How to Sew a Drawstring Laundry Bag
How to Sew a Drawstring Laundry Bag
By Erin Huffstetler | 10/20/2020 | No Comments
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This drawstring laundry bag will easily hold two loads of laundry, and has reinforced seams to ensure it’s up to the task. Use it to keep dirty laundry off the floor. Then, use it to lug everything to the laundry room or laundromat. If you’re looking for a gift for a college kid, this would be a great one.

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How to Make a Cord Wrap
How to Make a Cord Wrap
By Erin Huffstetler | 10/09/2020 | No Comments
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Tame your tangle of cords with a set of these cord wraps. They’re an easy sewing project, and a great use for your smaller fabric and batting scraps. These would make an excellent gift or stocking stuffer for any hard-to-buy-for men and teens in your life.

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How to Make an Ice Pack Cover
How to Make an Ice Pack Cover
By Erin Huffstetler | 10/07/2020 | No Comments
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Turn an old towel into an ice pack cover, so your skin stays protected and dry when you’re icing injuries. It fits over the ice pack like a decorative pillowcase, so it won’t slip off when you’re using it.

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How to Make a Reusable Sandwich Wrap
How to Make a Reusable Sandwich Wrap
By Erin Huffstetler | 10/06/2020 | No Comments
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These reusable sandwich wraps are so easy to use, you’ll wonder why you ever bothered with plastic sandwich bags. Just place your sandwich in the center of the wrap, fold in the sides, and the Velcro will hold them securely in place. Then, open the wrap back up at lunch time, and use it as a placemat. These have a food-safe lining, and are both wipeable and machine-washable.

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How to Make Reusable Can & Jar Covers
How to Make a Reusable Elastic Can & Jar Cover
By Erin Huffstetler | 10/05/2020 | No Comments
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Up your leftover game. These reusable covers are the perfect size to go over open cans, drinks and other small containers that don’t have lids. They can also be used as decorative jar toppers for gifts. Just stick one on top of a jar of home-canned goodness, to instantly turn one gift into two.

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How to Make a Reusable Elastic Casserole Cover
How to Make a Reusable Elastic Casserole Cover
By Erin Huffstetler | 10/03/2020 | No Comments
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Make a couple of these reusable casserole covers, so you never have to wrangle with plastic wrap again. They have an elastic band, ensuring they go on and off easily, and a food-safe liner that’s wipeable and machine-washable. Basically, they’re better than plastic wrap in every way.

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How to Make a Reusable Elastic Bowl Cover
How to Make a Reusable Elastic Bowl Cover
By Erin Huffstetler | 10/02/2020 | No Comments
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These reusable elastic bowl covers are a great alternative to plastic wrap and foil. Just slip one over any bowl that doesn’t have a lid, for an easy way to store leftovers. I designed these to be both easy to clean and food-safe. Make a few for yourself. Then, make a bunch more to gift. These covers solve a problem that everyone has.

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How to Make a Lunchbox Silverware Placemat Roll
How to Make a Lunchbox Silverware Placemat Roll
By Erin Huffstetler | 09/14/2020 | 2 Comments
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Take your zero-waste lunchbox set up to the next level with one of these lunchbox silverware placemat rolls. Just slip your silverware and cloth napkin in the designated pockets; roll it up, and tuck it in your lunchbox. Then, unroll it at lunch time, and use it as a placemat.

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How to Make Reusable Sandwich Bags
How to Make Reusable Sandwich Bags
By Erin Huffstetler | 09/12/2020 | No Comments
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Here’s how to make reusable sandwich bags that are food-safe, easy to clean and built to last.

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How to Sew a Kitchen Towel
How to Sew a Kitchen Towel
By Erin Huffstetler | 09/09/2020 | No Comments
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Sewing kitchen towels is a quick and easy project, and a great way to use up your fabric scraps. Make enough to restock your kitchen. Then, make a bunch more to give as gifts.

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How to Make Cloth Napkins
How to Sew Cloth Napkins
By Erin Huffstetler | 09/01/2020 | No Comments
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My family made the switch from paper napkins to cloth napkins 18 years ago, and we’ve never looked back. If you’re looking to make a similar change, or simply need some cloth napkins for a special occasion, you’ve come to the right place.

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How to Make a Shower Curtain
How to Make a Shower Curtain
By Erin Huffstetler | 08/24/2020 | No Comments
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The last time I had to shop for a shower curtain, I was shocked at how expensive they’d gotten, and disappointed in the selection. So, when I found myself needing another shower curtain this week, I decided to make my own. This was an easy project, and didn’t cost anything, since I was able to use materials from my stash.

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How to Make a Bowl Cover for a Stand Mixer
How to Sew a Stand Mixer Bowl Cover
By Erin Huffstetler | 08/23/2020 | 2 Comments
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Make a bowl cover for your stand mixer to keep it dust-free between uses. This is a quick and easy project, and would make an excellent gift for any of the bakers in your life. Since this project only requires two fat quarters of fabric, it also happens to be a great stash buster.

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Hot Pad Table Runner
How to Sew a Hot Pad Table Runner
By Erin Huffstetler | 08/17/2020 | No Comments
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Whenever we have a party or get-together, I always find myself scrambling to round up enough potholders and trivets to protect our sideboard and table. This is especially true when we host a potluck dinner. So, I decided to solve the problem by making a hot pad table runner.

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How to Make a Jean Pocket Potholder
How to Make Jean Pocket Potholders
By Erin Huffstetler | 08/11/2020 | No Comments
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Save the pockets from your worn out jeans, and use them to make a set of potholders, complete with pockets for your hands.

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