• Free PDF: Basic Puppy Pattern

    Free PDF: Basic Puppy Pattern

    The complete pattern to knit the basic puppy. This should serve as a basis to create your own designs. This is also a good alternative to taxidermy...! Keep in mind that there are always alternatives to taxidermy!

  • Easter cookies with VanilleCouture
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    Easter cookies with VanilleCouture

    Hello, creative baking lovers! We are Lili and Willie from VanilleCouture, and we are here to sweeten your day with a couple of delicious and amazing cookie decorations for this Easter. Are you ready to enter the magical world of decorated cookies? Then get ready to surprise everyone with your creations! We are going to make two cookies, the first one will be a cupcake with bunny ears and the second one will be a pair of mini bunny and bunny cookies with their carrots. Remember that as part of this tutorial we are going to share with you the illustrations, and if you want to learn more about how to make our icing, cookie dough and consistencies, we recommend to you our course in Domestika "Advanced Techniques for Cookie Decorating".

  • Caring for Paper Pulp Objects: Ensuring Longevity and Beauty
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    Caring for Paper Pulp Objects: Ensuring Longevity and Beauty

    Paper pulp objects, with their unique textures and eco-friendly appeal, have become a favorite in the realm of sustainable art and decor. However, their material composition demands specific care to maintain their beauty and structural integrity over time. This article delves into practical tips for preserving your paper pulp creations, ensuring they remain a cherished part of your home or collection.

  • Free Download: Dalmatian Dog Pattern

    Free Download: Dalmatian Dog Pattern

    Dive into the world of knitting with a free Dalmatian dog pattern download. Perfect for all crafting enthusiasts and Dalmatian lovers alike! Hey there, crafters! Welcome back for another exciting free download adventure. If you're someone who loves to knit and dreams of creating adorable stuffed animals, then you're in for a treat! Today, we're thrilled to introduce you to a fantastic opportunity brought to you by the talented knitting pattern designer, Claire Garland (@claire_garland).

  • Master Your Circular Saw: A Free Woodworking Tutorial

    Master Your Circular Saw: A Free Woodworking Tutorial

    Dive into this quick tutorial with Tyler Shaheen and learn a brilliant woodworking hack to upgrade your circular saw into a track saw-like precision tool, all without breaking the bank. Are you ready to take your crafting skills to the next level? Well, you're in luck because today, we're diving into the exciting world of woodworking with the help of none other than Tyler Shaheen, one of our very own teachers here at Domestika. Get ready to unleash your inner carpenter as Tyler shares his secrets to achieving clean cuts with your circular saw. It's time to roll up those sleeves, grab your safety goggles, and dive right in!

  • Free Download: 5 Amigurumi Patterns

    Free Download: 5 Amigurumi Patterns

    From adorable dolls to sea inspired creatures, unleash your creativity with these 5 free downloadable resources. Today is not just any ordinary day. It’s a day filled with boundless possibilities and endless creativity! Why, you ask? Because we're about to make your day even brighter by presenting you with not one, not two, BUT five free amigurumi patterns for you to own forever. Are you excited? We are! Have you ever felt the irresistible urge to dive headfirst into a sea of yarn, emerge with your hooks ready, and conjure up adorable creatures that make hearts melt and smiles bloom? Well, prepare to embark on a journey into the world of amigurumi because we've got a treasure trove of free patterns waiting just for you! We're not exaggerating when we say this is a pretty cool day for anyone looking to elevate their game. So, prepare to be dazzled, because the adventure of a lifetime awaits! Let’s dive in!

  • Free Tutorial: How to Knit a Simple Wristband

    Free Tutorial: How to Knit a Simple Wristband

    Dive into the world of vibrant knitting with Charlotte Stone's tutorial on creating a colorful wristband. Perfect for both beginners and seasoned knitters! Welcome to another whimsical adventure in the colorful realm of yarn and needles! Today, we embark on a journey with the ever inspiring Charlotte Stone, the genius behind Stone Knits, as she unveils the magic of crafting a delightful wristband bursting with hues and charm. So, grab your needles, and let's dive into this colorful escapade together!

  • How to Overcome Second Sock Syndrome for Knitters

    How to Overcome Second Sock Syndrome for Knitters

    Struggling with Second Sock Syndrome? You're not alone! In this video, we dive deep into the world of sock knitting to tackle one of the most common challenges knitters face: losing the motivation to knit the second sock after the first one is done. Ready to knit your way into a colorful world of cozy wonders? Well, hold onto your needles because we've got a tip that's about to revolutionize your sock knitting game. Chances are, you've felt this way before. You’ve just completed the first sock in a pair, and suddenly, the motivation to cast on for its twin disappears faster than a ball of yarn in the paws of a mischievous cat. But, worry not! Charlotte Stone, the reigning queen of sock knitting, is here to rescue us from the clutches of the dreaded Second Sock Syndrome!

  • 5 Nail Artists to Follow for Endless Inspiration

    5 Nail Artists to Follow for Endless Inspiration

    Are you a nail art enthusiast? Discover five amazing nail artists to follow on social media for endless inspiration and stunning nail designs. From eclectic and bold to delicate and pastel, there's something for every nail art lover! Are you ready to embark on a journey through the dazzling world of nail art? Whether you're an avid enthusiast or simply curious about the beauty industry's latest trends, we've got you covered. Get ready to be mesmerized as we unveil five Instagram accounts that will ignite your creativity and leave you craving more elegant nails than ever before.

  • What's behind renovating old furniture?
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    What's behind renovating old furniture?

    Hello everyone! We are the teachers at Domestika and the minds behind Studio Violette, and today we want to talk to you about the importance of renovating old furniture and the beauty of the process.

  • 12 Types of Stitches

    12 Types of Stitches

    Discover the world of stitches with our guide to 12 types, from machine wonders to hand-sewn marvels. Dive into the art of sewing and elevate your DIY projects with a touch of creativity and precision. Are you ready to stitch your way into a world of creativity, where each thread tells a story and every stitch weaves a masterpiece? Well, buckle up your creativity seatbelt because we're about to embark on a stitching adventure! We're diving into these stitches with a simple plan. First, the machine's magic, and then the hand's grace. Ready? Let's sew this story together!

  • Free Download: Pop-Up Template

    Free Download: Pop-Up Template

    Unleash your creativity with a free pop-up art download from Helen Friel's course! Print, cut, and glue away! Are you ready to add a touch of magic to your crafting journey? We've back with another download adventure! Whether you're a seasoned crafter or someone looking to explore a new hobby, our teacher Helen Friel has a delightful surprise that will ignite your passion for pop-up art.

  • Free Download: Polymer Clay Color Mix Guide

    Free Download: Polymer Clay Color Mix Guide

    Download a comprehensive color mix guide for free. Dive into the colorful world of polymer clay jewelry making! Dear crafters and future jewelry artisans, join us today for another thrilling download adventure. We're diving into a world of vibrant colors, playful textures, and the art of creating statement earrings with none other than Rachael from Made by Maeberry. If you've been dreaming of crafting unique, colorful accessories, this freebie is perfect for you!

  • 5 Essential Crochet Books to Own

    5 Essential Crochet Books to Own

    Discover the perfect companions for your crochet journey with our curated list of 5 books that promise to elevate your yarn skills and spark creativity. Welcome, welcome, crochet enthusiast! Whether you're already a yarn wizard or just starting your crafting journey, these 5 crochet books are here to transform your skills and ignite your imagination. We’re about to dive into a world of patterns, projects, and techniques that will take your crochet game to new heights. Oh, and did we mention the abundance of irresistibly cute amigurumi awaiting you? Get ready for a yarn-filled adventure like never before!

  • Botanical Design Tutorial: How to Design Frames with Succulents
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    Botanical Design Tutorial: How to Design Frames with Succulents

    Discover the best ideas to design and compose a painting with succulents of different shapes, colors and shades with Compañía Botánica. Botanical design uses nature as an artistic tool: the succulents and their forms are converted into drawings and pigments, whose great variety and versatility can contribute to our creations. In this tutorial, Ceci from Compañía Botánica (@ciabotanica) gives us some design and composition ideas to take advantage of the succulents in our botanical design projects. You can see the video here:

  • Ceramic Tutorial: How to make a rock-shaped flower pot from clay
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    Ceramic Tutorial: How to make a rock-shaped flower pot from clay

    Learn this simple technique step by step to turn a ball of clay into a rocky shape, with Xènia Bas Xènia Bas (@xenia_bas) is a ceramic artist and co-founder of Bas, a ceramic workshop in Barcelona. She likes to think that a good flower pot not only houses and provides support to a plant, but also enhances its beauty. One of the simplest and most practical forms you can give to a flower pot with clay is a rock. As well as being easy to mould by hand, it gives a lovely finish and allows many variations, as Xènia will show us in this tutorial:

  • Pop-ups and beyond: discovering the dimensions of art on paper
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    Pop-ups and beyond: discovering the dimensions of art on paper

    At first glance, paper seems like a simple material, but if we look beyond the surface, its possibilities are almost limitless. Paper is not only a canvas: it is a material, a motor, an inspiration and a dimension. In this fascinating realm of paper art, every fold, cut and assembly tells a different story. It is a place where imagination comes alive, and paper becomes the tool to explore worlds of infinite opportunity. Join me on this journey where we'll explore the various branches of paper art!

  • Macramé Tutorial: how to dye a textile tapestry

    Macramé Tutorial: how to dye a textile tapestry

    Discover the basic steps for dyeing natural fiber laces and the procedures for handling dyes with Pluumbago Water, fire, dye and the fibers that will receive the color. Although it does not require much, the dyeing process has its secrets, mainly if the idea is to obtain different tones and textures, as well as mixed, copper or opaque colors and other effects that differentiate your work. In this tutorial, Mexican textile artist Ixchel Yué (@pluumbago), founder of the Pluumbago brand, shares her basic tips on hydration of the strips, temperature and time on fire, as well as the materials needed for an ideal dyeing of cotton fibers. Materials needed Before you begin, please note that you will need to gather: A sketch of the work you will do with the dyed strips, in which you establish the amount of fiber that will receive each colorWater and a bowl to pre-hydrate the stripsA potDyes of the desired shadesA tweezers to handle the fiber and a tongs to handle the fiber and remove it during the part on the fireA cloth to clean the work areaAn apronSalt or dye fixative