Cross-stitch

Make an Easy Cross-Stitched Pincushion

Have you ever seen the Clover pincushion maker? It’s a cool tool that makes it easy to make a pillow-like pincushion, which Stitched Modern used to …

Sewing

'It doesn't even have googly eyes': Artisans speak out against so-called 'craft beer'

A revolt is brewing.<p>These days, you can't even walk into the waiting room of a dental office without tripping over cleverly designed bottles of craft …

Craft Beer

Susan Kare Recounts Creating Apple’s Classic Mac Icons & Microsoft’s ‘Solitaire’

Image via Nam-ho Park / Flickr (CC BY 2.0)<br>Former Apple designer Susan Kare is most known as the creator of some of the world’s most recognized UI …

Cross-stitch

Spreading his wings: Andrew Winch on private jet design

<i>Famed superyacht designer Andrew Winch tells Tory Kingdon how he feels equally at home in an aircraft cabin as he does below deck...</i><p>Since Jon …

Boating

Fugs & Pieces, April 20th, 2018

Tiny little babies! Crazy Rich Asians! Beyonce!

Brad Pitt

A portrait of the Apple artist: The iconic Susan Kare

Pegged to her award Friday of the American Institute of Graphic Arts’ prestigious gold medal.<p>From Alexandra Lang’s profile of Susan Kare in this …

Apple

Meet the Cross-Stitch Artist Designing for Chance the Rapper & Lil Yachty

The Stitch Gawd, aka Emma McKee, is a Chicago-based cross-stitch artist and hip-hop fan who makes custom pieces for the likes of Chance the Rapper …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Running the hills for Blossoms of Hope [Mostly Main Street]

The eighth annual <b>Hills of Milltown 5K</b> is coming up on <b>Mother’s Day</b>, Sunday, May 13. This popular event’s course covers most of the historic district, …

Cross-stitch

Stitch a Cat for Prosperity

I adore this sweet cross stitch design by Luba Davies Atelier.Called Prosperity in the House, it features a little kitty resting on a pillow with a …

Crafting

Interview: Cindy Anstey, author of ‘Suitors and Sabotage’

<b>Joyce: Welcome to HEA, Cindy! Please tell us a bit about your new release,</b> <b>Suitors and Sabotage</b><b>.</b><p><b>Cindy:</b> <i>Suitors and Sabotage</i> is a Regency mystery-romance with enough of a lighthearted tone that it could also be called a Regency romp. The story focuses on a shy young lady with an artist talent and an …

Books

Dates Announced for Drop-In Program for Crafters

next program on Saturday, April 21<p>The Crystal Lake Park District is pleased to announce upcoming dates for the popular program-UFO (Unfinished Craft …

Cross-stitch

Baton Rouge bar's 'Stitch 'n Bitch' puts modern twist on quilting bee clubs

They come armed with knitting needles, crochet hooks, cross-stitch patterns, paint and canvas, even a sewing machine or two.<p>It’s the last Wednesday …

Baton Rouge

Stitched Flowers for Mom or Grandma

This is a really pretty cross stitch design for Mother’s Day that has the benefit of being appropriate for moms or grandmas.Better Cross Stitch …

Crafting

Learn to Embroider the Fern Stitch

Cross stitch and embroidery look great together and can easily be used in the same project, so it’s worthwhile to know a little bit of both if you …

Crafting

How to Cross Stitch a Key Chain with Plastic Canvas

I was wandering around Pinterest, as one does, and I saw a picture of cross-stitched keychains.I started looking for more, and found some that looked …

Crafting

12 Hilarious and Charmingly Bizarre Pieces of Royal Family Memorabilia

In anticipation of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's upcoming royal wedding, fans have taken to crafting their own commemorative plates — but one …

Prince Charles

Caroline Rose’s embrace of punkish pop helps sell her satire | The Star

<b>What’s the deal?</b><p>When last we heard from New York’s Caroline Rose on 2014’s <i>I Will Not Be Afraid</i>, she was peddling a particularly feisty and …

Common Sense

Tiny Embroidered Food Is My Current Internet Obsession

Who doesn’t love miniature food? There’s a reason why the Miniature Space channel’s mini food videos rack up millions of views on YouTube—they’re cute and whimsical, and simply fascinating!<p>If you’re as enamored with itty-bitty edible treats as we are, then you’re definitely going to want all of …

Cross-stitch

The joy and creativity of geeky crafting

You too can crochet a Porg! Or maybe you would prefer to knit a Porg instead. How about crafting one from foam? Or making a mini plushie Porg for …

Women's News

Did Lisa Armstrong just hint that she’s hoping for a reunion with Ant McPartlin?

<b>Lisa Armstrong</b> might have been estranged from husband <b>Ant McPartlin</b> since January but she’s sparked speculation that she’s hoping for a reunion one …

Celebrity News (UK)

Stitch a Westworld Maze While You Watch Season 2

I’m so excited that season 2 of <i>Westworld</i> will be starting very soon (April 22) so I couldn’t resist poking around to see if there were any <i>Westworld</i> …

Crafting

Download: Cross Stitch Card Patterns

The look of Cross Stitching on your cards is becoming really trendy right now, both real of faux. Many companies have dies, embossing folders and …

Crafting

Fraudster conned ex out of £50,000 by claiming she'd had three limbs amputated and was living in a tent

A fraudster conned her ex-partner out of nearly £50,000 by telling him she needed money for medical bills, food and accommodation abroad.<p>Linda …

News (Wales)

A Publisher of the Fans, By the Fans, for the Fans

Quince, a comic book series about a Latina teen who discovers her superpowers on her 15th birthday, broke out last month at the Long Beach Comic …

Graphic Novels

Birthdays

It's the most magical food fad sweeping the internet: Unicorn treats! Try one of these fun, pretty ideas--and add some sparkle to your snacks.<p>These little birthday rituals are sure to become warm-and-fuzzy memories for your kids down the road.<p>See how to turn store-bought ice cream sandwiches into …

Dessert

A Lovely Design to Stitch for Earth Day

Earth Day is coming up this month, and it’s always a good time to think about our impact on the planet and to be reminded that everything we do is …

Crafting

Why DOES it take IT so long to solve user problems?

This seasoned accountant has years of experience at a government agency, and a lot to keep her busy, reports a pilot fish in a position to …

Fish

Norwegian Rhapsody: Discover the fjords of Norway

<b>For some, Norway’s spectacular fjords are a first taste of cruising. For others, they are quite simply the ultimate destination</b><p>When the Vikings …

European Travel

Snowing Quilt

I’m starting off my post with a great giveaway – because I love getting free fabric as much as the next quilter! This giveaway features 17 fat …

Quilting

Stitch a Galaxy Far, Far Away With These Free Star Wars Patterns

01 of 09<p>Use the Force to Stitch These Projects<p>If you love Star Wars and embroidery, these are the patterns for you! Each of these free designs …

Sewing