Arrgh, Matey! Nautical Quilt Trends to Watch

Posted by on Sep 2, 2014 in Quilting |

What do you think about the nautical quilting trend? Take a look at these whale-y good projects from the online community for inspiration.

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Crafty and Creative: How to Use Pen and Ink + Collage To Make Amazing Art

Posted by on Sep 2, 2014 in Drawing, Painting |

Pen and ink and collage are respectively wonderful ways of creating art, whether it's a one of a kind fine art creation or a series of illustrations intended for a picture book. But did you know that you can combine them to create truly one of a kind pieces? Here's how!

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A Look at Shoulder Planes and Why You Need One

Posted by on Sep 1, 2014 in Woodworking |

A shoulder plane is a versatile tool that allows you to tweak joinery to produce precise fits that will raise the quality of your woodwork. Read on to learn about the different types of shoulder planes available, what to look for when choosing one, and how to use them.

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Too Crewel for School: An Education in Historical Embroidery

Posted by on Sep 1, 2014 in Embroidery |

Crewel embroidery is having a great resurgence amongst seasoned stitchers. Join in on the revival! Here's what you need to know so you can start exploring this classic technique.

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Expand Your Design Options by Mixing Twills

Posted by on Sep 1, 2014 in Weaving |

Explore the diverse landscape of twills with a beautiful, functional sampler. There are so many variants to choose from that you will never run out of options!

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In Case You Missed It…August Highlights From the Craftsy Blog

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

See which blog posts readers loved most in August, plus some other fresh freebies you don't want to miss out on!

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High Fashion: 5 High-Heeled Cake Designs Fit for the Runway

Posted by on Aug 31, 2014 in Cake Decorating |

Fashion-inspired high heeled cakes are such a fabulous way to add fun to a chic party. Discover our top 5 couture, high-heeled cakes for instantly stylish inspiration!

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