October 31st, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
Crafter Marie Brian - aka The Cotton Floozy on Instagram - was fed up with hateful and sexist comments on her blog. Rather than start a flame war, Brian grabbed her embroidery needle in a stunning example of craftivism
July 2nd, 2013 | by Julie Finn
Got some yarn leftover after your last knitting project?
Wondering if you should stuff it back in your stash for perhaps forever? Pass it on? Trash it?
Instead, how about you thrill your favorite little kid by using that stash to knit him or her the most awesome, clever, modern doll outfits ever
May 7th, 2013 | by Julie Finn
Interested in weaving? Don't want to spend money on a loom? Got some random stuff lying around?
Chances are that there's a DIY loom for you.
April 2nd, 2013 | by Julie Finn
DIY cardboard embroidery floss spools are quick to make, at least as sturdy as store-bought floss spools, and they're free!
Here's how to make your own
April 10th, 2012 | by Julie Finn
Did you read my review of Knit Picks Full Circle yarn yesterday? Do you want to check out some of this 100% reclaimed wool yarn for yourself?
You're in luck! Knit Picks is giving away three skeins of their Full Circle yarn to two (count them, TWO) lucky winners! Read on to discover all the ways that you can enter this giveaway
April 9th, 2012 | by Julie Finn
I want the yarn that my children craft with to be made of natural fibers, to be easy for fumbling little fingers to work with, and to be comfortable on their delicate skin. I would like their yarn to also be both texturally and visually interesting, to hold their attention while they build their muscle memory and practice their fine motor skills
March 10th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe
A reader wrote in not long ago wondering about where she could donate some gently used needlecraft supplies she'd inherited, since she wasn't a needlecrafter herself
September 12th, 2011 | by Julie Finn
Felting wool can alter its color. If you're unhappy with the color of the wool sweater that you just felted, or even with an entire finished upcycled wool piece, you can easily overdye it to a new color
August 11th, 2011 | by Karen Lee
Hoop wall art is very easy to curate even without knowing how to embroider or sew. Here are five ways you can adorn your wall with vintage hoops.
February 12th, 2010 | by Wenona Napolitano
Handmade Home: Simple Ways to Repurpose Old Materials into New Family Treasures by Amanda Blake Soule is the green craft book [&hellip