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It was four years ago this summer that I joined the wonderful Craftzine team. I was thrilled and in disbelief that I would have the opportunity to work for one of my all-time favorite publications and web sites. CRAFT has been a huge part of my crafty inspiration and growth,... Read more »

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This DIY Princess Leia robe from Instructables user, scoochmaroo, looks like it comes together quickly and easily, thanks to using some ready-made materials. I want to make matching mother/daughter ones! [via @Bonniegrrl] More: Duct Tape Princess Leia Costume @Craftzine.com blog Fleece Baby Princess Leia Hat @Craftzine.com blog Princess Leia Barbie... Read more »

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The Sew Nerdy art show opens at Bear and Bird gallery in Lauderhill, Florida, and features some spectacular examples of geekery-meets-craft. Some highlights include the awesome crochet Clocky from Pee Wee’s Playhouse by Allison of Crafty is Cool, the NPR Plush series from Heidi Kenney, and other nerdy favorites from... Read more »

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This weekend, we’re taking our 11-year-old daughter off to her first sleep-away camp. I can’t believe we’re already at this point in her life, and while I know she’ll be just fine, the mom in me can’t help but be a little nervous and nostalgic. She’s excited, too, but I... Read more »

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I’m always on the lookout for fun, retro-styled art to hang on the walls of our 1961 atomic ranch home, but it can often be hard to find or expensive once you do find it. I’m bookmarking this tutorial from Oh So Lovely Vintage so I can make a set... Read more »

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The angler fish is one of my favorite animals to see transformed in craft. We’ve featured many different angler fish craft projects here, and I’m happy to add one more to the list. Our friends at Lion Brand Yarn offer up this pattern from 75 Seashells, Fish, Coral & Colorful... Read more »

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Here’s another fun way to repurpose plastic grocery bags from Tiffany Threadgould of RePlayGround. Her fused plastic placemats are quick and easy to make. They are especially fun with bags that have cool logos or messages printed on them. Check out her video and how-to over on RePlayGround. More: Fused... Read more »