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[13 Apr 2015 | No Comment | 157 views]
Knotted T-shirt Tutorial

Last week I showed you a really versatile t-shirt cutting technique that involved looping strips of fabric.  You can find that tutorial here.  Today I’m going to show you another really cool t-shirt cutting technique that looks complicated but is actually really simple to do!  Once you get the hang of it you’ll be able to use it in different ways to alter your t-shirts.

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[7 Apr 2015 | No Comment | 678 views]
Learn a Basic T-Shirt Cutting Technique

I’m sure we all have stacks of t-shirts that are out of date or don’t fit.  Instead of leaving them in a pile in the closet, why not craft with them?  I’m going to show you a very simple technique for t-shirt cutting and looping that can be applied in different ways.  It looks complicated, but it’s not!

 
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[6 Apr 2015 | One Comment | 353 views]
Make Mommy-and-Me DIY Aprons

Do you have a little helper who loves to be in the kitchen?  Then this is the DIY for you!  Over at the Little House on the Prairie blog, Heather shares how to turn a few dollar store items into a matching set of mommy-and-me aprons.  Based on a passage from the book “By the Shores of Silver Lake”, this idea will get you on the …

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[5 Apr 2015 | No Comment | 377 views]
Make Fabric-Wrapped Poetry Bracelets

Whether it’s a favorite quote, a few lines of poetry, or a love letter, these fabric-wrapped bracelets are a fun, easy way to make meaningful accessories.  Heather made these over at iLoveToCreate using fabric scraps and dollar store plastic bracelets.  They would make a wonderful group activity or gift.  You could even make a Mother’s Day version as an inexpensive classroom activity!  [how to make …

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[1 Apr 2015 | Comments Off | 285 views]
Tutorial: Kitty Face Shoes

Give your shoes a temporary kitty makeover! Heather used electrical tape to make adorable cat faces on the toes of a pair of plain flats to dress them up. This is a great way to add a little bit of fun to your outfit, while still leaving your favorite flats wearable for other occasions. When you’re done, simply peel off the tape …

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[29 Mar 2015 | Comments Off | 260 views]
Make a No-Sew Vest T-shirt

It’s getting to e spring cleaning time – are you clearing out your closets this year?  Heather has a great idea for you to recycle an old vest into a fashionable new shirt, no sewing required.  This is a great idea for those dress clothes that your kids have worn once and then promptly outgrown!  Get the details how to make this fun shirt over …

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[23 Mar 2015 | Comments Off | 278 views]
Tutorial: Make a Bunny Headband for Easter or Your Dress Up Bin!

Whether you have a little one around your house who would like playing dress up with a mini bunny top hat, or you want one for yourself to dress up for Easter (you’re never too old!), this bunny headband is a super fun project. You can even substitute some of the store-bought materials for things out of the recycling bin, making this not only adorable but affordable too!

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[11 Mar 2015 | One Comment | 590 views]
Tutorial: Paper Towel Roll Cuff Bracelet

Heather recently ordered a mega awesome mystery box full of all kinds of fun jewelry making stuff.  And ever since, she’s been on on a roll with DIY accessories!  For this project, she created a recycled cuff bracelet out of a recycled cardboard tube and some washi tape.  It would be a great craft to do with kids!  Watchthe video below to see how to make …

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[9 Mar 2015 | One Comment | 789 views]
Tutorial: St. Patrick’s Day Headband

Have you seen the long, skinny scarves that Dollar Tree had for St. Patrick’s Day the last couple of years?  I realized that they are absolutely perfect for making fabric flowers, which inspired me to make this fun headband!  If you can’t find these scarves (the best seasonal stuff usually sells out pretty quick), then you can also substitute any long, skinny strip of fabric.
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[8 Mar 2015 | One Comment | 690 views]
Tutorial: Button Shamrock Pin

St. Patrick’s Day is quickly approaching – steer clear of those pinching fingers by wearing this cute shamrock pin!  Dig into your button jar and try this great stashbusting project; once you master the technique, you can also use it to make all kinds of other shapes as well!