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Designer Melody Ehsani opens up about her creative process as well as the inspiration behind her jewelry and more.
How to Make Halloween Costumes for You and Your Dog
Sabrina Soto makes Halloween costumes and spider-web balloon decor.
How to Make a Robot Costume for Your Child
Dan makes a creative robot costume with a cardboard box and imagination.
How to Make an Airplane Costume for Your Child
Dan makes a creative airplane costume with a cardboard box and imagination.
How to Make a Chomping Alligator Costume
This inexpensive, DIY Halloween costume is perfect for adults and kids alike.
How to Make Glass Ornaments
A glass blower demonstrates the techniques used to create traditional glass ornaments.
Speed Round with Glenda Bailey
Glenda Bailey, editor in chief of Harper's Bazaar, answers some quick hitting questions from Maureen Sullivan during an AOL BUILD session. Interview at AOL HQ in NYC for AOL BUILD.
Citrus Painting Craft for Kids
This tutti-fruity craft is not only frugal but very creative! You can use citrus fruits found in your own home to create fun and festive pieces of artwork!
How to Choose a Quilting Fabric
Aurora Sisneros and Kelly Pederson Hanson express important tips and information regarding different quilting fabrics. Find out what the many benefits are for using certain fabrics as well as how the size and sharpness of your sewing needle impacts the durability of your quilt. Learn how to find the grain line in quilting fabrics and identify the best fabric for each of your quilts
How One Man Turned a Degree in Computer Science Into More Than a Desk Job
Matt Griffey rejects the grind at Bear & Son.
Walking and Talking With a Knife
The story behind one of knife making's most used phrases.
Last of a Dying Breed: Bear & Son Won't Give Up on Knife Business
Finding a knife made in America these days is more difficult than one would think. But thanks to companies like Bear & Son, the US knife making tradition is still going strong in Alabama.
How to Design Strip Quilting Patterns
Heather Thomas discusses various strip quilting techniques. She teaches you how to use variety of fabric strips or ribbons to create unique background patterns.
How to Add Color to Your Quilt
Heather Thomas teaches you a few different ways to add the proper amount — or that “pop” — of color to your quilt. She shows three quilts with unique patterns and talks about using colors that complement each other and work together to draw attention to the accents of the piece.
Try Before You Buy | Hardwired 2.0
The cool thing about Lush is they have stations set up throughout the store where you can try items before you buy them!
Quilt Binding Basics
Finishing a quilt with binding isn’t a difficult thing to learn. In this video, Diane Harris provides helpful tips and techniques for binding a finished quilt. Go through each step with Diane to ensure successful binding on your next quilt!
How to Make Art Quilts
Karen Gillis Taylor shows you several examples of beautiful art quilts while teaching you how to design and create your own art quilts. You will learn how to use a photograph or a painting as inspiration for your design, and you will work on building the skills necessary to combine and incorporate different fabrics into your piece. Utilize these helpful tips and techniques to create your own work of art!
How to Make Leather Mystery-Braid Cuffs
These mystery-braid bracelets are done with a sophisticated twist on the classic braid. It's a simple and stylish accessory for any outfit.
Throw an Under the Sea Kids' Craft Party
What better place to party during the summer than under the sea?! Whether you’re throwing a themed ‘Under the Sea Bash’ or just want to have a fun and colorful crafting hour with the kids, these adorable sea creatures will come to life in just a few simple steps!
Tips For Having A Crafty Fourth Of July Holiday Weekend
Juanita Kozikowski from Michael's Arts and Crafts demonstrates how to have a crafty Fourth of July.
Etched Glass Water Bottle Tutorial
Summer is here; stay hydrated with your own personalized, handmade etched-glass water bottle. In a few simple steps, you can create one for yourself or make one for each member of your family.
Homemade and Personalized Children's Tent
Children love a new place to hide or just to hang out. This play tent is easy to make and folds up for easy storage. You can personalize it with your child's favorite colors!
Personalized Painted Canvas Placemats
These painted canvas placemats will add a pop of color to your summer tablescape. The blue-and-white color scheme is perfect for a nautical-themed party or Independence Day.
Decorating Bikes for the Fourth of July
Celebrate the 4th of July with some fun bike decorations fit for a parade.
Red, White and Blue Festive Garland
Martha creates a red, white and blue garland.
MAKERS China: Guo Jianmei
In this video Guo Jianmei talks about the influence of Hillary Clinton on her career and her fight for women's rights as an activist and lawyer.
MAKERS China: Yang Liping
Yan Liping is a prominent dance artist. In her video she talks about growing up an artist and using dance to impact the world.
Quilt Feathers Patterns and Techniques
Peg Spradlin adds some elegance and beauty to your quilt top by teaching you how to add freeing feathers. Learn how to draft a traditional feather starting with the height and spine. As you become more comfortable with this you will be able to make feathered cables and feathered wreaths.
How to Make a Quilt Journal
Do you like to keep leftover pieces of fabric in remembrance of a quilt you made that you love? Erin Russek is the same way and shows you how to make a journal she made to store them. She recommends using Strathmore visual journals because they have a solid cover. Then take the measurements, put on your fabric, and hide the raw edges.
Homemade Slime & Other Fun Indoor Activities For Your Kids This Summer
Seattle lifestyle and entertaining expert Alexandra Hedin has some fun, interactive crafts and games you can do with the kids on those days the sun isn’t shining.