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Scrap Happy: More Than 50 Fabric Scraps & Remnant Ideas Plus Free Patterns

Scrap Happy: More Than 50 Fabric Scraps & Remnant Ideas Plus Free Patterns Pincushion: Made with bold fabric, zany buttons, and quirky ribbons. Tipnut is loaded with pincushion projects, you’ll find the master list on this page. Finger Hot Pads: Cute little pocket hotpads for your fingers. You’ll find dozens more potholders to sew on this page. Wristlet: Pattern pieces available via free pdf download. No-Sew Sachets: Stuffed with potpourri, lavender flowers or balsam fir needles. Water Bottle Tote: Elastic opening at top and twill tape for strap, template included (can be adjusted for size if needed). Press Bag: Made with two 9 1/2″ squares of fabric (one for lining), top cuff is folded down and embellish as you like (yo-yo, button, etc.).

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Free Patternless Sewing: Clothes & More Posted on | October 9, 2008 | 7 Comments I originally became interested in patternless sewing, many years ago, because I had a hard time finding patterns in my size. Nowadays, patterns in large sizes abound. Main Ingredient Monday – Paint Stirrers I am really loving this new feature 'round here. Really, any reason to scour pinterest and google is fine by me! This week we have paint stirrers-you know the wooden sticks you get when you buy a gallon of paint.

Coconut Oil Moisture Treatment Free $10 credit from Vitacost who carries coconut oil! You know how much we love coconut oil around here (if you don’t, see this post). We found a brilliant new way to use it. The best part, we have also found a coupon to make it dirt cheap {yes that is a $10 off coupon we just found for it. You are welcome ;)}. JAQS Studio: Raw Edge Circle Quilt - Red Trim Inspired by the (very talented) Allison's beautiful Raw Edge Circle Quilt I decide to make one of my own. What can I say? It was a lot of fun! I absolutely love raw edge appliques and this quilt definitely fits the bill. For mine I decide to use a bold reds and aquas with some earth tones: If I remembered correctly (which half the time I usually don't...arg!) DIY Frame Key Holder Time for my first official DIY post ever. Let me start off by saying I do not consider myself to be a crafty person, though I aspire to be one, ha. I have a mom who can do about anything crafty there is to do. Growing up, she managed a fabrics and crafts store, taught craft classes, sewed tons of our outfits, fixes band suits in high school, took in and hemmed prom dresses, etc etc. Creative Things To Do With Lace & Doilies Lace printed stationary Lace doily candle holder: made by soaking doilies in wallpaper glue or sugar starch and forming around a balloon. Sugar starch is 1/4c water mixed with 3/4 cup granulated sugar. For more permanency use fabric stiffener such as Stiffy. Mod Podge Canvas Art So, I was inspired by this canvas art from Crap I’ve Made posted at Tatertots & Jello…I knew I loved it the moment I saw it. I’ve been trying to figure out how to make my own version without using magazines, because well, we don’t get magazines here at our house in Mexico. But I do have an abundance of scrapbooking paper scraps (because I save them all), so I decided to try to use the same technique with different supplies. I pulled out all of my scraps and started tearing them into smaller pieces. I had my 2-year-old help me with mod podging them onto the canvas. My technique was more of a organized randomness and his technique was just gluing things like crazy.

Natural Makeup Hacks: Homemade Bronzer/Contour Powder Homemade bronzer with cinnamon, nutmeg, and cocoa powder. It never ceases to amaze me how many cosmetics you can make with ingredients from your kitchen. This little ditty came as an inspiration from the DIY Portable Bronzer Compact at Planet Green. The recipe there contains simply cinnamon and powdered sugar. Sew Country Chick- Farmhouse Couture: Tutorial: Patchwork girls skirt with pleated pockets I am often inspired by projects my kids have made. I have to give my 9 year daughter Lily credit for this idea as it was her creation below that inspired me. Of course, I like hers much more than mine, and imitation is the sincerest form of flattery! At least, that’s what I told her when she accused me of stealing her idea.

Cork Planters These cork planters are super sweet. They are easy to make and make awesome fridge magnets. We also think they’d make for great upcycled gifts. Got a wine or plant lover on your list? We’ve got you covered.

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