Kathi Thordsen Bartlett

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Tutorial: Draft your own purse pattern

Justine from Sew Country Chick shows how she drafted the pattern for this pleated hobo bag she made for her friend’s birthday. She walks us through …

Luscious Lips with Leesa

Text Rendered in Lace

Tumblr user half square triangles humbly shared this extraordinary piece of knitting featuring what I think may be lyrics from a One Direction song elegantly rendered in lace.

Rumeur: Apple’s next event to be held on October 15th?

According to France-based <i>MacGeneration</i>, which has offered both accurate and inaccurate information in the past, Apple’s next media event will be held on Tuesday, October 15th. Apple is expected to debut a series of new products by the end of this year, including multiple new iPad models, several …

Sprint offering free iPhone 5c to new customers that switch from another carrier

Sprint is making an aggressive play to attract new iPhone users. When Apple's latest handsets launch September 20th, the carrier will cut $100 from the iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s for new customers porting a number over from one of its rivals. The $100 off deal applies to any phone in the carrier's …

Technique: Airbrushing with Markers

Hero Arts has a great video tutorial showing how to use the Copic Marker airbrushing system along with stencils for a fun Halloween card. Click here …

Unraveling May Harm Yarn

We’ve all been there. Either you made a big mistake while knitting and need to rip out a bunch of your work (I have a project on timeout right now …

How-To: Needle Lace Skeleton Leaves

Take your autumn-inspired decor to the next level with this needle lace skeleton leaves tutorial from How Did You Make This? on Luxe DIY.<p>Give it a try this weekend! Head over to How Did You Make This? to see how it’s done.<p>[Via CraftGawker]

How-To: Join Granny Squares

Ready to turn those crocheted motifs into a lovely finished project? Check out this helpful tutorial for joining granny squares from Carina’s Craftblog!<p>Want to give it a try? Head over to Carina’s Craftblog to see how it’s done.<p>[Via CraftyPod]

Granny Square Bolero

A fun crochet bolero to help keep your shoulders warm on cool nights. (Made with pattern from Crochet Today!)<p>273<p>1229

Geometric Bistro Table

This modern geometric bistro table would really spruce up a backyard or patio and is easy to make, no less! Learn how on Design Love Fest.

How-To: Transfer an Embroidery Pattern onto Any Fabric

If you’re itching to stitch but have trouble getting your designs to show up where you want them, you’ll definitely want to check out this ingenious tutorial from Mollie at Wild Olive that will show you an easy way to transfer embroidery patterns onto any fabric!<p>I don’t know about you, but I’m …

How to Dress Up Bobby Pins

Looking for a fancy hairpin that won’t cost you an arm and a leg? Instead of dropping big bucks on a designer clip at a retail store, why not make …

How-To: Faux Agate Crystal

Create your own beautiful rock-inspired decor with this lovely faux agate crystal tutorial from Fall for DIY!<p>So fun!<p>Head on over to Fall for DIY to see the full how-to.

Color-Tipped Knit Scarf

Simply Sensational Recipes and Ideas for All

DIY Mosaic Wall Art

Wall Art

How-To: Ombre Crocheted Storage Baskets

Corral your clutter in style with this ombre crocheted storage basket tutorial from Liz at Crochet in Color!<p>Ready to make some baskets of your own? Head over to Crochet in Color to see the full how-to.<p>[Via Pinterest]

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DIY Mixed Floral Hair Tie

Tutorial: Ombre Glass Magnets and Push Pins

Several months ago, I explained how to “crack” glass floral stones (tutorial here). It’s an inexpensive, easy project that’s fun to do. I like to use …

How-To: Ladder Stitch

Thanks to the well-timed combination of my recent English paper piecing obsession and some necessary mending, I’ve definitely been feeling the love for the nearly-invisible ladder stitch. I must not be the only one, since Mollie just posted this incredibly helpful and clear ladder stitch tutorial …

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