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 | 4 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 | 1 Comment
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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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Fabric Scrap Potholders
How to Make a Fabric Scrap Potholder
By Erin Huffstetler | 08/09/2020 | No Comments
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Use some of your fabric scraps to make potholders. This simple design doesn’t require binding tape, so it’s easy enough for beginners. Whip up a set for yourself. Then, whip up several more to give as gifts.

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Waterer for Bees and Butterflies
How to Make a Waterer for Bees and Butterflies
By Erin Huffstetler | 03/26/2020 | No Comments
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You don’t have to keep hives to do your part to help pollinators. Here’s how to make a simple waterer for bees and butterflies, using things you already have at home.

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Stacked Pans With Homemade Pan Protectors Between Them
How to Make Pan Protectors
By Erin Huffstetler | 01/16/2020 | 2 Comments
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Stacking pans saves space, but it can lead to scratches and chips on the inside of your pans. Here’s how to make a set of pan protectors to solve the problem.

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Homemade Jar Openers
How to Make a Jar Opener
By Erin Huffstetler | 01/09/2020 | No Comments
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If you don’t have a jar opener to help you open difficult lids, this one is easy to make. We’re talking 15 minutes tops. You can even use fabric scraps to make it. Here are the easy peasy instructions.

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Pot Scrubbers Made From Mesh Produce Bags
How to Make a Pot Scrubber
By Erin Huffstetler | 01/08/2020 | No Comments
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Keep mesh produce bags out of the trash by turning them into pot scrubbers. This simple project takes less than five minutes. Choose from the sew or no-sew version. Both are easy to make, and will produce a durable, no-scratch pot scrubber.

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Finished Microwaveable Potato Bag
How to Make a Microwaveable Potato Bag
By Erin Huffstetler | 11/04/2019 | No Comments
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This microwaveable potato bag can be made from a fat quarter, and only takes 15 minutes to make. This would be a great gift idea, if you’re working on Christmas gifts.

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Lavender Dryer Bags
How to Make Lavender Dryer Bags
By Erin Huffstetler | 10/10/2019 | 1 Comment
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Ditch the dryer sheets for something better. These lavender dryer bags get their scent from dried lavender, rather than a bunch of synthetic fragrances, and they’re reusable.

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How to Sew a Soup Bowl Cozy
How to Sew a Soup Bowl Cozy
By Erin Huffstetler | 07/01/2019 | 3 Comments
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Protect your hands, and your table, from hot bowls with a set of these soup bowl cozies. If you make them out of 100% cotton fabric, batting and thread, they can even go in the microwave. This project doesn’t require much fabric, which makes it a great stash buster and gift idea.

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How to Sew a Casserole Pot Holder
How to Sew a Casserole Dish Hot Pad
By Erin Huffstetler | 06/21/2019 | No Comments
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Protect your table and counters from hot casserole dishes with these large hot pads. They’re sized to fit under a 9″ x 13″ baking dish with room to spare.

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