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Embroidering

Embroidery can be used to simply embellish something store bought like a tote bag, or it can be the prominent design of a homemade craft. Learning the how-to of embroidery is easy, and once you start, you’re sure to find many items to decorate.

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September signals back-to-school and with it, that crucial first-day outfit. A button-front shirt embroidered with a “handwritten” message is especially fitting for kids with budding penmanship skills. Personalize the shirt with an ice-breaking salutation, like “hi,” or with your child’s first initial (extra credit for both upper and lower case).

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Make a lasting impression: Let napkins double as place cards, with your loved ones’ names stitched right in. As your family grows with births and marriages, welcome each new member to the table with one of his or her own.

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Inspired by vintage cards from the 1920s, holiday and crafts editorial director Marcie McGoldrick brings a fresh appeal to the color palette by playing with their proportions in a set of clip-art Mother's Day cards.