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Making Coiled Clothesline Baskets

Making Coiled Clothesline Baskets

 I recently discovered that my new neighbor, Margie, is a fellow crafter. Her specialty is weaving pine needle baskets like this. . . Beautiful, right? I asked Margie if she had a simple craft project that would be good for my blog. She suggested fabric wrapped clothesline baskets. I had the advantage of a live demonstration from Margie; but, you can learn […]

By May 22, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
Market Bag Tutorial

Market Bag Tutorial

I use a shameful amount of plastic bags when I go grocery shopping. Out of guilt, I decided to make myself a few reusable, fabric market bags. It should have been a simple task, but it wasn’t! The first bag I designed was very complicated to sew and I was unhappy with its proportions. I started over. I made an improved bag […]

By March 16, 2014 3 Comments Read More →
Make Your Own Gift Box

Make Your Own Gift Box

Richard and I are going to a birthday party today. I still have to wrap the present. It’s a small size gift, in a very boring brown box. Not very classy! I’ve decided I’m going to cover the box with a festive, glittery paper. When it comes to wrapping gifts, I’m all for using what I have on hand. I’d rather put my […]

By March 8, 2014 0 Comments Read More →