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27 Dec 7
Curled Paper Star

Curled Paper Star

Let’s welcome the new year with some curled paper stars and wish upon a star that the new year will be a better year for everyone. Here are my new year quotes to all my lovely craft sisters or brothers: Whatever you did last year, Do it better Go step…

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14 Mar 13
DIY Easter Egg Planters

DIY Easter Egg Planters

Spring is here and Easter is on it’s way…. I am joining the fun of dyeing some colorful Easter Eggs this year. Making them into Easter Egg Planters that’s full of green wheat grasses. The Easter Egg Planters are easy to make and the wheat grasses only need 5-7 days…

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10 Aug 11
Amigurumi Bunny Pencil Holder

Amigurumi Bunny Pencil Holder

My first back to school craft for this year – Bunny Pencil Holders. They can be done by using some stash yarns and the free crochet pattern below. This amigurumi bunny pencil holder is not quite an usual “amigurumi” that we stuffed with poly-fill. I crochet a cover following the…

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18 May 7
Recycle: Denim Rosette Brooch

Recycle: Denim Rosette Brooch

This is the last tutorial on how to fully recycle an outgrown denim dress into a 4-piece outfit: make a denim rosette brooch out of a sleeve and it’s hem.   I got this idea from the denim-roll brooch I made from a jean’s side seam, which was meant to…

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17 May 2
Recycle: Denim Reversible Belt

Recycle: Denim Reversible Belt

So, you have seen the vest and the skirt refashioned from an outgrown denim dress in my recent 2 tutorials. Today, the third tutorial in the series is about sewing a reversible double-ring belt. The denim material of this belt was originally the bottom hem salvaged from the dress. Not…

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14 May 5
Recycle An Outgrown Denim Dress

Recycle An Outgrown Denim Dress

This week, I am going to write a series of tutorials on how to recycle / refashion an outgrown jeans dress into 4-piece kid’s clothing + accessories. Each tutorial will illustrate how I convert the salvaged materials from the denim dress and turn them into a totally new design of…

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