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TZoM on Threadbanger: Crochet Basics with Twinkie Chan + Haley

TZoM on Threadbanger: Crochet Basics with Twinkie Chan + Haley | Red-Handled Scissors

What happens when the Threadbanger crew comes over to play? A whole lot of yarn-y awesomeness, that’s what! Check out the super-adorable Twinkie Chan and her fantastic studio (see also: her incredible crochet-related rap video), then stick around as I invite Threadbanger into my own studio space for a little bit of crochet 101. Are …

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Crafting 101: How to Clean and Oil Your Scissors

Crafting 101: How to Clean and Oil Your Scissors | Red-Handled Scissors

How long has it been since you've cleaned and oiled your scissors? (Hint: If you can't remember, it's been way too long!)

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Organize: Altoids Tin Hexie Template Storage

Organize: Altoids Tin Hexie Template Storage | Red-Handled Scissors

Are you an English paper piecing junkie? Sew on the go without worrying about bent or lost templates—keep your hexie pieces (or any other shape) safe, organized, and at the ready in an old Altoids tin!

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Craft Social: Keeping Up with the Latest Trends and Techniques

Craft Social: Keeping Up with the Latest Trends and Techniques | Red-Handled Scissors

Trying to keep up with the latest in crafting trends and techniques? Join me and co-host Barbara TODAY (Tuesday, 1/22) for this month’s Craft Social Twitter chat. This afternoon, we’ll be talking about identifying new styles and techniques, staying unique while being on trend, and where to look for the best in DIY-inspiration. Come share …

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