Showcase Your Talent in the First Craftsy Pattern Design Awards!

Posted by on Oct 17, 2014 in All, Crocheting, Embroidery, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing |

This October, we want to celebrate the amazing pattern designers whose hard work and creativity has given us the tools we need to create incredible projects. Read on to find out more — including how you can be entered to win the Craftsy class of your choice!

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Knitting With HandSpun Yarn: Projects Perfect for Beginners

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in Knitting, Spinning |

Knitting with handspun is such a treat! Here are a few beginner-friendly knitting patterns that will show off your yarn, knitting up every last inch.

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Have You Tried Weaving With Paper Yarn?

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in All, Paper Crafts, Weaving |

Surprisingly paper yarns can be used in weaving, even for clothing. Learn what papers can be used and how.

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5 Tips for Making Quick Quilting Projects

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in Quilting |

Do you love quilting beautiful patterns but don't have the time to spend months and months on one project? Implement these five tricks for quick and easy quilting that you can finish in a relatively short period of time!

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Bring Style to Your Home With These Indoor Garden Designs

Posted by on Oct 19, 2014 in Gardening |

Growing houseplants can bring life and natural beauty into your home, which is especially appealing during the fall and winter months. However, don’t settle for just any old look. These indoor garden design ideas show that plants can also be an important style accessory for your interior decor.

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A Foolproof Method for Gluing Up a Three-Legged Stool

Posted by on Oct 19, 2014 in Woodworking |

We’ve come to the big moment in building our Tage Frid-inspired three-legged stool — putting it all together. All the parts are shaped and sanded to 150 grit. The wedges are ready. The challenging part of this process is that you have to glue up the legs, stretchers and seat all in one go and most of this glue-up happens upside down (the stool, not you!). Bring it on!

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7 Crochet Cardigan Patterns Perfect for Layering

Posted by on Oct 19, 2014 in Crocheting |

Fall and winter are all about layering, and I can't think of a better way to do that than with crochet cardigan patterns. Prep yourself for layering with these crochet cardigan patterns — and steal some of their styling ideas while you're at it!

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Let Your Cakes Shine: Our Best Cake Photography Tips

Posted by on Oct 19, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Photography |

If you're anything like the majority of us Craftsy cake fanatics, it's safe to say you are likely obsessed with cakes! We'll spend hours and hours designing, baking and decorating our works of edible beauty. Don't you wish you could keep those cakes forever sometimes? Well you certainly can — by documenting your masterpiece with artful cake photography! Read on for top tips on how to photograph your cake perfectly!

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