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Cake Decorating Blog

Super Sweet Sixteen Cakes

By Jessie Oleson Moore
Sweet Sixteen Cakes More formal than a regular birthday party but not quite as serious or fancy as a wedding, a sweet sixteen birthday is the perfect occasion to create a treat that reflects a teen's unique personality and tastes. These lovely cake decorating ideas will give you a place to begin for choosing your own cake decorating adventure! Read more »

Knitting Blog

Bringing Log Cabin Beyond Quilts

By Emily Vanek
Log Cabin KnittingWhen you think of Log Cabin in crafting it probably brings to mind quilting: that classic square made up of smaller rectangles in light and dark fabrics. Well now you can have that same look, but by knitting! Come explore the Log Cabin knitting technique; a fun and simple way to incorporate a patchwork like pattern into any project. Read more »
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Free Pattern Friday: Knits, Quilts & More

By Craftsy

Each Friday, Craftsy brings you a whole batch of free patterns straight from the Craftsy Pattern Marketplace. This week we've got awesome free patterns for knitting, quilting, sewing, crocheting, paper crafts, and more!

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Sewing Blog

How to Make a Blind Hem with a Serger

By Craftsy
How to do a Blind Hem on a SergerCraftsy sewing instructor and serging expert, Angela Wolf, demonstrates how easy it is to create a neat, strong blind hem with your serger. Watch this free video tip to put a professional touch on your garments using your serging skills (and Angela's secrets to success)! Read more »

Quilting Blog

Tips & Techniques for Choosing Fabrics for Quilts

By Sherri McConnell
Choosing FabricsChoosing fabrics for a quilt or sewing project can be overwhelming because of the huge array of possibilities, making what should be an enjoyable task, stressful. Learn some simple tricks that will make the process not only much easier but also something you'll look forward to! Read more »