HALLOWEEN COSTUME CLOSET
Never too early to start thinking about costumes for the kids...and yourself! Find costume ideas, easy DIY costumes, patterns, FUNIdeas from VELCRO. Also, ready made Halloween costumes.
SPECIAL WEDDING FEATURE: Making a "New" Wedding Dress From a Thrift Store Garment
If you are handy with a needle and thread, shopping Thrift Stores for a slightly used wedding dress can be a great way to save a ton of money on what can be a very expensive investment.
NEWS & VIEWS
History of Crochet: The Victorian Crochet Revolution
Have you ever wondered where all our marvelous crochet stitch patterns, edgings, insertions, and motifs came from? The history of crochet is actually unlike that of embroidery, knitting, and other needle arts.
Lost Property clothing library is a brilliant solution to wasteful fashion
A collective wardrobe spares resources, reduces clutter, and provides a steady stream of fabulous outfits. It's win-win all around.
How to Repair Snags From a Cat on a Cloth Couch
While it is not possible to restore the surface of the couch entirely to its previous appearance, it is possible to make some repairs to the area where the cat has scratched.
One Thing to Do With Old Clothes? Turn Them Into Art
Eileen Fisher, a leader in the sustainable fashion sphere, is tackling
'What can you do with clothes you don’t wear anymore?" One option is to turn them into art.
How to Reupholster a Sectional Sofa
You can update your existing sectional sofa by reupholstering it yourself and save a lot of money.
This quilt uses the pattern Cross Stitch by Zen Chic which features her Modern Backgrounds Colorbox, a collection of low volume fabrics, and some solids from Art Gallery Fabrics.
HANK'S SURPLUS TACTICAL ASSAULT 3 DAY BACKPACK
At only 4 pounds, Hank's Surplus packed a punch with its Assault 3 day Backpack. If it's an awesome assault pack you need, you’ll find it in the tactical Assault 3 Day Backpack. Made with super strong 500D CORDURA® Classic fabric, this bag is designed to endure anything and it comes with strong nylon webbing. For storage, this pack has three main compartments with two nylon mesh pockets and inside hydration pocket with drain port. Learn more about this technology. Shop for this technology>
CHILLBAND STUDIO WOMEN'S HEADBAND
Dr. Cool's Women's Studio cooling headbands provide chemical-free comfort and cooling. They are made using Coolcore's patented cooling technology, which provides three distinct functions: wicking, moisture circulation and regulated evaporation. The result is a stylish accessory piece that can go from "work out" to "out and about" with ease. Colors: Blue, Curaco, Fuscia, and Watercolor. Learn more about this technology. Shop for this technology.