DIY

October 18, 2021

Artist Releases DIY Crochet Pattern for a Very Realistic Bearded Dragon

You might associate crochet with handmade textile hats and tea cozies, but the age-old technique can be used to create almost anything. Russian toy maker Kseniya (of Totaksushadolls) interlocks loops of colorful yarn to make all kinds of cute and unusual critters. And for those who are looking for an unconventional crochet pattern, Kseniya's amigurumi bearded dragon project might just be the one for you.

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September 30, 2021

Learn How To Make DIY Crafts With the New ‘My Modern Met Maker’ Video Series

Calling all crafters! Those that love creative DIY projects know that making something with your own hands is so satisfying. And now that it’s getting colder outside, it’s a great time to cozy up indoors and experiment with your art materials. To help get you started with some new projects, My Modern Met is releasing its DIY craft video series, My Modern Met Maker, in celebration of Craft Week (September 30 – October 10).

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September 20, 2021

15 Fall Craft Kits and Supplies for Autumn-Loving Little Ones

With their endless enthusiasm and infinite imaginations, kids are known for their creativity. And what better time to foster their artistic flair than the fall? On top of getting children into the holiday spirit, seasonal, hands-on projects are the perfect way for kids to keep cozy on those cool and crisp autumn days—especially when the kits and supplies are as creative as they are.

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September 7, 2021

How to Make a Zine: A Guide to Self-Publishing Your Own Miniature Magazine

Even if you’ve never heard of a zine, chances are you’ve probably had one in your hands at some point without even knowing. These handmade booklets provide a way for people to share their art, writing, musings, and give a platform to underrepresented and marginalized voices. If you’ve got something to say, why not use a zine to express yourself?

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