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Drone captures amazing image of killer whales at sea

A drone has successfully captured photographs of a pod of killer whales at sea, providing stunning shots of the animals in their natural habitat. But …

Drones

13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

Free Sewing Projects for Learning to Sew

01 of 23<p>All straight sewing creates a great safe way to hide money when a woman is traveling.<p>02 of 23<p>This simple to sew project ​works like a slip …

The Great British Sewing Bee is a crafty move

Given the massive success of The Great British Bake Off, it was just a matter of time before telly execs tried to resurrect the format in some way or another. Sadly, The Great British Barbecue Off, Build Off and Draw Off failed to impress the focus groups, but tonight we are treated to the first of …

Best free sewing patterns online

You're new to sewing, but don't want to spend a fortune on patterns, so, what do you do? Trawling the internet is a good start. There is a wealth of free patterns for the cash-strapped or cautious. The only question is, which ones can you trust? Anyone can "draft" a sewing pattern and put it out …

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When I’m sewing a seam that I’ve pinned in place, I tend to just pile the pins I’ve removed right in front of the machine. Why? Because I’m lazy, …

Turn a Vintage Book Into a Sewing Kit

Repurpose an old book cover to make a sewing kit with all your essentials tucked inside. Not only will it look great on your shelf, you’ll be able to pull it down and have all your supplies at hand.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>thin strip of wool<br>• large squares of wool fabric ( 2 )<br>• scissors or exacto …

Sewing Projects for the Home

Adding color and pattern to your table couldn't be easier. The only skill required is sewing a straight line!

Sewing

5 Surprising Things to Do With a Sewing Machine

Sewing machines have unexpected uses beyond fixing a hem or adding a button. You can use it turn plastic bags into fabric, bind a book and more. Jordan Ellis, who sells items like an R2D2 Star Wars apron and crayon ammo belts at CraftFoxes, explains some of the unusual items she makes with her …

Where you can learn to sew

<b>Sew It With Love, London</b><p>If you've got a vintage find that doesn't quite fit, sewing teacher Elena Pintus of Sew It With Love can help. Over the course of her three-hour-long upcycling and customising class, budding stitchers will learn how to transform an item of second-hand clothing into something …

Sewing Projects for Kids

A spiraling seersucker pattern quilt makes a tactile treat for little hands and feet. Mix colors and stripes (we used seven types of seersucker), and vary the directions of the stripes.