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Straight up Slippin’, Boo! Using a Bed Sheet for a Slipcover

I’m so close to having my own creative space! The walls are up and painted a cheery yellow. Next we put in the drop ceiling and carpet. Woo hoo! Something I will need after all the construction stuff is complete, … Continue reading

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A Sweet Little Pin Cushion-No Sew

Today, I had a nagging pain in my neck and head. Today, I had dishes and laundry piled up. Today, the laundry just isn’t getting done. Today, I needed a simple craft. Something quick and pretty, with almost instant gratification.Today…I … Continue reading

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Nifty-Gifty: A Quick Little Basket with Sew or No-Sew Instructions

This sweet little recycling piece is actually a project I did in Summer Camp around the age of ten (in a group of 9-12 yr olds), using hot glue guns instead of sewing machines. It makes use of an old … Continue reading

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Making a Cowl Scarf-No Knitting Required

Cowl Scarves are everywhere this season. If you would like to add one (or more) to your wardrobe, inexpensively, look no further than your own closet. I will be using the leftovers from the long knit skirt in last Friday’s … Continue reading

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Remake: Ruffled Poncho

It’s that time of year in the North-Midwest. There’s frost on the grass in the morning, Apple Cider is a grocery staple, and cozying up in your favorite blanket with a mug of coffee/cocoa/tea is a luxury we all indulge … Continue reading

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Shirt to Skirt Tutorial: The Fourth and Final Olympic Tee

The second off-white olympic tee is in for a completely different use… and I think it’s my favorite! We’re going to cut, sew, and add a little embellishment to turn a so-so top into a cute bottom (and we all … Continue reading

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Light and Fluffy: The Continuing Saga of the Olympic T-Shirts

Set #2: Off White with Colorful Screen Printing These shirts had me stumped for a few days. I had the same problem as with the blue and black shirts, but I didn’t want to just copy my previous makeovers. I … Continue reading

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