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You Don't Need a Gym to Lose Fat and Build Muscle — Try These 11 Equipment-Free Moves

The gym isn't the only place where you can lose body fat and build muscle. Weightlifting will allow to you achieve both goals simultaneously, but it isn't your only option if you want to get stronger. Using your body as a weight can and will help you turn excess body fat into lean muscle. …

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Anthro Asterid Coin Purse Knockoff

So I was scrolling through Anthropologie the other day and Ooh-ing and Ahh-ing over all the new fall things.<p>(I can’t quite believe it’s time for the …

Sewing

Upgrade a Plain Reusable Grocery Tote

I have a love/hate relationship with those reusable totebags all the grocery stores, etc. are selling these days.<p>Sure, they are functional, …

Yet Another Purse

Yes, I know. I do a lot of them. If it helps, this one wasn't for me. I donated it to our local library's silent auction. Sadly, it only went for …

DIY Lace Up Collar

Here is another fun t-shirt recycle I designed and it's quite easy. This is a unique way to create a shirt without showing too much skin (just …

DIY Convertible Shawl/Shrug

Supplies: one yard of fabric with stretch and drape.<p>closure<p>Great for a last minute gift, this shrug can be worn several different ways and takes a …

My Zipper Tee DIY tutorial...Tshirt Recycle

Supplies: Zipper 22 inches or so...<p>old tshirt or 1 yard fabric.<p>I am all about casual style, but usually like something to separate my tee from …

Tutorial: Blending between sizes on a multi-size pattern

People’s bodies are rarely the same garment size all over. If you take your measurements and compare them with the sizing charts on a printed …

Make This: Custom Storage Ottoman DIY - Paper and Stitch

<b>This contributor post was written by Katherine of Making Chicken Salad.</b><p>In my opinion there can never be enough of the following in our home: storage …

SCARF BAG DIY

With so many gorgeous designer inspired scarves out this season, its always great to find new ways to wear them. Because this scarf bag has a …

Sewing

Shaun T Says These Are the Best Exercises to Build Muscle (Workout Included)

Believe it or not, if you want to build strength and improve your overall muscle tone, weightlifting isn't your only option. You can achieve both tone and strength by using a weight you're never without: your body. Squatting down to pick something up, standing from a seated position, and jumping …

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20 simple exercises that start showing results after one workout

If you rely on progress for motivation, these will be for you

Muscle

The secret to an ageless body (and how to get fitter after 40)

The middle-aged spread, a snail’s-pace metabolism and declining muscle tone once seemed like inevitable waymarkers of the midlife years.<p>But now they …

Exercise

7 Stretches To Undo the Damage of Sitting All Day

You muscles will thank you.<p>Hey, are you sitting down? Considering the average person spends about 10 hours each day seated chances are pretty good …

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6 Easy Exercises to Strengthen Your Core

The Routine<p>Okay, perhaps you’re enough of a realist to know that you’ll never have a six-pack. But exercising your core is still important: Strong …

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Tutorial: Add a center divider pocket when making a bag

Abby from Things for Boys shows how you she added a zippered pocket right down the middle of her Big Tote. Though she shows it with her Big Tote …

Tutorial: Use twill tape to stabilize a V-neckline

Gretchen from Gertie’s New Blog for Better Sewing shows how she stabilizes a V-neckline with twill tape to keep it from gaping. She used the same …

Tutorial: Add a cap sleeve to a sleeveless dress or top

Karen LePage from One Girl Circus, and c0-author of <i>Sewing for Boys</i>, shows how you can alter any sleeveless top or dress pattern to give it a cap …

Fabric Covered Buttons in Five Easy Steps

I have been doing a little pattern testing for someone (results to be shown very soon) and part of the pattern involves buttons and instead of my …

Tutorial: Little Hitchhiker's Backpack

<b>Backpack Supplies:</b><p><b>A few notes/tips before you get started:</b> <i>Prewash/press all fabric. Always be mindful of fabric direction if that is a factor with</i> …

DIY Summer Shrug

June 7, 2013 by Scarves Dot Net DIY, Fashion, Featured Scarves, Guest Blogger<p><i>From halter tops to galaxy scarves, the SDN gals can’t get enough of</i> …

Foldover Tote Sewing Tutorial

The Foldover Tote is the perfect bag for the Mom who wants to carry it all, or <i>not</i>! With its ability to change from a foldover purse, into a large …

Reversible, Reusable, Ruffled Grocery Bags - Sawdust & Paper Scraps

I always try to remember to take reusable grocery bags to the grocery store. Because I like to do my part, however small, to take care of this lovely …

DIY Studded clutch with hand strap

Get your hands on this purse… literally! This Sleek and Chic Studded Clutch with Hand Insert is made of faux leather material and finished with a …

Distressed Leather Book Bag DIY

I recently received this amazing piece of leather from <b>the Leather Hide Store</b> and couldn't wait to make this bag out of it. <b>LHS</b> provides high quality …

fabric envelope {tutorial}

My cousin is graduating from law school this weekend and I am so proud of her. I really can’t imagine going through the amount of undivided studying …

Magnetic Snap

It always surprises me how many people have never used a magnetic snap. Both my Buttercup Bag and Bonsai Bag sewing patterns call for a magnetic …

Pedestal Dishes

It's not just cake that deserves to be put on a pedestal. Using dishes you already own and flea market finds, you can build footed dishes in various styles that rise to many different occasions.<p>To create a whimsical granny-chic pedestal stand, glue a tchotchke to a gold-trimmed or floral-patterned …

Holy Intense Ab Burn! Carve Your Core With Just These 3 Moves

If you hate crunches, trade them for these three moves! These exercises are so intense, they'll fire up your core faster and more effectively — all you need are two hand towels. Try these moves, and see what we mean — but be prepared to be sore for days. If you're on carpet, use two paper plates …

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How Many Squats Should I Do a Day? A Beginner’s Guide

Good things come to those who squat.<p>Not only will squats shape your quads, hamstrings, and glutes, they’ll also help your balance and mobility, and …

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