Using Embroidery Floss Caddies To Get Organized

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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...
Yarn

How to Choose Yarn for Your Next Project

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How to choose yarn for your next project, whether for knitting or crocheting, can be an overwhelming task. Your local yarn shop has a vast array of colors and textures. There must be a...

Pattern Weights for Pennies – Literally!

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Sewing patterns tend to be printed on a light and flimsy tissue paper. No problem there -- except that light and flimsy means it's likely to be blown or nudged away at first chance!...

Learn to Quilt: Discover How to Save Money

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In today’s economic climate, starting a new hobby may seem like an expense that your budget just can’t support. Between gas and groceries, becoming a quilter just doesn't seem like a wise financial choice....
Knitting Crafts

Choosing The Correct Yarn, Needle and Hook sizes for Knitting & Crochet

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If you have ever considered knitting a vintage pattern you may yourself confused over the required yarn. Terms such as "fingering" and "worsted" can be enough to cause you to give up on your...
Knitting is The New Yoga

Knitting is The New Yoga

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Good Effects of Knitting for Your Body Most expectant moms would want to create memorable pieces for our lil' ones. That is why we invest most of our time in learning new crafts such as...

Sewing Tips for Fleece

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It's a treat sewing with fleece -- the edges don't unravel, so there's no need to finish seams. Fleece is kind of stretchy, plus fleece garments are normally a little loose, so fitting isn't...

Learn How to Make a Knitted Doll

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Many times, you have some free time to spend and you are confused as what to do then? There are many great ideas to utilize that time efficiently and creatively. One of them is...

Quilting for Beginners: How to Quilt Beautiful Heirlooms your Family Will Enjoy for Generations

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Quilting is a fantastic way to create a work of art with fabric. It is well understood that the “painting” will not be perfect, and that colors and patterns are limited to what’s available...
8 Gift Ideas for Knitting Nuts

8 Gift Ideas for Knitting Nuts

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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...

Cutting Mat – Putting Them To Use Efficiently For Slicing Cloth

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The cutting mat is certainly a flexible type of mat that can be used for a plethora of arts and crafts endeavours. Well known projects include sewing, quilt making, paper crafts, wood crafts, etc. In...

Unique Sewing and Craft Secrets: Save Time and Money

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Dozens of unique craft tips and ideas to save you time and money. To Open that Stuck Zipper: Rub the teeth with a bar of soap or spray with shaving cream. An Ideal Pin Cushion: Use...

Make a Denim Pouch Pocket

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Reduce, reuse, recycle, this is a great motto for crafters too!. Try using old denim jeans for your projects, and make some usable crafts. This pocket is very simple and yet useful to make. Cut...
Hand Sewing

Three Basic Stitches for Hand Sewing

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Sewing machines help to make sewing faster, but sometimes you need to sew an item by hand, for example, when you are repairing an item. It does take practice to make stitches that are...
10 Good Reasons to Start Sewing

10 Good Reasons to Start Sewing

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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...