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These 10 embroidery hoop art gifts are SEW CUTE

The pressure of finding the perfect gift for someone in particular can be crippling and that pressure sometimes leads to you buying a bag filled with …

Exquisite Embroidered Jewelry by Marta Krajewska Teacher with a knack for crafts, Marta Krajewska is a pro at needlework, embroidery, lace making and weaving as well. Born to artist parents with...

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20 Photos That Capture the Beauty of Embroidered Clothes

| <i>by Zeinab El-Fiqi</i><p><b>Embroidered clothes</b> are at the top fashion trend this season! If you’re keeping up with the designs of the top fashion houses like …

Street Style

[Exclusive Video] Witness a Year of Embroidery in One Minute

Hannah Claire Somerville says working on a project every day for a year has changed her art practice for the better.<p><i>The first post on Hanna Claire Somerville’s 1 year of stitches Instagram account</i><p>About 12 months ago, Hannah Claire Somerville was looking at a piece of cloth, wondering how it might …

5 Impressive Basic Hand Embroidery Stitches

5 Impressive Basic Hand Embroidery Stitches<p>Updated on June 5, 2017<p>Embroidery is a fun and relaxing craft that lends to making beautiful pieces of …

Appliqué Tip with Tracing Paper

Here’s a tip from quilt artist Jane Sassaman to help you manage small appliqué shapes with tracing paper. I make appliqué quilts. My compositions …

Sewing

CONTEMPORARY E-BROIDERY

Introduction: CONTEMPORARY E-BROIDERY<p>Embroidery in art is a wide-ranging technique. Over the last few years, a new generation of textile and mixed …

Sewing

Here’s Your Chance To Understand 3-D Printing Once and For All

A full look at the societal impact—from medical to creative to economic—of 3D-printing technology.<p>With its amazing ability to replicate handmade crafts, collapse the development timeline of health initiatives, and, inexplicably bringing modern society closer to understanding its own humanity —3D …

8 Safety Wearables That Are like High-Tech Guardian Angels

Whether you’re walking home late from the bar, getting into a taxi or rideshare alone or just going on a Tinder date, chances are you’ve had that creeping, uneasy feeling that you might not be super safe ATM. Unfortunately, scary things sometimes happen. To keep you from walking around with your …

22 of the Most Colorful House Plants That Are Hard to Kill

Nothing adds a splash of color to the home like fresh flowers, especially when you don’t have a backyard or garden of your own. But if you’re looking for something more permanent than a bouquet, it’s time to explore the world of house plants. We’ve had a look at the many green plants you can add …

'This Is Really Extreme Science': Adrift in the Arctic Ice With a Shipload of Norwegians

A Norwegian research vessel has locked itself in the shrinking ice cap to gather data needed to predict the cap's future—and that of the planet.<p>R.V. <i>LANCE</i>, 82.6 Degrees North—Curious polar bears, venturing too close to working scientists, have had to be scared off with flares shot from a gun. …

How to Use Basic Design Principles to Decorate Your Home

Some people are born with a great eye for decorating or design. Others learn the skill and are able to apply it successfully. And then there are the …

DIY: How to Make a Wallet Out of an Old Cowboy Boot!

14 Comments<p>We are thrilled today to share with you another lovely tutorial from the talented Alicia Jepsen of Jepsen LeatherGoods LLC. Last month she …

Kardashian Kollection for Lipsy 2014 Photoshoot with Kim, Khloe & Kourtney

<b>Kardashian Klothes</b>–Kourtney, Khloe and Kim Kardashian have teamed up with Lipsy London for a capsule collection of curve-fitting dresses and …

Mud slinging dominates final moments of Brazil election

Allegations of corruption and dishonesty between supporters of President Dilma Rousseff and challenger Aécio Neves as the polls close in the presidential run-off<p>Allegations of endemic political corruption dominated the end of campaigning as Brazil voted in the closest presidential election in …

New York's MoMA debuts long-lost footage from the dawn of blacks in American film

Curators at the Museum of Modern Art recently restored the earliest known surviving footage of a feature length film with a black cast. The footage, shot in 1913 in Harlem, features Bert Williams and a number of other black performers.<p>This week, an hour of the surviving footage premiered at the New …

From Brain To Computer: Helping 'Locked-In' Patient Get His Thoughts Out

In 2009, a man named Barry Beck suffered a series of strokes, which caused extensive damage to his right occipital lobe and to the brain stem. The geologist and author of several books was left completely unable to communicate, in a state known as locked-in syndrome.<p>The condition was famously …

6 Ugly Facts About The Jets' Ugly 6-Turnover Debacle

To say that these 2014 New York Jets are the "same old Jets" might actually be doing a disservice to the other lackluster teams in the franchise's history.<p>In a season that has already included a humiliating shutout, a heartbreaking defeat decided by a blocked field goal in the closing seconds and a …

The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson (And Tolstoy and Dickens)

A new play featuring the third U.S. president, and the authors of “War and Peace” and “Tale of Two Cities” ruminates on what makes us human—our …

Three people die after getting into difficulty in the sea in Cornwall

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1119000/1119015_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534696943_50209411050e62d475061153a3feef72<p><b>Two men and a woman have died after getting into difficulty in the sea off a beach in Cornwall.</b><p>They were among seven surfers who had to be helped from …

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Pro-Western parties seen leading Ukraine vote

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainians overwhelmingly backed several pro-Western parties in a landmark parliamentary election Sunday, another nudge in the …

DIY With Bookhou: Woven Lamp

28 Comments<p>what you need:<br>-strips of wood veneer (you can also get 3/4 in. veneer at the hardware store that is for ironing on the edge of shelves - …

DIY Leather Pouch

8 Comments<p>What do you give to someone who already has everything? A DIY leather pouch made just by you for all of their little somethings.<p>I'll teach …

Tutorial: Easy Tiny Envelopes

80 Comments<p>Guest tutorial by Ruth Bleakley<p>I discovered this envelope making method completely by accident when pulling soggy rain-soaked mail out of …

Underwear uncovered at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs

CULTURE SEE<p><b>Paris institution the Musée des Arts Décoratifs hosts an exhibition dedicated to underwear through the ages, until November 24.</b><p>© Patricia …

France's Chicest Femmes

See the most stylish Gallic ladies.<p>It's been called "je ne sais quoi," "bon chic, bon genre" — however you choose to refer to it, the French girl just seems to have it.