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Yarn-y goodness for your favorite felines! Haley on Craft: Make Some Fun Knitted Cat Toys for Your Feline Friends:
Have yarn-obsessed kitties who try to steal your knitting? Delight your playful felines with some cute knitted cat toys to call their own!
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Socks made simple: Knit 'em flat like a scarf! Haley on Craft: Super-Easy Socks That You Knit Flat:
Does the idea of knitting a pair of socks stress you out? Knit 'em flat instead of in the round with this super-easy sock technique!
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Purrrrrfect! (Mew!) Haley on Craft: Kid Knits: Kitty Cat Headband:
Looking for a purrrfect gift for the feline-loving kid in your life? Knit up a super-cute kitty cat headband!
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Thrifty #knitting pattern for leftover sock yarn! Haley on Craft:Flashback CRAFT Pattern: Parsimonious Toe Up Socks:
Feeling thrifty? Knit to impress while using up leftover sock yarn with the Parsimonious Toe Up Socks pattern!
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No zipper love? Use a button closure instead! Haley on Craft: Sewing Hacks: Change a Zipper to a Button Closure:
Hate zippers? Don't have one in the right length or color? Change a zipper to a button closure with this smart sewing hack!
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Haley on Craft: Cute up Your Keys with a Retro Camper Perler Bead Keychain: http://buff.ly/1CHuGwm (Attn: Kim Werker)
If you've got an old school camper or dream of hitting the road with one someday, embrace the adventure with a super-cute retro camper Perler bead keychain!
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Perfect your pattern matching! Haley on Craft: How to Sew Perfectly Matched Plaids:
Give your handmade plaid, striped, and patterned garments an upgrade—learn how to sew perfectly matched plaids!
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Ah, neckline stitching perfection! Haley on Craft: Sewing Tips: Flat Bias Neckline:
Want to add a professional finish to hand-sewn garments? Learn how to stitch your own flat bias neckline with this easy-to-follow tutorial!
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Hair craft! Wild weekend color that will wash out by Monday! Haley on Craft: Summer Color: Temporary Colombré Hair:
Love to play with color? Give your locks a summertime makeover with temporary colombré hair!
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Peaches forever! Haley on Craft: Summer Desserts: Easy Baked Peaches:
When it comes to sweet summertime desserts, sometimes simple is best. Case in point: These utterly delicious-looking baked peaches!
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A denim upcycle that's totally not tacky! Haley on Craft: Turn Colorful Denim into a Gorgeous Upcycled Jeans Quilt:
If you love your Levi's, you'll definitely want to add this gorgeous upcycled jeans quilt to your to-make list.
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Pretty impressive for bamboo skewers and spray paint! Haley on Craft: Happy Home: DIY Faux Metal Flower Wall Art:
Brighten up a room with some stylized floral decor! This DIY faux metal flower wall art definitely looks impressive, but it's surprisingly easy to make.
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Brooklyn-based DIY from a gal in granny glasses.
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The Zen of Making is a DIY and craft blog written by Haley Pierson-Cox, a technical craft writing and tutorial-obsessed book nerd who is also a staff writer at CRAFT Magazine, and a co-host of the monthly #CraftSocial Twitter chat.