Carrie Wright

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DIY Heart Backdrop

This giant heart backdrop is classic Valentine’s Day decor on a big, fun DIY scale. I can see this as not only a great backdrop for a party, but a sweet photo back-drop for a lovey dovey wedding. Via Design Love Fest

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DIY Dinosaur Soap

Whether you have kids or not, dinosaur soap making sounds like a blast and renders a rad result. Try it out with this tutorial from Artchoo.

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How-To: Make a Center-Pull Ball of Yarn with a Pill Bottle

Have a pile of unwound skeins, but no ball winder or swift? No problem! Make a perfect center-pull ball of yarn with a pill bottle (and maybe a little help from a friend) with this super-helpful tutorial from Karen at I Always Pick the Thimble!<p>Get that yarn stash organized and ready go! Head on …

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How-To: Mini Tissue Holder

It’s definitely cool-weather cold season here in Brooklyn. Tend to your sniffles in style with this beautifully constructed mini tissue holder tutorial from Such Wild Love!<p>Ready to start stitching? Head over to Such Wild Love to see the full how-to.<p>[Via CraftGawker]

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A Few “Best Of” Pattern Roundups

Since I was at home with a preschooler a lot longer than I meant to be over the holidays and beyond, I’m a little behind on year-end roundups, so I …

Tutorial: Quick and easy embellished towels using fabric strips

With this tutorial from Jona from Stop Staring… and Start Sewing!, a couple of strips of fabric is all you need to take a plain towel and make it …

Tutorial: Drawstring gift bags with heart appliques

Sew4Home shows how you can whip up some cute Valentine’s gift bags. They’re simple drawstring pouches with the casing stitched on the outside of the …

Tutorial: Quilted fabric box

Tina Craig from Seaside Stitches shows how you can sew up these little quilted fabric boxes. You can use them on your sewing table as thread …