The fast moving clan of dude crafters may be seen as brave trailblazers in the current craft movement. However, few probably remember that Rosie Grier, a member of the original Fearsome Foursome of the Los Angeles Rams, was an avid hobbyist who focused his crafting passions on macrame and needlepoint, authoring Rosie Grier’s Needlpoint for Men in 1973. Over 35 years later there’s a new breed of dudes who are crafting and stitching and making waves in the otherwise girly craft blogosphere. Continue Reading
If you battle the comforter scrunch night after night, help is here. This is a quick and permanent solution to keep your comforter evenly distributed inside your beautiful duvet. Everyone will be warm and toasty and happy.
What you need:
8 pieces of 10″ pieces of non-satin ribbon or twill tape (shoestring with ends cut off)
What you do:
1. Turn duvet inside out
2. Fold ends of ribbon or tape over 1/2″ and stitch down so it won’t ravel
The best way to learn to use your specific sewing machine is to READ THE MANUAL. If you fall into the male stereotype of one whom doesn’t ask for directions, and won’t read the instructions… get over it.