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Wednesday April 14th, 2010

Wednesday March 3rd, 2010

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sewing 101: curtains

sewing 101: curtains

[today i'm thrilled to welcome brett bara of manhattan craft room to d*s with a special guest column. you've been asking for more sewing how-tos, so brett will be joining us for a sewing 101 primer, covering all the basics for getting started with home sewing. welcome, brett!] Hello there! I’m very happy to be…

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Tuesday December 8th, 2009

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Wednesday October 21st, 2009

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diy project: chela’s fabric screen

diy project: chela’s fabric screen

chela edmunds is textile artist from melbourne, australia. she recently moved into a new apartment in brooklyn, ny and found that her beautiful windows overlooking the park only had enough blind coverage to reach chest-height. in order to let the sun shine through and maintain some privacy she created this simple but chic felted screen….

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Friday September 25th, 2009

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Wednesday September 2nd, 2009

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d*s guest blog: yoyo craft

d*s guest blog: yoyo craft

laura has a wonderful new diy project over at the d*s guest blog today. she’s working with yoyos (a quilting technique that produces little round circles of fabric) to create a beautiful pillow. click here for the full instructions! ps: click here for the new d*s diy project archives!

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Thursday July 16th, 2009

Wednesday June 24th, 2009

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diy project: erica’s tote bag pillows

diy project: erica’s tote bag pillows

today erica domesek, style and crafter-extraordinaire and author of the website ps i made this is back with another diy project that takes advantage of something most of us have laying around the house- extra tote bags. i love using extra objects around the household, so erica, take it away…. i’m always trying to live…

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Wednesday June 17th, 2009

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diy wednesdays: camera strap cover

diy wednesdays: camera strap cover

in our ongoing quest to customize every object we get our hands on, we’ve tackled all sorts of random things around our home (ikea furniture, curtains, bedspreads…) so it’s about time that we finally got crafty with one of the items we spend the most time with: our camera. don’t get us wrong, we’re not…

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Wednesday April 15th, 2009

Wednesday February 25th, 2009

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diy wednesdays: door organizer

diy wednesdays: door organizer

we tend to subscribe to the “a place for everything, and everything in its place” philosophy, but when it came to derek’s running-out-the-door essentials (phone, notebook, pen) we hadn’t quite worked out a solution. this fused felt door-handle organizer was a super simple way to eliminate a frantic and frustrating search from our morning routine….

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Wednesday November 26th, 2008

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Monday July 28th, 2008

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diy idea: bird mobile

diy idea: bird mobile

a just found out another friend of mine is having a baby so i’ve got nursery decorations on the brain lately (which isn’t helping my baby-crazy-late-20s phase). i saw this fun mobile at spool a while back and have had it bookmarked for ages, hoping i’d find an excuse to make one. and now i…

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