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Do-It-Yourself

Gettin’ Crafty with Gild Collective

Sometimes I scroll through Pinterest and wonder, “Are these people for real?” I mean, I’ve done a DIY project or two, but I stick to the easy stuff. Everyone out there MacGyver-ing their way through high end Ikea hacks is operating on a level to which I’ll never even aspire. So when Thread had the opportunity to partner with Gild Collective, a woman-owned startup that throws Pinterest worthy in-home craft parties, I was interested but cautious....

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Mini Mendhi

So on Monday evenings, the CAC hosts an adult craft night called, appropriately, "One Night, One Craft." Anything that encourages grownups to act like kiddos is something I can get behind.The most recent night was dedicated to do-it-yourself mendhi, and I thought "Why not?" It's sort of like drawing on yourself, and much like Simon, I like to do draw-rings.The instructor showed us how to mix the henna and coffee into a paste, then create...

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Easy Fashion DIY: Bleached Denim Jacket

I've had this standard-issue Gap denim jacket for years, and though it was still cute and functional, I felt like DOING something to it. Why leave a perfectly good item of clothing alone when there's all sorts of potential to screw it up?So, for your viewing "pleasure," I present this quick fashion DIY video. Enjoy![embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=StOJZhbxzvo[/embed]...

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DIY Scarf Necklace

I love a good scarf, I really do. But when it's 127 degrees out, walking around with a large swathe of fabric draped around your neck is not really the most prudent idea. Things get SCHWETTY.So, I've been thinking about making something a bit more accommodating, like a cross between a scarf and a necklace (a scarflace? a narf?). This is what I've come up with so far:I didn't do...

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