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Wrap it Up: 6 Tips for Finishing Your Crochet Like a Pro

Posted by on Jul 27, 2014 in Crocheting |

Finishing your crochet project is more than cutting the yarn to fasten off. After many hours crocheting your newest project, there are still a few final steps after fastening off that will give you a professionally finished piece. Here's how to do it!

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Free Pattern Friday: Get Nerdy With 7 Geek-Loving Patterns!

Posted by on Jul 25, 2014 in Crocheting, Embroidery, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing | Comments

Hey there all you free pattern lovers — it's hip to be square! From Star Wars to science, get geeky with these FREE nebulously nerdy patterns.

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Shop the Summer Clearance Sale: Act Fast, While Kits, Fabric & Yarn Last!

Posted by on Jul 24, 2014 in All, Crocheting, Knitting, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving |

Save up to 75% off kits, fabric and yarn in our summer clearance sale. From best-selling sewing kits to your favorite Fat Quarters, these clearance items are going fast, so don't wait a single second. Shop now for amazing savings!

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Christmas Crafting in July: Crochet Your Gifts Now & Avoid Holiday Stress!

Posted by on Jul 24, 2014 in Crocheting |

Inevitably, I'll be crocheting like a crazy lady on December 24, struggling to finish last-minute holiday gifts. Join me in making a to-crochet list today, and let's avoid that last minute holiday panic in December. These crochet patterns from Craftsy will give you gift ideas for everyone, from kids to even your co-worker.

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Buttoned Up: Crochet Patterns Featuring Buttons and Unique Buttonholes

Posted by on Jul 20, 2014 in Crocheting |

Have you ever looked at a crochet pattern and immediately dismissed it because it included an intimidating little detail like a buttonhole? Crochet with buttons doesn't need to involve hair-pulling frustration. Check out these patterns that include crochet with buttons and you'll want to add buttons to everything!

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Just In! Announcing Brand New Paper Crafts Classes From Craftsy

Posted by on Jul 19, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

You've waited long enough! On the heels of announcing new gardening classes and woodworking classes last week, we're thrilled to finally unveil brand new new paper crafts classes from Craftsy, including two completely FREE mini-classes. Without further adieu, here are the latest and greatest online classes in Craftsy's Paper Crafts catalog!

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