Monthly Archives: June 2013

Vogue 8643 Apron

I wanted a nice apron pattern and found this vintage pattern I liked by Vogue (8643).  I have not purchased a Vogue pattern in many years and they were on sale at JoAnns for $3.99.  The regular price this pattern … Continue reading

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Jean Recycle into Chair Recover

This past week I went to an office supply store (to remain un-named) and purchased a really nice chair to replace my husbands that was falling apart.  They would have charged $10 to assemble and since I can usually put … Continue reading

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Wave Stitch Scarf

I found this pattern on Pinterest and followed it to this website.  I could not understand the language but the tutorial is great.  I looked up wave stitch on Youtube and it came up with lots of ripple patterns so … Continue reading

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I Love Scraps Afghan

This is cute afghan to use up your scraps.  It uses single and double crochet and a shell pattern to create the look of hearts.  This would also be cute as a baby afghan done in pastels. The pattern uses … Continue reading

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Seam Finish for Turning Your Jeans into a Skirt

I have made several skirts from jeans (here is my post) and I have never really been happy with the inside finish. So I decided to put a little extra time into the process when sewing this one.  I am … Continue reading

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Homemade Yummy Gluten Free Pizza Crust

I tried one of those gluten free pizza dough mixes months ago, not impressed, and  had shelved the idea of ever having pizza again.  However, I had been craving pizza again and when my husband saw a pizza commercial and … Continue reading

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Baby Mockingbirds – Nest to Flight

I was quite amazed when I saw that a mockingbird was making a nest right outside my front window in my rose bush.  We won’t discuss the nest that was built in my fence and what happened to that.  I … Continue reading

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Flowers in Granny Square Afghan

What do you do with a huge bag of scrap yarn?  Make a scrap afghan. This pattern from Luba Davies at Ravelry is the great way to do that. The pattern was $1.55 in U.S. funds and is for thread … Continue reading

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