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Buy Small For The Holidays – And Beyond

Buy Small For The Holidays – And Beyond

As 2020 winds down, let’s celebrate makers differently than before. Makers provide a path for America’s economic recovery because many makers turn their creations into businesses. New businesses like those account for nearly all job growth. That’s particularly important because COVID-19 has led to the shutdown – at the peak – of at least 3.3 million […]

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3D Printing a Christmas Monorail

When the perfect part is prohibitively priced, print your own!

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A Sculptor’s Origami Inspired Woodland Creatures (Plus One You Can Make Yourself)

A Sculptor’s Origami Inspired Woodland Creatures (Plus One You Can Make Yourself)

UK resident Joe Thompson decided he wanted a sculpture for his garden. Joe first made paper versions of both the squirrel and reindeer before making the “final” steel version seen below. According to him: The overall idea took a bit longer than the design. I wanted to make a basic sculpture for the garden, so spent […]

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Recipe: Thread Spool Gingerbread Mug Cookies

Want to see some seriously delighted faces at your next sewing circle, quilt guild meeting, or stitch ‘n bitch? Whip up a batch of these adorable crafting-inspired thread spool gingerbread mug cookies with this recipe and decorating tutorial!

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