Louise Porter

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5 apps Apple should buy to make the iPhone even better

Every week, we point you in the direction of some of the App Store’s best free offerings. You’ve probably downloaded a few of the apps just to see …

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The Most Proven Technique For Increasing Long Term Happiness

This technique has been proven again and again and again. Here it is, explained by its originator, University of Pennsylvania professor Martin …

16 Ways to Create Your Own Happiness at Work

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Let’s face it, happiness and work do not tend to go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, which reported data from more than 180 million people, found that just 13% of us consider ourselves to be “happily engaged at work.”<p>Those who do rate …

Canada now ranked as fifth happiest place on Earth

What Apple Watch damage is covered by warranty? Here’s how Apple will determine what’s eligible

Apple will be doing a visual mechanical inspection of the Apple Watch, like with the rest of its products, when customers bring in a damaged device for repair. But what will be covered under your warranty exactly? And what issues will Apple be looking for to determine what is eligible for repair …

Here's How Wi-Fi Actually Works

Most computer users know little about how Wi-Fi works. In fact, one of the only things many do know is that sometimes it doesn’t. But even a little …

iFixit’s Apple Watch teardown reveals it might secretly be able to measure your blood’s oxygen levels

A pedometer isn’t enough for a device to call itself a serious fitness tracker nowadays – a heart rate sensor is essential for giving meaningful measurements during intense activity.<p>Naturally, Apple says the heart rate monitor on its smartwatch is better than the one’s you’ll find in competing …

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Cato 2015 Summer TV Behind The Scenes Summer Video

Cato 2015 Summer TV Commercial

Apple Developed a Super Resolution Mode for iPhone Cameras Using Image Shifting

One of the technologies that’s emerging in the camera world is using sensor-shifting to capture high-resolution photos. It involves shooting a …

Mobile Photography

An Incredibly Rare Photo of a Quadruple Rainbow

New Yorker Amanda Curtis was waiting for a train in Long Island, New York, this past Tuesday when she spotted something incredibly rare: a quadruple …

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Scrappy Inspiration

I love mini quilts! From wall-hangings to table runners to mug rugs and pillow covers, I enjoy all types of miniature quilt projects.<p>They are a great …

Taylor Swift Tries On Every Pop Music Lewk In New Video, "Shake It Off"

Charlie Sheen did the Ice Bucket Challenge...with a surprise twist. [via TMZ]<p>Very important step. [via Knusprig Titten Hitler]<p>Meanwhile, outside the Serpentine Gallery, Marina Abramopug shares a moment with a member of her audience. THE PUG IS PRESENT. [via F Yeah Dementia]<p>Uh, where can we get …

Quilt Binding 101 - Beginner's Quilting Series – Pile O' Fabric

This post is part of the Beginner's Quilting Tutorial Series. We are going through an in depth series which will teach you everything you need to …

Bindings - Attaching, Mitering, and Hand Sewing - A Tutorial

You've got your quilt squared up, you have your binding pieced and ironed, now is the time to attach the binding. First, by machine, and then by hand …

Quilt Along Week 7 How to Bind a Quilt

Dude. I must apologize in advance. You are about to encounter an obnoxious number of photos. Bear with me as I'm about to cover trimming and squaring …

How to sew an easy mitred corner

As I mentioned in Monday's Make : Grow : Thrift, I was making cushion slips to match the quilt I'd made. As the four squares weren't quite big enough …

Machine Binding Tutorial

There are lots and lots of binding tutorials. <i>Lots</i>. So I’m going to skim over binding basics fairly quickly in order to share with you how I machine …

Microwave Bowl Pot Holder

<i>Before you begin this project, please read THIS update. (Added 2/27/2014)</i><p>How many times have you burned your hands lifting a bowl from the microwave? …

Perfect Points and the Positioning Pin

As a woman and a quilter, my favorite words, not necessarily in this order, are:<br>I love you!<br>You've lost weight!<br>Look at those points!<p>This <b>Perfect Points</b> …

Sewing

Little General Pillow Cover

I added this pillow to my French General collection this week. I was <i>supposed</i> to be finishing my Plus One quilt but got a bit distracted by the last …

Gifts for Quilters

Since it’s “that time of year” I thought I’d update my list of <b>Favorite Gifts for Sewists and Quilters</b>. I’ve added a few new things this year. One day …

Magic Binding Tutorial

Hi all! Charlie is going through another crisis with his heart. I've been spending time at the doggie intensive care unit and the vet told me that it …