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May is May-ker Month!

May 16th 2021

As you know, we love any excuse to craft and create. That's why we've turned May into May-ker Month! We have a lot of fun things planned for the month, but for now we want to showcase your favorites. These fan favorites are perfect for a variety of skill levels and hobbies. From crochet to Diamond Art, there's sure to be something for you to get involved with May-ker Month.

Crochet

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Conquer the basics of crochet to get you ready for the return of sweaters and scarves. Crochet really couldn't be easier! From your first chain stitch to your first finished project, this book will guide you every step of the way. These beginner-friendly projects are perfect for creating the foundation of skills or refreshing existing ones.

Knit

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It's easy as 1-2-3! You won't believe how soon you'll be knitting. With guidance from this book, you'll soon be casting on, knitting, purling, increasing, and decreasing like a pro. It's no wonder this book is a fan favorite. The instructions are jam-packed with information of tools, techniques, and terminology. You'll start with simple and advance through the projects with ease.

Diamond Art

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Let the light of Diamond Art guide you through May-ker Month. This favorite canvas is perfect for your nautical-themed bathroom, beach house, or regular wall hanging. The 13 faceted gems catch every ray of light in the most beautiful way. Just dip, dot, and dazzle your way to a gorgeous new wall piece.

Cross Stitch

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Combine two crafts into one with Dye-Namic Cross Stitch. Add depth and originality to the traditional craft of cross stitchery. Sure, white Aida fabric looks clean and fabulous, but adding fabric dye gives you a deeper, more dynamic look. Not only will you be instructed on how to dye for the desired look, you'll learn all about how to achieve 10 gorgeous floral cross stitch designs. This fan favorite is a twofer!

Quilt & Sew

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If you love flowers but would rather be quilting, this book is for you. Grab your quilting tools and dig deep in your fabric stash as you make these fresh, expressive patterns. Bring a piece of the outside into your quilting with these designs. Four beautiful designs appeal to the naturalist in each of us without needing a green thumb to enjoy the blooms.

Craft Kits

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Learn a new skill without having to worry about gathering all the materials yourself. From step one, you'll be guided all the way through this project until you're left with a beautiful, unique felt floral wreath. This fan favorite is perfect to make with the kids or even as a date night activity. Get the whole family involved!

May-ker Month is just getting started, and we have a lot of exciting things coming your way. But don't wait! Get crafting today. As always, don't forget to tag us in your creations with @leisureartsinc or #leisurearts so we can see what's happening in your crafty corner of the world. We love seeing what you create!

Happy crafting!

-Leisure Arts Team

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