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Wild Flower Vests

Make a bright and beautiful vest to commemorate the end of summer! To add some fun to your students’ painting experiences, try painting outside as a tribute to all the great days spent in the sunshine (and to enhance students’ sensory exploration!) 1,094 more words


Love Sewing: Upcycled Beach Tote

Hey, remember a while ago when I made a bag for my auntie out of an old curtain? Well, not only did my auntie like it, but the nice lady in her local chemist thought it was lovely and bright, and then Helen, the editor of Love Sewing magazine, got in touch and asked if I’d like to write an article about how to make one!! 183 more words

DIY Clothes

New Review: McCalls 6848 Adorable Sleepwear

Wish you had cute jammies?  You might be one pattern away from an endless array.  Today I have your review for McCalls 6848.


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1PPW: T-shirt Refashion

Things have been a little quiet around the blog of late, and I am full of excuses! I went to Japan, started a new job, got sick, and got bitten on the foot by some form of monster-insect (leading to my first ever trip to the hospital) all in the space of three weeks. 786 more words

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Independence Day DIY

I got a call the day before Fourth of July from my friend, Madison.  She’s one of my crafty buddies (actually, my only one, now) and she wanted to make a Fourth of July shirt. 180 more words

Pattern Review: Simplicity C2010

You do it.  I do it.  We all do it: wipe our hands on the front of our clothes.  You know, maybe they’re clean but wet.   560 more words

Simplicity Patterns

Unfortunately, I'll have to burn this top

Ok, that’s a bit sensationalist, as far as titles go. What I will say is that this would-be wardrobe basic hasn’t worked out yet.

The pattern in question is Simplicity 2189.  144 more words