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A few years ago, I saw a gorgeous photo on Flickr of people with pearl buttons sewn all over their clothes in amazing patterns, and my obsession with “Pearlies” began. I immediately started bidding on eBay auctions for pearl buttons and dug out an old black jacket in hopes of... Read more »

I love this modern take on the granny square with The Purl Bee’s new pattern to make a granny stripe blanket. The photo above is a great detail shot showing the different color options but I love the idea of even making the stripes closer together and having a shade... Read more »


Repurposing with denim is a natural. Who doesn't have an extra pair of jeans lying around that are outgrown, out of fashion or worn out in some way? Put that denim to good use by making up a few Denim Do-it all Bins. Read more »

Any kind of pet project makes my heart melt! These photos from Jennifer Kerr of Kerrfect! for her 20 minute dog sweater tutorial are just too cute for words. Jennifer cut up an old cardigan and sized it down for her little pooch. This dog sweater project was one of... Read more »

Happy Earth Day everyone! To celebrate, I’ve rounded up here our favorite UpCraft projects. I love these Hand-Sewn Free-Range Monsters by Moxie that make great gifts and are great projects for kids to learn how to sew. Here are more UpCraft Projects: Pillowcase Sundress by Nikol Lohr Plastic Bag Crochet... Read more »

This wool wallet is a great project for teaching kids different basic stitches. Read more »

Our CRAFT pal Christina Loff is currently heading up the DIY & Craft category at Wikia, focusing on the Easy Crafts site. Take a visit to the site for some great projects like this one pictured above to make these silhouette stenciled Easter eggs by Vana Chupp of Le Papier... Read more »