Spinning

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A Step-by-Step Tutorial for Spinning From the Fold

Posted by on Jul 25, 2014 in Spinning |

Spinning from the fold is a great technique to add to your spinning arsenal! Working with small pieces of fiber is a great way to control slippery fibers such as silk and alpaca. You can draft with short or long draw to create beautiful handspun yarns. Learn how to do it here!

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Shop the Summer Clearance Sale: Act Fast, While Kits, Fabric & Yarn Last!

Posted by on Jul 24, 2014 in All, Crocheting, Knitting, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving |

Save up to 75% off kits, fabric and yarn in our summer clearance sale. From best-selling sewing kits to your favorite Fat Quarters, these clearance items are going fast, so don't wait a single second. Shop now for amazing savings!

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Just In! Announcing Brand New Paper Crafts Classes From Craftsy

Posted by on Jul 19, 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 | Comments

You've waited long enough! On the heels of announcing new gardening classes and woodworking classes last week, we're thrilled to finally unveil brand new aper crafts classes from Craftsy, including two completely FREE mini-classes. Without further adieu, here are the latest and greatest online classes in Craftsy's Paper Crafts catalog!

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Creative Escape Flash Sale! Enjoy Savings on Select Classes Now

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Events, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

Find your creative escape with limited time discounts on select online classes. You can dive head first into summer savings up to 50% off. But you better hurry! These class savings will be gone faster than a firefly!

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Do You Know the Difference Between Top and Roving?

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in Spinning |

What is roving? Are you overwhelmed by the learning curve of all the different preparations of spinning fiber available? Here is a simple breakdown of each type of spinning fiber, and what styles of yarn it is used for. Different spinners prefer spinning different preparations of wool, so it's fun to try out all of these types to see which is your favorite!

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Find Your Green Thumb With Craftsy Gardening Classes!

Posted by on Jul 11, 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 | Comments

Craftsy is going green! Start explore a new hobby in the great outdoors with our fun, fresh online gardening classes. We're digging deep to bring you two new classes, bounteous with learning and discoveries, including a FREE mini-class. Read on to learn more!

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