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DIY: Back to School Pencil Pouch and a Giveaway

We cannot stop the winter or the summer from coming. We cannot stop the spring or the fall or make them other than they are. They are gifts from the universe that we cannot refuse. But we can choose what … Continue reading

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DIY Summer T-Shirt Series: Draw Something Nautical On It

Even if you’re landlocked this summer and won’t be anywhere near the sea, you can still rock the nautical look with this cute hand-drawn, life preserver T-shirt. All you need is a white T-shirt, a blue fine line permanent marker, a … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Bias Tape Part One: Make Your Own

For those of you who love to sew as much as I do, I see homemade bias tape in your future. Sure, you can go to the store and buy some plain trim, but why not make your own. It’s … Continue reading

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Denim Basket Winner

You know, there are a few projects that come along that make me happy in every way. This denim basket is one of them. Not only do I like the way the basket turned out, but I’m actually quite fond … Continue reading

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Smitten Winner Number Two

Thank you, once again, for pinning and all of your wonderful comments over at my eHow Upcycled Sweater Dress Tutorial. As promised, I chose one lucky pinner to win this pair of Smittens made from the left over sweater pieces. … Continue reading

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Upcycled Pendleton Wool Clutch

Tis’ the season! In the spirit of giving this holiday season, I have another giveaway for you. I’m giving away this warm and cozy upcycled Pendleton Wool clutch. It’s made from a vintage Pendleton Wool mill end which in my humble … Continue reading

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Three Sisters Create

Wait ’til you see what Mil, Val, and Pam create! If you’re looking for some one of a kind paintings, vintage items, or handmade beauty for yourself or for a gift, this is the place to go. I particularly love … Continue reading

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Put a Ruffle on it! (Bonus Feature: How to Make a French Seam)

I know! I know! You’ve heard me say it before. But this shirt REALLY needed a ruffle! It was such a sad little shirt! It did have some fun eyelet detail, but other than that… Snoozarama! Let’s give it some … Continue reading

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Easy Zippered Pouch Tutorial

 As a teacher, I find myself needing quick little presents for people throughout the year. But a teacher’s salary doesn’t allow me to be too extravagant in my gift giving. A zippered pouch is a win-win situation in my book. It … Continue reading

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Oscar Worthy Upcycled Bow Clutch

 As I sit here and watch the Academy Awards, I can’t help but think how choosing a refashion project is very similar to The Oscars. (I know, just stay with me on this one :) ) “And today, the nominees … Continue reading

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