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Make an Embroidered Handkerchief for Dad this Father’s Day

Oh, the humble hankie: so much more than a way to wipe your brow. For many of us, these simple squares of cotton can hold memories of hope, heartache and happiness. Some handkerchiefs have been kept for generations to remind … Continue reading

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Felted wool clutch purse

Today’s tutorial has a simple beauty. A refashion, using natural fibers and vintage buttons. Start by washing a 100% wool sweater in hot water and drying it in a hot dryer to cause the fibers to become tight so they … Continue reading

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Fingerless mittens from an old felted sweater

It’s that time of year again. Football games, woodsmoke, falling leaves, and chilly days. Perfect weather for some ¬†fingerless mittens. Lucky for me, someone donated this wool sweater to the thrift store because they washed it and thought it was … Continue reading

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