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Free Printables

Thank you for subscribing to the Bren Did mailing list! You can now access your subscriber only free printables.<p>Natural Home Care Printables<p>Deep …

How To Apply The Brain Science Of Resilience To The Classroom

Neuroscience isn't on many elementary school lesson plans. But this spring, a second grade class at Fairmont Neighborhood School in the South Bronx is plunging in.<p>Sarah Wechsler, an instructional coach with wide eyes and a marathoner's energy, asks the students to think about the development and …

Education

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

Sewing Machine Needles Cheat Cards

One of top rules of sewing success: <i>Start each new project with a new needle!</i> When a needle is piercing your fabric at 600 to 1,000 stitches per …

Sewing

3 Trigger Point Drills For Pain Relief

Fix Your Feet, Shoulders, and Hips<p>If you want to increase mobility, strength, power, or muscle mass, you need to create a pain-free environment from …

One A Penny Mini Quilt

Today in Australia, Hot Cross Buns are a common item in most bakeries almost as soon as Christmas is over; but growing up I remember them being a …

Hanging Outdoor Shade Screen: Fabric Depot

<i>Ahhhh</i>; it's a lovely summer day on the patio. Blue skies, bright sun... actually, <i>really</i> bright. Blinding might be a better word! If you have an …

Sewing

African Fabrics, Quilt & Craft Kits

Quilting

Honey Sriracha Chicken Zucchini Zoodles

Healthy zoodles with sweet and spicy honey sriracha chicken. So good you want this every day!The post Honey Sriracha Chicken Zucchini Zoodles …

Recipes

15 Decadent and Amazing Vegan Carrot Cakes

Would you ever have guessed that carrot cake dates back to the Middle Ages in Europe? It’s true! Sugars and sweeteners were a privilege of the …

15 Healthy Brunch Recipes That Aren’t Casseroles

Hosting brunch doesn’t have to involve a slew of cheesy casseroles or indulgent desserts (not that there’s anything wrong with that). There are plenty of lightened-up frittatas and frilly eggs Benedict recipes out there to keep things exciting and wholesome. Read on for 15 wholesome eats that will …

How to Teach a Child to Sew

Sewing is a fun and creative endeavour to take on, especially with your kids. Children of any age can learn some form of sewing that can get them on …

Sewing

This DIY Gym Bag Will Give Your Workout a Serious Upgrade

Hey all! Irene here, Production Assistant at Brit + Co. Finding time to work out does <i>not</i> come easy to me. Doing squats is hard enough, but fitting them in is almost just as hard and I have yet to nail the after-work gym routine. Gym bags can be bulky and, let’s be honest, not the most stylish. It’s …

Check Out the Secret to Setting Up a Winning Craft Fair Booth

So you’ve booked a booth at your local craft fair, or are at least toying with the idea of getting your product out in front of people IRL. While we all know the secret to e-commerce is spot-on photography, the craft fair market is a WHOLE new game — one that requires you to (EEK!) build out a …

Chocolate Lovers, This Is the Sweetest Christmas DIY Ever

Calling all peanut butter cup lovers! It’s Angie from Bakerella, and I’m partnering with The Hershey Company this holiday season and getting crafty with candy. I made the sweetest snowmen candy jars and you can make them too! I’ll show you how easy they are with the help of REESE’S Peanut Butter …

WW Sausage-Cornbread Breakfast

Ingredients<p>Non-Stick cooking spray<br>1 pkg (8-1/2 oz) corn muffin mix<br>1 cup milk<br>1/4 cup cholesterol-free egg product<br>1 (8 oz) pkg frozen meatless …

Zipper Pouch Tutorial

Materials:<p>2 strips of fabric of 6″ x 5″for outside<br>• 2 strips of fabric of 6″ x 5″ for lining<br>• 6 ” zipper<br>• matching thread (I used contrast for this …

Pillowcase with Closed Overlap Ends: You Asked 4 It

You may have seen these type of pillowcases in luxury hotels or fancy spas. Rather than an open end, the pillow itself is enclosed in an overlap. …

Sewing

Meet the mathekniticians - and their amazing woolly maths creations

Married couple Pat Ashforth and Steve Plummer have been knitting and crocheting mathematical images and objects for more than two decades<p>In 1996 two British maths teachers active on an internet knitting forum were asked by a US yarn firm to design it an afghan.<p>“We were sent into a panic! We had no …

Crafting

Three Household Spray Cleaners I Can't Live Without | shopswell

I recently moved into a gorgeous historic home with all the character and charm you expect out of this type of property. The original hardwood floors …

Where to Buy Quality Fabric Online, The Ultimate Guide! - It's Just Sewing

Finally, A Comprehensive list of Quality Online Fabric Shops just for you!<p>Quality comes in so many forms. The type of fabric we buy and who we buy it …

Sew and Draft Your Own Personal 7 Piece Workout Wear Collection

We all know there is a shortage of athletic and workout wear sewing patterns out there, and they require specific pattern making and sewing …

Sewing

Here's how to make a chic clutch - zero sewing required

I love a good clutch, it’s the best way to grab everything you need for a fun night out without having to carry anything too big. The only problem I …

Copy Your Favorite Tee

Everyone has that one shirt. You know the one—it’s the most comfortable tee you own. It’s the one shirt that you wish you could wear every day of the …

Baby Ball Softie Tutorial

This baby ball softie tutorial is a great stash buster and easy gift to make. Sometimes the simplest toys are the most amusing. Included inside the …

Tutorials

tiny happy

These are little elephants with big ears and I think they make lovely wee gifts for babies and toddlers.<p>I first made them when Keira was a little …

Tips for Sewing with Vinyl

Hello! I recently received a reader request to write about sewing with vinyl. I was actually getting ready to make another project bag with a vinyl …

Sewing

Handy Purse Organizer {free sewing pattern}

Wow! This is a great little organizer. Every month I wonder how our Un-Tutorials project is going to turn out (I sometimes doubt a tiny bit), and …

Sewing