Emily Allsopp

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Adorable infestation of Felt Mistress creations takes over Wales Millennium Centre...

I hope the Wales Millennium Centre knows what it’s in for… <i>The Hiber-Nation</i> has arrived! More than 20 furry critters from artist Felt Mistress – …

Nine Patch Straight Furrows Quilt Pattern

Choose Any Finished Size for Your Quilt Blocks<p>You can sew the Nine Patch Straight Furrows quilt blocks in any finished size. Each block size is …

Performance artist sews portraits of his family into his palm

The French artist David Catá makes work about the people who have had an impact on his life.<p>These friends, family, teachers and mentors are forever …

How a Sewing Machine Works, Explained in a GIF

Here's what's going on beneath the needle.<p>From the outside, a sewing machine is a wonderful bit of magic. A needle shoves thread up and down, and somehow a seam is formed.<p>Here's a little YouTube video of this:<p>What is that thread latching to? How, if the needle just bobs up and down, does the thread …

Winter Vacation Sewing Camp

At home for Winter Vacation with nothing to do? Come by Newton Sewing Studio and sew a unique project!<p>Come for a few hours or come all day. Everyone …

What the Great British Sewing Bee could learn from the Bake Off

The BBC2 dressmaking contest follows the same sort of format as the hit baking show, but hasn't had the same impact with viewers. Here's how it could make up the difference<p>When The Great British Sewing Bee debuted last year, it was billed as the new Great British Bake Off. All the elements were in …

Iranian asylum seekers sew mouths shut to protest Greek mistreatment

Hunger striker Mandana Daneshnia. Photo posted by Amir Mohsen on Facebook.<p>As Greece faces growing international pressure to improve its …

The Great British Sewing Bee; Doll & Em – TV review

Despite the luminous presence of Patrick Grant, The Great British Sewing Bee struggled to convince me that sewing could be a spectator sport<p>It's not just a certain kind of lady who sews. Everyone's at it – all types, walks, ages. Well, that's what <b>The Great British Sewing Bee</b> (BBC2) would have us …

Sew Cute: Pretty Hair Clips

Minor confession: I’m not very good at doing my hair. I admire the intricate braids and pretty curls other people wear, but I often have trouble …

Is There a Difference In Sewing Thread?

When you are having problems with your sewing machine, the first step is to change the machine needle. If you are still having problems, the next …

Sewing

Sew Cute: Night and Day Pillow

It definitely doesn’t feel anywhere close to warm outside, but I’m still getting that spring cleaning itch. I’ve been cleaning and reorganizing my …

Sew Cute: Ruffled Apron

I’m a pretty messy person. I’m also a fan of baking. Combined, that means I often end up with splotches of cupcake batter on my shirt, kitchen walls, …

Sew Cute: Monogrammed Notebook

Any journalers out there? I’ve been a writer for pretty much most of my life—I have notebooks dating back to when I first learned to form letters, …

How To Sew On A Button

The dress shirt I was wearing had apparently "shrank" in the neck as I couldn't get it to button-up all the way to the top. Although I could normally skip the tie, this event was more formal and going without neckwear was not an option. What was a man to do?<p>With 30 minutes to spare, I went to the …

Sewing

Sew Cute: Ribbon Goodie Bags

It’s finally, officially spring! The snow has melted, flowers are beginning to bloom and it seems like just about everyone is having a party for …

Rev; Mammon; The Great British Sewing Bee – review

The return of the hilarious Rev, BBC2's entertaining sewing contest and a new slug of Scandi crime were cause for rejoicing<p><b>Rev</b> (BBC2) | iPlayer<b><br>Mammon</b> (More 4) | 4oD<b><br>The Great British Sewing Bee</b> (BBC2) | iPlayer<p>"I don't want a christening yet. I've already lost <i>you</i> to him." Thus Olivia Colman, with …

Sewing, Steadies & Pep Club: 'Going Vintage' by Lindsey Leavitt

Have you ever wanted to completely disconnect from technology? You know, no Facebook, no e-mail, no Twitter, no phone? Just the thought is kind of …

No Sew Pillow Case – DIY Tutorial: http://alldaychic.com/no-sew-pillow-case-...

Gehry and Foster unveil designs for Battersea Power Station redevelopment

<b>News:</b> architects Frank Gehry and Foster + Partners have today presented designs for a neighbourhood of 1300 homes, for the third phase in the …

$7 Million Gramercy Co-op Looks Like a Medieval Lair

44 Gramercy Park North #12A<p>The listing for this Gramercy Park North co-op brags that it "has not been on the market in over 45 years," but looking at the design you would think it had been 450 years. Asking <b>$7 million</b>, this place just added itself to the small list of Manhattan co-ops to come on the …

Become a Better Designer with an Industrial Design Internship at Tupperware Brands

Tupperware is one of the most trusted brand names in housewares, and for more than 60 years, quality and integrity have driven their growing offering …

Project F - Actually, It's An A+ Design By Ugur Sahin

Ugur Sahin is an amazing designer. How do I know? I traced a path to him through his work. The Corvette-based Z03 and Soleil Anadi were his projects …

Why Samsung Designs Its Phones Differently From Apple

The video centered around the theme that "there are a thousand no's for every yes" when Apple designs its products.<p>The video implied that even though there are thousands of ideas flowing through Apple when it creates new stuff, it's incredibly picky about what it ends up producing.<p>That's always …

Mobile

Berta & Honeycomb by Yuval Tal for Rack & Tack

Berta & Honeycomb are two new designs by Yuval Tal for Rack & Tack. Honeycomb, aptly named due to its punched powder coated steel, is a modern …

Furniture

Brooks + Scarpa Designs Park-And-Ride Plaza for Seattle Rail Station

<b>Brooks + Scarpa</b> has won a competition to design a new park-and-ride plaza for the future Angle Lake light rail station in Seattle. As part of the …

Design duo Formafantasma turns volcanic rock into furniture at the Salone del Mobile

For centuries, the boiling red, volcanic ooze that has geysered out of Mount Etna and Stromboli has provided an excellent source for Sicilian stone cutters. Hardened into dark slabs known as basalt, this plentiful rock once commanded a high premium among Italian artisans, who used it to build much …

10 Designers' Chic Outdoor Dining Spots

There's nothing more satisfying than dining alfresco.<p>There's nothing more satisfying than a feast in the open air. Ten designers show us where they like to gather with friends.

The Span Watch from Box Clever

With their new proposed timepiece, design firm Box Clever offers up a refined amalgamation of what we love in analog watches and what we've come to expect from modern technology. A jump hour, quartz-driven timekeeping unit operates the hour hand at the top hemisphere of the watch, while the minute …

Watches

Architects’ Roundup: 10 Landscapes Designed Around a Single Tree

We love when a single, giant tree takes center stage in a landscape. Such trees often predate the houses they accompany, lending them a sense of …