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Textiles, Plants and Fringe: How to Go Full-on Bohemian in Your Home - @Redfin

Textiles, Plants and Fringe: How to Go Full-on Bohemian in Your Home - @Redfin | Calling All Fabric Lovers to Textile Arts | Scoop.it
Forget all the rules of mixing and matching and embrace bohemian instead
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Ruffled Fabric Easter Eggs

Ruffled Fabric Easter Eggs | Calling All Fabric Lovers to Textile Arts | Scoop.it
A blog full of fun craft projects, free sewing patterns and tutorials and family friendly recipes
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Easter is right around the corner.  Here's a DIY for Ruffled Fabric Easter Eggs.

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11 Knitting Patterns for A Knitter’s Best Friend

11 Knitting Patterns for A Knitter’s Best Friend | Calling All Fabric Lovers to Textile Arts | Scoop.it
Your dog will be wagging its tail in gratitude when you knit up something soft and handmade for your pet! Bust your stash with one of these 11 patterns that are perfect for pups!
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So cute.

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Painting, knitting and using the computer may protect your memory - Today.com

Painting, knitting and using the computer may protect your memory - Today.com | Calling All Fabric Lovers to Textile Arts | Scoop.it
Hoping for better brain health in old age? It might be time to learn to paint, knit or code. A study in Neurology finds people who enjoy...
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Do you think it's time to learn to paint, knit or code. 

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THETINCAT: Gorgeous Fabric Flower Roundup Tutorials free patterns

THETINCAT: Gorgeous Fabric Flower Roundup Tutorials free patterns | Calling All Fabric Lovers to Textile Arts | Scoop.it
THETINCAT: Gorgeous Fabric Flower Roundup Tutorials free patt... http://t.co/qCIZ5fPwPI
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Check out these fab Fabric Flower Tutorials - For Free.

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Scouting Sweetness: Homemade Samoas Cookies

Scouting Sweetness: Homemade Samoas Cookies | Calling All Fabric Lovers to Textile Arts | Scoop.it
Learn the secret to making Samoas, the beloved chocolate-dipped caramel coconut Girl Scout cookies, right in your home kitchen. Now the deliciousness can be enjoyed all year round!
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These sound so yummy.  Johnny frowned when I asked him to make them for me.   The cast is getting no sympathy.

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DIY Chalk Paint on Fabric

A complete DIY course on chalk paint. from making it yourself with calcium carbonate to the finished product. A great project for anyone who wants to update ...
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Looking for a way to spruce up that outdated fabric on your furniture, you might want to consider Chalk Paint.

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Cooking Mistakes: What Can Go Wrong & How To Make It Right

Cooking Mistakes: What Can Go Wrong & How To Make It Right | Calling All Fabric Lovers to Textile Arts | Scoop.it
Learn how to fix common cooking mistakes and avoid them altogether! Enjoy this free mini-class with Sur La Table’s Senior Resident Chef Joel Gamoran.
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Have I been waiting for a class like this.  And it's "FREE".

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Scrapbook Inspiration: Watercolour Paint and Doodles

Scrapbook Inspiration: Watercolour Paint and Doodles | Calling All Fabric Lovers to Textile Arts | Scoop.it
This craft project combines two of my favorite things, watercolor paint and black felt tip markers. I love to doodle… ... Check out more of these gorgeous layered scrapbook projects on Maisa's blog. IMG_1477.
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Do you love to doodle?   This is a perfect craft project to do from the comfort of your RV.

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Easy DIY Project: How to Make a Pocket Wall Planter — Apartment ...

Easy DIY Project: How to Make a Pocket Wall Planter — Apartment ... | Calling All Fabric Lovers to Textile Arts | Scoop.it
Have a really great DIY project or tutorial that you want to share with others? Let us know! We love checking out what you're making these days, and learning from our readers. When you're ready, click here to submit your ...
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These planters are too cute and easy to make.

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Diary of a Quilter - a quilt blog: Quick Quilting Tips and Tricks

Diary of a Quilter - a quilt blog: Quick Quilting Tips and Tricks | Calling All Fabric Lovers to Textile Arts | Scoop.it
We had so much fun in round one of Quick Quilting Tips, I thought it would be fun to ask more bloggers and quilters to share some of their favorite quilting tricks, tips, and short-cuts. Monday - May 19.
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Thanks for sharing, Amy

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Wise Words

Wise Words | Calling All Fabric Lovers to Textile Arts | Scoop.it
Aerobics?? (We're pretty sure it counts...
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Aerobics?  I think so. hehehehhe

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Tech Talk: Quilting App - KFYR-TV

Tech Talk: Quilting App - KFYR-TV | Calling All Fabric Lovers to Textile Arts | Scoop.it
Tech Talk: Quilting App
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A member of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe is using technology to help preserve his culture. Star quilts are culturally significant to many Native American people.
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Check this out.  A quilting app.  What's next?

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Patch Pocket Heart + 2 Valentine’s Day Inspired DIYs

Patch Pocket Heart + 2 Valentine’s Day Inspired DIYs | Calling All Fabric Lovers to Textile Arts | Scoop.it
Your home for all things Design. Home Tours, DIY Project, City Guides, Shopping Guides, Before & Afters and much more
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Dyeing Your Armpits Bright Colors Is Now a Thing

Dyeing Your Armpits Bright Colors Is Now a Thing | Calling All Fabric Lovers to Textile Arts | Scoop.it
Coming soon to a music festival near you: bright, technicolor armpits!

If you're too scared to try the rainbow color hair trend, then you're not out of luck. You can test it out on . . . your armpits! Yes, dying your armpits is the latest beauty
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Really?

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20 Backpack Tutorials for Back to School

20  Backpack Tutorials for Back to School | Calling All Fabric Lovers to Textile Arts | Scoop.it
School will be in session before we know it! Create your own (or your child’s) backpack this year with these amazing DIY backpack tutorials.
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How to Identify and Use 11 Most Common Sewing Machine Feet

How to Identify and Use 11 Most Common Sewing Machine Feet | Calling All Fabric Lovers to Textile Arts | Scoop.it
Designer, pattern maker and sewing instructor Steffani Lincecum teaches you how to identify and use 11 of the most common sewing feet. Start with zipper and buttonhole feet, then learn how to use b...
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Finally, a tutorial on Sewing Machine Feet

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How to make a No-Sew T-Shirt Blanket

How to make a No-Sew T-Shirt Blanket | Calling All Fabric Lovers to Textile Arts | Scoop.it
This Instructable will show you how to make a t-shirt blanket without needing a sewing machine. T-shirt blankets are a great way to preserve memories ...
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This would be a great idea for using up a stash of fabric you just can't bear to part with.

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Silk Painting with textile artist Jill Kennedy - YouTube

Sign up for our Colouricious Club - free weekly online textile art ideas and inspiration. http://colouricious.com/textiles-ideas-blogs-colouricious-club/ Tex...
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A fabulous silk painting tutorial.

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8 Things You Didn't Know You Could Spray Paint - Huffington Post

8 Things You Didn't Know You Could Spray Paint - Huffington Post | Calling All Fabric Lovers to Textile Arts | Scoop.it
If you haven't noticed, we're firm believers in the power of paint. Who wouldn't be once you've experienced what a $3 sample pot can do or witnessed an old piece of furniture take on a whole new life?
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Doorknobs!  Did you know you could spray paint that? 

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Shaving Foam Marbling Technique

Shaving Foam Marbling Technique | Calling All Fabric Lovers to Textile Arts | Scoop.it
You'll never guess the material used to create these awesome marbled cards! Hint: It can probably be found in your bathroom.
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A crafty idea for card making.  I'm inspired to try this technique on silk.

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Marble Dyed Silk Scarves | FiberArtsy.com

Marble Dyed Silk Scarves | FiberArtsy.com | Calling All Fabric Lovers to Textile Arts | Scoop.it
Marble Dyed Silk Scarves Step by step tutorial for dyeing Silk Scarves
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Tweet from @Missy_Lyssy_Loo

Tweet from @Missy_Lyssy_Loo | Calling All Fabric Lovers to Textile Arts | Scoop.it
A small part of the 'Villains' silk scarf I'm painting by hand. It's still wet & I've lots to do but happy so far http://t.co/G11yFggSrS
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Box Bag - Easy Sewing Everyday Handbag

Easy beginners bag, which I am sure you will love. Detailed photo instructions, cutting out diagram and more detail on the bag in your pattern pack available...
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Perhaps on a rainy day, you'll make a handbag.  Nice tutorial on YouTube.

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Tweet from @zim2918

Tweet from @zim2918 | Calling All Fabric Lovers to Textile Arts | Scoop.it
RT @zim2918: Last year, I did live silk painting outside at Tycoons. Can't wait for warmer weather http://t.co/t0lTkngA41
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