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Fitted Dust Mask Sewing Pattern (with printable PDF)

COVID-19 Coronavirus face mask complete

Hey there… what a frickin’ year right? I hope everyone is staying safe during this crazy time! As you all know, there has been a high demand for face masks in the recent weeks due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic across the world. Many makers have been using their fiber skills to create reusable masks […]

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Crochet Spider Web Pattern

Just in time for Halloween, I'm going to show you today how to crochet some spooky spider webs! Materials: I-9 (5.5mm) crochet hook 1 skein worsted weight cotton yarn Scissors Stitches/Techniques Used: Magic Loop CH - chain SC - single crochet TC - triple crochet SL - slip stitch SETUP ROW: Make a magic loop [...]
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Pittsburgh Fiber Friends

Hey Pittsburgh! I’m really excited to announce the start of something new and local for Made by Hand… Introducing: Pittsburgh Fiber Friends! This is a meetup group I’m starting to get to know the fiber arts community in my city better. There are so many of us, and I’d love to have the opportunity to […]

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Knitting · Patterns

Quick Knit Pumpkin Pattern

Small orange knit pumpkin in woman's hands.

The start of fall marks the official start of knitting season—and what better way to celebrate than knitting a super cute pumpkin to decorate your home for the season! These pumpkins have been super popular in the maker community over the past few years, and I decided this year I would explore making my own. […]

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Staying Sustainable as a Fiber Artist

As fiber and textile artists, we often think that we’re doing our part to help the Earth by creating our own clothing rather than heavily supporting the fast fashion industry. Truth is though, it’s very easy to tip toe over the line of sustainability and fall into the crater of a giant carbon footprint with […]

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