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Craftsy Named Official Honoree in the Webby Awards!

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Fine Art, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Home & Garden, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

We're so proud to announce Craftsy was named an Official Honoree in the 18th Annual Webby Awards! We received Honoree-status in three categories, including recognition for the mobile app and online videos! Read more

Hand Embroidery Supplies: 6 Tips for Choosing the Right Fabric

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in Embroidery | Comments

Like a canvas is to a painter, the fabric is the foundation for hand embroidery work. It's important to choose a fabric that supports the weight and style of stitches. Here's some tips on selecting the proper fabric for your next embroidery project! Read more

Learn It! 7 New Craftsy Classes to Inspire Your Creativity

Posted by on Apr 8, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Embroidery, Fine Art, Knitting, Photography, Sewing | Comments

You know that feeling, the sense of accomplishment you get when you master a new skill or finish a challenging project? Well, get ready to experience it again! We’re bring you seven fantastic new classes that will build your skills and elevate your technique. Check them out, you’re sure to learn something new! Read more

Eggsquisite Embroidery: Easter Appliqué Designs

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 in Embroidery | Comments

After the winter of "polar vortexes," it’s time to bring some sparkle to spring. By adding reflective mediums and varying a couple of steps, you can turn standard appliqué into something extraordinary. Celebrate the season with these fun Easter-themed appliqué designs! Read more

Free Pattern Friday: A Picnic Quilt, Spring Blouse & More!

Posted by on Apr 4, 2014 in All, Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing | Comments

Take time to stop and smell the roses. We’ve got a freshly picked bunch of beautiful patterns, all for FREE! From a lovely quilt perfect for a picnic to sewing pattern for a pretty spring blouse, check out these free patterns for a wonderful breath of fresh air. Read more

No April Fools Here! New Classes in Quilting, Cake Decorating & More!

Posted by on Apr 1, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Knitting, Quilting, Sewing |

It may be April Fool’s Day, but we’re not tricking you: We’ve got a whole host of fantastic new classes at a discounted price for our loyal blog readers. You can explore new skills, like how to quilt cascading color and how to bake your own tasty sourdough bread. The learning possibilities are endless. But you better hurry because these special savings are only available for a limited time! Read more