Lynne Broome

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How to relight an image in Lightroom

Sometimes when you post-process an image, you may notice that some more interesting lighting would have really improved the scene and made the photo …

Printable Vintage Can Labels

Love the look of vintage cans, but don’t have the time to spend hunting them down in antique shops? Well now you can print your own and glue them to your can of beans from last nights dinner.<p>Here’s a collection of labels courtesy of Nancy Baumiller’s Flickr page. Please only use for personal …

Sewing Tips: Fabric Grain Demystified

When I was just starting to learn how to sew—and specifically when I was making my first few garments—understanding fabric grain was huge source of stress for me. It’s such an important concept, because knowing how to place your patterns on the fabric before cutting can have a huge impact on the …

Buffalo Chicken Bites

If you have already started to eat healthy, but would like to cheat a little, then these buffalo chicken bites are for you. You can settle your …

Cooking

A Natural Light Tip That Will Have Strobists Selling Their Lights

One of the most noticeable differences between portraits taken outside using natural light as opposed to artificial light is the background. Images …

Selling

Tutorial: Understand darts to get a proper fit

Tutorial: How to use darts to get a proper fit<p>LiEr from Ikat Bag delves into darts with her Subtleties of Drafting series. The first of her …

7 Ways to Handle High Contrast Scenes

Perhaps the greatest challenge you will face in outdoor photography is the high contrast created by the sun and the bright sky versus a darker …

Outdoors

How-To: Homemade Just-Add-Hot-Water Instant Noodles Lunches

Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt<p>It’s about time for the leaves to start changing color and the air to get chilly, so it might be nice to whip yourself up some hot lunches to bring to work with you, along with a toasty cup of green tea. An electric kettle or microwave are all you’ll need to cook …

DIY Cage Back Bra Top

Sewing Tip: 5 Ways to Hand-Stitch a Hem

While machine sewing is almost always faster, some fabrics or garment styles call for a hand-sewn finish. Give your next sewing project a touch of beautiful old-school elegance with this photo-filled guide from The Coletterie that will walk you through 5 ways to hand-stitch a hem!<p>Think you’re too …

Free pattern: Bias trim tank top

Free pattern: Bias trim tank top<p>Melissa from Blank Slate Patterns and Melly Sews shares a free pattern for making this bias trimmed tank top. If it …

Tutorial: Size up a too-small shirt

Beth from The Renegade Seamstress shares a tutorial at eHow showing what to do when a shirt fits just a little bit too snugly. With a bit of …

Slurp-Worthy: 16 Ramen Soup Recipes

Packaged ramen. It served its purpose as a quick and budget-friendly meal as we studied away in our dorm rooms throughout college. Then we learned a few hacks, and transformed the instant noodles into so much more than just soup. Now, it’s time to come full circle and bring ramen back to its roots. …

Slow Cookers

Tutorial: sewVery Simple Envelope Pillowcases

Tutorial: sewVery Simple Envelope Pillowcases<p>Veronica from SewVery shows how you can make a pillowcase with an envelope end to keep your pillow …

How to Use PDF Sewing Patterns

I generally prefer buying physical sewing patterns instead of PDFs—especially for clothing—but, sometimes, I’m just too impatient to wait for delivery. Luckily, many pattern companies now offer a handy printable PDF option for those of us who needed to get started, like, yesterday. (This is why I …

Summer Wardrobe: Bow Back Dress

Draft your own pattern for a pretty bow back dress with this summery sundress tutorial from Melly Sews!<p>Ready to start stitching? Click here to see how it’s done.

Cat Tower DIY

Tutorial: Two knot, one shoulder no-sew t-shirt refashion

Tutorial: Two knot, one shoulder no-sew t-shirt refashion<p>Anne from WobiSobi shows how you can make this one-shouldered double knotted t-shirt …

7 tips for teaching a teen to sew

7 tips for teaching a teen to sew<p>Every now and then I have a friend tell me their teen (or tween) wants to learn to sew. Teaching a teen to sew is …

Free pattern: Simple summer tank top

Free pattern: Simple summer tank top<p>Liz shares a free pattern for making this simple tank top, her go-to top for easy summer wear. You can dress it …

Cross-Stitched Horror Movie Poster Cushions

The only thing more frightening than the horror movies that Lisa Adams of DottyStitches cross-stitched onto these sensational cushions, is the terrifying amount of time they must have taken to hand stitch.<p>Each design is hand drawn from the original poster design I do not follow patterns making each …

Film Posters

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

How to wear pigtails without a partline (and hide any regrowth)

<b>When you think of pigtails, you immediately think of a childish hairstyle that has no business being on an adult.</b><p>To some extent that’s true. …

The Secret To The Perfect Pizza Dough Recipe - Wine & Glue

The Secret to the Perfect Pizza Dough Recipe! Easy to follow step by step photos that will give you the perfect pizza dough! And if the pictures …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

Workouts

Tutorial: Easy DIY party dress

Mark Montano shows how you can make this fabulous party dress. With all the prettiness of the lace skirt and embellished neckline, it looks like it …

DIY Doctor Who "Crack In The Universe" For Your Own Wall

DIY Doctor Who “Crack In The Universe” For Your Own Wall<p>2<p>Tweet<p>Share<p>Pin<p>Share<p>+1<p>I’m a huge fan of the Doctor, and I’ve incorporated a TARDIS into many …

Japanese Hair Knot

Make a fun and easy knot-shaped Japanese hair accessory (chirimen tegarami), like that worn by apprentice geisha!<p>211<p>650