

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Make it Now 4 Summer: Beach Duffle

Our designer beach bag is a wonderfully tall tube, perfect for loading with all your sun and fun supplies. The soft rope handles are woven through …

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Sew Your Own Quilter’s Design Wall

By Donna Fenske, Nancy’s Notions Guest Blogger<p>As a quilter, I appreciate the flexibility a design wall gives me. I audition and arrange—then …

How to sew an easy mitred corner

As I mentioned in Monday's Make : Grow : Thrift, I was making cushion slips to match the quilt I'd made. As the four squares weren't quite big enough …

The Chair Makeover: Adding piping

Today I added the fabulous piping I made to the cushion cover (instructions on how make piping is here), I made the ties & cut out the backing.<p>So I …

Laminating your fabric

There are many laminated fabrics and oilcloths available from retailers but you can also laminate your own with a clear iron on vinyl. After a long …

magnetic snap tutorial - Noodlehead

I remember what it was like inserting my first magnetic snap. I was sweating bullets! It’s one of those last steps when making a tote or bag or other …

The Ruby Lou Bag: A Purse Pattern for Little Girl

This <b>sewing pattern for the Ruby Lou tote bag</b> and little girls purse, is now available as a PDF pattern complete with PRINTABLE pattern …

Tutorial: How to sew a blind hem

Blind hems are fantastic. Using an ingenious method of folding and stitching, you can create a machine stitched hem that is nearly invisible from the …

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20 Creative Ways to Make Your Own Pillows

From cool couches to candy cookies, this week is all about movies, vegging out, and getting cozy. How can you properly get all snuggled up without some good looking pillows?<p>Here are 20 DIY pillow projects to add to your homespun home decor to-do list. Stay tuned for our own pillow tricks later this …

How to sew cases, bags, and buckets

Check out these instructions for making things that hold other things. Maybe you know somebody who needs a handmade gift?<p>iPad or Kindle cover …

How to Whip Stitch - Free Instructions

01 of 12<p>Two Crocheted Afghan Squares to Be Whip Stitched<p>Here I have a couple of crocheted afghan squares. I am going to whip stitch them together.<p>02 …

How-To: Make a String of Mini Fabric Lamps

Bust that fabric stash while adding colorful handmade details to your decorative lighting with this mini fabric lamps tutorial from Taylor Made!<p>Head over to Taylor Made to see the full how-to!

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All you Youths with your lingo and your beep-beep-boop-boop machines, get off John Cheese’s lawn

All you Youths with your lingo and your beep-beep-boop-boop machines, get off John Cheese’s lawn.<p><b>#5. Slang Genuinely Makes You Angry</b><p>[T]he first time I heard someone say “probs” in place of “probably,” it took every ounce of willpower I could muster to not punch them in their stupid goddamn lips for having made that noise.<p>I also renounced the very air that made sound waves possible when I heard the first dumb asshole say “cray cray” instead of “crazy.” Even widely accepted ones like “veggies” …

C’mon, Vince McMahon. Let’s get Leno back in the ring where he belongs. He’ll be available next year!

<b>#5. Jay Leno Takes on Hulk Hogan (and Wins)</b><p>In 1998, wrestling was red hot and firmly in the mainstream. Everybody wanted in on the act, and World Championship Wrestling (WCW) just refused to say no. This is how they wound up having Jay Leno (yup, that one) fight Hulk Hogan. And not just fight him, but <i>beat his ass</i>. If it’s still not clear to you why this made wrestling fans groan and roll their eyes, just look at it.<p>We get that wrestling fans don’t demand gritty realism from their sport – …

Looks like right after the U.N. bans all the guns they’re going to make us eat bugs

Looks like right after the U.N. bans all the guns they’re going to make us eat bugs.<p>Unless you’re an unsupervised toddler or a contestant on <i>Fear Factor</i>, you’re probably going out of your way to not let bugs down your gullet. But that’s a specifically Western thing – everyone else on the planet has been fine with eating insects for a while now.

Revenge is a dish best served with doves. Doves tethered to fiery hot coals, sent to burn your whole damn city to the ground

<b>#5. Princess Olga of Kiev</b><p>As a ruler, the Drevlians considered Olga a pushover – an unwed woman, ha! – and because marriage would unite the two areas under their rule, the Drevlians sent suitors to make something useful out of the princess: a wife. Still wrapped up in a soft, Downy blanket of rage, Olga managed to put on her party smile and welcomed the visitors. She told her noble suitors that her people would carry them in their boats to the castle, so they wouldn’t have to walk. And they did. …

Eh, we’re not seeing it

Eh, we’re not seeing it.

If you wake up drunk, you should only take a cold shower if your med student roommate needs to observe the effects of hypothermia for a b…

<b>#3. A Cold Shower Does Nothing to Speed Sobriety</b><p>[M]ost of us know the joys of waking up drunk after a night of partying. It’s usually a week after we swore to never do that again. So what happens if you have things to do and people to meet, but you still need to hold onto the walls to stop the room from spinning? Conventional wisdom says that you jump into a cold shower to scare your body sober.<p><i>But Actually …</i><p>It turns out your shower water does not possess any magical healing properties. It …