Sophie Doolan

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Artist Delicately Cuts Paper to Mimic the Intricate Beauty of Fluid Ink Drawings

In the right hands, an X-ACTO knife can be as precise as a newly sharpened pencil. Japanese artist Kiri Ken, aka Cutting Sword, masterfully demonstrates this fact with his intricate paper cutting art. The delicate creations feature the likes of sea creatures and human portraiture with incisions so …

Paper Craft

Coming Soon Page

<b>I’m a little freaked out over the whole GDPR thing, so I’m taking my time to get everything here just right.</b><p><b>Please follow me on social media and I’ll</b> …

How to Read Crochet Pattern Symbols

Part of learning to read crochet patterns is learning what all those symbols mean. Parentheses, asterisks, brackets, oh my! All of these can be used …

Crochet

Make Your Own Hardcover Books With This Easy DIY Project

A book you can judge by the cover.<p>2 sheets of letter-sized paper<p>PVA glue<p>Paint brush<p>Thread<p>Paper for pages (color and texture of your choice)<p>Book binder's board<p>Sheet of paper - will be cut down to 5 in x 4 ⅔ in<p><b>Tools</b>:<p>Bone folder<p>Awl<p>Thick needle<p>Ruler<p>Pen<p>Craft knife<p>Cutting mat<p># Cut the cover board out of …

Sock Sloth Plushie - Free Sewing Pattern

Sock Elephant Pattern<p>Just realized that I haven’t done any sock doll for more than a year, wow, how time flies!!! A while ago I received a message …

10 Quilting Tips for Beginners

10 Quilting Tips for Beginners<p>Updated on March 5, 2017<p>Don't let any quilter tell you that they've never made a mistake. We all have, especially when …

Chubby Lunch Tote - Free Sewing Pattern!

I have been wanting to sew something like this for so long! I guess I'm just really lucky that you voted for it for our March Un-Tutorials project. …

Sewing

Ten Simple Ways to Improve Any Blog Post in Minutes

Are your blog posts as good as you want them to be?<p>Perhaps you don’t seem to get many comments or shares. Or maybe your recent posts are great, but …

Writing

10 Descriptive Writing Practices

Descriptive writing: Do your readers see what you see?Descriptive writing is the art of painting a picture with words.In fiction, we describe …

Creative Writing

Want to Publish a Short Story? Pitch These 6 Publications

While we’d all love to have an article or story appear in <i>The New Yorker</i>, the hard truth is that dream comes true for very few people. And as with any …

Creative Writing

11 Reasons Why I Won't Be Returning To Your Blog

Once I’m on your blog and you have my attention, please don’t disappoint me. If you do, I will probably not visit your site again. Life is too short …

25 Best Words of Encouragement for Writers and Creative Thinkers

For a new writer starting always seems tough. In fact, at the beginning, it becomes hard for them to figure out what to write exactly.<p>Writing has …

Creative Writing

How to use Active Reading to Become a Better Writer

by Jed Herne<p>Authors often discuss how reading improves your writing. However, there’s a big difference between passive and active reading, and if …

Want to blog? Read this.

<i>Note: This post was originally published in my blog pablojuan.com</i><p>OK, so you want to blog. You have something to tell. That’s fantastic. But how do …

Writing

Comprehensive List of Product Management Tools

These tools will help you design better products. Most of them have free trial versions. Some tools are great for small teams (less than 10). Some …

Web Applications

How to Finger Crochet + Free Market Tote Bag Pattern

Shares 23.2K<p><i>This free market tote bag pattern and video tutorial is the perfect introduction on how to finger crochet! A speedy, satisfying project</i> …

Craft Room Makeover

I haven’t shared my craft room with you since I moved into my new house. Honestly the craft room is usually a big disaster because it’s kind of our …

Crafting