Crafts Filter
  1. All The Small Things

    At Busy Mockingbird, Mica talks about sparking creativity in kids: “So give them the good supplies! Let them try the real things! Show them how, and see where they take it. It only takes a little time and attention . . . “

    Art
  2. Durrow shawl

    Learn about how Lucy Hague made her intricately beautiful durrow shawl — a hand-knitted, Celt-inspired piece she designed herself — from sketch to fruition.

    Art
  3. When All Else Fails

    “The needle slides through easily and quickly and the magic happens.” Happy National Quilting Day! To celebrate, here’s avid crafter Kerry, reflecting on her love of all things stitch-related.

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  4. The Story of Heady Topper, America‚Äôs Most Loved Craft Beer

    How a difficult-to-obtain American double IPA brewed in a small town in Vermont developed a worldwide cult following, with beer fans traveling hundreds of miles just to get a taste.

    Business
  5. Mer Mag

    At Mer Mag, illustrator and dollmaker Merrilee Liddiard spreads her love for crafts and kid-friendly DIY projects, from whimsical costumes to homemade party decorations.

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  6. Art
    Art by Claudia McGill
  7. A Dash of Color: Four Crafts and DIY Blogs to Explore

    From homemade toys to party decorations, these sites inspire visitors to add a touch of whimsy (and good design) to their everyday lives.

    Art

    No-sew masks by Flax & Twine.

  8. The Settlement

    On her site, novelist Katharine Tree takes readers behind the scenes of her writing and editing process, and shares posts about other passions like knitting and gardening.

    Books
  9. A Very Mathy Yarn

    At Social Mathematics, Shannon Paper-Negaard guides us through the process of making a shawl and talks about two of her favorite things: knitting and math.

    Crafts
  10. veni vidi vicky

    Modern quilter Vicky’s work is all about bright color and bold, graphic patterns. Get inspired by her patterns, tutorials, and photographs.

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  11. Flourish and Knot

    Crafts, recipes, home improvement, decorating, sewing, gardening, floral arranging, entertaining: homemaking powerhouse Sarah helps you DIY it all.

    Crafts
  12. Claudia McGill and Her Art World

    Claudia McGill came to art later in life, but never stopped creating once she did. On her site, she shares work that spans several media, including collage, sculpture, and acrylics.

    Art
  13. A Farm Girl’s Life: On DIY, Crafts, and Finding Inspiration Everywhere

    The teenage blogger at A Farm Girl’s Life talks about her love for crafts and connecting with readers around the world.

    Crafts
    Photo (and all photos below) by Allison at A Farm Girl's Life.
  14. Kate Davies Designs

    Kate Davies, based in the Scottish Highlands, is a designer, knitter, yarn-maker, historian, and avid walker. On her site she writes about her wide-ranging interests, and shares tutorials and patterns for avid knitters.

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  15. FogKnits

    Yarn lovers will enjoy FogKnits, where blogger and avid knitter Emily shares designs and ideas, from works in progress to finished objects.

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