And July’s Most Popular Posts Are…

Posted by on Jul 31, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking |

Craftsy blog readers have spoken! Scroll down to see which posts the community loved most this month, plus other great highlights you absolutely don’t want to miss!

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Other fun July highlights you don’t want to miss:

August 2014 Quilting Desktop Wallpaper

Gardening Desktop Wallpaper

August 2014 desktop calendars

Choose from two downloadable desktop calendars for August 2014:

Trendsetting textiles

Have you seen THE print for summer?

Five new FREE PDF eGuides

Which one will you download first?

Craftsy Drawing Perspective Giveaway


We’re currently giving away a collection of notecards featuring original artwork by Patrick Connors, PLUS free enrollment in his popular Craftsy class Perspective in Landscape Drawing Craftsy class.

Enter the giveaway here!


Solstice Quilt, a perfect Christmas in July project!

Christmas in July

We celebrated Christmas in July all month long! Craftsy fabric buyer Emma Harrington revealed her top picks for Christmas quilting fabrics and quilt kits, we shared a special Christmas in July installment of Free Pattern Friday, plus with roundups of our favorite holiday projects for quilting, knitting and crochet.

Did you get a head start on holiday prep this month?

New Craftsy classes released in July:

We are thrilled to launch brand new classes in three new categories this month: woodworking, paper crafts and gardening, plus dozens of fabulous classes across all our categories.

Which of these are on your wishlist?

Paper Crafts

Create Stunning Birthday Cards (FREE mini-class!)

Scrapbooking With Style: Clean & Simple Layouts


Transform Your Garden Design (FREE mini-class!)

Growing Heirloom Tomatoes


Flawless Finishing (FREE mini-class!)

Doors for Cabinetry & Fine Furniture


Quilted Kaleidoscopes

Quick Quilted Gifts

Ultimate Free-Motion Quilting


Plug & Play: Custom Scarves & Shawls


Couture Finishing Techniques

One Pattern, Many Looks: Blouses

Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques

Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers

Patternmaking + Design: Creative Sleeves

Cake Decorating

Mini-Cakes, Many Occasions

Perfect Party Cakes

Building Your Business: Smarter Display Cakes


Low & Slow BBQ at Home

Everyday Thai Cooking


Stabilizer Savvy

Continuous-Line Embroidery


Drawing Anime Style

Mixed Media Drawing: Colored Pencil & Ink Wash


Painting Wildlife: Acrylic & Mixed Media


Close-Up Nature Photography: Beyond the Basics

The Essential Guide to Lightroom

Travel Photography: The Essential Guide


Crochet: Basics & Beyond


Pickup stick & Finger Control Techniques

 Tell us! What would you like to see on the Craftsy blog in August?