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Mesh Market Tote

Posted by Taylar Franz on

With many states moving away from allowing the use of plastic bags in their grocery stores, we all may need an alternative. I have been looking into the cheap, reuseable bags that most stores have available for purchase, but the quality is poor, they do not stand up well to use, and they simply aren't cool or stylish enough for me. I ALWAYS forget them at home or in my truck. Needless to say, I was skeptical when designing this pattern. I thought this would just be another bag for my collection that I never use. BUT!! I have been...

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Easy Drawstring Backpack

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Drawstring Backpack Pattern: 1/2 yard of your main fabric Trim to two 16”x19” pieces 8 inches of your accent fabric Trim to 6”x8” 4 yards paracord Trim to 2 equal lengths of 2 yards 6 inches cotton webbing, ½ to 1 inch wide Trim to 2 equal lengths of 3 inches   Directions: If your fabrics are extremely wrinkly, iron each piece flat. It is a good idea to pre-wash fabrics prior to cutting, if you plan on washing the finished project. This will preshrink the fabrics and keep your project from shrinking. At your ironing board, place the accent...

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Standard Bed Pillowcase-- Kids LOVE This Project!

Posted by Taylar Franz on

Looking for something unique to add to your bedroom décor, but don't want to spend an arm and a leg? We are here to show you how to DIY a custom-print bed pillow (or a set of them!) so that you can get exactly what you want. Pro tip: This project is GREAT for kids! Whether you are teaching your children to sew or just want something quick and easy to teach a 4-H class, you have stumbled on the perfect blog post. If you find that you (or your child) need more help along the way, we offer pre-cut...

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Microwave-safe Bowl Cozy

Posted by Taylar Franz on

Winter is about coming to an end, but in most places of the US, it is still chilly enough to be regarded as soup season. Don't get caught attempting to hold a steaming bowl with just your fingertips, praying not to burn yourself! In just about an hour, you can create the answer to all of your problems: an insulated, microwaveable bowl cozy! (These also work really well to protect your fingers from FREEZING when eating ice cream in the summer.) If you find that you need more help while creating this project, we offer bowl cozy pre-cut sewing kits...

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Reuseable Bag, Valentine's Day

Posted by Taylar Franz on

Valentine's Day. If you don't like to celebrate the holiday of love, boycott the gift-giving holiday by making a cute bag to give to YOURSELF! And, if you love Valentine's Day, here is the perfect handmade shopping bag/ lunch bag/ gift bag to give to your Valentine this year. This project is super easy! If you find that you need more help along the way, we do offer patterns of the project or pre-cut kits for this reusable bag that can be shipped right to your door. If you are in the Spokane, Washington, area, head to the events tab...

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