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Step By Step Lazy Daisy Stitch for Seeds and Eyes

The lazy daisy stitch is a chain stitch that was originally used to embroider fabric with flowers and leaves. The term chain stitch simply reflects that individual stitches are combined like links in a chain. 254 more words


Christmas Crafternoons

We have been having fun taking a couple of workshops this week.

To start  with we made Christmas stockings from  Dylon machine dyed blankets. These were then  decorated with felt shapes that were applied using… 110 more words

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A daughter's idea

No matter how good a child’s idea is it isn’t always the easiest or quickest ideas to create.

One of those ideas that take a long time to accomplish was my daughter’s idea for the stitching on the pockets for her skirt. 97 more words


Duct Tape Bookmarks

Every summer, my library holds a six week summer reading program where kids read to earn prizes. One of my Grand Prizes for my teens is a “Create Your Own Library Program” package. 383 more words

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From Beans

black beans can be used for dyeing, so why not runner beans?

when i was cooking up a batch of runner beans last month, i noticed that the water in the pot was getting a lot of color and decided to try dyeing with it.  88 more words


May the floss be with you...

I was just reading Melly & Me’s Facebook page, and one of the girls shared a piccy of her messy floss box.

Well I’m raising the stakes. 137 more words

Tassel Embellishment

Change is good. But buying new to replace the old can be draining on your budget. A simple update to a previously owned product adds new life to your accessories. 427 more words