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If At First You Don’t Succeed…

After last night’s craftastic failure, I felt the need, the need for speed.  No, I felt the need to have a successful project.  My first attempt at embellishing a sweater turned out well, so I focused my attention on a project that I had started but never finished.  Ironically, it also involved cutting up a neglected t-shirt.  …

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Pinterest Project Fail

Until now, I’ve had success with projects found and tried on Pinterest.  Recipes, craft projects, classroom ideas, they’ve all worked out pretty well. Yesterday I was shopping, and one of my purchases was a new scarf.  While I was looking around Pinterest for different ways to tie a scarf I also found a tutorial on …

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Inspired by Pinterest

So I saw this cuuute t-shirt on Pinterest. At my school, the teachers wear jeans on Fridays, so I’ve been looking for some nice t-shirts that won’t look too dressed-down.  When I saw this on Pinterest, I thought it would be a nice little tutorial.  I clicked on the link, and found that I could …

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Something Old is New Again

There’s this sweater I’ve had for years.  Years.  It’s my favorite.  It was my favorite.  I’ve had it since college and I used to wear it all the time.  It’s a linen/cotton cableknit fisherman-type sweater and I always wore it with a denim shirt.  It was one of my go-to outfits.  I haven’t worn it …

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A Little Ribbon

What I had…a bleh sweater set that I never wore.  The shell was a weird length and the wide band did not help.  The neckline was too low and the stitching on the front was open, which meant I needed a shell under my shell! My inspiration… http://www.rufflesandstuff.com/2010/10/shes-lady-cardigan-tutorial.html Isn’t it cute?   I’ve been looking at …

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Nerf Dart Tag Camo Ammo Belt – January Project #1

My son got a couple of Nerf dart tag guns for Christmas, so I thought I would make him a strap/belt to wear to carry extra darts.  Not wanting to spend too much money on the project, we headed to Walmart to look for fabric.  Considering the rural community we live in, I was a …

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My Sewing Room…

Okay, so it’s not a whole room.  It’s a corner of the spare bedroom.  I am trying to get it rechristened as “the sewing room,” though.  Ever since we moved in seven years ago, it’s been known by my kids as “the present room.”  We moved into the house on the first of December, and …

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