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Napkin and Place Setting Ideas

Karen over at Sew Many Ways has come up with nine great napkin and place setting ideas. My favorite is pictured above. The best part of that one? The supplies are free! And you can customize the colors to match your … Continue reading

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Retro inspiration for trash crafting

I super love Absinthe and Orange’s series on retro crafting – she has posted some great ideas found in the dusty pages of old crafty magazines. One of my favorite projects are these squashed soda can owls. I used to … Continue reading

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Make a Monk’s Bag out of a Pillowcase

This month’s Project Threadbanger mini challenge was to make an accessory out of a pillowcase. I had this pretty floral pillowcase so I made a modified monk’s bag because I like over-the-shoulder bags. It’s modified because I added a curved … Continue reading

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Make Used Sandwich Bag Recycled Ornaments

I’ve heard of using fused plastic for making bags, but I haven’t found a lot of great ways to make it pretty. Well, Crafting A Green World just posted this genius tutorial on using plastic baggies and filling them with … Continue reading

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TV Craft Watch: My Name is Earl

Crafts are all around us, including on TV. This week’s episode of “My Name Is Earl” (Episode: “Quit Your Snitchin’”) featured a good t-shirt recon on one of TV’s craftiest personalities, Joy. Her hair accessories alone are worth featuring on … Continue reading

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