Home Away From Home: How to Sew Travel Slippers

Posted by on Jul 26, 2014 in Sewing |

When you are traveling, taking along a little piece of home can be really comforting. For me, one of the items that always comes along with me are simple folding slippers I sew myself. Ready to make your own comfy pair to take on the road? Here's how:

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How to Make a Patchwork Pillow: A Fun Tutorial for Using Your Scraps

Posted by on Jul 26, 2014 in Quilting |

A patchwork pillow is the perfect way to use up lots of scraps or leftover quilt blocks. And with this tutorial, you can learn to make your own creative, unique design using your favorite fabric and leftover blocks!

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Simple Swaps: The Ins & Outs of Quilt Block Exchanges

Posted by on Jul 26, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

If you and your friends love to quilt, then you've likely heard of quilt block exchanges. These fun, swapping parties are a great way to come together and share beautiful quilts. From an overview of what a block exchange is to tips for hosting, I'm here to delve into the ins and outs of the quilt block exchange!

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Second Season Sowing: Mid-Summer Planting for Fall Harvests

Posted by on Jul 26, 2014 in Gardening | Comments

Think the garden season is over just because it's the middle of summer? Think again! Find out what you should be planting right now for a bountiful fall harvest.

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Emma’s Picks: Merry Christmas in July!

Posted by on Jul 25, 2014 in Quilting |

In celebration of Christmas in July, Craftsy fabric buyer Emma Harrington reveals her favorite Christmas quilt kits and fabrics for the 2014 season.

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Start Setting Up Shop With Our FREE eGuide: Woodturning Tips for Beginners

Posted by on Jul 25, 2014 in Woodworking |

Whether you're a woodworker interested in the art of turning or a novice ready to start your craftsman journey with a lathe in hand, this free woodturning eGuide is for you. It's chock-full of expert tips on woodturning basics for beginners. From fundamental safety to sharpening your tools, this free eGuide will be your key to start creating masterful and intricate wooden designs.

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Find Your Photography Muse: 10 Ways to Break Out of a Creative Rut

Posted by on Jul 25, 2014 in Photography |

Feeling like your work isn’t any good? Or like you are making the same photographs over and over again? It happens to the best of us. Sometimes it just takes a little spark to become a creative fire. Here are 10 things I like to do when I need a creative jump start.

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