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How to Separate Embroidery Floss and Prepare for Hand Embroidery

Here’s a quick video tutorial showing you an easy way to separate embroidery floss without it ending up in a big tangled mess! I’m also going to show …

Measuring Tape Neck Strap Sewing Caddy

<b></b> <b></b><b></b>How many of you loop a tape measure around your neck while you’re sewing? I’m pretty sure there are a lot of hands up out there! This cute little …

Vibrant Polymer Clay Jewelry Made with a Uniquely Textured Technique

Many sculptors have worked with polymer clay, but Russian artist Alisa (aka Liskaflower) is using the moldable material in a visually distinctive way to create one-of-a-kind jewelry. Rather than simply kneading, shaping, and smoothing out a large clump of clay, she creates multiple swirls out of …

Jewelry

This blogger made a DIY version of these popular Zara sandals, and we're running to our nearest craft store

Zara is easy to love. Runway-inspired goodies for the low? Yes, please. Sometimes, though, Zara can be a bit more difficult to deal with. Things sell …

Creative Sewing Pattern Weights

Raise your hand if you are using canned goods or children’s toys in order to weigh down your sewing pattern? It’s much easier it is to grab something …

Make This: A DIY Sophisticated Leather Mouse Pad for Your Office

If you’re looking to make your leather work look a little classier, one of the easiest ways to do it is by adding padding.Think of the watches you …

The 5 Best Online Resources to Learn Arts and Crafts

It sounds cliché to say, but it couldn’t be more true—technology is changing the world at a rapid pace. Though this idea can seem overwhelming, it ultimately means great things if you’re pursuing a creative career. Now more than ever, the internet has made it easier to both hone your craft and …

DIY Felt Craft: Pop Cactus

It is wonderfully inevitable that what we admire most in the world becomes a part of us and is reflected in the choices we make. A love of Van Gogh …

Sewing Lesson: Knot Dress #114 05/2017

Follow this sewing lesson to make our "Knot …

How to Make Cushion Covers: Envelope Covers in 10 MINUTES

Have you got some tired cushions that are in desperate need of a make-over? New cushion covers are an inexpensive way to update your living room and …

Sewing

How to Use a Twin Needle [Video Tutorial]

Today I’ll be showing you how to use a twin needle or double needle on your sewing machine all in a video tutorial. There’s a photo tutorial as well …

How to Mend Rips in Clothes

The clothes used in this tutorial had been sitting on my ‘to do’ shelf with rips in them for well over a year. It was time to fix them and make a …

How to Make a Grocery Bag Holder

Here’s a super quick and easy sewing project that will take you 10-15 minutes once you know how to do it. Seriously! I’ll be showing you how to sew a …