The World is Your Oyster: 12 Precious Pearl Crafts

The World Is Your Oyster - 12 Precious Pearl Crafts

Just like lace and flowers, pearls add a dash of femininity to clothing, accessories, home decor, and more. But did you know that these delicate gemstones come from irritated mollusks? That’s right; if a parasite burrows its way into a mollusk, the mollusk grows a pearl around the affected area to prevent it from spreading. […]

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Pick a Place: Easy Quilted Placemat Patterns, Quilted Mug Rugs, and More

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I hate tablecloths. It seems as though every single time I put a freshly laundered one on the table, someone spills on it. Rather than policing my guests or having small panic attacks every time somebody passes a dish, I’ve decided to take a different tack: placemats. Placemats are simple to make, easy to clean, […]

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Simple Sewing Projects: 16 Easy Sewing Projects for Beginners

Simple Sewing Projects

My first sewing project was a fabric plush doll similar to the Soccer Sister Doll. Of course, mine wore a dress styled after Little House on the Prairie and was as nonathletic as her maker. But I’ve kept her all these years, and now she sits in a place of honor in my sewing room. Whether you […]

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Use Yarn for These Unforgettable Home Decor Crafts

When you think about yarn, you probably imagine a crochet hook or pair of knitting needle at the same time. Save for a few popular Pinterest projects and trendy DIY ideas (wrapping glue-covered yarn around a balloon and then popping it – haven’t we all tried this craft at least once), yarn is pretty much […]

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Don’t Miss It: “10 Sewing Ideas for Thanksgiving” Free eBook!

10 Sewing Ideas for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving decorations are seriously underrated. Everyone goes all-out for Halloween and then starts gearing up for Christmas. In honor of everyone’s favorite holiday feast, check out AllFreeSewing‘s free eBook, Give Thanks: 10 Sewing Ideas for Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving crafts are always so cute and bring such a cozy touch to a house in mid-autumn, so don’t skimp out […]

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15 Rainy Day Crafts

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Is there anything more depressing than a rainy summer day? AllFreeHolidayCrafts.com is bringing you 15 Rainy Day Crafts to turn those tears into cheers. We’ve provided you with a list of a crafts that are perfect for those days when you’re stuck inside the house. Whether you want to cuddle up with a DIY blanket, […]

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Unexpected Decor Ideas for Eco-Friendly Crafters

  This article is brought to you by Dan Whiteside. Dan blogs about DIY and gardening topics at DIY Newbie, where he discusses a variety of home improvement projects.   If want to spruce up your home, there are loads of ways to do it. You could of course hit the shops, but that might […]

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No Sew Accent Pillow Pattern with New Michaels Fabric

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In celebration of the new pre-cut fabric line at Michaels Stores, we have a fun and simple new home decor project to share. This is a project you can easily whip up in just a few minutes. The new Michaels fabric comes pre-cut and this project uses just that pre-cut piece to create a simple project […]

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Thrifty Home Makeover: DIY Home Decor Ideas to Refurbish Your Home On a Budget

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I’ve always been hesitant to redecorate, mostly because I have no interest in spending money on window treatments or furniture when what I already have is more than functional. But there are plenty of budget-friendly ways to spruce up a room by doing a little sewing. Check out these home decor ideas to see how […]

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Make Your Own Party Decor with New eBook from Fiskars!

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Fiskars has teamed up with FaveCrafts to bring you an eBook filled to the brim with quick and easy projects that can all be made with the Fiskars Fuse Creativity System!  From beautiful handmade cards to party decor that looks professionally made, the 25 easy and fun projects that you’ll find in the Fuse Creativity […]

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