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Log In / Join the Lion Brand community to get free knitting and free crochet patterns and more! Mum sewed me a travel bag! Look what arrived in the mail yesterday!

Mum sewed me a travel bag!

I'd begged my mom to sew me an Amy Butler Weekender Travel Bag made from the gray Tulip print in my new fabric line. I wanted the bag quite badly, but there was no way I was going to attempt that job myself. I'd read it's a doozy, and Mum concurred. But of course she did a flawless job. Look at that perfectly matched pattern on the front pocket. The lining is the yellow Skiff print. Now I just need to go somewhere. $4 Tee + $1 Dollar Store Towel = Fabulous Anthro-inspired Shirt!! <div class="greet_block wpgb_cornered wpgb_shadowed"><div class="greet_text"><div class="greet_image"><img src=" alt="WP Greet Box icon"/></div>Thanks for coming by!

I try to feature a new creative tutorial every day -- and I'd love to have you follow along: <a href=" rel="nofollow"><strong>subscribe to my email updates</strong></a> or <a href=" rel="nofollow">subscribe to the RSS feed</a>. <div style="clear:both"></div></div></div> Here’s a little project I made the other night. Do you have any Charlotte Russe stores near you? I was in ours and found some great, really basic tees for $4. I also had a Dollar Store Flour Sack Tea Towel that I bought thinking I would stencil something cute on it. If you would like to make one, here is what I did: Supplies: Round-neck Tee Shirt Dollar Store Flour Sack Tea Cloth or some lightweight cotton material (28″ x 28″) — You may need 2 -depending on how big your shirt is and how many ruffles you need to make. Anthro Limitless Strands Necklace.

How is your Holiday shopping going?

Anthro Limitless Strands Necklace

Have you started? I will confess I have not. But I have been talking about starting. Does that count? I have been browsing online though - and of course I inevitably wandered over to Anthro. At the risk of sounding like a broken record, I absolutely fell in love with this necklace. I thought I’d help us both out by creating a knockoff – you can never have too many options for Christmas ideas right? Here’s my version . . . Mine is a little less “strandy” than theirs but that was intentional. Here’s what you’ll need to create this cutie . . . 1 1/2″ Wide Ribbon – 3 1/4 yardsStringing CordSmall Glass BeadsLarge Round Beads – 5/8″ (any type)Crimp Beads – 20Jump Rings – 6Thread Start by stringing your beads. Thread a crimp bead onto the cord and loop the end around a jump ring, then thread the cord back through the crimp bead.

Thread beads onto the cording – it will help control the cording if you thread the loose end through a needle. Press the strips lightly. Shirt Refashion. I'm sure by now you have all heard of Pinterest.

Shirt Refashion

I finally joined and I am completely obsessed slightly addicted. It's so awesome to be able to put all the things you want to do right in one place! If you would like an invite just leave me a comment or shoot me an email at youngancrafty @ Warning: All future productivity may be lost And if you've been reading this blog for long you know that ruffles are my thing. I was shopping at Target and found this shirt on clearance for $3. If I mess it up then no big deal, it's only $3, if I don't mess it up then I have a super cute shirt!

And I must say that it turned out great!!! It's so comfy and perfect for summer!