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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 Journal Cover From a Suede Jacket: New One Minute Video

For many of us, our normal days have been temporarily halted. It would be so interesting, for the sake of history, if we kept journals of what life is like now and what we learn through these unprecedented times. Each … 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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How to Make Felt Succulent Plants

How lucky am I? Being able to create content for eHow and being able to work remotely from my little rural Eastern Oregon town has definitely been a blessing and even more so during these times of “social distancing”. I … Continue reading

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Winner of the Small to Large Challenge: Refashion Runway Season Five

I’ve said it before and I”ll say it again, I’m so glad that you, the voters, and the judges decide the winners each week because in my book, everyone’s a winner. Here’s how the Small to Large Challenge came out. … Continue reading

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How to Turn a Photo into a Paint By Number: New One Minute Video

We interrupt this season of Refashion Runway with another fun craft idea. Apparently, Paint by Numbers is a thing again. But, now it’s even better because you can make your own from any photo you’d like. WHO KNEW??? Upload a … Continue reading

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Time to Vote: Small to Large Challenge: Refashion Runway Season Five

Welcome back to Refashion Runway Season Five. This week the challenge is Small to Large. One of the things I love about this competition is the surprise each time I open my email and see how each of these talented … Continue reading

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How to Make a T-Shirt Yarn Rug: New One Minute Video

Wondering what to do with all of those old t-shirts hanging around your closets and lurking in your drawers? Before you throw them out or give them away, make some t-shirt yarn. Then, grab a mesh rug canvas, a latch … Continue reading

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