Tag Archives: Sewing projects

WEDDING GIFT RIBBONS TO BABY QUILT

It is finally time for me to display what I have been working on  since my last posting. We have had a lot of family in so far this summer, but in between company and house-hunting, I have been working … Continue reading

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DARNING EGG OR MARACAS

Since I try to make our clothing budget stretch as far as I can, I am often called upon to repair garments to make them last longer. This has meant patching numerous socks, and this chore recently led me to … Continue reading

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UP-CYCLED COSMETIC CASE

As I have been going through all the things that I have saved for up-cycling, I came across a sizable collection of these plastic zippered pouches.  These are great for selective storage! I mean, I wouldn’t store food in them, … Continue reading

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DVD CASE “GAME”

Ever since I saw Stacy Vaughn’s travel checker game made using an old DVD case, I have wanted to try my hand at something similar. This past Christmas, I had my opportunity! I wanted to make a Christmas gift for … Continue reading

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UP-CYCLED FELTED SWEATER PILLOWS

Having written in my last post what I look for when I am searching for sweaters to up-cycle, today, I wanted to share a sweater project that I recently finished using a felted wool sweater. Wool sweaters are generally very … Continue reading

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T-SHIRT AND DENIM PILLOW

Another of my gifts this past Christmas was designed around an old t-shirt and a pair of discarded jeans. My son happens to like cars. He is always aware of them as he is traveling down the road, and he … Continue reading

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PLARN PURSE

As a new year begins, I would like to take a moment to thank all those who followed this blog and left comments last year. My purpose in writing this blog is to share the different ways I have discovered … Continue reading

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