Celebrate Fall With 6 Fun (and Free!) Appliqué Designs

Posted by on Sep 21, 2014 in Quilting |

Appliqué a shirt, coasters or a wall hanging with these festive, fall patterns! These FREE designs are beginner-friendly and ready for your creative touch.

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Unlock 7+ Illustration Tutorials in Our FREE Illustration Basics eGuide!

Posted by on Sep 21, 2014 in Drawing, Painting |

Ready to kickstart your dreams of becoming an illustrator? Learn the fundamentals you need with our FREE downloadable PDF eGuide Ready, Set, Draw! Illustration Basics for Beginners.

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And the Winner of the Best Modern Quilt Award Goes to…

Posted by on Sep 20, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

We have some very exciting news! Kimberly Einmo, one of Craftsy's most treasured online instructors, was recently recognized for her achievements in quilting! We checked in with this prize winning quilter to find out her thoughts on the award, as well as where she finds her quilting inspiration. Keep reading to find out more!

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Add Beauty and Value to Your Pieces With Handmade Jewelry Findings

Posted by on Sep 20, 2014 in Jewelry Making |

You make your jewelry by hand, but where do your supplies come from? These 5 tips will inspire you to use handmade clasps, headpins and earwires to make your work unique!

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How to Make a Wooden Cutting Board in 7 Easy Steps

Posted by on Sep 20, 2014 in Woodworking |

A cutting board is a simple project with big bang for the buck. This cherry board has a glassy smooth surface that is a pleasure to you. Learn how to make this edge grain cutting board that lets the beauty of the wood come through and will last for years.

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Film vs. Digital Photography for Weddings: Pros & Cons

Posted by on Sep 20, 2014 in Photography |

Whether you are considering becoming a digital or film wedding photographer or considering hiring one, there are some big advantages and disadvantages to film and digital photography for weddings. We break down the pros and cons of both.

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Breaking the Knitting Rules: Dropping Stitches on Purpose

Posted by on Sep 20, 2014 in Knitting |

Knitters, including those of us right here on Craftsy, are always helping other knitters pick up dropped stitches to avoid a freak-out. But what if you knitted a project where the pattern actually tells you to drop a stitch? Are you ready to break the rules and become a rebel knitter? Check out the simple instructions for dropping a stitch, plus some beautiful examples of dropped-stitch patterns.

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