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Take a look at the witty and political work of embroiderer Avery Spratt. Get Avery's tips for completing your first embroidery project on a thrifted shirt.
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Discover the hottest trends from Denver's 2018 Renegade Craft Festival, brought to you in partnership with Weebly. From bullet journals to geometric jewelry, host Christy Kruzick takes you through the season’s most sought-after crafts and the talented makers who create them.
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January is my favorite month for knitting — the crush of holiday gifting is OVER and it’s time to knit for the pure joy of it. Here are the projects I’m dying to cast-on as soon as the ball drops.
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What will be the IT crafts of 2019? We’ve been reading the tea leaves and…drum roll…we’re ready to spill the tea.
Julia Califano
The world of Instagram is filled with cool artists pushing the limits of fashion and photography. But throw Barbies into the mix — you read that right — and you’ve got something truly original. On the heels of the release of Welcome to Marwen, where Steve Carell plays an artist who creates a miniature scenes as he recovers from a brain injury, doll-vignette photography is claiming the spotlight. These five artists will show you why.
Liz Callahan Schnabolk
No one's surprised that hand lettering and hand stitching are instant BFFs, right? Beautiful, swirling script accented with neat, textural stitching just makes sense.
Sara Barnes
Embroidery just keeps getting cooler. First, 3-D embroidery was giving us major Insta-envy, but now we're heart eyes all the way for this latest trend: sheer embroidery. Not familiar? Sheer embroidery leans into see-through fabrics, such as tulle, organza, and silk to create stunning embroidery designs that seem to be floating on glass.
Lindsay Conner
It's official: we're trading in our paintbrushes for pastry. It turns out pie is the perfect canvas for every creative whim.
Lindsay Conner
For many knitters, myself included, the New York Sheep and Wool festival (lovingly referred to as Rhinebeck) is the stuff of dreams: for one glorious weekend, knitters gather in upstate New York for a fall festival celebrating all things sheep and wool. It’s sweater weather, and there are apple cider donuts. It’s like knitting nirvana.
Flowers in the hair: check! Flowers on the tables: check! But isn’t there more we can do? If you’re asking us — and we sure hope you are — the world needs way more wedding flowers. So deck the walls, hang them from the ceiling and pop them on your pets! Let’s find some new ways to infuse the joy that only those beautiful blossoms can bring.
Alexis Methven
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