Copyright (c) 2014 CraftStylish.com en-us CraftStylish - Sister_Diane's posts CraftStylish - Sister_Diane's posts http://www.craftstylish.com/profile/Sister_Diane Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:56:42 -0500 CraftStylish - Sister_Diane's posts CraftStylish - Sister_Diane's posts http://www.craftstylish.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.craftstylish.com/profile/Sister_Diane <![CDATA[How to Weave an Easter Basket from Recycled Boxes]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/44094/how-to-weave-an-easter-basket-from-recycled-boxes http://www.craftstylish.com/item/44094/how-to-weave-an-easter-basket-from-recycled-boxes How to Weave an Easter Basket from Recycled Boxes Posted by Sister_Diane
Raid your recycle bin for cardboard cereal and pizza boxes, and you can create pretty, sturdy baskets in lots of colors! ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make Fringe Flower Greeting Cards]]> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9581/how-to-make-fringe-flower-greeting-cards http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9581/how-to-make-fringe-flower-greeting-cards How to Make Fringe Flower Greeting Cards Posted by Sister_Diane
This fun project makes great use of leftover bits of fringe and decorative paper. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9581/how-to-make-fringe-flower-greeting-cards
<![CDATA[How to Make Necktie Valentines]]> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 08:30:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40220/how-to-make-necktie-valentines http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40220/how-to-make-necktie-valentines How to Make Necktie Valentines Posted by Sister_Diane
If you have some neckties around, they're the perfect raw material for a cute Valentine heart that's not too frilly and has lots of crafty uses. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40220/how-to-make-necktie-valentines
<![CDATA[How to Craft with Gourds]]> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9500/how-to-craft-with-gourds http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9500/how-to-craft-with-gourds How to Craft with Gourds Posted by Sister_Diane
This unusual and beautiful craft is so much fun! Come learn the basics of cutting, finishing, and decorating a gourd. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9500/how-to-craft-with-gourds
<![CDATA[How to Reverse Applique a Tote Bag]]> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 18:35:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2306/how-to-reverse-applique-a-tote-bag http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2306/how-to-reverse-applique-a-tote-bag How to Reverse Applique a Tote Bag Posted by Sister_Diane
Reverse applique involves layering several fabrics together, and then cutting pieces away to reveal what's underneath. This tutorial shows you how. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2306/how-to-reverse-applique-a-tote-bag
<![CDATA[How to Make a Super-Simple Recycled Quilt]]> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 03:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/39940/how-to-make-a-super-simple-recycled-quilt http://www.craftstylish.com/item/39940/how-to-make-a-super-simple-recycled-quilt How to Make a Super-Simple Recycled Quilt Posted by Sister_Diane
One trip to the thrift store should yield all the supplies you need to make a warm quilt: two pretty sheets and a blanket. And the making couldn't be easier. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make a Button-Embellished Notebook Cover]]> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/41496/how-to-make-a-button-embellished-notebook-cover http://www.craftstylish.com/item/41496/how-to-make-a-button-embellished-notebook-cover How to Make a Button-Embellished Notebook Cover Posted by Sister_Diane
It takes so little to make a run-of-the-mill spiral notebook special: a bit of felt, a little stitching, and a handful of wonderful buttons. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make a Fabric Postcard Party Invitation]]> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46433/how-to-make-a-fabric-postcard-party-invitation http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46433/how-to-make-a-fabric-postcard-party-invitation How to Make a Fabric Postcard Party Invitation Posted by Sister_Diane
Whether it's a bridal shower or a Mother's Day brunch, there's nothing nicer than getting your invitation in the form of a beautiful quilted postcard. And they're surprisingly easy to make. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46433/how-to-make-a-fabric-postcard-party-invitation
<![CDATA[How to Make a Cookie House Village]]> Sat, 15 Dec 2012 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/30195/how-to-make-a-cookie-house-village http://www.craftstylish.com/item/30195/how-to-make-a-cookie-house-village How to Make a Cookie House Village Posted by Sister_Diane
If you've always wanted to build a gingerbread house but felt like it was too big a project, try this simpler version, which uses graham crackers. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/30195/how-to-make-a-cookie-house-village
<![CDATA[How to Make a Button Advent Calendar]]> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/22545/how-to-make-a-button-advent-calendar http://www.craftstylish.com/item/22545/how-to-make-a-button-advent-calendar How to Make a Button Advent Calendar Posted by Sister_Diane
Count down the days of December with this little button Advent calendar, designed to sit on your desk. Add a new button ornament to the tree each morning—it gets prettier as Christmas approaches! ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/22545/how-to-make-a-button-advent-calendar
<![CDATA[How to Make Hand-Warming Gloves]]> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/38336/how-to-make-hand-warming-gloves http://www.craftstylish.com/item/38336/how-to-make-hand-warming-gloves How to Make Hand-Warming Gloves Posted by Sister_Diane
You can sew up a tiny rice pack to nestle in the palms of your favorite gloves in about ten minutes. Then, pop your gloves in the microwave for a few seconds, and presto! Cozy warm hands! ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/38336/how-to-make-hand-warming-gloves
<![CDATA[How to Turn a Soda Can into a Spring Flower Brooch]]> Thu, 15 Mar 2012 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/45744/how-to-turn-a-soda-can-into-a-spring-flower-brooch http://www.craftstylish.com/item/45744/how-to-turn-a-soda-can-into-a-spring-flower-brooch How to Turn a Soda Can into a Spring Flower Brooch Posted by Sister_Diane
Empty soda cans yield shiny metal and pretty graphics—and they combine beautifully in this cool floral pin. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Transform Holiday Tins]]> Tue, 27 Dec 2011 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/33320/how-to-transform-holiday-tins http://www.craftstylish.com/item/33320/how-to-transform-holiday-tins How to Transform Holiday Tins Posted by Sister_Diane
At the end of every Christmas season, it seems like I've accumulated a few too many holiday tins. So why not decoupage them into year-round storage containers? ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/33320/how-to-transform-holiday-tins
<![CDATA[How to Make a Business Card Holder . . . From Playing Cards]]> Mon, 12 Dec 2011 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/31458/how-to-make-a-business-card-holder-from-playing-cards http://www.craftstylish.com/item/31458/how-to-make-a-business-card-holder-from-playing-cards How to Make a Business Card Holder . . . From Playing Cards Posted by Sister_Diane
Here's a great small gift for guys: a compact, water-resistant, cool case for business cards. Once you're familiar with the process, you can make them in minutes. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/31458/how-to-make-a-business-card-holder-from-playing-cards
<![CDATA[How to Embroider a Greeting Card]]> Tue, 15 Mar 2011 13:45:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2731/how-to-embroider-a-greeting-card http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2731/how-to-embroider-a-greeting-card How to Embroider a Greeting Card Posted by Sister_Diane
Many embroidery stitches take just as well to paper as they do to cloth. This tutorial shows you how to stitch up a pretty card for a special occasion. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2731/how-to-embroider-a-greeting-card
<![CDATA[How to Make Dorset Buttons]]> Fri, 04 Mar 2011 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42688/how-to-make-dorset-buttons http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42688/how-to-make-dorset-buttons How to Make Dorset Buttons Posted by Sister_Diane
These yarn-based buttons look cute on a knitted or crocheted sweater, or make them to decorate a bag, hat, or scarf. They're a great way to use up scrap yarn, and easy to make once you've mastered the basics. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42688/how-to-make-dorset-buttons
<![CDATA[Crafting with VHS Tapes]]> Thu, 24 Feb 2011 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/43650/crafting-with-vhs-tapes http://www.craftstylish.com/item/43650/crafting-with-vhs-tapes Crafting with VHS Tapes Posted by Sister_Diane
You'd be surprised by the number of things you can do with an old videotape! I made bookends, gift wrap, jewelry, flowers, and a notebook. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Recycle Magazines into Jewelry]]> Thu, 23 Sep 2010 11:30:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/39212/how-to-recycle-magazines-into-jewelry http://www.craftstylish.com/item/39212/how-to-recycle-magazines-into-jewelry How to Recycle Magazines into Jewelry Posted by Sister_Diane
If you have a surplus of old magazines, tear out some pages and whip up a pretty coiled pendant. They're so quick to make, you can build a whole wardrobe of them! ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/39212/how-to-recycle-magazines-into-jewelry
<![CDATA[Necktie Place Mats and Napkin Rings]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2010 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/57289/necktie-place-mats-and-napkin-rings http://www.craftstylish.com/item/57289/necktie-place-mats-and-napkin-rings Necktie Place Mats and Napkin Rings Posted by Sister_Diane
Neckties take a turn for the better as place-mat borders and napkin rings. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/57289/necktie-place-mats-and-napkin-rings
<![CDATA[How to Make a Celebration Candle]]> Fri, 15 May 2009 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/47315/how-to-make-a-celebration-candle http://www.craftstylish.com/item/47315/how-to-make-a-celebration-candle How to Make a Celebration Candle Posted by Sister_Diane
With the simplest of materials, you can make a centerpiece candle that's customized for your wedding, party, or celebration. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/47315/how-to-make-a-celebration-candle
<![CDATA[How to Make a Fabric Party Favor Basket]]> Fri, 08 May 2009 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46961/how-to-make-a-fabric-party-favor-basket http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46961/how-to-make-a-fabric-party-favor-basket How to Make a Fabric Party Favor Basket Posted by Sister_Diane
Fabric stiffener makes these festive little baskets surprisingly sturdy. Fill them with candy and other goodies—and they'll double as place cards, too! ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46961/how-to-make-a-fabric-party-favor-basket
<![CDATA[How to Make a Magazine Reed Box]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2009 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/45111/how-to-make-a-magazine-reed-box http://www.craftstylish.com/item/45111/how-to-make-a-magazine-reed-box How to Make a Magazine Reed Box Posted by Sister_Diane
If you save old magazines, try tearing out some pages to make these colorful reeds. You can use them to cover all kinds of things, like this pretty storage box. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/45111/how-to-make-a-magazine-reed-box
<![CDATA[How to Recycle Fabric Scraps...into Restyled Shoes!]]> Fri, 10 Apr 2009 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/44641/how-to-recycle-fabric-scrapsinto-restyled-shoes http://www.craftstylish.com/item/44641/how-to-recycle-fabric-scrapsinto-restyled-shoes How to Recycle Fabric Scraps...into Restyled Shoes! Posted by Sister_Diane
You know those tiny pieces of fabric you've been saving? The ones too small to sew and too pretty to toss? Why not use them to upgrade a pair of old canvas shoes? ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/44641/how-to-recycle-fabric-scrapsinto-restyled-shoes
<![CDATA[How to Turn Blah Buttons into Bodacious Buttons]]> Fri, 20 Mar 2009 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/43123/how-to-turn-blah-buttons-into-bodacious-buttons http://www.craftstylish.com/item/43123/how-to-turn-blah-buttons-into-bodacious-buttons How to Turn Blah Buttons into Bodacious Buttons Posted by Sister_Diane
If you have a lot of plain white plastic buttons in your stash and don't quite know what to do with them, why not try customizing them with paint? This tutorial shows you four methods. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/43123/how-to-turn-blah-buttons-into-bodacious-buttons
<![CDATA[How to Make Singleton Buttons]]> Fri, 13 Mar 2009 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42746/how-to-make-singleton-buttons http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42746/how-to-make-singleton-buttons How to Make Singleton Buttons Posted by Sister_Diane
Here's another handmade button with a long history. Singleton buttons are easy to whip up and a great way to use those precious scraps of pretty fabric. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42746/how-to-make-singleton-buttons
<![CDATA[How to Make an Embossed Photo Frame for Your Pet]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2009 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42505/how-to-make-an-embossed-photo-frame-for-your-pet http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42505/how-to-make-an-embossed-photo-frame-for-your-pet How to Make an Embossed Photo Frame for Your Pet Posted by Sister_Diane
Here's a lovely way to display a photo of a beloved pet who isn't with you anymore: a handmade embossed metal frame. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42505/how-to-make-an-embossed-photo-frame-for-your-pet
<![CDATA[How to Make a Pet Food Tray, Embellished with Duct Tape ]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2009 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42008/how-to-make-a-pet-food-tray-embellished-with-duct-tape http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42008/how-to-make-a-pet-food-tray-embellished-with-duct-tape How to Make a Pet Food Tray, Embellished with Duct Tape Posted by Sister_Diane
Make your pet a customized place for food and water bowls—one that's waterproof and tough as nails—with good old duct tape. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42008/how-to-make-a-pet-food-tray-embellished-with-duct-tape
<![CDATA[CraftStylish-at-CHA Podcast #3: Indie Crafters at CHA]]> Mon, 09 Feb 2009 19:15:11 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/41418/craftstylish-at-cha-podcast-3-indie-crafters-at-cha http://www.craftstylish.com/item/41418/craftstylish-at-cha-podcast-3-indie-crafters-at-cha CraftStylish-at-CHA Podcast #3: Indie Crafters at CHA Posted by Sister_Diane
Our podcast series wraps up with this look at indie crafters' impressions of CHA. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/41418/craftstylish-at-cha-podcast-3-indie-crafters-at-cha
<![CDATA[CraftStylish-at-CHA Podcast #2: Crafty Web Resources]]> Mon, 09 Feb 2009 19:08:13 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/41416/craftstylish-at-cha-podcast-2-crafty-web-resources http://www.craftstylish.com/item/41416/craftstylish-at-cha-podcast-2-crafty-web-resources CraftStylish-at-CHA Podcast #2: Crafty Web Resources Posted by Sister_Diane
In this podcast, we find out about some great online goodies for crafters. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/41416/craftstylish-at-cha-podcast-2-crafty-web-resources
<![CDATA[CraftStylish-at-CHA Podcast #1: What's New?]]> Mon, 09 Feb 2009 19:01:54 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/41414/craftstylish-at-cha-podcast-1-whats-new http://www.craftstylish.com/item/41414/craftstylish-at-cha-podcast-1-whats-new CraftStylish-at-CHA Podcast #1: What's New? Posted by Sister_Diane
Our podcast series begins with this overview of some exciting new craft goodies that were introduced at CHA. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/41414/craftstylish-at-cha-podcast-1-whats-new
<![CDATA[How to Make a Collapsible Travel Dish for Your Pet]]> Fri, 06 Feb 2009 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/41093/how-to-make-a-collapsible-travel-dish-for-your-pet http://www.craftstylish.com/item/41093/how-to-make-a-collapsible-travel-dish-for-your-pet How to Make a Collapsible Travel Dish for Your Pet Posted by Sister_Diane
Using cheery oilcloth and a little origami, you can whip up a simple set of bowls that not only hold food and water but also fold flat to tuck into a pocket or bag. Great for travel, long walks, or trips to the vet! ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/41093/how-to-make-a-collapsible-travel-dish-for-your-pet
<![CDATA[Hambly Screen Prints: Making Buzz at CHA]]> Tue, 03 Feb 2009 17:05:41 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/41037/hambly-screen-prints-making-buzz-at-cha http://www.craftstylish.com/item/41037/hambly-screen-prints-making-buzz-at-cha Hambly Screen Prints: Making Buzz at CHA Posted by Sister_Diane
This family-owned company makes gorgeous papers and rub-ons for all kinds of crafty applications. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/41037/hambly-screen-prints-making-buzz-at-cha
<![CDATA[CHA Coolness Continues: Artfelt]]> Mon, 02 Feb 2009 13:41:14 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40961/cha-coolness-continues-artfelt http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40961/cha-coolness-continues-artfelt CHA Coolness Continues: Artfelt Posted by Sister_Diane
Check out this easy felting system, which lets you paint with fiber. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40961/cha-coolness-continues-artfelt
<![CDATA[Kaleidoscope Kreator: More CHA Innovation]]> Sun, 01 Feb 2009 09:40:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40866/kaleidoscope-kreator-more-cha-innovation http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40866/kaleidoscope-kreator-more-cha-innovation Kaleidoscope Kreator: More CHA Innovation Posted by Sister_Diane
I was bowled over by this crafty image-making software. Imagine, your own custom kaleidoscopes, printed onto fabric or paper! ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40866/kaleidoscope-kreator-more-cha-innovation
<![CDATA[Yudu Rocks at CHA]]> Sat, 31 Jan 2009 10:41:40 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40791/yudu-rocks-at-cha http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40791/yudu-rocks-at-cha Yudu Rocks at CHA Posted by Sister_Diane
Take a look at an elegant new home screen-printing system, just launched at CHA. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40791/yudu-rocks-at-cha
<![CDATA[How to Make a Woven Scrap Journal]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2009 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/39633/how-to-make-a-woven-scrap-journal http://www.craftstylish.com/item/39633/how-to-make-a-woven-scrap-journal How to Make a Woven Scrap Journal Posted by Sister_Diane
Build a simple cardboard weaving loom, and raid your stash for yarn and fabric to weave up a journal cover. Fill it with pages from your recycling bin, and you have a useful blank book that costs nothing to make. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/39633/how-to-make-a-woven-scrap-journal
<![CDATA[How to Recycle Old Holiday Cards into Garland]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/28902/how-to-recycle-old-holiday-cards-into-garland http://www.craftstylish.com/item/28902/how-to-recycle-old-holiday-cards-into-garland How to Recycle Old Holiday Cards into Garland Posted by Sister_Diane
If you can't bear to toss last year's holiday cards but you don't quite know what to do with them, try making this simple garland. It's a project even little hands can do, and a great way to gather the family for an afternoon of movies, cocoa, and crafting. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/28902/how-to-recycle-old-holiday-cards-into-garland
<![CDATA[How to Make Yarn and Felt Folks]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/27585/how-to-make-yarn-and-felt-folks http://www.craftstylish.com/item/27585/how-to-make-yarn-and-felt-folks How to Make Yarn and Felt Folks Posted by Sister_Diane
Old-fashioned yarn dolls get a whole new life with this fun project. Dress them up any way you like using our downloadable sheet of clothing patterns! ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/27585/how-to-make-yarn-and-felt-folks
<![CDATA[How to Make Crafty Photo Ornaments]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/24318/how-to-make-crafty-photo-ornaments http://www.craftstylish.com/item/24318/how-to-make-crafty-photo-ornaments How to Make Crafty Photo Ornaments Posted by Sister_Diane
What a lovely way to showcase a treasured photograph! These felt-framed ornaments are simple to make, and there are so many design possibilities. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/24318/how-to-make-crafty-photo-ornaments
<![CDATA[How to Make Button Cards . . . with Removable Buttons!]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/13766/how-to-make-button-cards-with-removable-buttons http://www.craftstylish.com/item/13766/how-to-make-button-cards-with-removable-buttons How to Make Button Cards . . . with Removable Buttons! Posted by Sister_Diane
This card project is perfect for when you need to give someone just a small gift. It's decorated with an assortment of vintage buttons, which are cleverly attached to the card with pipe cleaners. The recipient can pop them right off and use them for crafting. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/13766/how-to-make-button-cards-with-removable-buttons
<![CDATA[How to Make an Easy Needlepoint Gift Box]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7973/how-to-make-an-easy-needlepoint-gift-box http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7973/how-to-make-an-easy-needlepoint-gift-box How to Make an Easy Needlepoint Gift Box Posted by Sister_Diane
If you're giving wonderful little gifts for the holidays, why not whip up some equally wonderful little boxes? No wrapping needed! ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7973/how-to-make-an-easy-needlepoint-gift-box
<![CDATA[How to Make a Yo-Yo Handbag]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9596/how-to-make-a-yo-yo-handbag http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9596/how-to-make-a-yo-yo-handbag How to Make a Yo-Yo Handbag Posted by Sister_Diane
If you love the look of fabric yo-yos, but don't have the patience to make a whole quilt, try this cute bag instead! ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9596/how-to-make-a-yo-yo-handbag
<![CDATA[How to Make a Crocheted Ring Bracelet]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9676/how-to-make-a-crocheted-ring-bracelet http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9676/how-to-make-a-crocheted-ring-bracelet How to Make a Crocheted Ring Bracelet Posted by Sister_Diane
Plastic rings come in lots of sizes. Cover them with single crochet, and you have the makings of some fun, colorful jewelry. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9676/how-to-make-a-crocheted-ring-bracelet
<![CDATA[How to Make a Recycled Necktie Scrap Cuff]]> Fri, 03 Oct 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7358/how-to-make-a-recycled-necktie-scrap-cuff http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7358/how-to-make-a-recycled-necktie-scrap-cuff How to Make a Recycled Necktie Scrap Cuff Posted by Sister_Diane
If you made my Recycled Necktie Scarf, then you probably have a few scraps left over. So turn them into this cute cuff bracelet! ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7358/how-to-make-a-recycled-necktie-scrap-cuff
<![CDATA[Using Your Crafty Powers for Good]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/3117/using-your-crafty-powers-for-good http://www.craftstylish.com/item/3117/using-your-crafty-powers-for-good Using Your Crafty Powers for Good Posted by Sister_Diane
There are so many ways you can use your crafting skills to benefit your community—locally and globally. This article gives you some ideas for getting started with crafting for charity. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/3117/using-your-crafty-powers-for-good
<![CDATA[Swapping Crafts with Swap-bot]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2719/swapping-crafts-with-swap-bot http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2719/swapping-crafts-with-swap-bot Swapping Crafts with Swap-bot Posted by Sister_Diane
Swap-bot makes it easier to meet crafters all over the world—one swap at a time. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2719/swapping-crafts-with-swap-bot
<![CDATA[How to Make Woven Ribbon Jewelry]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7581/how-to-make-woven-ribbon-jewelry http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7581/how-to-make-woven-ribbon-jewelry How to Make Woven Ribbon Jewelry Posted by Sister_Diane
Here's a little weaving project that doesn't require a loom—and you can wear the results on your finger or around your neck! ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7581/how-to-make-woven-ribbon-jewelry
<![CDATA[Crafty Zines: Read Them!]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4999/crafty-zines-read-them http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4999/crafty-zines-read-them Crafty Zines: Read Them! Posted by Sister_Diane
Crafters everywhere are writing and printing zines, which are self-published works of inspiration. Read one! You'll love it. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4999/crafty-zines-read-them
<![CDATA[Discover Mail Art: A Global, One-On-One Art Show]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2832/discover-mail-art-a-global-one-on-one-art-show http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2832/discover-mail-art-a-global-one-on-one-art-show Discover Mail Art: A Global, One-On-One Art Show Posted by Sister_Diane
The mail art movement is fascinating: Artists around the world are creating pieces of art to mail to other artists. In fact, the mailing becomes part of the art. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2832/discover-mail-art-a-global-one-on-one-art-show
<![CDATA[How to Make a Recycled Necktie Scarf]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7252/how-to-make-a-recycled-necktie-scarf http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7252/how-to-make-a-recycled-necktie-scarf How to Make a Recycled Necktie Scarf Posted by Sister_Diane
There's silk in those old neckties! Take them apart and make this gorgeous, light-as-a-feather patchwork scarf. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7252/how-to-make-a-recycled-necktie-scarf
<![CDATA[Crafty Business Then and Now: An Interview with Meggiecat]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2827/crafty-business-then-and-now-an-interview-with-meggiecat http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2827/crafty-business-then-and-now-an-interview-with-meggiecat Crafty Business Then and Now: An Interview with Meggiecat Posted by Sister_Diane
Gain some perspective on building a successful craft-fair business from an experienced maker and seller. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2827/crafty-business-then-and-now-an-interview-with-meggiecat
<![CDATA[How to Emboss a Metal Tin]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4976/how-to-emboss-a-metal-tin http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4976/how-to-emboss-a-metal-tin How to Emboss a Metal Tin Posted by Sister_Diane
These shiny tins look impressive, but here's their secret: They're made with ordinary hardware-store metal tape. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4976/how-to-emboss-a-metal-tin
<![CDATA[Crafting Long Distance]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2414/crafting-long-distance http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2414/crafting-long-distance Crafting Long Distance Posted by Sister_Diane
Two friends share their online collaboration with the world and invite other crafters to join in. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2414/crafting-long-distance
<![CDATA[PDX Etsy Art and Craft Show]]> Fri, 08 Aug 2008 13:25:04 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7192/pdx-etsy-art-and-craft-show http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7192/pdx-etsy-art-and-craft-show PDX Etsy Art and Craft Show Posted by Sister_Diane
Hey, Portland, Oregon - be sure to visit a very talented group of local Etsy sellers on Saturday, August 9th! ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7192/pdx-etsy-art-and-craft-show
<![CDATA[Three Fun Spool-Knitting Crafts to Try]]> Fri, 08 Aug 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2837/three-fun-spool-knitting-crafts-to-try http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2837/three-fun-spool-knitting-crafts-to-try Three Fun Spool-Knitting Crafts to Try Posted by Sister_Diane
If you're a fan of spool-knitting (or I-cord, as it's also called), then you'll like these fun and quick little projects. If you're new to spool-knitting, it's a snap to learn. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2837/three-fun-spool-knitting-crafts-to-try
<![CDATA[How to Crochet a Bead and Wire Bracelet]]> Fri, 01 Aug 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2421/how-to-crochet-a-bead-and-wire-bracelet http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2421/how-to-crochet-a-bead-and-wire-bracelet How to Crochet a Bead and Wire Bracelet Posted by Sister_Diane
This three-strand beaded bracelet is easy to make, even if you have no crochet experience! ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2421/how-to-crochet-a-bead-and-wire-bracelet
<![CDATA[Turning Trash Into Craft]]> Sat, 26 Jul 2008 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2710/turning-trash-into-craft http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2710/turning-trash-into-craft Turning Trash Into Craft Posted by Sister_Diane
Tiffany Threadgould's company, RePlayGround, uses cast-off stuff as the raw material for making useful household goods. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2710/turning-trash-into-craft
<![CDATA[You're a Fabric Designer!]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2540/youre-a-fabric-designer http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2540/youre-a-fabric-designer You're a Fabric Designer! Posted by Sister_Diane
Spoonflower is an eagerly awaited service that will allow you to have your own designs printed onto fabric. Cofounder Stephen Fraser tells us all about it. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2540/youre-a-fabric-designer
<![CDATA[Know Your (Hand-Sewing) Needles]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2405/know-your-hand-sewing-needles http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2405/know-your-hand-sewing-needles Know Your (Hand-Sewing) Needles Posted by Sister_Diane
Here's a little primer to the most commonly used hand-sewing needles: how to recognize them and how best to use them. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2405/know-your-hand-sewing-needles
<![CDATA[How to Make Cold Porcelain]]> Fri, 11 Jul 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2802/how-to-make-cold-porcelain http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2802/how-to-make-cold-porcelain How to Make Cold Porcelain Posted by Sister_Diane
Cold porcelain is a wonderful air-drying clay for jewelry-making and modeling, and it's easy to make in your kitchen. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2802/how-to-make-cold-porcelain
<![CDATA[How to Weave on a Cardboard Loom]]> Wed, 25 Jun 2008 15:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2546/how-to-weave-on-a-cardboard-loom http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2546/how-to-weave-on-a-cardboard-loom How to Weave on a Cardboard Loom Posted by Sister_Diane
You don't need expensive equipment to start weaving. Dig a piece of sturdy cardboard out of your recycle bin and learn how to turn it into a loom! ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2546/how-to-weave-on-a-cardboard-loom
<![CDATA[How to Felt Sweaters]]> Mon, 23 Jun 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2259/how-to-felt-sweaters http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2259/how-to-felt-sweaters How to Felt Sweaters Posted by Sister_Diane
Felted thrift-store sweaters make great craft materials! Here are some tips to help you get the best results from felting in your washing machine. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2259/how-to-felt-sweaters