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Vans California 2014 Summer "Batik" Pack

Fresh off its release of the “Material Mixup” collection, Vans California reappears with the summer<p>Fresh off its release of the “Material Mixup” …

Sew It: Simple Fabric Capelet or Cape

I don’t know about you, but I’m absolutely certain that winter would be about 100 times more delightful if everyone kept their shoulders warm with pretty handmade capelets. I mean, it just seams like snow and wind and ice wouldn’t matter quite so much if we all had luxurious outfit-coordinating …

Sewing

Wallet-to-Tote On the Go ~ Tutorial

Lorraine from ikat bag is a favorite around here… She has tons of fun tutorials on her blog and she’s joined us before with this wonderful Back to …

Sewing Tips: How to Sew a Skirt Lining

Have a homemade skirt in need of a lining? Insert one even after you’ve finished the garment with this handy method for sewing a skirt lining from Tilly at Tilly and the Buttons!<p>Ready to give it a try? Click here to see the full how-to.

Recycle Your T-Shirt into a No-Sew Reusable Grocery Bag | Hello Glow

One can’t ever have too many market totes. We use ours for everything from trips to the super market and hardware store, to sojourns to the pool. I …

Sewing Tips: Install A Truly Invisible Zipper

If you’re in pursuit of sewing perfection, installing an invisible zipper that blends seamlessly into the background of a perfectly matched fabric pattern will definitely take your garment stitching skills to the next level!<p>I swear by the humble glue stick for all kinds of sewing projects …

DIY FRIDAY: ICE CREAM SWING DRESS [SEWING TUTORIAL] | Merrick's Art

OUTFITS DETAILS: swing dress made by me (tutorial below, fabric designed by me and c/o spoonflower, available for sale here!) | blush heels | handbag …

Sewing Basics: How to Make a Zipper Pouch like a Pro

Oh the mighty sewing machine. Intimidating? Yes, but once you unlock those basic skills, the possibilities are endless! For our next addition to the #seamstresslyfe, we decided that making a pro-quality zipper pouch — for makeup, art supplies or other random items at the bottom of a purse — was at …

Sewing

How to Sew a Simple Sleep Mask for a Better Night’s Rest

How simple is this project? You can use the same template to cut out each of the three layers that make up the mask. And because the bias tape serves as the trim, sewing is straightforward and foolproof.

Use your noodle: Tokyo's ramen fans say Michelin star has been long overdue

Could Tsuta, a side-street noodle bar among thousands of others, really have impressed the restaurant bible that much? The Guardian went to investigate …<p>At ¥1,100 (just over £6), a simple bowl of ramen noodles must rank as the cheapest Michelin-starred meal in the world. And on a cold, drizzly …

This 2-Step DIY Tote Is The Most Genius Use For Old T-Shirts

No sewing required!<p>When a closet clean-out leaves you with a pile of old T-shirts, use this simple trick to (almost instantly) turn them into super-sturdy, re-usable tote bags.<p>DaveHax explains the no-sew, 2-step strategy: Cut off the T-shirt sleeves and neck, and tie the bottom for a tote that can …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

Healthy Recipe: Kayla Itsines' Favorite Banana Muffins

If you haven't heard of Aussie fitness superstar Kayla Itsines, it's time to get to know her name. This mega-celeb had seemingly overnight success in the fitness world and now has a thriving online community with her own diet and workout plan (and millions of followers). Today she shared a recipe …

Breakfast

The only chocolate chip cookie recipe you'll ever need

Love a great chocolate-chip cookie? Whether you're more of a crisp and crumbly kind of fan, or you prefer yours soft and chewy, this kind of love requires only one thing: a sweet tooth. Oh, and plenty of chocolate.<p>Ever wonder who invented the chocolate-chip cookie? Of course you have.<p>The cookie was …

Master Chicken Rice in Singapore Kim Keat Palm Toa Payoh 雞師傳 JK1183

Visited Kim Keat Palm food centre in Toa Payoh today for this still little known, newly opened Master Chicken stall. This new stall serves chicken …

Recipes

Easy recipes: How to make a three-course meal in a mug, in the microwave

Pot Noodles aren’t what they used to be. They took the salt out which, yeah, it made them healthier, but it also sort of ruined them. Which means …

Grab and Go Traveler: Tutorial - Tidbits

<b>Supply List:</b><p>2 1/2 yards of fabric (get 1 1/4 yards each of 2 coordinating fabrics)<p>1 1/2 yards of pellon (I used the soft fleece like kind and …