Mixed Media Ideas for the Scared and Skeptical

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“Mixed media” is one of the most intimidating phrases in a crafter’s vocabulary, but, on behalf of AllFreePaperCrafts, I’m here to tell you that it shouldn’t be. Mixed media crafts can be super simple, and you’re guaranteed to get some incredible results. Shaking your head already? Stick with me as I bust some common myths […]

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Craft Inspiration: Latest Trends in Sewing and Fabric from CHA 2014

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AllFreeSewing was thrilled to explore the Craft and Hobby Association Show in Anaheim this year. With all of the new products, amazing bloggers, and eye-catching displays set up it was more than a little difficult to keep our focus. Regardless of our enthusiasm we still managed to get the scoop on what the latest trends […]

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Take an International Staycation with European-Inspired Quilt Patterns

Take an International Vacation with European-Inspired Quilts

My little sister recently returned home from studying abroad in the United Kingdom. As we wrestled with the zipper of her over-capacity suitcase,  I was reminded of Mary Poppins’ magic satchel that could store any number of items. The suitcase was literally a  treasure-trove containing a huge amount of  flower-embossed tins of English tea, luxurious […]

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You’ve Been Gifted: 7 Holiday Rainbow Loom Patterns + AllFreeKidsCrafts Giveaway!

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Two things are on everyone’s minds right now: Christmas (of course!) and Rainbow Looms, the latest jewelry craze. Whether you’re already obsessed or you’re just starting out, it’s time to put your Rainbow Loom love towards some holiday projects! AllFreeKidsCrafts has searched high and low for the best Rainbow Loom patterns for the holidays, and […]

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The Results are In for the Create and Celebrate Survey!

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We’ve tallied up your responses to our latest survey, and the results are in! Those of you that subscribe to our Create and Celebrate newsletter can find all the preferences and trends of your fellow holiday crafters below. A recent survey conducted by AllFreeHolidayCrafts.com revealed the popular interests and habits of holiday crafters like you! […]

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Trend Alert: Owl Crafts for Kids

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Those big, watchful eyes, the adorable fabric patterns, their odd, yet somehow cute shape; I don’t know what it is about owl crafts, but they’re quite a trend, and AllFreeKidsCrafts is on board. So many of the adorable owl crafts out there are completely doable for the littlest crafty hands, so get crafting. Grab your […]

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2013 CHA Trends: Smells Like Team Spirit!

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This past weekend the FaveCrafts team packed up our bags and headed out to Anaheim, California for the winter Craft and Hobby Association trade show.  While there, we chatted with hundreds of craft companies, bloggers, and designers and were lucky enough to get a sneak peek at brand new products that will be coming your […]

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