Category Archives: craft

Tea Towel Tote Tutorial

I have a stack of Tea Towels that I bought on various trips. Souvenirs mostly from the UK.  They just sit in a drawer and never see the light of day. The thought occurred to me to make totes bag … Continue reading

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Nook Cover

I needed to make a Nook cover/case for the my husband.  He finally decided that he wanted it made from the same green canvas that his Miniature Case is made from.  This was good, since I had some large scraps … Continue reading

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First Drop

I’ve recently become aware of a group called the Toy Society from a post by Chez Beeper Bebe.  They are a world wide group of people who make toys and leave them in different places for people to find, take home, … Continue reading

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Earth Day Challenge

Sew the Day Earth Day Challenge Recycling, upcycling and refashioning clothing is a great way to keep your crafting and sewing green! I would like to see what you all can make from any article of clothing.  For example, you … Continue reading

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Seek and Find Jar

About a year ago at a friend’s birthday dinner, I saw a really neat seek and find tube.  It was a long plastic tube filled with rice and small, mostly plastic, objects….a dinosaur, a button, a  fish… etc. After seeing … Continue reading

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Bunnies for the Basket

Here are the results of 2 of the many great bunny tutorials I’ve seen this past week. With Little Bit’s Easter basket to fill I figured these would be perfect. I found The Purl Bee’s finger puppet bunny tutorial through Lil … Continue reading

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Little Apron for Little Bit

I’ve finally finished Little Bit’s apron.  It has been sitting unfinished since January.  A combination of school and travels left it by the way side… but now it’s finished in time to be tucked into his easter basket. Today I … Continue reading

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