Monthly Archives October 2014

Upcycle the Plastic Coat Hangers

Categories: Coat Hanger Crafts and Sewing.

Upcycle those plastic hangers in your closet. It’s the time of year to start thinking Christmas gifts.  Even if you don’t want to think about it, you know that the time is coming, so why not be prepared for it.  Gifts don’t have to cost a lot of money and something homemade is greatly appreciated. A quick and easy craft is covering those plastic hangers that everyone has in their closet.  You need plastic hangers, 1 metre of material (which is enough for 5 coat hangers), quilt batting, thread and trim.  If you have any scraps, this is a great
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Knitted Sachet Pattern

Categories: Patterns.

With the print friendly option you can choose how much or how little you want to print, just mouse over the text for the option to delete.Test it out by hightlighting this text in the pattern and click delete. Images can be included or not but due to formatting on the post they may show up all over the place.  Click the print friendly button at the top of this page and you will open up a new page all ready for you to customize and print. This is a knitted sachet, (using a basket weave stitch), that I made
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Triangular Scrubbies

Categories: Crochet.

Do you use dishcloth scrubbies for your kitchen clean up?   I adapted my pattern to include the nylon scrubbie and some crochet and came up with a triangular dishcloth scrubbie.You can buy packs of nylon scrubbies for $1, and they come in various colours.  They are quick and easy to make and make great little gifts or craft sale items. You can make your own scrubbies but I find buying them at dollar stores is a lot quicker and at 6 in a packet you can’t go wrong.  The first thing to do was stitch with a tapestry needle and some yarn
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