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Hype Or Not, Peach Hit The Top 10 Social Networking App List Fast

You’ve probably heard quite a bit about social networking/messaging app Peach. Some say it’s dumb, some say it’s great, and a lot say something in between. What do I feel about it? It feels fresh. Fresh in a way that Twitter, Path, WhatsApp and Messenger doesn’t feel.<p>Mind you, it’s on a massive …

Apps

How To Make A Slipcover For An Ottoman Or Coffee Table {Ikea Style}

What to hear a shocker? I want my living room to be more white. I know, I know. Right now, it just seems to be all the same creamy color. My walls …

Apps to download for your car

REUTERS/Desmond Boylan<p>We own cars way longer than we own cell phones, but that means most of our cars are desperately in need of an upgrade.<p>That's where these apps step in. From getting gas on-demand to knowing why your check engine light is on, the way we drive and approach owning a car is …

Sweet Geeks: Exploding TARDIS Cookies

Satisfy your sweet tooth and your love for all things <i>Doctor Who</i> with a batch of fun and fancy exploding TARDIS cookies!<p>Need more Doctor in your kitchen?<p>Embrace your inner Time Lord with this tasty exploding TARDIS cookies recipe and tutorial from Chris-Rachael at Kitchen Overlord.<p>Allons-y, …

Seattle Lofts Mixes Materials for a Stunning Transformation

SHED Architecture & Design recently completely a custom renovation of this Seattle loft located in Capitol Hill. The 1,702-square-foot space is owned …

Interior Design

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Best Vegetables to Grow in the Shade

For many gardeners, the optimum conditions most vegetables prefer — eight to 10 hours of full sun — just aren’t possible. Whether it’s from trees or …

How-To: Fabric Doll Diapers

Turn fabric scraps and fat quarters into cute adjustable fabric doll diapers with this sewing tutorial and printable PDF pattern that Maggie from Smashed Peas and Carrots shared on the Riley Blake Designs blog.<p>These Dolly Diapers fit most stuffed animals really well and can be made to fit a smaller …

Sewing

10 Clever Ideas for Mason Jars

We've all seen lots of uses for mason jars, and most of us have at least one set. Just because we can't have enough ways to repurpose these little …

Featured Blogger ~ Vogue Pattern Magazine

I really liked Audrey, Sew Tawdry's, post when she was named the Star Blogger for Vogue Pattern Magazine in the last issue. Unlike her I have no …

Your Top Ten Sewing Blogs

I was going to list the Top Ten blogs and then all of the Honorable Mentions in one post - ummmm not so fast. I wrote up a list that encompassed <b>FIVE</b> …

Free Sewing Pattern for a Durable, Reusable Grocery Bag

01 of 08<p>Make a Reusable Grocery Tote<p>Instead of choosing paper or plastic next time you're shopping, use your own DIY cloth grocery bags! They're easy …

Softies + Toys We Love: Chicks with Legs

Today’s featured softie is from Tania of Myrtle & Eunice:<p>Tania’s “Steiner-Inspired Easter Chick” <i>with legs</i> is super-cute but we think it’s extra fun …

How Can I Fix Pants That Are Too Long?

<b>Question:</b> How Can I Fix Pants that are Too Long?<p>The legs on my pants are too long. How can I fix them so that they are shorter?<p><b>Answer:</b> You will need …

The Honorable Mention Sewing Blog Listing

This list is extensive and by executive decision I'm only adding the sewing and sewing related blogs. Maybe at a future time I will blog some of the …

5 Celebrities You Won't Believe Were Badass Soldiers

Most celebrities are profoundly disappointing in real life. The dude who's up on screen saving the world from an alien invasion is in real life a …

How-To: TARDIS Shoes

CRAFT is clearly on a Doctor Who Kick this morning, but I just couldn’t resist posting this pair of geeky sneakers.<p>For my fellow Whovians out there: Give a pair of plain canvas shoes a Doctor-approved makeover with this TARDIS shoes tutorial from Melinda at Cooking ala Mel!<p>Head over to Cooking ala …

Doctor Who

David Tennant Pixel Quilt

Kristy Daum just finished this massive quilt, called “The Tenth,” which features an amazing pixel portrait of David Tennant!<p>[via Rachel]<p><b>More:</b><p>MAKE | Ron Swanson Quilt With Nick Offerman<br>• MAKE | Luke Haynes Self Portrait and 3D Illusion Quilts<br>• MAKE | Doctor Who Dalek And TARDIS Quilt

Tessellating TARDIS iPhone Case Cross-Stitch Pattern

Our very own Haley created this very appropriate new Tesselating TARDIS iPhone Case Cross-Stitch Pattern, which you can download over at the Zen of Making to make your own!<p><b>More:</b><p>MAKE | TARDIS iPhone Case Cross-Stitch Pattern<br>• MAKE | Hand Embroidered Doctor Who Shoes<br>• MAKE | Mystery Science Theatre 3000 …