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Crafts

  1. this thing’s incredible
    I’ve Made 1,200 Face Masks (and Quilts and Slippers) With This Sewing Machine“It sits right at my dining table, like a sixth member of my family.”
  2. gifts they’ll want in a pandemic
    Making Friendship Bracelets Kept Me Occupied (and Productive) During LockdownIt’s a surprisingly fun, screen-free hobby.
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    I’ve Taught Many a Friend to Knit Using These (Very Giftable) KitsYou can buy them to make gifts for someone else, or as gifts for a knitter in your life.
  4. recommended by experts
    The Best Yarns for Every Kind of Craft, According to ExpertsFrom fine worsted yarns to fluffy roving yarns and chunky knits.
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    The Best Craft Kits for Beginners, According to ExpertsFrom cross-stitch to fermentation.
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    Everything You Need to Get Into Macramé, According to Artists“If you can tie it into a knot, you can tie it into your macramé piece.”
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    Everything You Need to Get Into Weaving, According to ArtistsIncluding fluffy fibers and easy-to-use looms.
  8. trust me i should know
    How to Make an Animal Vase at Home, According to Ceramicist Katie KimmelThe artist known for her kooky-looking creations walks us through her process and the supplies you need to make two vases by hand, without a wheel.
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    I Turned My Tie-Dye Hobby Into a Side Hustle. Here’s What I Use to Dye at Home.From the rubber bands, to the squeeze bottles, to the dyes, to the best blank sweatshirts, socks, and baby onesies to tie-dye.
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    How to Make a Toadstool Candle, According to Artist Janie KornA beeswax toadstool or finger worthy of your desk or mantel.
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    How to Press Flowers, According to a Flower Artist“One of the best things about flower pressing is that you don’t have to spend a lot of money.”
  12. trust me i should know
    Parker Posey’s Guide to Getting Into NeedlepointThe longtime needlepointer on everything a beginner needs to know, including the eyeglass-case kits that quickly made Cameron Diaz capable.
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    The Watercolors, Paper, and Brush Self-Taught Artist Ashley Longshore Swears ByNot all are equal, and I often think of it like sushi: You can get it at the gas station, or you can get it at Nobu, and you will notice a difference.
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    Everything You Need to Do Origami, According to an Origami Artist“Your first time will probably be less than perfect. That’s normal — even for experts.”