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How to Sew a Wrap Skirt

Every spring I head to Ventura, California for our annual Craftcation: Business + Maker’s Conference. Ventura is one of my favorite California beach towns because the temperature is pretty much in the mid 70s year round, it has a great downtown…

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How to sew a one-hour A-line skirt

When I was in grad school in San Francisco, my friend Paige and I had regular painting nights in her studio apartment in the Tenderloin. Paige’s apartment was so tiny that in order to have space to do anything, we…

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DIY Embroidered Wooden Box

Editor’s Note: We’re excited to welcome Nik Vanderveter from WastingThyme for some guest posts. Nik is one of the craft managers for our business and makers conference Craftcation + she’s also a super talented maker and photographer.  P.S. – If you’re inspired by this…

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DIY Painted Geometric Wooden Box

Editor’s Note: We’re excited to welcome Nik Vandeventer from WastingThyme for some guest posts. Nik is one of the craft managers for our business and makers conference Craftcation + she’s also a super talented maker and photographer.  P.S. – If you’re inspired by…

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How to sew a DIY bike basket liner

I’ve been thinking about this quote, “When was the last time (you) felt truly light, joyous and — yes — creative in (your) skin?” from Elizabeth Gilbert’s book Big Magic a lot lately. This is the busiest season of the…

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15-minute easy-sew pin cushion

If given the choice between tackling emails and diving deep into spreadsheets or sitting at my sewing machine, these days, it’s unfortunate that the laptop is winning. Fitting in time for making things is tough this time of year as…