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7 DIY Ways To Make Fire Starters for a Cozy Christmas | Hello Glow

Aromatic Wax Fire Starters<p>Use your muffin tin to make fire starter candles filled with aromatics like cinnamon, clove and rosemary.<p>More from this …

Pin Cushion Roundup

Keeping your pins organized in a dedicated cushion or dish is the best way to avoid getting one in the foot, or in the derriere (if you happen sew on the couch)! Pin cushions are also a great way to make something that is ridiculously cute and functional at the same time.<p>Take a look at this roundup …

The Perfect First Quilt Project

Modern solids quilt. No binding and no machine quilting: the whole project is fast with beautiful results. Easy enough for beginner sewers!<p>510<p>3983

How-To: Ironbound Bookcase

Organize your books in modern-meets-rustic style with this sturdy DIY ironbound bookcase project from Ben at HomeMade Modern.<p>Make it this weekend! Click here to see how it’s done.


Tutorial: Reusable fabric bowl covers

The Sewing Dork shows how you can make a set of fabric bowl covers to use in place of plastic wrap. Unlike plastic wrap that sees just one use before …

How-To: DIY Wool Felt Ball Coasters

Give your beverage containers a cozy spot to hang out while they do the important work of containing your beverages with this super easy wool felt ball coasters tutorial from Inspired by Charm.<p>[via Wattlebird]


Stitch Along: Quilty Stitch Sampler

It seems as if every person I know is doing this incredible Quilty Stitch Along that Little Miss Shabby has on her blog. Right now they are square 7 …

How to Make Shower Steamers | Craft Tutorials & Recipes

Shower Steamers are a great way to add a variety of fragrances to your shower for a little aromatherapy. Place the steamer on the floor of the shower …


Quick Tip.. How To Make Bias Tape

Have you thought about making your own bias tape, but have been afraid to try? Well.. making your own bias tape is actually A LOT easier than you …

DIY: Eco-Friendly Fire Starters

I wouldn’t call myself a pyromaniac exactly, but I’ve never turned down an opportunity to sit around a campfire. In an effort to avoid dousing …

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Tutorial: iPhone armband case

Melissa from Melly Sews and Blank Slate Patterns shows how to make an armband case so you can wear your iPhone (or other smart phone or music playing …

I know this isn’t DIY, but this is so beautiful and perfectly captures my relationship with my cat!

I know this isn’t DIY, but this is so beautiful and perfectly captures my relationship with my cat!

Native American Inspired Embroidered Alphabet | Feeling Stitchy

<b>Native American Inspired Embroidered Alphabet</b> | <i>Feeling Stitchy</i><p>Even if you don’t stitch, I encourage you to click through and read about the inspiration behind this sweet cross stitch - it’s inspiring and makes me want to go out and volunteer too! But also there’s this great alphabet, in some very pretty colours that I’m going to pick up next time I’m in Spotlight. Make yourself a sampler or use in your projects.

Embroidered Tea Towel | Ladyface

I love to share my crafts with people, but most people cringe when you mention embroidery! Well I don’t think this sweet little honeycomb pattern would make anyone cringe - it’s so easy to modify to suit the colours of your kitchen and it’s simple enough to fit into most decor. If you’re not keen on doing it on a tea-towel, how about a hand towel, a bag or even a tshirt?

Make Vintage-Inspired Painted Bowls

I love these glass bowls by Shannon at <b>Madigan Made</b>, largely because I own the same set of bowls (though unpainted), which I bought because their …

How to Turn Cork Trivets into Color Block Clocks

After searching the Internet for the most incredible items you can buy to color block everything from your wardrobe to your decor, we thought we’d turn our attention to showing you how to add a pop of color to your everyday items with some awesome projects that you can DIY. We couldn’t resist …


9 Weekend Project DIYs

8 Comments<p>Happy summer weekend! What you up to? I'm wishing I had that hanging bed (above/below) already set up in our backyard patio that's what I'm …

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!


CrockPot Soap Making

Forget about using your crockpot for stews, how about using it to create soap, soap from scratch that is.<p>Onegoodthingbyjillee shows us how to make …


Simple Tips for Using Glass Paint

With tons of new glass paint options out there, it can be a bit intimidating to select the product that will suit your needs <i>and</i> give you the results that you want. Luckily, these simple tips for using glass paint from Shannon at Madigan Made will take the guess work out of glass paint for …

English Paper Piecing Series: Part 2

Haley’s work on her blog The Zen of Making is always stellar and her latest series is no exception. This week she continues teaching us English Paper Piercing and shows us how to join together the hexagon flower pieces from Part 1. Precision and good taste are always a great combo in my book!


EZ-Make Oven

The poor incandescent light bulb — the very symbol of having a bright idea — is endangered. It’s being phased out all around the world: Brazil and Venezuela (since 2005), European Union (2009), and soon in the United States (2014). Granted, efficient CFL and LED lights produce more light with far …


How-To: Make a Shower Curtain

Make your own colorful patchwork shower curtain with this simple sewing tutorial that Brett Bara shared on Design Sponge!


How-To: Vintage-Inspired Tea Towels

Sew your own set of beautiful vintage-inspired tea towels with this tutorial from Corinne’s Thread on the Purl Bee!<p>Check out the stitches and get inspired! Head over to the Purl Bee to see the full how to.