Category Archives: Crafting

And the winner of the fabric flowers is………

And the winner is…………… littleprince68 Congratulations and thank you for all of your encouragement! Please email me let me know where to send your flowers! Beth

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Make a Chenille Applique Pillow in 10 Easy Steps

Shhhhhh……. Did you hear that? It’s the sound of some scrap bustin’, crafty goodness comin’ your way. Need a gift for someone? How ’bout a DIY personalized chenille pillow that you can make in an afternoon? Here’s a chance to lighten up … Continue reading

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A Giveaway to thank you for your encouragement!

Good morning everyone! I am feeling especially grateful this morning for all the support and encouragement you’ve bestowed upon me over the past three months and I want to thank you for signing up to go on this adventure with … Continue reading

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DIY Fabric Basket

Everyone needs a new basket this time of year. Don’cha think? This is my version of a NO SEW woven basket. I know it’s hard to believe but some people out there think they can’t sew. I won’t mention any … Continue reading

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DIY Shirt Refashion

Let’s start with this thrift store, button down, men’s shirt that I’m going to wear backwards. Yep, that’s right, I said backwards. Use this strip for the waistband With right sides together, pin and sew sleeve back into sleeve casing … Continue reading

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Craft room makeover

  Cleaning my craft room today. Stay tuned……

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DIY Fabric Flowers

Fabric flowers are everywhere and you can DIY! Cut out circles from a t shirt. You’ll need 7 identical size circles for each flower. One circle will be the base. Fold the other circles in half then in thirds. Glue … Continue reading

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Another Pinspiration

Is there hope for this? I say YES! First take out the shoulder pads. Then cut off the sleeves. Next, cut off the extra around the arm holes. Pin the sides to fit. Sew new side seams. Trim seams. Cut … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting at Grocery Outlet?

When living in a small rural town, a person just might assume that there was nothing to do on a Friday night. But NO! That is so NOT true! How ’bout a Wine Tasting at the local discount food store, … Continue reading

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Awards, chips, vintage campers, AND oil field trash?

Ok, now how lucky am I? Two blogging awards in one week! I’ve received the Versatile Blogger Award. Thanks to Kelly from Re Stitch Me ! I highly recommend you check out Kelly’s blog. She has the re-purposing bug, too, and … Continue reading

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