Joshua John Russell, award-winning cake designer and star of our Man About Cake (MAC) series, creates five cakes inspired by his most popular designs. These smaller scale, beginner-friendly cakes are just as impressive as the originals, and achievable for any home baker.
You’ve spent weeks knitting a project, and now you are supposed to cut it? Relax: in this class from our partners at Interweave, Kyle Kunnecke will teach you how to cut and finish knitted steeks without fear. He'll show you why cutting your knitting can actually be a good thing. You'll learn the do's and don'ts of properly creating, preparing and cutting steeks and how to create hand-sewn and crocheted steeks, all while making an adorable zippered bag.
Denim is a wardrobe staple. And it's also the perfect canvas for embroidering and embellishing! Textile artist Kat McTee shows you how to turn those everyday denim pieces into contemporary, one-of-a-kind creations with hand embroidery. From a classic denim shirt to stylish jean jackets, these easy and customizable projects will amp up the denim in your closet.
In this class from our partners at Interweave, Tammy Honaman will go bead by bead through five popular bead weaving stitches, including ladder stitch, flat herringbone, hubble, chenille, and the chevron stitch! You will learn which tools and materials to use to produce the best work and basic fundamentals that will allow you to create any piece.
Ever thought of drawing your own coloring book? Well, now you can! In this project tutorial, artist Kelsey Montague shows you how. Using her signature style as a jumping-off point, learn to create three of Kelsey's page designs along with your own designs. Then assemble all your pages and tie with a ribbon for a gorgeous handmade touch.
Bust your yarn stash and knit a pair of Fair Isle fingerless mitts! Knitwear designer Tanis Gray shows you how, without shaping, step by step. You'll learn to work key techniques including afterthought thumb, Latvian braid, double-pointed knitting and more.
Join artist and author Jen Hewett and learn to block-print your own fabric designs. Learn to carve blocks, print them with water-soluble inks, and build design repeats for custom fabrics you can sew into garments, quilts or home dec projects. An easy apron pattern is included for your first yard of block-printed fabric!
Stitch up a statement piece with this eye-catching cowl kit from Tanis Gray. Retro yet modern and knit seamlessly, this project is perfect for newbie knitters, Fair Isle experts and everyone in between! Your kit comes with the pattern, charts and worsted-weight yarn needed to knit it up quick.
The secret to this stylish scarf? Self-striping yarn! Add that to a simple mirroring technique, and you’ve got a must-have kit that works up quick. The cherry on top is a double ruffle edge adding a dash of flirty flair.
Versatility and style meet cozy comfort in this fun-to-stitch kit. Knit with a reversible rib and only partially seamed, this oversized cowl can be worn buttoned up or open. Either way, it’s sure to make a statement.
You'll have stars (and hearts!) in your eyes when you stitch up this quilt. Star Light, Star Bright uses 10" squares to transform simple half-square triangles into a fun, eye-catching design. This project, featuring the dainty florals and traditional brocades fof the Boundless Plume collection, also leaves plenty of room for some creative machine quilting. Your kit will come with all the fabric you need for the quilt top and binding.
Vineyard-inspired hues. Watercolor-like prints. A bold star design. This Quiltworx design is sure to be a showstopper. Bring it to life with this all-inclusive kit (and the help of a how-to video!) that comes with a physical pattern, paper piecing templates, Boundless Batiks fabric and pre-cut 2.5” strips.
If you love traditional Amish designs, this quilt is sure to delight. Designed by Monique Jacobs, Lancaster Square artfully pairs traditional Amish motifs with updated block designs and a modern color palette for a fresh take on an old favorite. Your kit will arrive with all of the Boundless Plume fabrics you'll need to complete your quilt top and binding.
Step back in time with this romantic French reproduction print. Soft florals play beautifully with negative space and a springtime palette, making this quilt kit a lovely addition to any home. Your kit comes with everything you’ll need for the quilt top and binding.
Negative space and geometric shapes meet groovy florals in this mod-inspired (and beginner-friendly!) quilt kit by Monique Jacobs. It comes with everything needed for the quilt top and binding. Plus, thanks to a versatile pattern, you can make it as big (or small!) as you'd like.
Let your creativity bloom with Boundless Plume, a collection of traditional brocades and vintage prints mixed with soft florals and feathers. The result? Must-have precut fabric that feels both flirty and refined — AND lets you complete projects in a fraction of the time!
Let your creativity bloom with Boundless Plume, a collection of traditional brocades and vintage prints mixed with soft florals and feathers. The result? Must-have fabric that feels both flirty and refined.
Featuring a rainbow gradient of nature-inspired Boundless Batiks, this quilt (designed by Angela Walters!) puts a modern twist on the traditional braid block. Bonus: it’s actually much easier to construct than it looks! Your kit comes with everything needed for your quilt top and binding. Oh, and the trick to those unique star points? Cutting simple angles on your rectangular units.
You don't need an excuse to build a showstopping cake, but Easter sure is a good one! With the pastel colors and big chocolate rabbits, there's so much you can do to make the holiday extra sweet — like making 3D gum paste eggs for an elegant finishing touch. These delicate cuties can be made well in advance of the big reveal, so carve out an afternoon and get in the springtime spirit.
Indulge in an after-dinner mint — but make it boozy. Grasshopper cocktails were all the rage in the 1950s and '60s, and they're still a go-to today. The ingredients are simple, yet you're rewarded with a rich drink that's the perfect St. Patrick's Day green. Top it off with shaved chocolate for a truly divine sip.
If you're a fan of bread pudding, it's time you made friends with the Irish variation. The dish doesn't hail from the country, but rather gets its name from the generous amount of Irish cream. Serve it up on St. Patrick's Day or Easter brunch for a table full of satisfied guests.
There are so many reasons to adore polymer clay jewelry. For one, the medium couldn't be easier to work with — think of it as Play-Doh for adults. For another, the pieces are totally customizable. Use whatever colors you want, mold any design you want and sculpt any shape you want. The tutorial below walks you through how to make marbled earrings with dangly accents — follow along, then go wild on your own.
The number one thing you need to remember about drawing realistic hair: don't get caught up in all those individual strands. As with so many aspects of drawing, less is more, and overworking any area can detract from the rest of the image. Instead, you want to use value and shape to define your subject's hair. Here's how.
As you get deeper into sewing, your needs and investment level may change with time. Maybe you started sewing on a family hand-me-down, and the machine finally bit the dust. Or maybe you learned to sew on a basic model, but now you're ready to upgrade to something higher-quality.
Crocheting a flat circle seems pretty straightforward: crochet in rounds, throw in some increases and — bam! — you've got a circle. Except, you probably don't actually have a circle. Instead, it's likely you have something a little misshapen.
When it comes to drawing facial features, the eyes can be challenging because, well, realistically capturing "the windows to the soul" is no easy task. And while you probably learned a simple formula when you were a child — draw a football with two circles inside for the iris and pupil — no eye actually looks like that.