Tutorial: Summer tote from pleather

Tutorial: Summer tote from pleather Tutorial: Summer tote from pleather

Emily from Nap Time Creations shares a free pattern for making a summer tote out of pleather (or leather, if you prefer).  It’s a great bag to take along on your summer outings – to … Read More...

Water Color Masking Fluid Tips

The ladies over at Adventures in Making are always sharing fabulous craft techniques and ideas! Last month they shared a lot of water coloring tips, including these tips for working with Masking Fluid.

Alison says: “I love playing with watercolors, … Read More...

Tutorial: Vintage hanky pocket tee

Tutorial: Vintage hanky pocket tee Tutorial: Vintage hanky pocket tee

Ashlee from My So Called Crafty Life shows how you can make this cute vintage hanky pocket tee.  It’s an easy and cute DIY project.  You’ll need just the corner of the handkerchief, so this … Read More...

How to paint on feathers

diy-painted-feathers-lI think this proves that there probably isn’t anything you can’t paint on. How pretty are these feathers all colorful with fun patterns painted on them. They are perfect for dressing up clothing, accessories, your hair or just about anything. … Read More...

100 Amazing Gluten Free Party Recipes

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Planning a party is tricky enough, but it’s even worse when you need to take into account the special dietary needs of your guests. However, if you’re looking for gluten free party recipes for your next event, Beard & Bonnet … Read More...

Homefront fashion and sewing during WWII

Homefront fashion and sewing during WWII Homefront fashion and sewing during WWII

Home sewists during World War II had strict limitations on materials available to them and the styles they could create.  That didn’t stop them from creating fashionable items to wear.  Those restrictions actually helped … Read More...

Tutorial: Tulle circle skirt

Tutorial: Tulle circle skirt Tutorial: Tulle circle skirt

Laura from A Beautiful Mess shows how you can make a tulle circle skirt.  You can dress it up for fancy occasions or keep it super casual with a simple t-shirt.  It’s made from layers of … Read More...

Gold Foil Printing Tutorial

Here is a fabulous post from Ash and Crafts on how to make gold foil prints! Gold is huge, it was everywhere at the CHA convention and it’s still super trendy.

This is a tutorial on how to make shiny … Read More...

Tutorial: Weave Cane

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Meg Newberg shares one way of doing a woven or knot cane here. Matching lines with this many thin parts is tough but as Meg points out in the tutorial, when the cane is reduced small, close is good … Read More...