This Month on CraftStylish

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Be forewarned: this dodecahedron how-to by Jeffery Rudell is not for the faint of heart. Oh yes, youll be seeing stars, but extreme crafters will be in heaven with this ultimate in paper projects.
On Tuesday, Lee Meredith takes DIY recycled yarn to a whole new level and shows you how to spin your own cotton-fiber skeins out of old sweaters.
Kayte Terrys pretty apple print tote bag how-to will have you looking at a bowl of fruit with new eyes. Check out this yummy project on Thursday.
On Thursday, Tina Hilton shows us how to make this charmingly rustic double-weave vase to show off your spring flowers.
These pretty eggs are something to hop up and down about. Jennifer Stern will show you how to fill up your basket Ukrainian style on Saturday.
Leave a comment in this weeks craft book giveaway on Tuesday and you could win a copy of Chic & Simple Sewing by Christine Haynes (before it even hits the bookstores in April).
Be forewarned: this dodecahedron how-to by Jeffery Rudell is not for the faint of heart. Oh yes, youll be seeing stars, but extreme crafters will be in heaven with this ultimate in paper projects.

Be forewarned: this dodecahedron how-to by Jeffery Rudell is not for the faint of heart. Oh yes, you'll be seeing stars, but extreme crafters will be in heaven with this ultimate in paper projects.

Photo: Jeffery Rudell

The Craftstylish bloggers are conjuring up their crafty best to serve planet earth this month. Get ready for some jaw-dropping projects that'll make Mother Nature smile and some inspired recycle transformations that will breathe new life into the contents of your trash bin. Be sure to take a gander at the pictures up above to get a preview of the natural wonders to come this week: You'll be amazed.

Make your own earth-friendly creation and enter the Crafty by Nature Challenge. Believe us, these prizes are sure to rock your world: a Yudu portable screen printer from Provo Craft will go to one grand-prize winner, and three runners-up will be sent into orbit with a fabulous eco-prize package from Red Heart Yarns.

Our March Madness Craft book giveaway was such a smashing success that we have decided to go really crazy and continue the book giving throughout the month of April. To keep it down to earth, this month's titles will feature nature-loving crafts and fantastically green DIY how to.

There are still a few days left to leave a comment and toss your hat into the ring for a copy of Sewing Green: 25 Projects Made with Repurposed & Organic Materials by the super-talented Betz White. Click here to enter now. Be sure to take a look at Betz's terrific reusable sandwich wrap post to find out what makes this crafter so super-special.

On Tuesday, leave a comment in the giveaway post and you could be one of the first people on the planet to own a copy of the beautiful and not-yet-released Chic & Simple Sewing by Christine Haynes. Christine will be making a special guest appearance on CraftStylish this Friday with a gorgeous how-to that'll tickle your spring craft fancy.

Happy Spring, Crafters!

Let's craft a better world!

 

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