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[5 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 1,082 views]
Make Puffy Paint Printed Fabric

I have to admit, I haven’t personally used puffy paints since about 1994.  They’ve never been my favorite, but after seeing this tutorial from Alisa Burke, I am starting to think that I need to give them another try!  Using her technique, you can turn a piece of plain fabric into a custom print with any patterns and colors you want.  I might try this process …

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[26 Jun 2014 | One Comment | 3,834 views]
10 Storage Ideas for Your Fabric Stash

Do you have a bit of a fabric storage situation? Me too. My fabric is overflowing all of its precious shelf and closet space, and it needs some wrangling! Check out these tips for storing fabric on the cheap and keeping it organized!

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[19 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 1,883 views]
Beyond Sock Monkeys: 10 Toys to Make with Old Socks

Now that it’s warm outside, are you cleaning out your dresser? Don’t toss those old pairs of socks with holes in the heel or toe! Sock monkeys have always been the go-to toy to make from old socks, but there are lots of super fun variations on that theme. Check out these cute alternative sock stuffies!

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[6 Jun 2014 | One Comment | 3,306 views]
Make Twine from Scrap Fabric

What do you do with your scrap fabric?  I have a whole box of little leftover bits that I’ve hoarded away for future use, but for the most part all I do with them is just that: hoarding.  Want to put some of your scrap hoard to good use?  Check out this tutorial by Cintia from My Poppet, who used her scraps to twist up …

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[30 May 2014 | One Comment | 1,456 views]
Dye Unfinished Wood with Kool Aid

Have you seen the little unfinished wood boxes they sometimes have at Dollar Tree?  There are so many crafty possibilities for decorating them!  One way to give them some personality is by adding a little color – using Kool Aid!  Laura from Pet Scribbles turned a plain wooden box into a purple chest for little treasures using a packet of grape Kool Aid, a use …

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[8 May 2014 | No Comment | 2,621 views]
10 Craft Projects to Bust Your Stash

Is your bin of yarn or box of fabric scraps overflowing? Don’t live with the clutter! Grab those free craft supplies, and try some of these stash-busting craft projects!

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[30 Mar 2014 | One Comment | 2,967 views]
Make DIY 3D Dot Embellishments

Argentinian DIYer Agus Yornet had a crafty dilemma; she’d seen crafts made using colorful 3D dots and wanted to try using some herself, but she couldn’t find them for sale anywhere in her country.  Her solution was to make her own – using her hot glue gun and a little paint!  They’re super cheap and easy to make and would be great to work into …

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[6 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 2,223 views]
10 Clever Pincushion Tutorials

If you’re been sewing for any length of time, you probably have one of those sweet little tomato pincushions. Mix things up a bit with a custom, homemade pincushion instead! We’ve got 10 pincushion tutorials for you, so you can find the perfect one to fit your sewing needs. The best part? You probably have most of what you need to make these suckers in your stash or lying around the house!

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[3 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 3,254 views]
Tutorial: 3 Duck Tape Valentine Crafts

This post brought to you by Duck Brand provided by ShurTech Brands, LLC. All opinions are 100% mine.

It’s time to get in the mood… for Dollar Store Crafting with Duck Brand® Tape! Lovey dovey, pink puffy hearts and chocolates kind of mood: VALENTINE’S DAY!! We have three clever Valentine’s Day craft ideas for you that use some Duck Brand® Tape Valentine's Day designs.

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[1 Jan 2014 | One Comment | 2,587 views]
Make a Center-Pull Yarn Ball

If you’ve ever done much knitting or crocheting, you’ve probably found yourself left with the limp, hollow shell of a center-pull skein, or bought yarn in a hank. In both of these cases, conventional wisdom says you should ball the yarn to make it easier to use for the next project, but buying a ball wonder can be an expensive proposition. However, Karen from I …