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Make It : Children's Bird Wings with Lynn Russell

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I’d like to introduce my long-time “internet friend” Lynn Russell, the very talented artist and letterpress printer at Satsuma Press. We met on Etsy years ago – Lynn discovered we were mutual “favorites” and reached out to me, and she has been a cherished pen pal ever since. A bit about Lynn: She works and …

Owlies

Make It : Owlies

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Today’s guest post was written by our friend Sarah Goldschadt, who has been known to get crafty from time to time. Sarah’s friends have just written a sweet book where all the projects are miniature, but don’t underestimate the punch of these pint-size crafts. That would be a big mistake. Big. Huge. “Hi Everyone! I’m …

Party Invitation Tutorial

Make It : Party Invitation Tutorial

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Today’s guest project comes from Joke, a letterpress designer who writes the very sweet blog tokketok (named after her son’s first word). It is full of simple packaging and paper ideas that would inspire anyone to throw a party: Here Joke shares a tutorial on making party invitations for a first birthday (but we think …

Crocheted Cowl

Make It : Crocheted Cowl

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Today’s guest post comes from Kate Gagnon Osborn and Courtney Kelley, co-owners of Kelbourne Woolens, distributors of The Fibre Company yarns, and authors of the new knitting book Vintage Modern Knits: “Here in Philadelphia, the advent of spring means summer is starting to feel tantalizingly close. In between the rainy days, the temperature rises just enough …

Cyanotype Tutorial

Make It : Cyanotype Tutorial

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Today’s spring-inspired guest post hails from Yellow Owl Workshop. Adapted from her new book, Christine Schmidt brilliantly demonstrates how to harness the power of sunlight in a cyanotype scarf project: “I could tell you I adore the bright daffodils peeking through the black soil, sloughing off heavy sweaters and eating asparagus anything, but I really love spring …

Make It : Best in Show

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The Westminster Kennel Club held its 135th annual dog show this week, which coincides very nicely with today’s guest post. Sally Muir and Joanna Osborne are incredibly talented knitwear designers—their sheep jumper became famous when Princess Diana wore it—with a penchant for all things canine.  They even have a new book coming out: Lucky for us, …

Tote Bag Tutorial and Giveaway!

Make It : Tote Bag Tutorial and Giveaway!

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We all have something—that one thing we can’t get enough of, no matter how many we already have. Around here I might say it’s tote bags. How could you not love a tote?  It’s function and beauty in a neat little package, like this one created by Liesl Gibson of Oliver + S: (Click here …