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Tutorial: Elastic thread shirring

Rachael from Imagine Gnats shows how to shir fabric with elasti thread. Elastic thread shirring is an easy way to make stretchy gathers. You’ll often …

Crochet Kata

Isn’t this a lovely square? I love both the interesting stitch pattern as well as the soothing color palette. Another plus? It’s a free pattern …

Tutorial: Nautical pillow with stripes & grommets

The oversized grommets and blue stripes give this throw pillow a decidedly nautical feel. Or, if nautical isn’t your thing, do it up in a different …

Tutorial: Sailor knot embellishment

Toni from Sugar Tart Crafts shows how to make sailor knot embellishment, like the one she used on a skirt she made for her little gir last week. If …

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<i>Remodelista, the authorative sourcebook for interior design and home remodeling, is always on the lookout for a good Etsy find, whether it’s industrial lighting from Ind Lights or driftwood utensils from LJF Ceramics. Remodelista contributing editor Justine Hand, a perpetual Etsy sleuth with a</i> …

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Set sail for the shore of creativity! For this week’s How-Tuesday post, we’re celebrating Nautical July with a round-up of inspired DIYs that capture a bit of seaside wonder. Set a course for seashell candles and glass bottles with secret messages, stitched anchors for your togs and woven doormats …

Past & Present: Nautical Flags + DIY Beach Bag

Nautical, as a general theme, has hit the design world <i>hard</i> in recent months. Whether it’s with the sudden abundance of blue and white striped tops, …

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<i>Mallory McInnis spends most of her time on the Internet amassing awesome things to share on her blog, Gems. She lives in Maine (the woodsy, Stephen King-book-setting part, not by the ocean) and drives all over New England looking for vintage books to sell in her shop, Elwood & Eloise. She’s</i> …

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Bring a little seafaring flair to your style with these bright, bold bracelets. Inspired by Simone’s sailor’s knot bracelet tutorial, I decided to reimagine this nautical classic. The project itself is very approachable, so even if you’re not an experienced knotter, you’ll be able to cruise through …

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Though the nautical look has been a trend for the past few years, it never gets old. There’s just something so effortless, preppy and cool to this style, and it can be interpreted in many ways: classic, colorful, or neutral.<p><i>[Clockwise from top left: Notebooks by Bearsly and Bumski; Crab Wine Bag by</i> …

Nautical Moving Announcement

I N C L U D E S:<br>-12 flat cards printed on superfine cover 80# white<br>paper {4.5 x 6.25 inches}<br>-Coordinating Euro Flap Envelopes<p>M E S S A G E to S E L L E R:<br>-The exact message you would like to appear on your moving announcement<br>-The color{s}<p>——————————————————————————————<p>I will email you a proof before …

Whale Shark iPhone Cover

If you’re fond of your iPhone, then maybe the best place to keep it is in the belly of this delightful knitted whale shark iPhone cover by Ravelry user Reuben Briskie.<p>[via Knitteresque]<p><b>More:</b><p>Minecraft Binder Cover<br>• How-To: Crocheted Bike Seat Cover<br>• How-To: Crocheted Scissor Grip Covers