Laura Greenawalt

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The 10 best squash recipes

1 Butternut squash soup, poached free-range egg and chorizo<p>This super-easy, silky soup is perfect for early autumn evenings and the spicy chorizo and egg make it quite substantial. It's important to caramelise the squash properly otherwise the soup can be a little bland.<p>Serves 4<b><br>1 medium-size</b> …

Butterick’s Practical Typography

Butterick’s<br>Practical<br>Typography<p>Newest Demo the Practical Typography fonts at mbtype.comTypography in ten minutessummary of key rulesForeword by Erik …


DIY Travel Photo Keychains

Summer vacations result in a ton of stellar photos, but I never get around to displaying them. This DIY travel photo key chain tutorial on Design Sponge is the perfect way to make your own souvenir and never let a great vacation photo go to waste.


How-To: Crocheted Mesh Bag with Contrasting Color Handles

Add a little color to your next shopping trip with this handy crocheted mesh bag with contrasting color handles from Stephanie at All About Ami.<p>Want to make one of your own? Head on over to All About Ami to see how it’s done!<p>[Via CraftGawker]


DIY Beach Glass Photo Transfer

My Aunt and Uncle have been collecting beach glass for years. When I was recently at their house for a visit, I was fascinated by how many pieces …

Statement skirts: Get the look-in pictures

So you've read our fashion editor's column on statement skirts, but how do you go about getting the look yourself? The Guardian's fashion team pick four of the best examples you can find on the high street

Iron Craft ’13 #14 – Bulky French Knot Pillow

I gave myself a real challenge when I posed the theme of France for Iron Craft. I didn’t have any immediate ideas for a project, but knew I wanted it …

Vancouver Mini Maker Faire Recap Video

Check out this great video by Stephanie Wiriahardja that recaps the Vancouver Mini Maker Faire. Looks like a lot of fun! [via Emily]<p>The Road to Maker Faire Challenge will award $2,500 to one winner to bring his or her project to World Maker Faire on Sep. 21 & 22, 2013 in New York. Use the funding …

How-To: Rolled Camping Kitchen Organizer

Set up your camp kitchen in no time flat with this handy rolled camping kitchen organizer tutorial that Sabra from Sew a Straight Line shared on Today’s Creative Blog.<p>Ready to make your own? Head over to Today’s Creative Blog to see how it’s done!


How-To: Embroidery Scissors Tassel and Charm

It’s the little things that make the handmade life special, and this tutorial from Feeling Stitchy for making a tassel and charm for your embroidery scissors was just too cute not to share.<p>Ready to make your own? Head over to Feeling Stitchy to see how it’s done.


The Creepy Embroidery of Catherine Rosselle

Artist Catherine Rosselle created an amazing series of creepy embroidered insects called Insectomanie.<p>[via beef frank]<p><b>More:</b><p>Embroidered Skateboard Deck<br>• Embroidered Self Portrait Without Looking<br>• How-To: DIY Embroidered Sunglasses


Hand Embroidered Tentacular Bag

Writer and broadcaster Jamimah Knight produced this impressive piece of needlework she calls a Tentacular Bag.<p>[via Laughing Squid]

How-To: Copper and Cement Desk Lamp

This copper and cement desk lamp tutorial from Look What I Made would be the perfect addition to a minimalist or industrial office!<p>Want to make an awesome lamp of your own? Head over to Look What I Made to see the full how-to.


Day 5: Type Design, short course, Reading University

With the emphasis on developing our own typeface designs, day 5 seeing mostly practical work in the schedule guided by Gerry Leonidas and Gerard Unger:<p>09:30 - 11:00 – Lecture: Hybrib Letterforms<br>• 12:00 - 14:00 – Practical Work<br>• 14:00 - 16:00 – Practical roundup<br>• 16:00 - 17:30 – Final wrap-up<p>After cracking-on in the morning we took a short break to look at the dissertations of past MA students. Many of those shown bore more resemblance to a large PhD thesis, and this is what marks out the MA at …

Tutorial: English Paper Piecing, Hexies Part 2 | Red-Handled Scissors

Welcome to part 2 of my <b>English paper piecing series</b>! In this tutorial, we’ll be joining seven of the hexagon pieces that you made in the first part …

DIY Constellation Votives


How-To: Airport Code Tote Bag

Inspired to wander? Display your travel love proudly with this fun airport code tote bag tutorial from Haberdashery Fun!


Google Surveys Can Make Anyone A Professional Pollster

Nate Silver and I are big fans of Google’s Consumer Surveys tool. “Perhaps it won’t be long before Google, not Gallup, is the most trusted name in polling,” wrote Silver, on how Google conducted one of the most accurate polls of the 2012 election cycle.<p>But I didn’t know how useful they’d be for …

Orient Express Makes Quick Stop in New Patek Philippe Ad

For the benefit of those with a little extra spending cash lying around, a one-way ticket from Paris to Istanbul on the Venice-Simplon Orient Express …

Ad of the Day: Ikea Welcomes You to the Dollhouse

The premise of Ikea's "One Room Paradise" music video seems straightforward: As a little girl plays with her dollhouse (doll apartment complex, to be …

Bill Hader Can’t Catch a Break in T-Mobile Ads, His First Post-SNL Gig

Saturday Night Live alumnus Bill Hader has teamed up with T-Mobile to become the brand's first spokesperson in several years not to wear a bright …

1970s Commercial for Baby Laugh-a-Lot Will Make You Scream-a-Lot

Today's toy ads aren't perfect—the one for Kackel Dackel is disturbing in its own way—but at least they don't give you nightmares. The one below, for …