Crafting

This Hair Embroidery Trend Will Blow Your Mind

There's a new form of embroidery in town, and it's completely changing the way we think of sewing.<p><i>Teen Vogue</i> recently posted a story about model Sheena Liam, who has taken her talents from the runway to the craft table with her incredible hair embroidery creations. Each of Liam's creations feature …

Embroidery

Rock This DIY Color-Blocked Ballerina Swimsuit All Summer Long

Ballerina style is officially everywhere right now, from the perfect sleek bun to feminine ballet shoes, so it’s not surprising that ballerina-inspired swimsuits are one of the hottest looks of spring/summer 2017. I mean, how can you resist the appeal of ruffles, blush pink hues, wrap bodices, …

Sewing

‘Lego meets Origami’? Troxes interlock to build just about anything

Troxes are geometric toys that interlock like Legos<p>Is it modular? Connectable? Does it even vaguely resemble a tiny building? Then you can bet it’s a toy that designers and architects will fawn over. New to this category are Troxes, tri-winged bits of paper that interlock with identical brethren to …

Origami

DIY/Home Improvement: How to upcycle old light bulbs

Don't throw out your old, used up light bulbs, instead put them to stylish and creative use and transform some little pockets of your home. All you …

Home Improvement

Crossbody Zippered Pouch with Tassel Accent

Made to match our Elastic Waist Boho Short Skirt, this classic little zippered pouch can just as easily stand on its own as an everyday mini bag. We …

Sewing

The Ultimate Graduation Gift Guide

Aaand just like that, graduation is upon us! Whether you’re the student yourself (congrats!) or you’re watching a loved one receive a diploma, graduation always makes us feel how fast time flies.<p>Graduation is a real milestone, which is why we teamed up with Studio Ink to put together gifts for your …

Brit + Co

More Quilt Market Finds

Hello! I've been going through my market photos and think I have enough for two more posts...so here we go again! One of the items on my market …

Sewing

Quilt Market Spring 2017

Whew. This past weekend I attended International Quilt Market in St. Louis, Missouri. This is the semi-annual trade show for the …

Sewing

How to Make a Peg Bag

Hello there, crafty folk!<p>After the epic writing and photo uploading of the patchwork tutorial, I make no apologies for a simple, quick and easy …

Sewing

Make These Adorable Fruit Slice Paper Plate Fans

Dig into your craft box and get ready for this easy kid approved summer craft! These Fruit Slice Paper Plate Fans are a big hit and are actually a …

DIY

22 Awesome Products You Need To Update Your Old Clothes

It's time to <i>shake up</i> your wardrobe.<p>Posted on May 23, 2017, 16:42 GMT<p>Alice Mongkongllite / BuzzFeed<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</b><p>1. Build your pin collection at Coloring Pins, Pintrill, and even Amazon …

Sewing Machine

The Textile Bench

What’s on your bench? Mine’s mostly filled with electronic test equipment, soldering kit, and computers. I’m an electronic engineer by trade when I’m …

Sewing

DIY Bubble Art For Kids

My 4-year-old niece and her friends could play with bubbles for hours. Watching them in action got me thinking about how to use bubbles to make an …

Kids Crafts

Toilet Paper Lip Art Will Make You Rethink the Everyday Product

Surprisingly, it looks great!<p>On Instagram, nothing is off limits when it comes to putting together creative makeup looks. Makeup artists have glued flowers onto their lashes. Others have flecked their eyebrows with bread crumbs. We've even seen an uptick in pom pom-centric eye makeup. Just when we …

Makeup

Three-Dimensional Paper Art Creations by Elisa Mearelli

Elisa Mearelli is an Italian artist specialized in paper art. She imagines artwork in three dimensions, playing with depth effects with creation of …

Paper Craft

How to Clean Tote Bags - How To Clean An L.L. Bean Bag

The L.L. Bean Boat and Tote is a beloved classic, and rightly so. The bag that was introduced in 1944 as Bean's Ice Carrier (for transporting ice …

Sewing

Toilet Paper Lip Art Is A Thing Now

I have to log off<p>When the extraterrestrials inevitably touch down on Earth and come upon Beauty Instagram, they'll wonder one thing, <i>Are humans the most ridiculous creatures we've ever encountered or the most innovative?</i> Case in point: toilet paper lip art.<p>No domestic or craft product is safe from …

Beauty

All Around Arrows: Free Quilt Planner Download - Love Patchwork & Quilting

We love Julie Rutter’s lime and blue colour scheme in her All Around Arrows quilt in issue 48! If you fancy recreating it with your own prints or …

Sewing

Random: Kid Creates Switch From Cardboard, Father Caves And Gets Him The Real Deal

What it is with the Nintendo Switch and cardboard-based clones? Not so long ago we reported on a story in which a Japanese child crafted his own …

Paper Craft

Quilting successfully with Yarn Dyed Essex Linen Fabric

<b>Today I want to talk to you guys about my current quilting obsession.</b><p>I can’t get enough of the stuff.<p>I’m talking about Yarn dyed Essex linen by …

Sewing

A Pop Star Finish

I'm so excited to share my finished Pop Star quilt with you. I'm continuing to branch out in the free motion quilting department, and for the first …

Sewing

Simple DIY Patterned Coasters Using Resin

These patterned coasters add a fun touch to your kitchen table or nightstand. I don’t know about you but I always leaves glasses around my house, and …

Scrapbooking

How to Sew Flat Piping Trim to a V-neckline

Hello WeAllSew readers! My name is Beth and I blog and design over at Sew DIY. Most of us have probably heard of piping but flat piping is not often …

Sewing

Graphic Design: Paper Craft Project Inspired by The Little Prince

Le Petit Prince is a graphic design project created and shared by Rafa Miqueleto. It was a commissioned work done inspired by The Little Prince …

Paper Craft

Sewing Machine Maintenance: How to Oil and Clean Video Tutorial (Top Loading Bobbin)

A great video tutorial for sewing machine maintenance oil and clean for top loading bobbin sewing machines. Easy to follow so you can maintain your …

Sewing

The fresh way to sport embroidery this summer

Trade your all over embroidered pieces for appliqué—we are talking vibrant pops of detailing on your otherwise plain garment. From Delpozo to Kenzo, …

Embroidery

Jlin Shares a Haunting New Music Video for “Carbon 7”

Indiana-hailing footwork producer Jlin today shares the music video for her track, "Carbon 7," off her newly released sophomore album <i>Black Origami</i> on Planet Mu. Directed by Berlin-based filmmaker Joji Koyama (who has also made music videos for Four Tet, Mogwai, and Coldcut), the video stars ballet …

Origami

How to Clip Corners (Best Sewing Tips)

This simple sewing tip will show you how to clip corners, making your sewing projects more pro-looking. If you're looking for an easy way to reduce …

Sewing

Elastic Waist Boho Short Skirt: Dritz Woven Jacquard Elastic

<b></b> <b></b><b></b>It’s nudging towards summer, which means it’s time to show a little leg! We have a flirty little fast and easy skirt that’s perfect for strolling in …

Sewing

Makerspace on the Road: Beginning English and Origami

When I was younger, I think around elementary school, my friends and I would make these origami things for our fingers – we called them fortune …

Origami