And the Winner of the Best Modern Quilt Award Goes to…

Posted by on Sep 20, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

We have some very exciting news! Kimberly Einmo, one of Craftsy's most treasured online instructors, was recently recognized for her achievements in quilting! We checked in with this prize winning quilter to find out her thoughts on the award, as well as where she finds her quilting inspiration. Keep reading to find out more!

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Add Beauty and Value to Your Pieces With Handmade Jewelry Findings

Posted by on Sep 20, 2014 in Jewelry Making |

You make your jewelry by hand, but where do your supplies come from? These 5 tips will inspire you to use handmade clasps, headpins and earwires to make your work unique!

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How to Make a Wooden Cutting Board in 7 Easy Steps

Posted by on Sep 20, 2014 in Woodworking |

A cutting board is a simple project with big bang for the buck. This cherry board has a glassy smooth surface that is a pleasure to you. Learn how to make this edge grain cutting board that lets the beauty of the wood come through and will last for years.

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Film vs. Digital Photography for Weddings: Pros & Cons

Posted by on Sep 20, 2014 in Photography |

Whether you are considering becoming a digital or film wedding photographer or considering hiring one, there are some big advantages and disadvantages to film and digital photography for weddings. We break down the pros and cons of both.

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Breaking the Knitting Rules: Dropping Stitches on Purpose

Posted by on Sep 20, 2014 in Knitting |

Knitters, including those of us right here on Craftsy, are always helping other knitters pick up dropped stitches to avoid a freak-out. But what if you knitted a project where the pattern actually tells you to drop a stitch? Are you ready to break the rules and become a rebel knitter? Check out the simple instructions for dropping a stitch, plus some beautiful examples of dropped-stitch patterns.

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Make a Stash-Busting Color Block Card: Free Template + Tutorial

Posted by on Sep 20, 2014 in Paper Crafts |

This handmade thank you card is a great project for using up pieces of scrap card stock or paper that are left over from other paper crafts projects. I've included the letters and all of the different letter segments in free templates below, so you can mix and match to create your own, custom color block letters.

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Tiny Treats: How to Make Mini Cupcakes

Posted by on Sep 20, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Food & Cooking |

Mini cupcakes are so cute and perfectly bite-sized which is part of what makes them so irresistible. While putting this tutorial together, I realized that there aren't many recipes out there that have a modification line for making minis as opposed to regular-sized cupcakes. Well, that's why I'm here! Today you'll learn all about mini cupcakes, how to make them and how long to bake them.

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