Maya Kothari

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English Paper Piecing: Quilted Flower Tote

Want to try your hand at English paper piecing, but aren’t quite ready to make a full quilt? This hexie flower tote just might be the perfect project for you!<p>I’m a huge fan of the English paper piecing quilt-making technique, which is a hand-sewing method that uses paper templates—in this case, …

Breaking Bead: A Breaking Bad-Inspired Necklace

Lamenting your lack of <i>Breaking Bad</i>-inspired jewelry? There’s a solution for that! This Breaking Bead necklace will help satisfy your craving for TV-loving fashion.<p>The moment I saw this project, I couldn’t help but chuckle and shake my head. Because, sometimes you look at a bag of beads, think …

Jewelry

Backyard-Friendly Travel Checkers

Bring the fun to camping trips, picnics, or grandma’s living room floor with this backyard-friendly travel checkers game!<p>Ready to delight kids and grownups alike on your next trip?<p>Make your own foldable fabric checkers—or chess, if you’re feeling fancy—game board, then create your own durable …

Living Rooms

DIY Fashion: Comic Book Shoes

Love comics? Bring some awesome geek girl fashion to your closet with a pair of DIY comic book shoes!<p>Transform beloved comic books—or any favorite book or piece of decorative paper—into a pair of trendy shoes that are uniquely yours with this detailed decoupage how-to.<p>Ready to give it a try?<p>Check …

Happy Home: DIY Faux Metal Flower Wall Art

Brighten up a room with some stylized floral decor! This DIY faux metal flower wall art definitely looks impressive, but it’s surprisingly easy to make.<p>Create your own beautiful eye-catching decor statement with just a quick trip to the hardware store (or to your craft stash). If you’ve got bamboo …

Beach Beauty: Barefoot Crocheted Sandals

Have fashionable feet even when you’re hanging out in sandy, sunny paradise with a pair of pretty barefoot crocheted sandals!<p>Whether you’re lounging by the pool, partying on the patio, or just hanging out in your backyard, you can’t go wrong with these super-cute summertime accessories.<p>Ready to …

Sandals

Handmade Kids: Knit Linen Vest for Babies

Make a comfy multi-season top for your little one with this sweet and breezy knit linen vest for babies!<p>Lightweight, soft, and sturdy, linen and linen blends are perfect for creating practical, versatile handknits. A perfect example: This simple and classic knit linen vest for babies pattern from …

Knitting

Big Pic: Stunning Images From The World's Sharpest Commercial Satellite

I can see my house from here! And my dog. And the tomato plants in the garden.<p>The WorldView-3 satellite, which launched on August 13, has sent back its first images. They’re gorgeous, and kind of creepy.<p>The new satellite can see to a resolution of 31 centimeters. That means each pixel of the camera …

From goat's cheese and chocolate to fashion shows: what's hot and what's not on planet fashion this week

Going up<p><b>The mono regime</b> Pick one thing and use for everything from cooking to conditioning your hair. Coconut oil is our wonder product of choice.<p><b>Marble v concrete</b> What's the best backdrop? It's the hot debate fuelling fashion. See the Louis Vuitton and Prada ad campaigns.<p><b>Goat's cheese and …