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DIY Washable Shopping Cart Handle Cover: New One Minute Video

When the time comes to venture out and stock up on essential groceries, there are a few things you can do to keep yourself safe. In addition to social distancing, wearing a mask and having a list to reduce your … Continue reading

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15 Handmade Gift Ideas For Mother’s Day That She Will Love

The delight of creating and choosing joy no matter what. My mom in a nutshell. It is in her honor that I bring these projects ideas to you today, hoping that her legacy will live on through me and through … Continue reading

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How to Make Sleeves Bigger: New One Minute Video

Whether your sleeves are too tight or you’re just trying to create a statement with some billowy new sleeves, adding an insert is an adjustment that even a beginner can do. You can choose your level of drama by varying … Continue reading

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If you Can’t Find Elastic For Your Face Masks, Use T-Shirt Yarn

Shortage of elastic? Yep, with so many DIY face masks are being sewn worldwide the demand for elastic has skyrocketed. If elastic is in short supply where you are, t-shirt yarn could be a good, free and available alternative. Click … Continue reading

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How to Turn a Suede Jacket Into a Crossbody Bag: New One Minute Video

Yesterday, I posted how to make a journal cover from a suede jacket. Here’s something you can create with the rest of the jacket: When things go back to normal and you’re on vacation, shopping at the store, strolling through … Continue reading

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How to Make a Fabric Tortilla Warmer: New One Minute Video

Apparently, the term “social distancing” is not being used by our neighbors to the north. Our Canadian friends are using the much more romantic phrase, “exiled for the good of the realm”. 🙂 My friend, Debbie, says it’s much better … Continue reading

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How to Make a Floor Pillow Mat: New One Minute Video

Since many of us are staying home these days, here’s a comfy DIY idea to make for some serious snuggle time with your kids or grandkids. This just might be a good time to be making holiday gifts. Or maybe … Continue reading

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Southwest Sew Along: Amy Smith

Amy Smith was brave to sew along with us on this season of Refashion Runway: Season Five. Thank you Amy! Here is her version of the Southwest Challenge: I have taken a rug from an op shop and refashioned it … Continue reading

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The Overall Winners of Refashion Runway: Season Five

WOW! Every season of Refashion Runway has it’s own personality and if I was to describe this season with one word, it would be STRONG. So many capable, energetic, tenacious, and solid designers and each of them enchanted us with … Continue reading

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The Winner of the Kentucky Derby Hat Challenge: Refashion Runway Season Five

A big Thank You to everyone who voted, encouraged and supported these talented and creative designers this week. And much obliged to the judges who took the time to score each of the entries on: Following the challenge, Originality, Craftsmanship, Design, & Presentation. … Continue reading

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