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

TZoM on Threadbanger: Crochet Basics with Twinkie Chan + Haley

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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Friday Internet Crushes: Nerdy Love Song | Red-Handled Scissors

Friday Internet Crushes: Nerdy Love Song

Sometimes, I just have to embrace my geeky side, and I’m totally smitten with DeAnne Smith and her Nerdy Love Song with Added Kitten Bonus. I know it isn’t exactly crafty, but, in my book, music definitely counts as handmade. Have a great weekend, guys!

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Love DIY? Support Taco Hat TV! | Red-Handled Scissors

Love DIY? Support Taco Hat TV!

Tired of lackluster craft videos that don’t actually teach you anything? Have no fear! My pal Kim Werker and her project partner Ben Z Cooper are raising funds for an independent DIY webshow that you’ll actually want to watch (I know I do): Taco Hat TV! From the Taco Hat TV indiegogo campaign: Taco Hat …

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Review: Gertie's New Book for Better Sewing | Red-Handled Scissors

Review: Gertie’s New Book for Better Sewing

Part beginner sewing manual, part guide to vintage fashion, Gertie’s New Book for Better Sewing: A Modern Guide to Couture-Style Sewing Using Basic Vintage Techniques by Gretchen Hirsch is every bit as practical as it is pretty. The book is filled with tips and tricks for perfecting sewing techniques, patternmaking, and creating a perfect fit, …

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