DIY

July 15, 2019

Shibori Dyeing: How a Centuries-Old Japanese Art Is Still Used to Customize Cloth

There are many ways creative ways to customize cloth. You might be familiar with tie-dye, a technique that involves tying fabric and dipping it into a vat of liquid pigment. There’s another approach, however, that is similar to tie-dye but concentrates only on indigo dye. This process is called Shibori. Wondering what Shibori means? It’s a Japanese word that has no equivalent in the English language.

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June 3, 2019

This Artistic Teen Taught Herself How to Sew Her Own Stunning Prom Dress

For as long as she could remember, Kaitlyn Alforque dreamed of making her own prom dress. So when it finally came time to attend the big dance, she took the opportunity to make a DIY dress that ended up wowing both her classmates and the internet-at-large. Alforque had no previous dressmaking experience but spent hours (and much trial and error)

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May 10, 2019

Amazon Is Selling a DIY Guest House Kit You Can Build in Just 8 Hours

Did you know that you can buy tiny homes on Amazon? Cute and compact, these DIY houses are a great option for people who don’t mind cramped quarters. One humble abode that has proven particularly popular among the tiny home crowd is the Allwood Solvalla, a minimalist “garden house” perfect for a party of one. This modern and minimalist Nordic wood house offers a contemporary take on the traditional log cabin.

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