Using basic cookware and appliances, you can create crave-worthy meals your family will love any day of the week, and in less time! Join chefs Robin Miller and Katie Workman as they share smart, practical techniques that will help you get dinner on the table in a snap (without sacrificing an entire Sunday of prep!). Their flexible approach to meal planning will help you be more creative in the kitchen, without any fancy equipment.
Ready to get wild? Bring a taste of the jungle into your home with this Bluprint-exclusive kit! Bright colors and a variety of blooms make this project fun to stitch. The kit comes with everything you need to complete your embroidery, including fabric, floss, needles and hoop.
Perfect your satin stitch with this Bluprint-exclusive kit! It comes with everything you need to complete the project, including a hoop, fabric, floss and needles. Grab the kit to stitch your own, then proudly hang it on your wall or gift to a fur-loving friend.
Sit back, relax and enjoy the view as you bring this beautiful wool landscape to life. Whether you're a needle art newbie or an experienced felter, you'll love the process as much as the finished project.
Looking for a simple project with impressive results? This gorgeous wool landscape is easy enough for beginners, yet still enjoyable for experienced felters. Grab the kit to stitch you own, then hang it up or give to a loved one for a handmade holiday, housewarming or wedding gift.
Let's talk about waffles. The breakfast item is great, but knitters can argue the stitch is even better. It's worked up quickly by alternating knits and purls, resulting in a beautiful texture that has little raised bumps (similar to how a waffle looks when it comes off the iron). Plus, it's easy enough for even true beginners to take on, so you can try it in any project — like in this Waffle Stitch Cowl Knitting Kit — regardless of skill level.
Show a little love to Mother Nature by replacing those paper towels with something a little more sustainable — reusable scrubbers. That's right, with these patterns you can crochet some scrubbies for your bathroom and kitchen, making your day-to-day cleanup more environmentally-friendly.
One of the biggest differences between regular garment sewing and couture sewing is underlining. Underlining is what gives couture garments their superior overall appearance and elevates any homemade article of clothing to a designer-grade product. But, what exactly is underlining? Why do you need it, and how do you use it?
Take traditional embroidery and turn it on its head with one key tool: the punch needle. Also known as needle punching, the craft uses embroidery floss or yarn to create bold texture and beautiful designs on monk's cloth. Fiber fanatics can't got enough of the fun, easy-to-learn technique, so get in on the craze with one (or all!) of the projects below.
There are so many reasons to love stockinette stitch. It's smooth, polished and (best of all) simple! It looks great on any project, especially when working with variegated yarns — the simple fabric lets those colors shine! Once you learn to knit it, you'll keep coming back for more.
When you first pick up a pair of knitting needles, it's likely you'll start at square one: the garter stitch. The stitch pattern is easily identifiable by its ridges, and is ideal for newbie knitters because it lies flat and is by far the most beginner-friendly because you just knit every row. But even with its simplicity, there are a few things to keep in mind when working a garter stitch.
Every get-together needs a burst of color to liven things up, and that's exactly what these color-packed cake pops are for! They couldn't be easier to make, either: there's no sculpting or shaping required, and you can create the rainbow effect with just a handful of candies.
Create your brunch centerpiece with a baked frittata, an omelette-quiche hybrid that's healthy, crustless and oh-so-customizable. While most frittata recipes start on the stovetop, this method is even easier — just put your ingredients in a glass dish or pie pan, pop it in the oven and relax with your morning coffee.
Now that you've dyed your Easter eggs, keep the fun going by giving those cuties something to nestle in. These paper egg holders are fun, versatile and insanely simple — so it's a must-make for kids of all ages.
Dessert is all about texture, and these lemon pudding cakes certainly deliver. They start with a fluffy, moist cake layer and finish with a smooth, creamy curd — and they definitely don't skimp on lemony flavor. Whip 'em up for brunch — perhaps on Mother's Day or Easter — to give your guests the perfect final bite.
Nothing gets you in the camping mood more than some nature-inspired accessories. With a simple template, yarn and fabric scraps, you can needle punch a frog patch that's cute enough to stitch on any campwear.