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  • Chic DIY Cat Scratching Post
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    Keep your cat happy and healthy! See how easy it is to build a DIY scratching post using items from around the house.
  • Easy DIY Doggy Stairs
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    Does your pup have short legs? No problem! Make stairs for small dogs that are functional and chic using two crates and just a bit of paint. Add DIY fabric cushions to each step and your pup is ready to go!
  • DIY Princess Canopy Pet Bed
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    Repurpose an old end table into a luxurious pet bed! All the materials you need are easy to find and it comes together in a snap.
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    Pamper your pets with these easy projects!
  • Barrel Cactus Pillow
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    Ready for something a little different? See how to crochet an easy barrel cactus-shaped pillow with ridges. Amy guides you to crochet, sew and finish this unique piece of decor.
  • Aloe Plant
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    Amy shows you how to crochet a super-simple aloe vera plant. Stitch a back-and-forth pattern to create the leaves. Afterwards, learn to crochet, stack and assemble the leaves to complete your trio of succulents.
  • Variations
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    Now that you know the basics, have fun personalizing your cactus garden! Amy shares tips for adding spikes and faces, and felting for more fuzzy texture.
  • Barrel Cactus
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    Get started by stitching a sweet barrel cactus! The simple back-and-forth design is quick and easy to crochet. Watch your cactus take shape as you learn to stuff and assemble it, then top it off with a cute little flower.
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  • From graphic stripes to more complicated double knitting, hats are the perfect canvas to practice and learn new skills. They're pretty small, so you aren't committing to a lifetime of knitting a technique you may not love, and except for some crown shaping, they're basically just knitting a tube — by keeping the structure simple, you're free to focus on your new skill. So when you're in the market to try something new, check out one of these skill-building hats.
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  • So many sweaters, so little time! Whether you're into knitting sweaters that let you kick back and crank out allll the stockinette, or are looking for something that requires a little more concentration, we've got 10 gorgeous patterns to keep your needles busy.
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  • Sew
    Sure, you read (or at least skimmed) the manual that came with your serger. But let's be honest: there are a lot of stitches and thread options to choose from. So it's no surprise if you still feel a little stumped over exactly which stitch to use with the fabric you have on hand and the project you're ready to tackle.
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  • Sew
    It's a given: 88 percent of T-shirts end up in the back of your closet. But before you Marie Kondo said closet, bring those shirts to the forefront. These upcycle projects are simple to make and will refresh your garments so they're oh-so-ready to wear again.
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