Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Tutorial: Basic knit fabric headband

Tutorial: Basic knit fabric headbandI’m always looking for projects that use up the scraps of knit fabric that I have left over from making t-shirts.  I don’t like just throwing the scraps away, but it’s a lot harder to justify the hoarding of knit … Read More...

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Don’t Be Afraid to Change Colors

rose chart shown in two different colors

There’s a joke in the knitting world that designers will hear from people who love their patterns but have just one question: “Will it work if I knit it in blue instead of red?”

I don’t know if anyone has …

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Tutorial and pattern: Zola zipper pen case

Tutorial and pattern: Zola zipper pen caseCaroline from Sew Can She has a tutorial and free pattern for making the cutest zipper pen case.  She calls it the Zola Pen Case.  It unzips and opens up to make a little tray that holds your pencils.  Plus … Read More...

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Tutorial: Glow-in-the-dark stenciled shirt

Tutorial: Glow-in-the-dark stenciled shirtWhether it’s stickers or jewelry or clothing, kids’ stuff is made more fun when it’s glow-in-the-dark!  I still remember being a kid and turning off all the lights just to see what would happen with my glow-in-the-dark stickers.  Alicia from … Read More...

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Stamped and colored inspirational quote clipboard

I love clipboards as an organizational tool. I think I started using them when I worked on set as it made taking notes and keeping track of scripts easy. I currently like them for use when I’m coloring on the … Read More...

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Use Your Swatches to Make Fun Bowls

Use your swatches to make bowls.There are lots of projects out there for using yarn scraps, but not as many for using your swatches in useful ways.

I love this idea from Interweave to use swatches to make bowls. All you need is some … Read More...

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Star Background PNG & Cut File for Silhouette

Shimelle made this page as a scraplift challenge, and not finding the perfect star background for her Silhouette machine, made one of her own. Now you can have this look too since she is offering the file (as a PNG) … Read More...

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