Kelly Disidoro

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350 Square Feet For $22k: The Tiniest, Most Brilliant Home We've Seen

Inside one couple's dream home, and the space-saving tactics they used to squeeze everything into the tight space<p>Inside one couple's dream home, and the space-saving tactics they used to squeeze everything into the tight space. Plus check out more cool tiny homes.

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A New Android App Gives You Amazing Control Over What Your Other Apps Can Do

Say no, and you might not get to use the app.<p>In the last version of Android, Google had included a feature called App Ops. It let you decide what you wanted to allow each app to do. Were you cool with the app waking up the device? Tracking your location? Accessing your camera? You got to choose.<p>And …

Watch! An underwater volcano creates a new island south of Japan

An exploding underwater volcano is causing a new island to form in the Pacific Ocean about 620 miles south of Tokyo, and you can watch a bit of its dramatic rise in the video above.<p>The video, showing thick plumes of steam and ash shooting out of the new volcanic island, was captured this week by …

NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg hosts quilting bee from space station

With her long blond ponytail floating above her inside the International Space Station, astronaut Karen Nyberg calmly explains the challenges of quilting in weightlessness.<p>"Now that I've tried my hand sewing in space," she said in a video released Thursday by<p>NASA, "I can say one thing with …

alt_quilts at the American Folk Art Museum

A few weeks ago, I ventured out of Brooklyn to visit the <b>alt_quilts</b> exhibition at the American Folk Art Museum, and I was totally blown away by what I saw.<p>alt_quilts features the work of three contemporary artists with very different styles (Sabrina Gschwandtner, Luke Haynes, and Stephen Sollins) …

How-To: Dyeing With Food Scraps

The Sewing Seeds Residency Program at The Textile Arts Center has been working on the “food Scraps” project, which focuses on promoting knowledge of and resources for natural dyes from food waste. As part of the project they’ve shared this great tutorial for using left-over onion skins as a natural …

How-To: Mini Thread Spool Necklace

Surprise your favorite stitcher with a fun mini thread spool necklace with this tutorial from Sachiko at Tea Rose Home!<p>Ready to get started? Check out the full how-to over on here.

How-To: Triangle Sewing Pattern Weights

Forget soup cans, giant metal washers, or the closest napping cat: bring the right tools to your next sewing project with a set of lovely and useful triangle pattern weights from Sachiko at Tea Rose Home!<p>Ready to get stitching? Head over to Tea Rose Home to download the free printable tetrahedron …

How-To: Simple Fold-Over Clutch

Leave your back-breaking tote bag at home and hit the sidewalk in style with this simple tutorial for making your own charming fold-over clutch from Bev at Flamingo Toes!<p>I don’t know about you, but this is definitely going straight to the top of my must-make list!<p>Head on over to Flamingo Toes to …

Infographic: Choose the Perfect Sewing Machine Needle

I love a good infographic—there’s something so wonderful about an image that can take a seemingly intimidating and complicated choice, like selecting the right sewing machine needle, and turn it into something that’s simple, logical, and clear. If you’re just getting acquainted with your sewing …

More Natural Dyes from the Kitchen

If you’re going to be spending a ton of time in the kitchen between now and Thanksgiving, why not whip up some natural dyes while you’re at it? Heather from Poppy Haus is spending the week working on a term project for a textiles class, and she’s been experimenting with food scraps that you’ve …

How-To: Quilted Christmas Tree Trivet

Get a jump on your holiday sewing with this quilted Christmas tree trivet tutorial from Stitching and Bacon!<p>Ready to get started? Head over to Stitching and Bacon to see how it’s done.<p>[Via CraftGawker]

15 Creative Ways In Which You Can Use Ladders For Shelving

A ladder is not exactly something you use everyday unless your work requires you to. So, most of the time, the ladder just takes up space. Wouldn’t …

50+ Modern Bunk Bed Ideas for Small Bedrooms

<b>Bunk beds</b> are all about combining a fun, playful vibe with space-saving solutions that help maximize available room. With space becoming such an …

35 Hearty Fall Recipes That'll Warm You Right Up

Autumn weather calls for serious comfort food.<p>These autumn dishes check off every box. They're filling, easy to make and perfect for a chilly fall day.

My Modern Shop Spotlight - Jose Ramon Irusta's Magical Spanish Landscapes

Self-taught photographer Jose Ramon Irusta captures the beautifully magical quality of Spain's coastal landscapes. Through his photography, Irusta is able to preserve the scenic view of Spain's spectacular water flows and seascapes. He tells us, “Water is an element of great artistic plasticity, …