Everything You Need to Know About Working With Rayon

Posted by on Sep 29, 2014 in Weaving |

Discover everything you need to know about working with rayon fiber, including its interesting history, unique characteristics and how to weave with it.

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Shabby Chic Quilting: What Is Low-Volume Fabric?

Posted by on Sep 29, 2014 in Quilting |

Looking for a way to create a "shabby chic" quilt? Low-volume quilt fabrics are a great way to get that look. These tips for choosing and working with low-volume fabrics will have you stitching in no time!

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Drawing Realistic Animals: Bunnies, Birds and Hamsters

Posted by on Sep 28, 2014 in Drawing |

Looking to expand your animal-drawing skills? This step-by-step tutorial covering hamsters, parrots and bunnies will teach you to illustrate feathers and two different types of fur.

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Learn How to Crochet a Necklace in Less Than 20 Minutes Using Only Scrap Yarn

Posted by on Sep 28, 2014 in Crocheting, Jewelry Making | Comments

Itching to crochet but don't have much time? This crochet pendant is the perfect project for you! Sometimes we just don't have the patience for projects that take days and even weeks. Dig through your stash and experience instant gratification when you crochet this necklace in minutes.

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Rise to the Occasion: How to Keep a Cake from Falling

Posted by on Sep 28, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Food & Cooking |

So you thought you followed the recipe to a "T." But then somewhere along the baking process, your cake begins to fall in the middle, and you've got a sunken cake on your hands! What went wrong? Read on to find out how to prevent a cake from falling, plus some ways to salvage an already fallen cake.

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What You Need to Know When Bringing Outdoor Plants Inside

Posted by on Sep 28, 2014 in Gardening | Comments

If your houseplants spent the summer outside, now is the time to start bringing them in. But if you do it too suddenly, the shock could cause your plants to wilt, get yellowing leaves, or even worse, die. Prepare them for the transition properly with these helpful tips.

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Seamless Knitting Patterns for Knitters Who Hate Finishing

Posted by on Sep 28, 2014 in Knitting | Comments

There are so many advantages to seamless knits. When you bind off, you're practically finished with the entire project. Plus, there are not as many ends to weave in — yet another element of finishing that I despise. Take a look at these seamless knits and you'll soon betray your yarn needle, too!

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