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Sewing Tips: Strip Piecing Basics

Strip piecing is a super-quick way to sew a finished quilt top, and a great alternative to piecing individual blocks. Sound good? Amy Smart from Diary of a Quilter will teach you the strip piecing basics over on Sew Mama Sew!<p>Don’t have the patience to quilt? Think again! Amy’s technique is quick, …

How-To: Arm Knitting a Scarf In 20 Minutes

If you need a scarf in a hurry and you’ve got a few skeins of chunky yarn handy, then treat yourself to this hypnotic arm knitting tutorial video from Wool And The Gang, which gracefully demonstrates the making of an entire arm knit scarf in 20 minutes.

Rock Your Core and Tone Your Abs With This Bodyweight Workout

Wake up your core and kick your abs into high gear with this circuit workout. It should take you around 20 minutes, and the best part is you won't …

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Happiness Bunny Jar DIY

When something good happens to you in 2014 write it down and pop it into this bunny jar. Read all the good things back next new years eve!<p>427<p>1082

Brave new stitches

Kati of From the Blue Chair shows on her blog how she’s embraced free motion quilting in the past 12 months. She’s trying new stitches like pebbles, …

Tutorial: Quick and easy embellished towels using fabric strips

With this tutorial from Jona from Stop Staring… and Start Sewing!, a couple of strips of fabric is all you need to take a plain towel and make it …

Tutorial: Quilted fabric box

Tina Craig from Seaside Stitches shows how you can sew up these little quilted fabric boxes. You can use them on your sewing table as thread …

Spring Showers Guest Dessert Feature {& DIY Paper Flower Tutorial}

This Spring baby shower was styled by Sasha, one of our readers in Atlanta for her friend. We adore this whole set up. How great is the backdrop that …

The Pintester Takes on Yarn Embroidered Gift Bags

Saw these stinkin’ cute gift bags on Pinterest, thought, “Hey I could do that.” Famous last words.<p>Image from One Sheepish Girl<p>And even I knew these …

Sledding Snowman S'mores

Shares 0<p>Using marshmallow peeps, candy canes, chocolate and grahams you can make your peeps sledding in no time! 🙂<p>Shares 0<p>Get the instructions for …

Candy Canes

Quilled Snowflakes

Shares 0<p>Learn how to make beautiful snowflake decorations! They are extremely simple to do…all you need is paper!<p>Shares 0<p>Get the instructions for ––> …

Crafting

Make Natural Orange Cinnamon Cleaner

Did you make any New Year’s resolutions this year? One of mine is to have less chemicals in my life – it’s kind of scary what they put into products …

Potato Print Holiday Cards

Homemade Sriracha

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: In this dark time, when the fate of Sriracha is up in the air and the world is up in arms, Carey Nershi of Reclaiming Provinicial is showing us</i> …

Maple Pecan Cupcakes With Buttermilk Pancakes On Top

Pancakes are appropriately named as they are essentially just cakes cooked in a pan instead of in an oven -which is why they make such great …