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I Made My Own Clothing Labels

patch label attached to a crochet cowl

With fall quickly approaching, many crafters and makers are prepping for autumn craft shows and stocking their online shops where they will be selling their handmade goods to the masses. When creating your inventory for your shop or a show, every detail counts – especially the finishing touches! Today we’re going to talk about a […]

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Creativity & Self Consciousness

shy girl hiding her face outside

I recently participated in an Instagram project created by Tanisha Conrad, the talented maker behind A Boundless Sea. She wanted other makers and creatives to share why they feel they are “boundless” as a form of inspiration and to bring the creative community a little closer. I submitted an entry for her project where I briefly talked about […]

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Sewing

Kimono Cardigan Sewing Tutorial

Side view of kimono cardigan

Hey Makers! I have a really exciting tutorial for you today. Today we are going to learn how to make a super cute “kimono” style cardigan! I love layering clothing, but summer is not always very kind to bodies covered in multiple layers of clothing… Luckily, there are lots of lightweight options for layering during […]

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Crochet · Patterns

The Solstice Crop Top (Tunisian Crochet Pattern)

Finished crop top

Hey Makers, happy summer! Yes, it is officially summer here in the northern hemisphere of our little life sustaining planet Earth. This day is commonly referred to as the Summer Solstice. What’s a solstice? Well, here’s what Wikipedia has to say about that: “The summer solstice (or estival solstice), also known as midsummer, occurs when […]

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Sewing

Sewing 101: Let’s Talk About Fabric

different types of clothing made up of all kinds of fabrics, hanging on a bar along a wall

Hey Makers! Welcome to my Sewing 101 summer course! This is the first of many sewing articles and tutorials I will be writing over the course of this summer, and I hope you’ll stick around to learn a fun new skill. For the month of June, we will be looking at many beginner subjects regarding […]

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    Rachel Humbrecht, Made by Hand

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