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Making Your First Macramé Wall Hanging

Making Your First Macramé Wall Hanging

Posted by Alexandria Heinz on Jan 10th 2019

The following article is a guest post by Alexandria Heinz at FTD by Design. We hope you enjoy this beginner look at Macramé technique as she teaches you how to make a ma … read more
How to Level Up at Paracord Crafting

How to Level Up at Paracord Crafting

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Jan 3rd 2019

So, you've been making paracord bracelets for a while now, and you're starting to get tired of weaving the same thing over and over. Monotony is… monotonous. If you're j … read more
Frequently Asked Questions about Paracord

Frequently Asked Questions about Paracord

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Nov 14th 2018

Why Is Paracord Called 550 Cord? If you see a number before paracord, it denotes the amount of weight that cord can hold before failing. 550 cord is paracord that can … read more
Replace Zipper Pulls with Paracord

Replace Zipper Pulls with Paracord

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Oct 25th 2018

Whether you have a broken zipper pull or just want to change your zipper pulls out for something that better matches your style, this guide will take you through mak … read more
9 Ways to Finish a Paracord Bracelet

9 Ways to Finish a Paracord Bracelet

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Oct 4th 2018

1. Slide Release Buckle (metal and plastic) This is perhaps the easiest and most common way to finish a paracord bracelet. Slide buckles are relatively easy to put on wit … read more
Knot Interested: A Good Lashing

Knot Interested: A Good Lashing

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Sep 6th 2018

Have you ever known someone who just needs a good lashing? No, not a spoiled child. I'm thinking more of a castaway on a falling-apart raft. Some well-constructed lashin … read more
Knot Interested: Without A Hitch

Knot Interested: Without A Hitch

Posted by Luke on Jul 6th 2018

Welcome to part 3 of our series on knot tying. This week we will be covering a variety of different hitches. Last month we talked about simple loop knots. While a loop is a rope atta … read more
Knot Interested: Going Loopy

Knot Interested: Going Loopy

Posted by Luke on Jun 7th 2018

Welcome to part 2 of our basic knot tying guide. In the first installment we covered some basic terminology used in the world of knotting. Now, in Part 2, we are coving the first of th … read more
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