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Flamingo kiddie purse and Quilted tote bags

Flamingo kiddie purse and Quilted tote bags

The photos are a collection of some of my projects. I'm always curious about reusing materials or using unexpected material for different purposes.  I am happiest at the sewing machine or fabric...

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Simple Pillow Covers from Sweaters

Simple Pillow Covers from Sweaters

Do you have some old sweaters that are knit with beautiful yarns but they're a little stretched out or the style is just outdated?  You can reclaim those sweaters and easily transform them into cozy...

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How to Upcycle Jewelry

How to Upcycle Jewelry

I started making my own jewelry a little more than a year ago.  I didn't like what I was finding in the stores so I started looking at Goodwill and garage sales.  Again, I found a lot of things...

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Champagne Cage Bistro Chairs -- Upcycling Party Trash

Champagne Cage Bistro Chairs -- Upcycling Party Trash

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The holiday season is time to celebrate, and nothing says celebration quite like sparkling wine.  Here’s a great craft to do with the ‘wretched refuse’ of the...

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Upcycled Jacket for Kids

Upcycled Jacket for Kids

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To make this jacket for my daughter I started with an old pinstriped suit jacket. The design itself is a relatively simple jacket, which I then lined with a bright and fun paisley flannel which would...

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Upcycled Felt & DenimFlower Cuff

Upcycled Felt & DenimFlower Cuff

Whenever I buy jeans, I always have to hem them, being slightly vertically challenged. Instead of throwing away the pieces I cut off, I decided to recycle them. I liked how the edges frayed so I kept...

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Lee Merediths DIY Jewelry Frame and Knitting Needle Accessories

Lee Meredith's DIY Jewelry Frame and Knitting Needle Accessories

Crafter extraordinaire Lee Meredith of Leethal.net recently posted this quick project idea: a jewelry rack made with fishnet stockings stretched over an old frame! Don't miss her recycled knitting-needle jewelry, too.

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UpCycled mini-journals

UpCycled mini-journals

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This past week I've made these cute little mini-journals from upcycled box-board from various packaging and pages from an old art magazine. I adapted the simple process from Tascha at here video...

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