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The New Craftsy App Is HERE and It’s FREE!

By Craftsy
Craftsy’s engineers have been busy, and we can’t wait to show you what they’ve created! Cue the launch of the newest version of the Craftsy app for iPhone and iPad, packed with amazing updates that makes it easier than ever for you to watch and enjoy your favorite classes. Of Craftsy’s three million members, more than one million are already using our app. Join the club and find out what you’ve been missing! Read more »

Giving Back: Crafting Makes the World a Better Place!

By Kelsey Loughman
Crafting helps me help others on Craftsy.com

Crafters around the world understand that crafting is more than “just a hobby.” But did you know that numerous studies have proven that crafting promotes overall health? In the Craftsy series "Better Lives With Crafting," we will focus each week, for the next month, on one of the specific ways crafting keeps you well. Check out this week's feature "Crafting Helps Me Help Others” showcasing heartwarming stories from members who use crafts to make the lives of others a little brighter.

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At Last The Solution to a Happier, Healthier Life And You’ll Never Guess What It Is!

By Kelsey Loughman
Be healthy with crafting

Countless studies have established the health benefits of crafts. As a part of the Craftsy series "Better Lives with Crafting," we will focus each week, for the next month, on one of the specific ways crafting keeps you healthy by featuring personal stories from our Craftsy members. Check out this week's feature "Crafting is my therapy" with inspiring stories from members who discovered the healing power of being a maker.

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Meet the Member of the Month for March: Rainy Hovarth

By Randi Thackeray
Craftsy Member of the Month for March: Rainy Horvath

It is with great joy we introduce our March Member of the Month, Rainy Hovarth. It has been nothing but sunshine since we met this special gal. It is true that we are impressed with the fact that Rainy has over 140 Craftsy classes. But, the real reason we love her so is that she has been loyal to Craftsy since the very beginning. As we have grown as a company, Rainy has been growing as a crafter.

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Meet February’s Craftsy Member of the Month: Miss Cara

By Randi Thackeray
Craftsy Member of the Month - Miss Cara

We truly do love our members over here at Craftsy. And, the amount of talent and joy in our crafting community never ceases to amaze us. Imagine our jubilation when we found a member who not only shows great crafting but also serious dedication to Craftsy. Clocking in with over 95 Craftsy classes, Miss Cara has gusto, and the passion and loyalty to handle the bright lights of our inaugural Craftsy Member of the Month member spotlight.

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Enter Craftsy’s 2014 Valentine’s Day Crafts Contest

By Karen Kelty
Show off your sweet side with our Valentine’s Day-themed crafts contest! Whether you create a swoon-worthy sewing project, work up some hot pink socks that are true sole-mates, or put your own unique spin on handmade love notes, we want to see what you’ve created. Our Craftsy Judging Committee will pick our very favorite crafts to showcase on the Craftsy blog on Friday, February 14th, including the 1st place project. A Craftsy Mystery Box is up for grabs for one lucky winner! Read more »

How to Hand Dye Animal Fiber Yarn

By Ashley Little
Hand-Dyed Yarns

Hand dyeing yarn at home is like dyeing your own hair. Both yarn and hair are precious assets, and disastrous results could cause fits of crying and even anger. If you're not sure how to hand dye animal-fiber yarn at home, consider these tips on dyeing. The hardest part is deciding on a dye color!

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