Backcountry Travel: Essentials For Hiking And Backpacking With Your Camera

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 in Photography |

For travel photography that's on the go, you'll need to carefully consider the gear that you bring along. These hiking photography tips will have you prepared and packing light.

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Illustration 101: Dovetailing Art and Words in Illustrating for Books

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 in Drawing |

Reading between the lines of text is essential to the harmony of words and art in your illustrations. Here are top tips for illustrating for books!

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Make Easy Paper Ornaments! 11 Fast + Fun How-Tos

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 in Paper Crafts |

Personalize your Christmas tree with these DIY ornament ideas. You can whip them up in a matter of minutes, leaving you plenty of time to enjoy the most important things this holiday season.

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Beat the Winter Chill: How to Sew a Cozy Neck Warmer

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

It's winter,again, and it looks like it's going to be a cold one! Here's a simple neck warmer you can make in a jiffy to snuggle around your neck to beat the cold this season!

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Add Dimension to Your Embroidery With Ribbons, Beads & More!

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 in Embroidery, Quilting | Comments

See how adding a few special touches, like fabric, ribbon, beads and specialty threads, can turn your hand embroidery projects into highly tactile art, with noticeable dimension and texture to it!

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How to Find Time to Knit — and Finish More Projects!

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 in Knitting | Comments

Not able to squeeze knitting into your schedule lately? Too many WIPs to count? Use these tips to find more time for knitting — now you can actually finish projects.

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Skill Building: Using a Shooting Board Part 2

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 in Woodworking |

Learn the final steps for making a shooting board and how to use it for accurate angles and easy planing.

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