Margot Hibbitts

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Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Not going to lie, when I first heard chocolate hummus was a new thing, I couldn't decide whether it was genius or downright weird. Now that I've made …

Simple Tulip Cross-Stitch Pattern

I love this little pattern for cross-stitched tulips and butterflies.This pattern from Cross Stitch Addict would make a great little decoration for …

How to Research a Home's Location Before You Buy

When searching for the best qualities in a new a home, you've probably heard that location is everything. There's a reason for that. You can change …

How Reading Novels in Math Class Can Strengthen Student Engagement

Every January, Nashville teacher Joel Bezaire reads <i>The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time</i> aloud to his students. Sounds pretty standard, …

Ever Wanted to Learn to Knit? We'll Show You How It's Done

At first glance, knitting looks pretty complicated. All those hand motions, not to mention an endless number of knots. It definitely takes some …

Video tutorial: Sew 16 half square triangles at one time

Amy from Diary of a Quilter shows a quick method for sewing up a a lot of these half square triangles at one time. It’s a video tutorial showing how …

Crochet Tribal Chevron Blanket

Hi all! Tiffany’s daughter, Hannah, here. I’m excited to share this pattern for a crochet tribal chevron blanket. I first learned how to crochet a …

Yarn

10 Under-the-Radar North American Wine Regions You Need to Visit

While we love Napa and Sonoma, there are many other wine regions to visit without leaving the continent that are just as beautiful. From British …

Lose 11 Pounds in a Week on This Prebiotic Soup Diet That's Good for Gut Bacteria

Over the past decade, “good bacteria” have emerged as the darlings of the weight-loss world. Again and again, top doctors and nutritionists have …

How To Box Corners: Two Methods with Formulas

Okay - true confession time. In school, I was a theater rat... always in plays and musicals, always taking artsy-fartsy classes, including "<i>How To</i> …

DIY Embroidered Hoodie

Just when you thought I couldn't possibly find another medium to embroider, I've developed a recent obsession with hooded sweatshirts - thus, an …

Tutorial: Clear vinyl zip pouches

These clear vinyl zip pouches are a happy way to store your little stuff, whether it’s cosmetics or craft supplies or other small items. HungryHippie …

Dashing Quilt - Custom Machine Quilting by Natalia Bonner

Mary made this darling version of a Dashing quilt and sent it to me for some custom machine quilting. I love this pattern, it's such a great pattern …

Half Square Triangle Short Cuts – video demo

This past month, I filmed some short videos with the folks behind Pattern Drop.* My Hopscotch quilt is the featured quilt this month. That pattern …

11 Beginner Knitting Tutorials For When You're Bored On Winter Break

<i>Bustle and Coveteur are working together to bring you the best mix of the season's hottest releases, shopping tips, and gifting ideas in ways that</i> …

Knitting

Teacup Trio Embroidery Pattern

Colors<p>Choose any colors that you like for this project, as teacups come in so many colors and styles. You might even want to look at teacup …

Sewing

8 Stunning Embroidery Patterns for Advanced Stitchers

01 of 09<p>Go From Beginner to Advanced Stitcher<p>If you've mastered the basics of embroidery and are now ready for something more challenging, look no …

Sewing

Free Pattern to Create a Two Tone Fabric Hand Bag

01 of 13<p>Two Tone Fabric Hand Bag with Pockets - Materials List and Cutting Instructions<p>This handbag has endless possibilities! Mix and match fabrics …

Sewing

Learn to Cross Stitch: Five Basic Stitches in Cross Stitch

Have you always wanted to learn a new craft? Cross stitch is the perfect solution! The projects can be done anywhere; on a bus, binge watching TV or …

30 days of zipper sewing videos

Alicia from Sew What Alicia has started her 30 Days of Zippers series. That’s right. Each day she’ll post a live video showing a zipper project or …

How to Make an Adjustable Strap

<b></b> <b></b>Want to know the long and the short of it?! Making an adjustable strap can seem like a magic rope trick with all the weaving and threading this way …

How to Get Started With Embroidery

Even if you’ve never held a needle in your life.<p>In an effort to calm ourselves down, get some new hobbies, and (nobody employed by Vox Media read this) avoid doing work, we’ve recently embarked on a Facebook Live series called Racked Crafternoons. I (Alanna) teach a crafting novice (Annemarie) all …

12 Low-Calorie, Protein-Packed, Easy-to-Make Snack Recipes

Prepping some snack recipes ahead of time to have for the week can help prevent you from grabbing<p>cookiesthe easiest, quickest bite when you're hungry between meals. And because these are low in calories and full of protein, they can help keep portions and hunger in check to help you lose weight. …

Healthy Eating

From Sherlock Holmes to Tartan Noir, a decade-by-decade guide to the best British crime novels

1900s<p>Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles (1902), in which Sherlock Holmes hunts the “black beast …larger than any hound that ever mortal eye has rested upon”, is the greatest case of the world’s greatest detective, and still grips readers as irresistibly as the Grimpen Mire …

How to make a Roman blind

Find out how to make a Roman blind. Choose the perfect fabric for your room, then follow our easy step-by-step instructions<p>A classic Roman blind is a …

Fast, Beginner friendly, Five & Dime quilt tutorial

I’m excited today to share with you all a fun new quilt tutorial as a stop on Heidi’s (aka Fabric Mutt) tour featuring her brand new fabric …

Rainbow Embroidery Projects

Who can resist a rainbow? Put anything in color order, even your embroidery stitches, and instantly you've got something beautiful and …

Over 83,500 Vintage Sewing Patterns Are Now Available Online

McCall's, Butterick, Simplicity. If you were into sewing, or simply spent time as a child rummaging through patterns with your mother at the fabric store, these names will bring on a wave of nostalgia. And now, thanks to a fantastic online collection of vintage sewing patterns, it's time to dust of …