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Tiny Hens to Knit

I know three French hens are more of a Christmas thing than a spring thing, but chickens are cute to have in your decor all the time, especially if …

Chickens

How to Make Your Own Free Embroidery Pattern (and Download Others for Free)

If you've taken up cross-stitching, knitting, crocheting, or beading, you've probably worked off other patterns, and there will surely come a time when you wish you could design your own. Maybe you want to transform your puppy's photo into a masterpiece or are looking for contemporary designs that …

Cross-stitch

You should write a book and here’s how

You should write a book. Yes, you. Whether you’re a young 18-year-old off to college with little free time or a 60-year-old corporate executive with …

Manipulative people hook their victims with a tactic called 'love bombing' — here are the signs you've been a target

You think you've met the love of your life?<p>Stop. Take a step back. Why do you think that?<p>If you've just met somebody who is saying you're "soul mates" and declaring their undying love for you after a few weeks, you might have just become the victim of something called "love bombing."<p>According to …

Double Layer Half Apron with Fancy Details

With this design, we've packed a whole lot of style into one half apron. To start, why settle for a single skirt fabric when you can feature a …

Sewing

How to Enlarge and Use Needlepoint Charts and Patterns

Needlepoint projects can be stitched in three different ways:<p><b>Prework</b> - This type of project already has the main design areas worked in basic tent …

Beach Duffle Backpack: TokyoMilk presents Neptune and the Mermaid by Margot Elena for Coats

<b></b> <b></b>It’s a duffle and a backpack in one! The drawcord top looks great and makes it fast and easy to load and unload the bag’s contents. Then, slip it on …

Watch: Hayao Miyazaki's Tried and True Storytelling Recipe

In Miyazaki’s case, a movie "formula" might be a good thing.<p>It’s been said that there are only four or five stories that are told over and over …

10 free online courses you can take to learn to be more productive

Finding enough hours in the day to accomplish all of your tasks or goals can be difficult.<p>Sometimes the day has slipped away and you have accomplished little, and you don't know why.<p>It is also frustrating when you know that part of the reason you cannot get everything done is because you are not …

Time Management

Get a Crash Course in Writing from 20 Journalists

I only remember one practical writing lesson from my three years as an English major: Whenever you can, put the best bits at the end of the sentence. …

Feather and Fern Stitches

Feather stitches are comprised of interlocking u-shaped loops of thread. This family of stitches is very simple to work, yet produces elaborate, airy …

Penguin Bomb papercraft is the most amazing thing you'll see today【Video】

Watch as a flat stack of paper springs to life like magic, instantly becoming a three-dimensional penguin in the blink of an eye.<p>In the past, we’ve …

Science Knows the 2-Step Process for Breaking the Bad Habits Holding You Back

Bad habits are terribly persistent, until you learn where the weak links are.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Bad habits can be like weeds in the garden, you get rid of them for a while, but they come right back. In order to successfully break a bad habit, you need to …

Social Media

This 1 Hack Will Keep Relationships Strong Over Time, According to Psychology

Want friends? Pencil them in.<p>Out of all the things that could contribute to your success, good friends top the list. But surveys show that the number of close friends people have is going down rather than up, with 1 out of every four people having no--that's zero--confidants. You don't have to be …

Sew Easy: How to Sew an Apron in 10 Minutes

I don’t know about you, but when I’m making something with my hands, there’s guaranteed to a be a mess around me (and possibly on me as well). So, I …

Sewing

Creative Sewing Pattern Weights

Raise your hand if you are using canned goods or children’s toys in order to weigh down your sewing pattern? It’s much easier it is to grab something …

Insanely difficult Japanese origami tests our patience and sanity 【Video】

Following the instructions on the video will take you a mind-boggling <b>50 minutes</b> from start to finish.<p>A few tasteful pieces of origami can refresh …

Mini Charm Pack Notebook Cover Tutorial

Hey there! Teresa here from Dandelion Drift and I have such a fun mini charm pack notebook cover tutorial for you today! This is such a quick and …

Quilting

Our Top 5 Tips, Patterns, and Tutorials for Beginning Sewers

As part of the Summer of Basics Make-Along we thought it would be fun to share 5 of our top tips, patterns and tutorials since I know there are a lot …

6 DIYs to Try This Weekend

At the end of this weekend, I’m heading to Chicago for a few days (let me know if you have any recommendations). I’ll be working with Ki Furniture to …

Tutorials

15 Stitches Every Embroiderer Should Know

01 of 16<p>Top 15 Stitches in Hand Embroidery<p>Learning hand embroidery is both fun and relaxing, plus it's an easy way to create beautiful art with …

5 life hacks for relieving anxiety

<i>This is part of CNET's #adulting series of stories to help you figure out how to live, work and play now that you're all grown up.</i><p>Here's a partial list of what's causing me anxiety right now:<p>The current political climate<br>• Nutjobs with guns and bombs<br>• Impending environmental catastrophe<br>• Starting a new …

Sashiko Folk Embroidery: A Japanese Art

Sashiko is a form of Japanese folk embroidery using the basic running stitch to create a patterned background. The geometric patterns include …

Quilt pattern: Interstellar

My second quilt pattern has just been published in issue 179 of Down Under Quilts! Even though I submitted my first two patterns to different …

10 Bee and Honeycomb Themed Embroidery Patterns

01 of 11<p>10 Bee and Honey Designs to Stitch by Hand<p>If you love honey, honeycombs and the bees that fill them, you'll enjoy this collection of …

This MIT Professor Created A DIY Disco Lamp To Inspire Girls To Study STEM

The Jubilite is an engineering kit that masquerades as a craft project. Developed by MIT professor Maria Yang, it’s a sneaky way to get girls excited about STEM fields—or help them realize that science, tech, and engineering are everywhere—under the guise of making a sweet party lamp. Most …

World's Smallest Garden lets you recycle old bottles into adorable hydroponic planters

You can always recycle an old wine bottle, but what if you could transform it into a tiny garden instead? Urban Leaf empowers people to grow food at …

Cute

Everything you need to know about Herb Gardening to inspire Green Envy

So, you’ve decided to work with Mother Earth and grow an herb garden, but you don’t know where to start. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! This …

What's the Easiest Herb to Grow Indoors?

Mint is one of those plants that you really cannot mess up. Promise. It can handle the abuse of lack of watering or poor sunlight. The only real risk …

Plants

Sashiko Embroidery Patterns Set 1

01 of 10<p>Eight FREE Sashiko Patterns to Stitch - Set 1<p>Sashiko is a form of Japanese folk embroidery using a form of the running stitch to create a …