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Stylists Get Crafty

TV Crafts : Stylists Get Crafty

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Today’s post is written by set stylist Dani Fiore from The Martha Stewart Show: Some shows develop then change – develop some more and change and change again. It’s the nature of live TV! Our Google Cook-off show turned out to be one of those shows. Hosanna and the crafters were swamped so Kait, Kelli …

Maria Eife

Meet : Maria Eife

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Last month’s Stitch Fest was a blast, and one of the highlights was meeting so many of our talented readers.  Demonstrating iron-on applique, I met crafter/designer Maria Eife.  She was wearing some incredible felt jewelry she designs based on binary code, so you can be covertly nerdy.  I love how precise and clean it is, …

Felt So Loved - Heart Scarf

Make It : Felt So Loved - Heart Scarf

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Recently I have had some request to teach people how to needle felt. Instead of just showing a demo, I thought a project with an end result would be a nice approach to this lesson. I also wanted it to be approachable and safe, so the worry of poking  fingers with sharp barbs would be …

TV Crafts : Yarning for Warmth

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Although I am not a knitter (and currently not even an infrequent crocheter), I am a huge lover of yarn. With the frigid temps we have been experiencing in NYC, I have noticed that many things yarn related have been popping up around me. First, some of the yarn I sent off to my grandmother …

At Home Crafting for the Martha Craft Fair

Behind the Scenes : At Home Crafting for the Martha Craft Fair

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The holidays are upon us! With everyone around here keeping up with their daily job, we are also getting ready for the Martha Stewart Craft Fair this weekend. Since the Craft Fair will be open to the public this year, many of us are still working when we get home. It is truly a busy …

Behind the Scenes : more necklaces

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For our August issue of Martha Stewart Living, I developed a story how to make simple necklaces. It was a lot of fun to come up with all those ideas and I’ve since been making more. It all started with Laura’s wedding, for which I had nothing appropriate to wear and decided a fancy necklace …

Behind the Scenes : More about DIY Weddings

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Remember Corinne’s post last March about Crafting on the side? She introduced us to Handle & Spout,  the festive line of accessories that she and Blake create. Well, this Summer’s “Martha Stewart Weddings” is all about DIY Style, and Blake shares their secrets to dazzling handmade fabric flowers. Even if you don’t have a wedding …

Inspiration Board : Bright Yellow

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I spent last weekend in Northampton visiting my Alma Mater and was really taken with bits of yellow sprouting up all over the campus grounds. Something about a shot of this color – and just a shot, too much can be overwhelming – really excites the eyes.  Susan Dwyer of  Up in the Air Somewhere …