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Green…can mean more than one thing. There is green the color. And green, as in environmentally friendly. Today I am combining those two meanings into one with the: I made my reusable produce bag out of an old knit T-shirt. And then I went crazy! It is really easy and requires very little sewing. So let’s get started shall we? 1.)You just take an old T-shirt and turn it inside out. I made some small, some large. Some using the existing T-shirt hem and some not. 2.)Sew with a straight stitch or a narrow zig zag all the way around. Or you can finish the edge with: A French seam. A zig-zag stitch or serged edge - my favorite way. Make the seam allowance much smaller - like 1/8 of an inch. Or fold the seam allowance over to one side and stitch all the way around. 3. )You can do this next part 2 ways: Option 1: Draw lines to help guide you when you cut slits. and snip, snip, snip…with the tips of your scissors. You want to stagger the cuts like so… Option 2: Using your rotary cutter… 4.) 5.) That’s it!

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DIY STUDDED CAPE 22nd February 2013 For those of you who were in the ‘this is ridiculous’ camp on the subject of wearing your jacket as a cape, today I bring you… cape as cape! And for that matter, DIYed. For those lovely people out there who bought my book, you’ll recognise this as a different take on the DIY Blanket Cape within its pages. When I was designing the projects to go into my book I wanted to make sure they were endlessly versatile and adaptable so you could update your wardrobe with DIY when the seasons or trends change – the cape project is the perfect example. Easy DIY Beet Blush and Lip Gloss: 3 Ways The color of fresh, organic beets is unmatched. After making Raw Veggie Bacon, I would often look at my stained hands and wonder if beets could be made into chemical-free cosmetics. Then this summer, I read a super article in ReadyMade magazine about the book No More Dirty Looks , and it shared a simple recipe using beets for lips and cheeks as well as a tip for easy lip stain—slice a beet, kiss and go!

Potholder from an old T-shirt - Recyclart Unique and budget-friendly. I invented a fun way to recycle old T-Shirt, making it useful items for your home. It ‘s very simple: just cut a T-Shirt in a circular fashion, forming a ribbon about 2 cm wide. fleur avec un t shirt the next day. Well, 4 days later here I am. I am nothing, if not completely and totally unreliable. What can I say, It’s spring break week here. kids. enough said. So on with my little pillow tutorial. If you didn’t see this post on the swirled ruffle pillow, you might want to start there.

15 DIY crafts to make right now It's cold, it's raining and quite frankly, it's utterly miserable outside at the moment. So stay in! But then it hits you. It's not that great inside either. Reversible, Lined, Color-blocked TOTE I’ve got a new summer bag that I totally love. It’s nice and heavy-weight, the perfect size for all my stuff, annnnd…… It’s reversible! Yay! It’s good to have options. Tutoriel: Faites vos propres timbres en caoutchouc botaniques If you love the rustic look of woodcut prints, you’ll love using botanical rubber stamps you design and make yourself. An envelope made of repurposed brown bag paper– then stamped with your handcarved garden motif — makes the coolest seed packet in the known universe. Here’s a quick tutorial on the process. Fun! You will need: Some paper, a Magic Rub white rubber eraser, a v-gouge linoleum cutter or X-Acto knife, a 2B pencil or a fine-tipped marker and some nail polish remover. You might need a tablespoon — more on that in a minute.

Creating my way to Success: Funky Pencil Cases from Jeans - an upcycle tutorial Plus another yellow pair that missed the photo, but my younger daughter remembered from the bags and found for me after I'd started! Pencil cases sprung to mind as something that would work well with these. I wanted to try and make use of the various parts of the jeans - here's what I came up with. It's a basic lined pencil case design, with a pocket on the front. (useful for secret notes perhaps!) You can add your own embellishments to the front of to personalise as you choose.

pelote de fil avec t shirt Reader Blair liked our t-shirt yarn dishcloths, but had a major question about t-shirt yarn: "So I don’t know how when one piece of yarn ends, to begin again with a new one… Does that make sense? Someone please email me.and tell me!" Well, Blair, I'll do you one better and write a whole post about it! Paper Flowers – Anyone Can Do That Japanese Kusudama, this tutorial is featured on Craftuts Anyone can do that, I assure you. The proof: I can, just take a quick look at my result below. How to Make a Laundry Bag We love to travel and have got packing down to a fine art. When we are moving from place to place, it can be challenge to keep our suitcases organised (especially when we have been shopping). We have made some travel sized laundry bags to keep in our suitcases so we can easily separate our clothing. Made from printed ripstop nylon with a drawstring closure, it is light and compact when folded. We made it using French seams to give a neat finish on the inside of the laundry bag. These would make a great gift for a traveller.

Recycling Old Jeans for Kids Toys and Decorative Accessories in Gorgeous Blue Color Easy to make toys, Christmas tree ornaments and decorative accessories are a nice way of recycling old jeans while exploring wonderful and fresh home decorating ideas and adding beautiful blue color to your existing palette. Many everyday objects can be used for creating great homemade toys, dog toys, kids toys, home accents, holiday decorations and handmade gifts. Rather than constantly purchasing new decorative accessories and toys, you ca make them while recycling old jeans and enjoying fabulous recycle-craft ideas.

DiaryofaCreativeFanatic Inspirational images | Pinterest One of the easiest ways to recycle denim is to make a bag. Consider carefully the end product, how you wish the finished bag to look, whether you desire a very casual bohemian look or a more finished chic bag. Patchwork, embellishment and destroyed surfaces appeal to a variety of tastes by giving the denim fabric a distinct surface to work with. You can recreate the denim fabric by bleaching, painting, embellishing with rhinestones, embroidery, studding or any other type of treatment you see that inspires you. Read further for different ways to give your denim personality, whether you want to knit or crochet strips, weave strips or simply sew pieces together.

Mini tutorial on “Lace Ribbons” Remember my post from my daughters birthday? Well of course you do, it was just last week ;) Well here’s a little tutorial on how I made those lace streamers that I hung behind the dessert table. You will need at least 1 roll of receipt paper, the width depends on how wide you want your ribbon to be.

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