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Nail Art Tutorial: Halloween Black Cat by Julep

This spooky nail art design is the cat's meow.

Don't Miss Your Chance to Enter the 2014 Threads Halloween Costume Contest

Enter your home-sewn costumes into our Halloween costume gallery, and you could win big with McCall's and Threads!

Book Excerpt: How to Knit a Witch's Hat

Learn how to knit an adorable witch's hat for toddlers with this excerpt from "Holiday Hats for Babies" by Debby Ware (The Taunton Press, 2014).

How to Customize Your Flip-Flops

Customize a pair of flip flops to coordinate with every outfit in your closet.

Dare to Make it: Holiday 2012 - Official Rules

The official rules for the CraftStylish Dare to Make it Holiday 2012 contest.

Dare to Make it: Holiday 2011 - Official Rules

The official rules for the CraftStylish Dare to Make it Holiday 2011 contest.

Amp Up Your Accessories Official Rules

Official Rules of the CraftStylish Amp Up Your Accessories Contest.

How to Add Fringe to a T-Shirt

Add a row of drapey fabric strips to a neckline for a fresh, modern take on an old top.

Designing a Vinyl Clutch

Pieces of vinyl billboards and wall decals come together to create an unforgettably hip clutch.

Winter Color Contest Official Rules

Official rules for the Winter Color Contest sponsored by OttLite.

How to Make a Socktopus

Win over the heart of any child with this adorable stuffed toy.

Make a Yarn-wrapped Wreath

Decorate your home with a crafty take on the traditional holiday wreath.

How to Make Decoupage Candle Holders

Cast a warm, inviting light on any room with handmade découpage candle holders.

Dare to Make it Holiday Official Rules 2009

The official rules for Dare to Make it: Holiday Contest 2009.

Make it Pink 2009 Official Rules

The official rules for Make it Pink 2009.

Join the Crochet-Along on Craft

Create a Fuzzy Panda Amigurumi with the Craft Crochet-Along beginning today.

How to Make a Satin and Lace Pillow

Create a lacy crochet pillow that lets your favorite fabric shine through.

How to Make Creative Candle Holders

Create some unique candle holders by restyling kitchen supplies into some exciting accessories for your home.

And the Winner of Wrapagami is...

Find out if you were the lucky winner of the new book "Wrapagami: The Art of Fabric Gift Wraps".

And the Winner of Kanzashi In Bloom is...

Find out which lucky member has won a copy of Diane Gilleland's new book.

Create a Tooth Fairy Bag

Make the next visit from the tooth fairy special with these colorful tooth fairy bags from The Purl Bee.

Stencil and Potato Printing with Lotta Jansdotter

Lotta Jansdotter demonstrates how to print with stencils and potatoes in this video from Etsy.

Kanzashi In Bloom

Learn how to create these amazing flowers with this new book by CraftStylish favorite Diane Gilleland.

How to Make a $10 T-Shirt Wedding Dress

Find out how to make a wedding dress for $10 in this video from ThreadBanger.com.

How to Make a Crafty Car Caddy

Andrea DeHart demonstrates how to create the perfect car caddy for your craft supplies.

Enter the Summer Sewing Challenge on ThreadsMagazine.com

Enter the "Threads Summer Sewing Challenge: Express Yourself in Linen" and you could win the new 1100D serger from Janome.

And the Winner of Dorm Decor is...

Find out who won a copy of Dorm Decor, written by Theresa Gonzalez and CraftStylish editor Nicole Smith.

How to Make Elegant Parchment Flowers with Jeffrey Rudell

Jeffery Rudell shows you how to make these Simple White Flowers in this video produced by Etsy's blog, The Storque.

How to Make Papier-Mâché Floral Brooches

Cathy Callahan creates flowers from papier-mâché to make these cute brooches.

Book Giveaway - Dorm Decor: Remake Your Space with More Than 35 Projects

Leave your comment here to win a copy of "Dorm Decor" by Theresa Gonzalez and CraftStylish editor Nicole Smith.

Book Giveaway on ThreadsMagazine.com

Our sister site is giving away a copy of Ribbon Embroidery: Simple Stitches for Easy Embellishments this week.

Spinning a Yarn: An Evening of Crafty Stories at The Lion Brand Studio, NYC

The Lion Brand Studio and CraftStylish.com storytellers Jeffery Rudell and Michaela Murphy present a special evening of stories about crafting.

Maker Faire Returns to the Bay Area This Weekend

Can't make it to Maker Faire 2009? Neither can we. But we'll be keeping tabs on all the cool crafts, gadgets and news from the show.

Restyling CraftStylish.com

Read about some changes coming to CraftStylish.com.

Winners of the Crafty by Nature Contest

Announcing the winners of the Crafty by Nature Challenge. Find out which eco-friendly project won the grand prize Yudu personal screen printer and which natural creations garnered Red Heart runner-up prize packages!  

Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Here are some great handmade Mother's Day gift ideas.

Chic & Simple Sewing Launch Party

If you're in the Los Angeles area, head over to ReForm School this weekend for the Chic & Simple Sewing book launch party!

Eco-Chic Wooden Goodies

If your in the market for business cards, thank-you cards, or cards for any occasion, check out Night Owl Paper Goods.

Pretty Paper From Amy Butler

Amy Butler's new recycled paper craft collection is simply beautiful!

Naturally Beautiful Paper

The idea of making paper without wood is hard to imagine, but Eco-Friendly Papers innovatively uses cotton rags and natural flowers to create their elegant papers.

Unique Wrap for One-Of-A-Kind Gifts

Make your gifts look one-of-a-kind with Loop Wrap! These unique, soy-ink printed papers are processed chlorine- free and made from wind-generated energy.

Crafty By Nature: Green Buying Guide

This week, check out some of the latest and greatest eco-friendly yarns!

Crafty By Nature Contest Official Rules

The official rules for the CraftStylish Crafty By Nature Contest.

Eco-Ways Yarn

RedHeart’s Eco-Ways yarn is made from 30% recycled polyester from plastic.

Eco-Cotton Yarn

Check out this new yarn made from recycled T-shirts!

Nature's Choice Yarn

Nature's Choice from Lion Brand is 100% organic cotton yarn made without the use of pesticides, herbicides or other chemicals.

Corntastic Yarn

Corntastic yarn is made from 100% corn fiber. How cool!

Eco-Sock Yarn

Who doesn’t love knitting up a pair of comfy socks? Here are 2 great eco-friendly sock yarns available from YarnCountry.com.

Solar Dyed Yarns

Concerned about their CO2 footprint, Ceallach Dyes embraced the idea of using solar power to heat set their dyes.

Recycled Silk Yarn

If you’re looking for bright, dazzling yarn, look no further than The Wool Peddler! Each recycled silk skein is handspun from silk weaving mill waste.

I Heart Pets Caption Contest Winners!

Check out who won the I Heart Pets Caption Contest!

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How to Be a HeartMaker!

Looking for some last-minute gift ideas for your Valentine? Here are a few quick, fun ways to make your special someone say “I Love You.”

Funny Bunny

Post a caption for this photo and you could be the lucky winner of a Red Heart Yarns prize package!

Sleepy Kitty

Post a caption for this photo and you could be the lucky winner of a Red Heart Yarns prize package!

Playful Pup

Post a caption for this photo and you could be the lucky winner of a Red Heart Yarns prize package!

Dog in Ruffles

Post a caption for this photo and you could be the lucky winner of a Red Heart Yarns prize package!

Pup in Garland

Post a caption for this photo and you could be the lucky winner of a Red Heart Yarns prize package!

Doggie Cardigan

Post a caption for this photo and you could be the lucky winner of a Red Heart Yarns prize package!

Doggies by a Window

Post a caption for this photo and you could be the lucky winner of a Red Heart Yarns prize package!

Horsing Around

Post a caption for this photo and you could be the lucky winner of a Red Heart Yarns prize package!

2 Pugs in Hats

Post a caption for this photo and you could be the lucky winner of a Red Heart Yarns prize package!

Puppy Papoose

Post a caption for this photo and you could be the lucky winner of a Red Heart Yarns prize package!

Tortoise Hiding

Post a caption for this photo and you could be the lucky winner of a Red Heart Yarns prize package!

I Heart Pets Caption Contest Official Rules

I Heart Pets Caption Contest Official Rules

Little Stitches for Little Ones

In this lavishly illustrated collection, designer Amy Butler presents 20 charming, contemporary projects for the nursery and beyond. There's a snuggly wrap blanket, imaginative plush toys, bright diaper bags, handy travel bibs, and much more.

In Stitches

Celebrated designer Amy Butler brings her fresh, modern style to the timeless craft of sewing. In this lavishly illustrated collection of patterns, she presents more than 25 charming projects ranging from cushy floor cushions to smart aprons to stylish handbags.

Sew-It Kit

Celebrated designer Amy Butler brings her fresh, modern style to the timeless craft of sewing in this kit. Inside you'll find fifteen project cards, including five brand-new projects and ten from Amy's In Stitches book.

Sunblooms Bound Journal

This lovely flexible journal features Amy Butler's engaging vintage floral patterns.

Lucky Flowers Notecard Book

Filled with 24 cards and envelopes featuring Amy Butler's signature floral designs, this clever notecard folio includes cheerful cards for any correspondence.

Lucky Flowers Journal

Bursting with color, this blank journal is sure to brighten any desktop.

Sunblooms Correspondence Cards

These sunny flat cards are perfect for thank-yous, impromptu invivtations, or quick hellos.

Sunblooms Stationery Box

The lush floral designs in this keepsake box make for glamorous correspondence.

Official Rules - Knit Ski Mask Caption Contest

Here are the official rules for the CraftStylish Caption Contest: Knitwear Comes Back to Haunt Us

Fringe Benefits Official Rules

The official rules for CraftStylish Fringe Benefits Sweepstakes.

Thank You For Entering Fringe Benefits!

Thank You For Entering Fringe Benefits!

CraftStylish Flower Power Challenge - Official Rules

Here are the official rules for the CraftStylish Flower Power Challenge.

CraftStylish Tote-ally Craft Bag Challenge - Offical Rules

The official rules for the CraftStylish Tote-ally Craft Bag Challenge.

Editor Nicole Smith Finds a Haven for the Crafty and Scienc-y at Maker Faire

Get an insider's look at Nicole Smith's experience at Maker Faire.