Thursday, May 28, 2020

Bluprint Going out of Business Here's Some Alternatives for Online Craft Classes and Projects

Bluprint Going out of Business Here's Some other Great Places to Check out Online Craft Classes and Projects


Start your 7-Day Free Bluprint Trial at myBluprint.com now!

Bluprint announced that NBCUniversal will be shutting down in the next few months.  From John Levisay "I am disappointed to inform you that Bluprint will be closing over the next few months."  "Like so many customers, instructors, designers, and employees, I am devastated by this news. Please know that our team is working quickly to finalize details, and we will provide more information soon."

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What does that mean to you? Well, Bluprint is looking into various options for those of you who received individual classes to receive a copy of the class. Including individual classes purchased with forever credits. They are also planning to issue prorated refunds for paid subscribers based on the last day our service will be available, which will be communicated when that date is finalized in the near future.
Be sure to check out the website for more details.

Check out these Online Classes and Craft Resources


So where do you go now for craft kits, projects, and online learning tools. Here's a few of our favorites to check out below.


Learn to Quilt as You GoLearn to Crochet MandalasLearn 4 Easy Rag Rug Techniques


Annie's video classes let you learn from top experts at your own convience. The classes range from quilting, beading, jewelry making, card making, crochet, knitting, general crafts, sewing and more!







Creativebug offers unlimited access to over 1000 online art and craft classes






CreativeLive offers free live classes draw tens of thousands of viewers, and their digital catalog of high-quality creative education has taught millions of students, professionals and artists worldwide.












Many online craft sites and blogs also provide YouTube tutorials, free patterns and instructions on their site. Scroll through YouTube and subscribe to some of your favorites. Also, check out Pinterest for ideas.
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Dearly Beloved Crochet Shawl Pattern Kit


Bluprint Going out of Business Here's Some Alternatives for Online Craft Classes and Projects

Monday, May 25, 2020

Learn How to Download the Free GO! Camping Quilt and Pillow Pattern from AccuQuilt

Learn How to Download the Free GO! Camping Quilt and Pillow Pattern from AccuQuilt

 
AccuQuilt GO! Going Camping Quilt Pattern Free Download



A Camping we will go! Make this fun can colorful camping quilt with this free download.  Finished Size 40" x 52"
See the pattern for the matching pillow below!

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Vivid Colors and Unique star shapes make this quilt retro looking and modern at the same time! Perfect for any setting or room!  Use it for sleeping in a tent or in your living room!  Great for the RV or under the night sky!  An impressive pattern that is beginner friendly!   Use the FREE GO! Camper Embroidery Designs ($22.00 value) download available to finish your project.  Available in motif, blanket and satin stitches.


AccuQuilt GO! Camper Limited Edition Die




AccuQuilt GO! Going Camping Quilt Pattern

Free Camping Pillow Pattern



FREE AccuQuilt GO! A-Camping We GO Pillow Pattern


A sunshine-y good time is certainly on the itinerary with this pillow pattern perfectly sized for a life on the go. Whether it’s rolled up with your sleeping bag and tent or decorating the seating of your RV, the triangles arranged in a zig zag pattern around the cute GO! Camper appliqué will add striking color to any space.


AccuQuilt GO! Qube Mix & Match 6


Cut Time, Quilt More FREE AccuQuilt GO! Happy Camper Zipper Pouch Pattern



Learn How to Download the Free GO! Camping Quilt and Pillow Pattern from AccuQuilt

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Summer Cake Ideas Make a Tie-Dye Cake or Cupcakes with these Fun Baking Instructions

Summer Cake Ideas Make a Tie-Dye Cake or Cupcakes with these Fun Baking Instructions





Tie-dye is a creative way to make a scarf or even bake a cake. It's easy to  make colorful cakes and serve for family parties or a gift to give for a friend who enjoys colorful desserts. 

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Tie-Dye Cake - An Easy Project

Using your favorite vanilla cake batter recipe, two cake pans, gel food colors, small bowls, spoons, fondant and a few other items found here step-by-step How to Make a Tie-Dye Cake instructions.  
This also works well for cupcakes
Color your batter


Fill the Cake Pans




Bake the Cake


Cover the Cake with Fondant and Paint


Keep Alternating Colors until the cake is covered.


Here you have your beautifully created tie-dye cake ready to serve.
Learn More about creating this cake here.


Learn More about Making Cakes in the Start up class Cake Decorating 



Startup Library: Cake Decorating

  Summer Cake Ideas Make a Tie-Dye Cake or Cupcakes with these Fun Baking Instructions

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Quick Colorful Kitchen Dishcloths Patterns to Crochet

Quick Colorful Kitchen Dishcloths Patterns to Crochet


Dishcloths - Quick Colorful Designs to Brighten any Kitchen

Crochet colorful dishcloth patterns for your kitchen. Match any of these patterns to your kitchen colors or crochet them in bright colors to liven up a kitchen space. Dishcloths are typically crocheted using crochet cotton and can be easily washed between each use. They make wonderful gifts and crochet up quickly.

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There are 17 easy to crochet top notch designs available in the Quick Colorful Designs Book by Leisure Arts.   With the 17 topnotch designs in Dishcloths from Leisure Arts, you can make your kitchen more colorful or add a little luxury to your bath. These crochet cloths make quick gifts, using Easy to Easy-Plus skill levels and medium weight yarn or two strands of fine weight yarn. Designs include Fast Favorite, Flower Tile, and Basket Weave by Mary Jane Protus; Shells by Leisure Arts; Nine Patch, Blossom, and Rainbow by Shobha Govindan; Spiral by Sarah J. Green; Lacy Stripes by Sue Galucki; Variegated by Lois J. Long; Clusters by Rhona Czepiel; Crisscross and Around the Block by Anne Halliday; Sunshine Daisy by Joan E. Reeves; Puffs and Borders by Maggie Weldon; and Checks by Roberta Maier.









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Thursday, May 7, 2020

Comfy Cozy Crochet Happy at Home Hoodie Crochet Kit Pattern

Comfy Cozy Crochet Happy at Home Hoodie Crochet Kit Pattern 

Crochet Kit - Happy At Home Hoodie

Crochet Kit - Happy At Home Hoodie

                          The Crochet Happy at Home Hoodie kit is perfect for any time of the year. Lightweight cotton makes it perfect for warmer weather.  Can be made in a variety of colors and sizes.  

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  This lightweight hoodie is perfect to throw on during a chilly summer evening at the beach or cozied up in around a bonfire. The in-style oversized fit compliments all body shapes and sizes. Get ready to never take off your new favorite hoodie!

Crochet Kit - Happy At Home Hoodie includes:
Size XS/S/M
One black and white copy of Happy At Home Hoodie
8 balls Coboo Yarn
Size Large/XLarge
One black and white copy of Happy At Home Hoodie
9 balls Coboo Yarn
Size 2X/3X/4X/5X
One black and white copy of Happy At Home Hoodie
10 balls Coboo Yarn

Crochet Kit - Happy At Home Hoodie requires but does not include:
Crochet Hook Size G (4.0 mm)
Lion Brand® Large-Eye Blunt Needles


Coboo Yarn
Comfy Cozy Crochet Happy at Home Hoodie Crochet Kit Pattern

Monday, May 4, 2020

Help Artists Make Money When you Shop these Creative Face Masks

Help Artists Make Money When you Shop these Creative Face Masks

Face Masks


Find your perfect face mask created by a work-at-home creative artist! From floral to pets, camouflage, and more. You can support a creative person and get a great cloth face mask or other items created by talented individuals.



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Find your thing!  An Artist makes money every time you shop and you can find some really great items like these creative face masks!

Support independent artists sell their work  like t-shirts, iPhone cases, stickers, art prints, posters, greeting cards, and more. You can explore illustrations, painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, and digital design from around the world. Check out some of the creative face masks that you can shop for below....


Masks are for general public use only not intended for use in medical settings.

Face Masks 





Non-medical face masks help you express yourself even when you can't show your face
Two layers of soft 100% brushed polyester with sublimation print on the outside layer
7.25" x 4.6" / 18.5 x 11.5 cm with over-ear elastic straps for a snug fit over mouth and nose
Wash after each use




Marvel Face Mask, Spider-Man Face Mask, Hulk Face Mask, Avengers Face Mask

Fun Dog face Animal Face Mask

Plus 18% Off

Easy to Knit Stylish Weekend Jacket Revisited Knitting Pattern

Easy to Knit Stylish Weekend Jacket Revisited Knitting Pattern 

 Easy to Knit Weekend Jacket Knitting Pattern


A great way to use your favorite yarn colors to knit a cozy jacket to wear anytime of the year. The Weekend Jacket Revisited Knit pattern is an easy pattern to knit. You can download the pattern through Annie's web site here. 

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In addition to being an easy pattern to knit this sweater, jacket pattern is also stylish and elegant. Using your favorite colors of yarn the main body is worked from side-to-side to maximize the effect of variegated yarn. The collar is a simple shawl collar, worked as a continuation of the fronts and seamed at the center back, making it a beautiful design.
Pattern is provided for both the long and short version of the jacket. 
Use size 9/5.5mm 32" long circular needle and U.S. size 9 5/5mm knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge

 Easy to knit jacket pattern



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An easy shawl you will want to wear day after day

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Easy to Knit Stylish Weekend Jacket Revisited Knitting Pattern

Friday, May 1, 2020

Disney Face Masks for Kids and Adults with Character Themes

Disney Face Masks for Kids and Adults with Character Themes

 Disney Face Masks



Disney is selling famous character face masks and donating the proceeds to charity. The masks feature Mickey, Minnie, Anna and Elsa, Disney Princess, Woody and Buzz Lightyear, the Avengers, and Baby Yoda.

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Small – Mickey and Minnie Mouse Cloth Face Masks 4-Pack Set – Pre-Order

The family friendly masks are reusable cloth face masks that feature some of the most beloved characters.
Disney is donating one million cloth face masks for children and families in underserved and vulnerable communities across the U.S. that will be distributed by MedShare.

Disney will also donate all profits from the sales in the U.S. of Disney’s cloth face masks to Medshare, up to $1 million, now through September 30, 2020.

The face masks are available in sizes small, medium and large. There is a size chart available here on the website to determine what size will fit you or your child the best.
Note faces masks are not recommended for children under the age of 2.

Medium – Star Wars Cloth Face Masks 4-Pack Set – Pre-Order

Materials:
  • Front: polyester
  • Middle and Back: cotton
  • Binding: cotton/elastane
  • Exclusive of decoration
  • Imported
Care Instructions:
  • Machine wash cold, gentle cycle, do not bleach, tumble dry low, do not iron, do not dry clean
  • If you plan to reuse the face mask, wash it before wearing it again

Disney Face Masks for Kids and Adults with Character Themes

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