How to Sew a Scrunchie With a Hidden Pocket
How to Sew a Scrunchie With a Hidden Pocket
By Erin Huffstetler | 11/13/2021 | No Comments
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These scrunchies have a zipper sewn into the seam, which allows you to use the inside of the scrunchie for storage. Tuck some money, lip balm and your keys inside, and you can leave your purse at home.

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How to Make a Terrycloth Headband
How to Sew a Terry Cloth Headband
By Erin Huffstetler | 11/11/2021 | No Comments
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Make one of these terry cloth headbands, to keep your hair out of your way when you’re washing your face, applying makeup, using a face mask or taking a bath. It’s made with a double layer of terry cloth, so it’s super absorbent, and there’s an adjustable hook and loop closure that allows you to customize the fit. These sew up quickly, and make a great gift for women and teen girls.

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How to Make a Fidget Bracelet
How to Make a Fidget Bracelet
By Erin Huffstetler | 11/10/2021 | No Comments
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These fidget bracelets are a fun use for any small strips of fleece that you have leftover after making blankets, scarves or other fleece projects.

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How to Sew Pajama Bottoms From Vintage Sheets
How to Sew Pajama Pants From a Vintage Sheet
By Erin Huffstetler | 10/26/2021 | 1 Comment
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Whip up a quick pair of pajama pants from a vintage sheet. This is an easy beginner project, and you can usually get several pairs out of a single flat sheet. Since this tutorial uses a pair of your favorite pajama pants as the pattern, they’re guaranteed to fit you perfectly. Make a pair for yourself. Then, make matching pairs for your kids.

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How to Make a T-Shirt Tote Bag
How to Make a T-Shirt Tote Bag
By Erin Huffstetler | 03/15/2021 | No Comments
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Turn a t-shirt into a t-shirt tote bag, complete with a built-in drawstring bag to store it when it’s not in use. This is a quick and easy project that requires very little sewing.

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How to Sew a Lanyard
How to Sew a Lanyard
By Erin Huffstetler | 11/02/2020 | No Comments
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Sew up a quick lanyard for your keys or ID. This is a great stash buster, and would make a nice gift or stocking stuffer for anyone who has to wear an ID to school or work.

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How to Sew a Wristlet Key Fob
How to Sew a Wristlet Key Fob
By Erin Huffstetler | 11/01/2020 | No Comments
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These wristlet key fobs are a cinch to make, and a wonderful way to put your favorite fabric scraps to use. They also happen to make a fantastic gift. Give them to teachers, co-workers and anyone else you’d like to acknowledge with a little something. Then, make some more to use as stocking stuffers. This is one gift everyone could use.

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How to Make a Scrunchie
How to Make a Scrunchie
By Erin Huffstetler | 02/24/2020 | No Comments
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Making scrunchies is the perfect way to use up all the skinny fabric scraps in your stash. Whip up a bunch, and stick them in your gift closet for easy gift-giving.

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How to Make a Hair Bow Wreath
Make a Hair Bow Wreath
By Erin Huffstetler | 12/08/2017 | No Comments
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Looking for a unique gift idea for a little girl? This hair bow wreath makes a great baby shower gift, birthday present or Christmas gift, and it takes less than five minutes to put together. Include 24 bows, and you could even use it as an advent calendar. Here’s how to make one.

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White Jeans Redyed with Jeanie
How to Redye Jeans
By Erin Huffstetler | 08/24/2015 | 5 Comments
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In the past month, I’ve redyed fleece, towels and now jeans. Yep, it’s fair to say I’m on a bit of a redying kick. It’s just such a cheap and easy update; I can’t help myself.

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Redyed Columbia Jacket
How to Redye Fleece
By Erin Huffstetler | 06/23/2015 | 10 Comments
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Last week, I found a Columbia fleece at a yard sale for my oldest daughter, and I only paid $2 for it. I thought I’d gotten a killer deal, until I discovered it had a stain.

Stained Fleece

How did I overlook that?

I don’t know, but I was determined to salvage the jacket. Because, aside from the stain it was a really nice jacket.

Now, I could have tried to get the stain out, or bleached it, I suppose, but I decided to try to redye it instead.

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Skirt Re-dye
How to Re-Dye Clothes
By Erin Huffstetler | 02/22/2013 | 10 Comments
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My sister is getting married this summer, and I’m one of her bridesmaids. A few weeks back she sent me an e-mail about bridesmaid outfits. Here’s what she had to say:

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