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Papier-Mâché Pumpkin Project Download and More From Martha Stewart's Handmade Holiday Crafts

To celebrate the publication of Martha’s new book, Martha Stewart’s Handmade Holiday Crafts on September 27th, CrafterNews will host a series of Martha inspired events including (but certainly not limited to) project downloads, book giveaways, and a special contest you won’t want to miss!

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Q&A with Anna Hrachovec and Free Project from Her New Book, Teeny-Tiny Mochimochi

Mochimochi mastermind Anna Hrachovec’s new book, Teeny-Tiny Mochimochi hits bookstores today! To celebrate, CrafterNews sat down with Anna to discuss the new book, her favorite mochimochis, and more. Read the Q&A with Anna, check out the Tiny Chicken project on Scribd, and start creating your own teeny-tiny mochimochi!

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A Sneak Peak and Free Pattern from Wendy Knits Lace by Wendy D. Johnson

Although this much-anticipated book won’t be in stores until August, we’re offering a special preview with a free pattern! We love this quick and easy scarf from the wonderful Wendy D. Johnson that will keep you looking pulled-together, whether you’re dashing out the door to make it to class or just running errands around town.

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Jazz Up Your Wardrobe With the One-Hour Skirt from Sewing in a Straight Line

After spring cleaning comes summer sprucing! We at CrafterNews have the perfect guide for creating clothing, accessories, décor, and gifts to jazz up your wardrobe and home.

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Celebrate the Fourth of July with Watermelon – Polymer Clay Watermelon, that is

You know it’s officially summer when giant green and red watermelons begin appearing at the market. There’s no greater thirst quencher on a sweltering summer day, and no better symbol of the season. So slice open a cool, juicy watermelon, check out our polymer clay watermelon, and have a fantastic Fourth of July weekend!

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Project of the Month: Bird Ornament from Adventures in Mixed Media by Jane Davies

June is National Zoo and Aquarium Month! To celebrate, we are sharing a Bird Ornament project from Adventures in Mixed Media by Jane Davies.

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Free Pattern – Golden Evening Top from Suss Design Essentials

Need some sparkle for the evening. Take a look at this free pattern for a golden evening top from Suss Cousins and her book Suss Design Essentials. Versatile, the ruching on the side allows it to be worn long or short. It is both eye-catching and elegant.

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Free Pattern – Disco Top from Sexy Little Knits by Ashley Paige

Feel like dancing? You will when you wear Ashley Paige’s Disco Top from her book Sexy Little Knits. It has a deocrative ladder stich and a columnar bra with top casings. The top ties around the neck and at the back but leaves most of the back bare.

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Free Pattern – Feather Scarf from Twinkle's Big City Knits

Check-out Twinkle’s Big City Knits for delicate, chunky yarn patterns with bold colors for chic knits that are sweet, sophisticated, and sexy. Download the free pattern for a Feather Scarf on Scribd.

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Free Pattern – Basketweave Pillow from Home Knits by Suss Cousins

In Suss Cousins’ Basketweave Pillow Pattern, you make just one piece to sew to the top of an inexpensive cotton pillow. You can vary the pattern by using yarn and linen, yarn and yarn, yarn and felt – so many possibilities! It makes a great gift.

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