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Ode to Thread Heaven: Savior of My Hands and My Sanity | Red-Handled Scissors

Ode to Thread Heaven: Savior of My Hands and My Sanity

Thread Heaven: A magical thread and embroidery floss conditioner that is solely responsible for saving both my hands and my sanity. (With a how-to video!)

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Tools: How to Use Thread Snips | Red-Handled Scissors

Tools: How to Use Thread Snips

Thread snips--also called thread nippers, thread clippers, and thread cutters--are-handy little scissors to have in your craft room. Here's how to use them!

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Sunday Snapshot: Crafty Forensics with Tailor's Chalk | Red-Handled Scissors

Sunday Snapshot: Crafty Forensics with Tailor’s Chalk

This week, I learned that, if you have a razor blade and some patience, you totally can dust for fingerprints with powder scraped from tailor’s chalk. (Actually, I used a razor-edge seam ripper, but same difference.) I also learned that I’m friends with exactly the right people, as none of them were even remotely surprised …

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Video Tutorial: Crocheted Metal Washer Pattern Weights | Red-Handled Scissors

Video Tutorial: Crocheted Metal Washer Pattern Weights

What do huge hunks of metal need more than anything else in the world? Cozies. (Obviously.) Solution: My crocheted metal washer pattern weights tutorial!

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