Our Fall/Winter 2015 issue of Make It Yourself magazine is finally here (feels like it took forever, doesn’t it?)! Pick up a copy on newsstands from September 22–December 21 to learn how to:
- create creepy spider crafts for Halloween
- tie nautical knots for seaworthy decor
- add a little (pumpkin) spice to your fall home
- wood burn amazing designs
- throw a cozy winter game night
- use cording for creative crafts
- turn paper into gorgeous holiday decor
- make fast gifts for everyone on your list
- crochet comfy clothing and decorations
- sew seasonal holiday decor
Can’t find it in stores? Get a digital copy of this issue (+ back issues) here.
If you’ve been following us on Facebook and Instagram, you’ve seen our fun countdown to the new issue coming out! Below are the pics + simple instructions. They might inspire you to get crafting with some of our new favorite techniques!
10: Print numbers in your fave font. Trace the numbers onto patterned paper and cut out.
9: Print letters to spell the word “nine.” Use them as a guide to add nails into a wooden board. Use embroidery floss to “trace” the letters by wrapping the floss around and between nails.
8: Twist rope to form a shape. Learn more about tying knots and using rope in your decor in our Fall/Winter 2015 issue.
7: Cut straws into 1″ segments. Glue the straws to popsicle sticks to form a “7”.
6: Layer washi tape onto cardstock in stripes. Print a number in your favorite font, trace it onto your paper and cut out.
5: Make pop-up shapes from cardstock using a technique found in our Fall/Winter 2015 issue.
4: Print a hanging banner (get the pattern in our Fall/Winter 2015 issue) on colored cardstock and layer shapes for a dimensional effect.
3: Glue wine corks together to form a message.
2: Learn wood burning techniques in our Fall/Winter 2015 issue.
1: Wrap a cardboard number with yarn. Add felt flowers and burlap leaves for embellishments (see how-tos in our Fall/Winter 2015 issue).