Maria Whitehead

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Cat Butt Coasters

The next time you wake up and smell the coffee, you can also look down and see a cat butt as you rest your mug on one of these inspired Cat Butt Coasters by Shanna Compton of Hooks + Balls.<p>Each butt is handcrafted with care; made from 100% cotton yarn and acrylic felt. These materials help absorb …

Chocolate Pumpkin Bread

September is here and we all know what that means: time for internet ladies to lose it over pumpkin spice everything!<p>I'm kidding.<p>Ok, half kidding.<p>But …

How-To: Travel Cable Cozy

Keep cables, chargers, and must-have electronics accessories organized and easy to find with this fantastic travel cable cozy tutorial from Sammy at Live it. Love it. Make it.<p>This definitely looks a whole lot better than the Ziploc bag that I’ve been tossing in my carryon—it even rolls up, so …

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Crochet Reversible Swiffer Socks!

<b>By Linda Permann</b><p>I’ve always hated buying refills for my Swiffer sweeper — even though I use both sides of the cloth, it just seemed silly to throw them away. My sweeper had been languishing in my closet because I had no refills when I realized I could crochet my own reusable cover from some yarn I …

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Knitting and Crochet Tip: Select the Perfect Yarn Texture for Your Project

When picking out yarn, many knitters and crocheters focus on color and fiber content, but yarn texture also plays a huge role in determining the look of a finished item. Pick the perfect ply for your next project with this handy yarn texture guide that Ashley Little shared on Craftsy!

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5-Minute Cardboard Wheelbarrow

Back in June, I saw these photos of a fun cardboard wheelbarrow in my G+ feed, and asked the owner of the images, Alfonso E.M., if I could share them on Make. He agreed, and told me the story of how he came to make a cardboard box wheelbarrow:<p>Last Sunday my son Pit (2.5 yo) took a toy store …

Sewing Tip: How to Measure Kids for Sewing Projects

Sewing clothes for your kids? Like adults, very few kids fit perfectly within the sizing guidelines for patterns, so Melissa from Melly Sews put together this helpful tutorial for measuring kids for sewing!<p>Melissa also created a free downloadable measurement card to help you keep your little one’s …