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Vintage Revivals

Vintage Revivals

markham street design Southern Lovely Classy Clutter Gleeful Things Free Crochet & Sewing Pattern: Floral Fringe Bag Tutorial March 19, 2014 Did you know that March is National Craft Month?! Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores invited me to create a project tutorial to share with you for the occasion! They gave me four themes to choose from (floral, nautical, geometric and vivid orchid) and I went with the floral theme because it’s perfect for Spring! Anyway, lately I’ve had a lot of ideas floating around in my head that involve incorporating fabric into crochet projects. Finished Size: About 10 inches wide x 11 inches tall (plus fringe). - Cotton fabric (about half a yard will do – I used this one) - Worsted weight yarn (I used Bernat Handicrafter Delux in Navy) - Size G (4.5 mm) crochet hook (or size needed to obtain gauge) - Yarn needle - Basic sewing supplies (this can be sewn by machine or hand) - Ruler - 1 large wood bead (a button would work too) sc – single crochet ch – chain sl st – slip stitch rnd – round ea – each FO – finish off Top piece Strap

The 30 Minute Pillow Have you ever sewn an invisible zipper? I haven't. They intimidate me. To get started, cut your front piece of fabric the same size as your pillow insert - this makes the pillow fluffy and tight. Cut the corners, turn right side out and insert your pillow. I loved this pillow from Rue Magazine, and made a copycat version in purple. There's my styling assistant again :) The whole process of decorating Madeline's room started a few weeks ago when I sold her old bed on Craigslist for $200, which I then used as my budget for decorating the room. Inspiration for Life's Celebrations My Backyard Eden: Fabulous Faux Frosted Glass {How’s that for alliteration?} Do you ever just walk into a room and notice things that you never noticed before, but have been there all along? This happened to me when I got back from visiting my Mom for Easter. I walked into our Master bathroom and noticed for the first time, that I could see everything inside this cabinet here. Aw…gee, would you like to borrow some dental floss, or maybe a feminine hygiene product? This cabinet is the only storage we have in this bathroom, so all of this non-displayable stuff has to go here. I thought about lining the glass with fabric, but then I remembered seeing Frosted Glass spray paint at Home Depot. I sketched up and then cut out some leaves and vines. I arranged them in a pattern I liked and using spray adhesive, affixed them to the back side of the glass door. Then I sprayed on two coats of the Frosted Glass paint. Make sure you have a friend nearby to help you watch the paint dry. Admire how pretty it is when the sun shines through the glass.

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