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Craftster member, graverobbergirl, created this stunning Doctor Who quilt as a wedding gift for friends (lucky friends!). The quilt is queen-sized and is “pieced Irish Chain pattern, hand applique, hand-embroidery and both machine and hand-quilted.” She has some great shots of the Daleks and TARDIS coming together, and I love... Read more »

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I can not get the supplies to make this light saber lamp fast enough. Brian on Geek Crafts shows you how to build your own cool light saber lamp for about $20. (the second part of the tutorial, decorating the shade, is coming soon) I must make one … immediately.... Read more »

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I love the simplicity of these cool cable lamps from Wibke from fingerfabrik. They use very basic hardware store materials (and a bit of an IKEA hack) so they are budget-friendly as well. Get the full how-to over on fingerfabrik. [via IKEA Hacks] Read more »

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Working with lovely eyelet border pieces in a garment project can be daunting. Luckily, Sarai at Colette shared her experience working through placement, seaming, and backing of this delicate textile in a recent dress project. I love when people share their troubleshooting process. It makes the tutorial that much more... Read more »

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After having featured many of Elizabeth Hartman’s Oh, Fransson! projects here on Craft, I’ve been eagerly awaiting her new book, Modern Patchwork. In it, she shares 12 quilts to “take you beyond the basics,” and each has a beautiful modern design that still resonates with classic quilting. Each of the... Read more »

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Jenny Hart of Sublime Stitching has a new short series of how-to embroidery videos through Kin Community on YouTube. You can watch Embroidery 101, Five Basic Embroidery Stitches and Three Ways to Transfer Embroidery Patterns. The videos are really lovely and nicely done, and it’s a great quick look at... Read more »

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Bread pudding tends to be one of those divisive desserts: you love it or hate it. I’m in the love it camp, and if you’re with me, you’ll want to check out this recipe from Tonya Staab. It includes sweet Hawaiian bread and chocolate, among other things. Really, how can... Read more »