Guitar Bag

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There are countless ways to show your personality through crafts. It’s easy to create beyond the traditional and come up with something truly unique. Instead of sewing a bag that can simply carry your stuff, you can come up with something that reflects who you are. This guitar bag does... Read more »

Crafty Barrettes

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Are you a fabric hoarder? As a way to use some of my mountains of fabulous tiny scraps, I made these fabric-and-button barrettes. They’re fun, easy, and great for using little stashed vintage textile treasures and lonely buttons. You can make them in coordinating pairs or fun singles. Read more »

Country Gent Tweed Coat

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This project is excerpted from Canine Couture by Lilly Shahravesh (St. Martin’s Griffin). My dogs love this traditional tweed coat for weekends in the country when the weather is crisp. Short-haired breeds and older dogs, in particular, benefit from an extra layer to keep them warm in winter. This coat’s... Read more »

Tiny Treat Stand

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When I used to live in a tiny home, I wanted a cake stand permanently camped out on the counter to display sweet treats and other bites of goodness. But counter space was sparse, so I simply sighed a lot as I put my baked goods into boring square glass... Read more »

Otedama

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Need to improve your hand-eye coordination? Take up juggling. And make it crafty by whipping up a set of these soft, colorful Japanese juggling toys. All you need are some fabric scraps and a handful of dried beans or rice. The Japanese word otedama refers to a variety of juggling... Read more »

Cute as a Button Bracelet

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Spotlight a handful of your favorite buttons, vintage or new, with this easy project. Just thread them on wire to create a fun, instant-gratification bracelet! Read more »

Repurposed House Slippers

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Tired of looking at that heap of lifeless jeans plotting a coup on your closet floor? Then transform those comatose denims into super fabulous house slips and regain control of your closet. Join the recyclution! These instructions offer three women’s sizes: S (5-6), M (7-8), and L (9-10). Yardage caters... Read more »