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Fabrics and Garments

Solved! What is and How to Do a Fabric Bleed Test?

1. What is a Fabric Bleed Test? Carrying out a fabric bleed test represents an important step to do for any new fabric that you intend to use in a quilting project. Lots of fabrics are susceptible to “bleeding”, which refers to the tendency of losing the dye after washing. Even if you choose high-quality…

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Architecture

10 Impressive Chalet Style Homes

Typically associated with mountainside ski resorts, chalet-style houses are instantly recognizable thanks to their characteristic roof design with overhanging eaves. Although they’re originally European, chalet-style homes have experienced a great surge in popularity in the northern US as well. This is likely due to the distinctive architecture that appears to complement snowy climates very well.…

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Crafting

20 Lovely Crochet Cactus Patterns and Ideas

Instead of having to deal with the hassle of growing a real plant, why not add a decorative touch to your home by using a crocheted cactus? As opposed to a real cactus, a crocheted one doesn’t have thorns. It brings a soft texture to the room and plenty of organic visual appeal without the…