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Mason Jar Sewing Kit

Mason Jar Sewing Kit
This is a really fun way to reuse a mason jar and makes both a handy tool for your craft room or a fun gift! Keep reading to find out how to make your own mason jar sewing kit Clean mason jar (I used a small one but you can use any size)Any fabricGlue GunStuffingPencilScissors Using the lid of the mason jar, draw a circle onto the fabric about 1 inch wider than the jar lid. Cut out the circle. Place the lid bottom side up placed directly on top of the middle of the fabric, bottom side up. Continue in the same manner until only 1/4 of the lid is left as shown above. Stuff batting inside the top of the lid until it’s poofy and even Now seal up the last section of the fabric to the lid Make a line of glue along the inside of the outer lid piece Press the pin cushion lid inside the outer lid piece and let dry Related:  Sewing & Soft Circuits

Peg Board and Accessories Station This project believe it or not is for my sweet husband. … We have been married for almost 14 years! My poor guy has not just put up with me but with my jewelry all over the place. Now I have to be honest it is not just jewelry since I admit to have an “accessory problem” that includes belts, scarves, purses and shoes. Well… those messy days are OVER honey .… because I made a jewelry station that sits right inside of our walk-in closet. Let me start with the Peg Board. Before anything else you need to frame the back of the board since it has to come out from the wall… Yo can use any thin board, 1″ wide is good enough… Just make sure all corners are covered for best support. After the backboards are ready all you have to do is attach them to the peg board. The next thing I did was paint the board. While drying I decided that it needed a little EXTRA, something to try to make it… EXTRAORDINARY. I had a bunch of molding from a previous project in my garage. . Just like this! Now let the FUN begin!

Tinted Mason Jars in Rainbow I love using mason jars for decorating and a seemingly endless supply of craft projects. But rainbow tinted mason jars, just like the vintage ones you can never find anymore? This one might be my favorite project with mason jars yet! Mason Jars Mod Podge in Gloss (buy it here) Food coloring Ramekins to mix colors Newspaper or paper bag Mix food coloring with a T or so of water into individual ramekins. Add a couple T of mod podge into your mason jar Add one ramekin of color into the jar and stir to incorporate it all together With a bowl underneath, carefully twist the jar around coating the whole inside with the mod podge/food coloring mixture. Let dry upside down on the paper Do the same with the other colors. Place the jars face down on top of wax paper and a cookie sheet into an oven, set on warm. When they're ready, they'll look clear and the mixture should lose most of its streaks.

Temporary Wall Treatment: Adding Color Without Breaking Your Lease Tired of white walls? Are you depressed by the serious white out conditions in your rental? Your rental agreement probably has a clause that prohibits painting the walls and fixtures. There are solutions found in the fabrics of your life. Cover your walls in cotton! It all works with starch! To create wainscot effect you will wrap the lower half of your wall in fabric. Measure the wall(s) that you want to work with and convert the figure to yards. If you are unfamiliar with the fabric offerings at your local fabric store, stop by and browse. Liquid starch can be difficult to find in local stores but it does exist. Process: · Wash the walls. · Protect the floor with plastic sheets or drop cloths. · Remove any switch plates and outlet covers. · Cut the fabric accordingly. · Pour starch into a clean pan or bucket large enough to submerge the entire length of fabric for one wall. · Smooth the fabric onto the wall beginning by overlapping one inch at the bottom and working upwards.

Fluffy Fabric Flower {Hello Summer} Fluffy Fabric Flower {Hello Summer} Hi everyone! Would you be surprised if I said I was so excited to be posting on I Heart Nap Time today? It’s true :) I’m Steph and I blog at Crafting in the Rain where I share craft ideas, kid’s fun, DIY decor projects and other stuff we’re up to. Today I’m going to show you how to make a fluffy fabric flower that has window screen as a secret ingredient! Window screen in a hair clip? Supplies: Fabric, not knit, pre-washed so it doesn’t bleedWindow screen, not the metal kind (you could also use a really stiff tulle)ScissorsNeedleStrong thread, like embroideryBoiling waterTongsTowelFabric stiffener Hair dryer ClipGlue gun Source Cut 9 circles of fabric, 3 of each at these diameters: 3 inches, 2 1/2 inches, 2 inches. Stack the circles, starting with the largest circles on the bottom. Drop the flower into boiling water and swish it around with tongs for a couple of minutes, then carefully take it out. I’m Steph, author at Crafting in the Rain. test

Reversible Coffee Cup Sleeves I’m gonna tell you right now, you can’t throw a rock and not hit a tutorial for a coffee cup sleeve out there on the web. Reversible, not reversible, buttons, Velcro, skinny, wide, you name it. For that matter, you can probably work a pattern out yourself. However, just in case your rock lands here, I’m going to share my version with you. I’ve made a few of these for Christmas and birthday gifts. I was trying to decide which fabrics to use for a new one and my wandering eyes landed on my seasonal fabric stack. To make one, you’ll need this coffee cup sleeve pattern . Cut one from cotton batting, two from ironing board cover fabric and two from cotton fabric. I happen to have scraps of batting and ironing board fabric, but if you don’t and will be buying the supplies, another product you can use is InsulBrite. You’ll only need half of the hair tie, so zigzag stitch through the center, about 3/8” long, then clip through the center. Next, cotton fabric, face up. Last, the batting. Lay flat.

French Pouf! Chiffon & Tulle Flower Accessory DIYReader Request Maeg-it Yourself Tutorial * French Pouf Accessory : Pin, Belt, Hair from Ban.do * Okay, to be honest, this wasn’t exactly a reader request MIY but when Holly {who is planning her wedding} posted about it here, I was very inspired to make it for her as a little wedding gift. But since I couldn’t find the exact peachy-nude chiffon as shown in the inspiration photos I had to settle for a soft, baby pink, which Holly may not be interested in. So Holly, if you like, I can make you one in either an ivory or a light gray. * Half a yard of chiffon fabric in color of choice.* Half a yard of tulle {you’ll use less}* Scissors* Matching thread & a needle* I pin back * Create Circles by folding the edges of your chiffon & tulle over about 3 inches {The original flower is 7″ diameter so I made mine the same. * I used about 28 chiffon circles {half of one yard of fabric} and between 10-14 tulle circles. * Fold your circles in half …then in half again, but not perfectly. . . stitching in place one at a time then . . . Have Fun!

Ribbon Memo Board Now that the holidays are over are you in de-clutter and organizing mode? I always get the overwhelming desire to get everything in order in an efficient and pretty way come January. This year I am starting with my kitchen. Instead of using a drab cork memo board or cluttering up the door of my refrigerator, I made a memo board with ribbons. It is a very easy way to keep all those little papers and reminders in one easy to access place. Each ribbon is a pocket for tucking in notes, invitations, receipts, etc. Before Kitchen Cabinet Door After Ribbon Memo Board mounted in the recess of the door. Foam Board – I got mine at the dollar store. 1. 2. 3. The back of the board will look like this when all the ribbons and duct tape are attached. Secure all the ends of ribbon with duct tape on the back. Add a Velcro dot to each corner on the back.

wire fence frame} I love organization that is both functional and beautiful. I had been looking for a way to store all the hair clips that I make for Talia (yes, I make every one!) when I came across this project over at Under The Sycamore. I made my own version with a frame I found at a thrift store priced at $3.99, the frames just happened to be 50% off that day so I actually scored it for only $1.99! I don't have a before picture of the frame (because I was too excited to get started and forgot.) I decided to make another one to store some of my earrings and this time I remembered to take pictures :) As you can see the frame was priced at 1.98 but I got it during another 50% off sale so I picked it up for a mere 99 cents. I removed the glass and backing and then cut a piece of wire to the size of my frame Then I used a staple gun to secure the wire to the back of the frame Easy right? Ta da! Let's look again at the frame before... and after!

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