Tammy Caldwell

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30 favorite projects, tutorials and topics of 2012

Going through the blog for this last year to put this together was pretty astonishing.<p>I’m especially impressed by all the fantastic discussions we’ve …

How-To: Fix a Zipper

Instructables user marcellahella posted this handy tutorial illustrating a simple way to fix a troublesome zipper!<p><b>More:</b><p>MAKE | How-To: Mend a Fabric Tear Near a Zipper<br>• MAKE | How-To: Repair an Old Backpack<br>• MAKE | How-To: Shorten Metal Zippers

Tutorial: Pillowcase Dress with Ribbon Ties and Trim

Annabel wore this dress over the weekend and got compliments! It was amazing to hear her reply, "Thank you, Mommy made it." I was the only one who …

Top 5 Supplies For Making Your Own Sewing Patterns

Making your own patterns is not as daunting as it sounds. Having the right supplies can make it a lot easier though, so today I'm sharing my <b>Top 5</b> …

Sewing Basics: Marking and Cutting Fabric

With so many options for both marking and cutting fabric, it’s easy to see how a new sewer might feel a bit overwhelmed. Sound familiar? Start your next project with confidence using this helpful guide to the basics of marking and cutting fabric from Tilly at Tilly and the Buttons!<p>Every maker has …

Transform Your Space

When you're searching for <i>the</i> fastest and easiest home décor project, most people would steer you toward a simple pillow. We don't disagree, but when …

Sewing

5 Simple Tips to Improve Your Sewing

What would you say if I told you my best sewing tips are some of the simplest? Today I’m sharing five simple techniques and tricks that will …

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

Violence plagues Costa Rican conservationists | US & Canada

<b>Limon, Costa Rica</b> - The police are late. Dressed all in black and balancing a baby howler monkey on her hip, a frustrated Marielos Morice checks the time on her mobile phone for the third time in five minutes. It's just past 8:30pm, and the police should be here to pick her up for a joint beach …

Associated Press News

Holder: US needs balanced approach on heroin

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder says the government needs to deal differently with the heroin epidemic than it did with the crack …

Maryland Gov. O’Malley will sign marijuana decriminalization bill, he says

John Wagner<p>Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) said Monday that he will sign a bill decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana.<p>On a 34-to-8 vote, the Senate gave final approval to the legislation Monday afternoon. The bill would impose only civil fines, rather than criminal sanctions, …

6 facts about marijuana

Attitudes about marijuana have undergone a rapid shift in public opinion, paralleled by few other trends in the U.S. Our recent data, along with …