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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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Logo Project: Uncharted Indigo

Hey! I’m so glad you’re here! This is a really exciting post because it’s not only showing you my first completed logo for Made by Hand, but it’s also a logo I got to do for my best friend. Brianna has been my best friend since 2nd grade (which was like, 20-ish years ago now?), […]

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Yes, You Do Suck at Your New Hobby—and That’s Okay

I recently starting learning about hand embroidery. I’m trying to expand my fiber arts repertoire so that I can explore more ways to make the kinds of clothing I want to make for myself. Embroidery seemed like a good skill to add since it can be used to transform would-be plain garments into something a […]

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Market/Craft Show Prep Guide

fall decorations from the dollar store

Hey Makers, I’m happy to announce that I’ve recently secured my place in my very first craft show! *cheering & applause* I’m also happy to announce that I have no idea what I’m doing. Why on Earth would that make me happy? Because that means I get to bring you guys along for the ride. […]

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The Difference Between Scarves, Cowls, Snoods, & Shawls

winter scarf

In the vast world of fiber arts, there is a huge variety of types of things you can learn to make. Most of them happen to be items you wear in cold weather, and the easiest ones tend to be worn around the neck. Once you’ve entered the world of neck warming goodies, you begin […]

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