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Mitten Madness

And the mitten mania continues! I’m so impressed with the new mittens everyone has been making after the mitten class. Here is a link to the mitten tutorial if you’d like to make some, too. Julie: Valerie: Jakki: Beth: Julie: … Continue reading

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Sweater Mitten Tutorial

Before we start the mitten tutorial, I want to share my favorite¬†story from the mitten class. Marie was using a sweater that belonged to her grandmother. She was making mittens for all 5 of her sisters from the sweater, so … Continue reading

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Refashioned sweater and skirt

I refashioned a thrifted turtleneck and too big skirt to this: I used buttons from the old green coat and made lining from a thrifted shirt. I kinda like the new look. What do you think?

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The Mitten Mansion

Welcome to the Mitten Mansion! Thank you so much, Mari, for ¬†graciously opening your beautiful home to all of us on Tuesday. And a big thanks to everyone who came to make mittens and those who shared their expertise. I … Continue reading

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I’m so excited!

I’ve been featured on Green Issues by Agy! Click here to read the article, then check out the rest of her green ideas.

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My first tutorial

I refashioned this sweater for my sister’s Christmas gift. In addition to the sweater this was all I needed. A button, a hairband and a strip of fabric. First I cut the sweater up the middle. After pressing under one … Continue reading

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