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October 2012

Five Things that Terrify Corrina Lawson, Co-Author of Geek Mom

With just a few days until Halloween, we’re thrilled to present five things that terrify Corrina Lawson, co-author of Geek Mom.

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Five Things that Terrify Anna Hrachovec, Author of Super-Scary Mochimochi

In the spirit of Halloween, the CrafterNews team asked some of our crafty authors for five things that terrified them. They could interpret “terrify” however they wanted. The first answers come from Anna Hrachovec, author of Super-Scary Mochimochi

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Enter Handbuilt Home Contest to Win a DIY Prize Pack Worth Thousands

We want to thank all of Ana’s fans who have blogged, tweeted, and Facebooked about The Handbuilt Home, as well as all of you who have already purchased your copies of the book. So we’re thanking you in the best way we know how—awesome prizes!

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Crafty Fun at Maker Faire

The third annual World Maker Faire took place in New York on September 29-30. Though the weather threatened above, it didn’t stop anyone from having a good time!

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Halloween: So Scary You Could DIY! Plus a Martha Stewart Giveaway

Leave a comment sharing your favorite Halloween candy, and you’ll be entered to win a Halloween prize pack from EK Success, as well as a copy of Martha Stewart’s Handmade Holiday Crafts.

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Bitty Witches from Super-Scary Mochimochi

Double, double, toil and trouble; fire burn and cauldron bubble. . . OK, so perhaps these bitty witches aren’t that threatening, but one spell they did master is the spell for shrinking!

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Supereasy, Supercheap, Superhero Costumes from Geek Mom

Do you ever look at the prepackaged costumes your kids have worn on Halloween and think, “I could have made that?” Never fear, the GeekMom bloggers are here! And they are ready to show you just how much fun you can have (and how much money you can save) by making simple costumes for your kids.

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Look What WE Made: Embroidered Portraits

Are you in need of a pretty, crafty, creative wedding gift idea? CrafterNews editor Caitlin took her sketchbook to a whole new level by embroidering a set of portraits for two friends tying the knot.

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