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Free Pattern Friday: Have a Hoot With 7 FREE Owl Patterns!

Posted by on Aug 1, 2014 in Crocheting, Embroidery, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing | Comments

Hoot, hoot, these patterns are oh-so-cute! Feel free to gush over our most darling free pattern finds yet, all featuring adorable tiny owls!

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And July’s Most Popular Posts Are…

Posted by on Jul 31, 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 |

Craftsy blog readers have spoken! See which posts the community loved most this month, plus other great highlights you absolutely don't want to miss!

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7 One-Skein Crochet Patterns to Bust Your Yarn Stash

Posted by on Jul 31, 2014 in Crocheting | Comments

If you're as paranoid as I am, you probably buy an extra skein of yarn every time you start a new project, just in case you don't have enough to complete it. Free up some of that yarn stash storage space with these quick, one-skein crochet patterns from our stash-busting Craftsy designers.

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Find Your Favorite Things With 11 New Craftsy Classes!

Posted by on Jul 30, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Woodworking | Comments

Bright buttercream cakes and delicious doughnuts... these are a few of our favorite things! We've just released 11 amazing new online Craftsy classes, ready for your enjoyment. Plus, we're offering them at a limited time new class discount, so you get a brand new class all tied up with a sweet savings string!

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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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