Crocheted broomstick lace may look super-fancy, but it’s actually quite beginner-friendly—you only need to know a few basic stitches! And, once you’ve mastered the technique, you can make lovely items
So, you’ve recently started knitting or crocheting, and now you’ve got to know your yarns. At this point, you’ve probably started to be able to tell the difference between inexpensive yet durable acrylics
Impress your dinner guests with homemade pasta that’ll make you look like a pro! Whip up a batch of handmade bowtie pumpkin pasta, then pair it with savory sage butter in this delicious-looking recipe
Got a birthday coming up? Optomize the efficiency of your birthday celebration by combining your cake with your drinks in this innovative birthday cake martini by Michael Wurm, Jr. over at Shari’s Berries!
If you’ve been saving up your pretty little sewing scraps, this project is the perfect way to use them up. I have to say that one can never have too many zippered pouches, and they make fantastic gifts.
So far, winter here in North America has been a real humdinger! So, if you’re still hiding indoors for lack of proper cold weather apparel, then get out from under that quilt and turn it into a stylish
I don’t know how the weather is where you live, but here in Brooklyn, it has been stupid cold for more than a week. Like, well below freezing cold. Curse the fact that you’re living in a drafty old brownstone
Creating your own durable custom leather bag might seem like an intimidating idea, but it’s actually pretty darn easy. Armed with a leather-specific needle and a sewing machine, even beginners will find
Green is my favorite color, so it’s no surprise that St. Patrick’s Day projects always catch my eye. There’s just something so uplifting about seeing all of those green-hued projects as March approaches—it
When it comes to sewing projects, sometimes simple is better. This is especially true when your project showcases materials that are so gorgeous and high-quality on their own that they really don’t need
Homemade deodorant is one of those projects that I’ve always wanted to try, but I’ve never quite gotten around to it. I like the idea of using natural, body-friendly ingredients—especially since several
Been indoors so long that you’ve already turned your yarn stash into hats and scarves for all your friends and neighbors? Why not give your junk some wooly love with this handy crocheted “junk” pouch by
Photo: Emiko Got a chill that needs a vigorous shaking off? If you need more than your average hot toddy to warm up, then give yourself a hearty infusion of heat with a traditional drink called ponce which
Get the look of beautiful stained glass with this clever crafty cheat. You can make these one of a kind jewelry pendants using a few simple supplies: tissue paper, clear resin, and soft wire. This technique
These adorable glass head pins were created with the help of a craft punch, some shrink plastic and colored markers. You could certainly take this idea to the cork board by using a shorter push pin as