Patricia Rivers

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Tips for sewing your own swimsuit

Sewing your own swimsuit. It sounds impossible, doesn’t it? It’s not, really. It’s actually easier than you think, but there are some differences …

Tony Awards: 'Mean Girls,' 'SpongeBob SquarePants' Top List of Nominations

The awards will be handed out June 10 in New York, with Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban set to host.<p><i>Mean Girls</i> and <i>SpongeBob SquarePants</i> topped the …

Tutorial: Flat felled seam

Felled seam, flat seam, denim seam, or flat felled seam – they’re all names for the kind of seam you find on jeans inseams or men’s dress shirts. …

Tutorial: Easy bag straps that are removable

Do you like to make bags? Caroline from Sew Can She shows how you can make a simple bag strap from fabric. With swivel hooks at either end, they’re …

Tutorial and pattern: Cell phone wallet with removable strap

This cell phone wallet has extra pockets to hold credit cards and loose change, and also has a removable long strap so you can carry it cross body …

Avengers: Infinity War Cast Sings "The Marvel Bunch"

| Thu., Apr. 26, 2018 4:30 AM<p>If this is the closest fans will ever get to a <b>Marvel</b> musical, so be it!<p><b>Jimmy Fallon</b> recruited actors <b>Chadwick Boseman</b>,</b> …

Marvel Universe

9 questions about Avengers: Infinity War you were too embarrassed to ask

What is Avengers: Infinity War?<p><i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> is upon us.<p>For the past 10 years, Marvel has been building up its world of superheroes, supervillains, cosmic guardians, Wakandan warriors, Infinity Stone-enhanced AIs, telekinetic witches, strange doctors, and spidermen. And on Friday, when</i> …

6 easy snack ideas that can help you reach your weight loss goals

Don't let 'hanger' get the best of your healthy diet — try these filling weekday snacks created by nutrition pros.<p>Most people think that weekends are when sticking to weight-loss goals are tough, but the truth is that walking the healthy line is just as challenging during the week. Weekdays present …

Nutrition

I'm planting most of my garden in Earthboxes this year

I'm a huge fan of the Earthbox. My best crops of tomatoes, strawberries, peppers, and corn have all been from these wonderful self-watering …

9 Things You Should Know the First Time You Use an Instant Pot

<i>This content originally appeared on My Recipes.</i><p>There’s a lot <i>not</i> to like about the Instant Pot. Its logo calls to mind an ‘80s mall store—Claire’s …

Cooking

Inside the Home of Instant Pot, the Kitchen Gadget That Spawned a Religion

KANATA, Ontario — Truth be told, the headquarters of Instant Pot don’t look much like a church.<p>But inside this sterile, gray office building on the outskirts of Ottawa, behind a door marked only by a small metal sign, a new religion has been born.<p>Its deity is the Instant Pot, a line of electric …

Instant Pot Pizza Pasta

More Forkly<p>There's nothing quite like a bowl of chili on a cold, dreary day. It warms you up from the inside out and you can batch cook it,...<p>Do you …

Cooking

No kitchen gadget is more buzzworthy than the Instant Pot right now

High-end juicers. Home seltzer machines. Sous vide. Every year there’s a new fad culinary gadget that wins a coveted spot on countertops across the country, only to be relegated to distant cupboards or the garage once the novelty wears off.<p>This holiday season, nothing in the kitchen is more …

Kitchens

Inside Serena Williams’s Fairy-Tale Wedding in New Orleans

It’s 3:00 p.m. the day before their wedding, and Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian are practicing their first dance one last time with a choreographer in the depths of their venue, the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans. Outside, paparazzi are ensconced across the street hoping to catch a …

Numbers of Zeros in a Million, Billion, Trillion, and More

Learn How Many Zeros Are in All Numbers, Even Googol<p>If you have ever wondered what number comes after a trillion, read on. For example, do you know …

Mathematics

21 Slow Cooker Recipes That'll Inspire You To Pull Out The Crock Pot

Comfort food at its easiest.<p>People who own a slow cooker know that this kitchen appliance is truly great. No other appliance can cook you dinner while you’re at work, and reward you with the sweet smell of a delicious meal when you walk through the door.<p>And that’s not all. This appliance is also a …

21 Italian-American Recipes, From Baked Ziti to Bolognese

The line between "Italian" and "Italian-American" cuisine can be blurry at times—some dishes, like lasagna, inhabit both worlds, though you may find major differences in preparation between the two versions. But there's one thing that pretty much all Italian-American dishes have in common, and not …

Almost Every Senior At This High School Posed For Some Hilariously Intricate Student IDs

These pics might inspire your Halloween costume.<p>Sgambati said she picked out her costume well before picture day on Thursday.<p>"I actually planned mine over the summer. I know a few friends who planned over the summer," she said. "We all get ideas from last year's class; it's a big thing."<p>"This year …

Tips for organizing your fabric stash

There’s nothing like seeing a fabric stash, all folded and pretty and ready to be sewn, to get me weak in the knees and wanting to create. As pretty …

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 …

The Best Key Lime Pie in the Florida Keys

Key Lime Pie<p>Serves 8 to 10<p>2 (14-ounce) cans sweetened condensed milk <br>6 large egg yolks <br>1/2 cup Kermit's Key Lime Juice<br>1 (9-inch) prepared graham …

8 of the best irons and steamers for 2018

According to a recent study by YouGov, doing the ironing is the household chore Brits hate the most. Half the nation dislikes having to do the ironing: 30pc say they dislike it a lot, while just 16pc of people claim to find enjoyment from the chore. By comparison, having a good tidy up is something …

How to Add a Tummy Control Panel - DIY - The Sewing Rabbit

Pencil skirts are always something I tend to stay away from, this curvy gal knows what looks good…and what doesn’t on her body. Lol. So when Delia of …

Sewing Tips: 5 Common Sewing Machine Mistakes and How to Fix Them

One of the biggest points of stress for new sewers isn’t usually the actual sewing itself, instead, it’s often all of the things that MIGHT go wrong with the sewing machine. (Are you feeling anxious just thinking about it?) Well, fear not! Most of the sewing machine-related problems that beginners …

Tutorial: Wide hem on a circle skirt

Tutorial: Wide hem on a circle skirt<p>Usually when I make a circle skirt, I go for the narrowest hem possible. The deeper a curved hem is, the more …

Tutorial: How to serge an inside corner

Tutorial: How to serge an inside corner<p>Sergers are easy to use when you’re just sewing straight seams. Just put the fabric in there and go. But …

Sewing Tips: 4 Ways to Finish and Bind Knit Edges

Now that you’ve sorted out sewing with knits, it’s the perfect time to talk about finishing. If you’ve ever wondered about finishing or binding knit fabrics, you’ll definitely want to check out this helpful guide!<p>Binding has a special place in my heart. I find that binding is often the neatest, …

Women’s Boxer Shorts Sewing Pattern

Looking for an easy sewing project and could use some extra shorts for lounging around the house? Then this pattern is for you! This would be a great project to tackle if you’re home for March Break, and consequently one you can really enjoy if you plan to spend your time sleeping in and catching …