Posts by Katie

Katie spends her free time reading, doing yoga, and enthusiastically but inevitably botching DIY projects. Her poor DIY track record has yet to sway her from her ultimate goal of living each day like Pinterest or Zooey Deschanel. Before the end of the year, she hopes to a) find her sewing machine and b) start the Ron Swanson quilt. She considers both goals achievable.

Fix-It Friday: How To Cut Felt Shapes For Any Craft Project

How to cut accurate felt piecesDo you ever get frustrated cutting detailed felt shapes? Craftsy workshop designer Abby Glassenberg has a great technique to cut felt shapes quickly and accurately, no matter how detailed they are! Using this cool trick, you can cut felt shapes for any project you may have. Read more »

Have You Heard About Craftsy?

Craftsy in the NewsLately, Craftsy has been featured in blogs, magazines, and even on television shows as the media is catching on to the popularity of online craft education. Here are some of our favorite news pieces about Craftsy and our instructors in the past month. Have you seen Craftsy in the news? Read more »

Fix-It Friday: What Does This Serger Stitch Do?

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Guest blogger and Craftsy instructor Amy Alan is an expert when it comes to her serger. She shares with us what are some commonly used serger stitches, and in what circumstances you should use different stitches.

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Meet Lisa Anne, a Craftsy Crafter!

Craftsy Crafters: Lisa Anne LoganCraftsy Director of Marketing Lisa Anne Logan shares her take on her hobby of modern quilting, why she loves what she does, and what craft she'd like to explore in the future. Find out how you can learn to modern quilt from the same instructor as Lisa Anne! Read more »

Fun Friday: Learn How to Make Crafts Inspired By Taylor Swift

Crafts inspired by Taylor SwiftFind out how you can knit your own versions of knit stuffed animals and home decor used in Taylor Swift's new video for "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together." From bunnies to lamp doilies, Craftsy can help you recreate the feel of Swift's quirky new video. Read more »

Join us next month at STITCHES East!

Craftsy at Stitches EastCongratulations to Carla P., the winner of our STITCHES East Design Competition! Join Craftsy in booth 710 at STITCHES East in Hartford, Conn. October 12-14 to see Carla's winning design. Get a coupon for 50% off market admission and 20% off classes and events by reading this post! Read more »

Meet Nicole, a Craftsy Crafter!

Meet Nicole, a Craftsy CrafterMeet Craftsy Marketing Creative Director Nicole Askari and learn more about her craft of choice - creating gorgeous modern fused glass pendants. Read more »

Step Five: Craftsy Quilts of Valor Mystery Quilt-a-long!

Step 5: Quilts of ValorJoin guest-blogger Alycia of Alycia Quilts for Step Five of the Craftsy Quilts of Valor Mystery Quilt-a-long. In this step, Alycia shows you how your blocks will go together to create this wonderful quilt. At the end of this step, you will have finished your inner quilt top. Read more »

Knitting for the Fall with Ann McCauley

Ann McCauley Craftsy Workshop: Texture TunicCraftsy Workshop designer Ann McCauley discusses her inspiration for fall knitting and the steps she takes to get started. This includes choosing her yarn, selecting richer colors, and starting early enough to wear the warm pieces she knits, like the Texture Tunic from the Texture Tunic Workshop. Read more »

Step 4: Craftsy Quilts of Valor Mystery Quilt-a-Long!

Quilt-AlongJoin us for Step Four of the Quilts of Valor Mystery Quilt-a-long as Alycia walks us through taking our 5-inch star blocks and turning them into 12 ½-inch blocks. After you finish making your blocks, you are only two more weeks away from finishing your quilt! Read more »