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The Basics of Cross Stitching

There are not many things you need to get to start this amazing hobby. In fact if you were to get a kit, it would come with everything you need in one package. But...

Make Money Quilting – 5 Methods

Start making plans to open your quilting business and operate from your home, a rental location, or a commercial building which you own. Make money quilting a personal stash to sell, represent other quilters,...

Sew a Raincoat for Your Dog

Making a warm and waterproof coat for your dog is quite simple, and means that you and your pooch can get more exercise over winter. Suitable Fabrics & Notions For the fabric, you want 2 layers....

How to Make Cooling Neck Ties

Have you ever used a cooling necktie? If you have I bet two things surprised you. How they helped you keep cool and how much they cost. About $8 each. Ouch! This article shows...
10 Good Reasons to Start Sewing

10 Good Reasons to Start Sewing

Back in the day, sewing was thought of as an old lady's job. But thanks to DIY projects, the practice of sewing is coming back. If you haven't gotten around to sewing, there are...

Spinning and Weaving Project Ideas

Whether you have been practicing the arts of spinning and weaving and have become an expert at your new craft, or whether you are still a beginner who is learning these wonderful skills and...

Common Quilting Mistakes Even Pros Make

Like medicine and yoga, quilting is a practice-not something you can master. That can seem like reassuring news for a quilting newbie, but frustrating for those who have been practicing their craft for years....
Craft Sales

How to Sell Your Crafts

Having a craft hobby is relaxing and fun. However, once you have been either knitting or crocheting for many years, you will find you have excess finished projects that you do not need. They could...

Using Embroidery Floss Caddies To Get Organized

Are you tired of having a bunch of little things rolling around in your drawers? If so, I have a simple storage solution for you. Take a trip out to your local craft supply...
Knitting

Flags in the Breeze Dishcloth (Pattern)

I love knitting dishcloths, but I know a lot of knitters think it's silly. Why do I like them? Well, they're an almost instant gratification project and it's practical to boot. They're thick, durable...

Knitting Yarn Common Terms

While there are many different sizes and styles of knitting yarn available, there are certain terms that are common no matter what type of yarn you are knitting with. While the different terms do...

How To Crochet – Back to Basics

The beautiful art of crochet is currently seeing an upsurge in popularity because of the gorgeous crocheted garments and accessories that are fashionable at the moment, and I'm sure there are plenty of ladies...

Stash Flow – Knitting in Tough Times

Knitters are well-known as experienced savers, actively stalking yarn and constantly scouting around for new colors and textures. Once the game is bagged, they furtively store it in the nooks and crannies of their...

Choosing the Best Scissors or Sheers for Sewing

If you're going to do any sewing, you need some scissors. In fact, even if you aren't doing any sewing, every household needs some scissors! They're a useful tool, so it's important to have...
8 Gift Ideas for Knitting Nuts

8 Gift Ideas for Knitting Nuts

Knitters are great people to know and it is great to be listed in their 'good books', especially when winter time rolls around! Given that knitting wool is such a personal choice, and you...