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Paracord Crafting With Kids

Paracord Crafting With Kids

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Mar 14th 2019

It takes a special kind of person to give children something as messy as paint and then be patient enough to watch them develop their skills from ground zero. If you a … read more
85 Real Uses for Paracord

85 Real Uses for Paracord

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Mar 8th 2019

Most of you have probably read articles titled something like, "101 Uses for Paracord" and you're not sure if you can trust them. They encourage you to use paracord for … read more
Getting Started with Turk's Head Knots

Getting Started with Turk's Head Knots

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Feb 28th 2019

Turk's head knots range from very simple to insanely complex. If you haven't yet tied one of these intricate knots, now is your chance to learn a little about them. They're … read more
Mastering Monkey Fists

Mastering Monkey Fists

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Feb 8th 2019

Monkey fists may seem like an unachievable knot to the beginner crafter, but with a little bit of practice and the right tools, they can be a relatively quick to mak … read more
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
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