Linda H. has found a use for scraps and embroidery testings….putting them on pre-stretched art canvas, finishing the back, and hanging them on the wall in her sewing room. We think they look great!
Gone are my days of wearing an itty bitty teeny tiny yellow polka dot bikini – yet summer has arrived and the beach calls my name. But who really wants to shop for a new bathing suit? Today I’m going to share a quick and easy teekini tankini bikini (say that 10x fast!) that can be made with materials you already have on hand – two t-shirts, a pair of scissors, elastic, and a needle with thread.
It’s no secret that people are attached to their stuff, especially the stuff that we use every day. Let’s face it, the stuff is not just our “things,” the stuff becomes our companion. It’s watched us develop our skills, been with us through celebrations, and sometimes been there to see us at our, shall I
Don’t you love this basket? Look closely; can you tell what it’s made of? Barb Lake, BERNINA at Fancyworks, Marissa, IL, recycled packing paper and stitched up a sturdy basket to use for displays. She told me, “I just couldn’t send all that good paper into the recycling bin!”
A WeAllSew reader recently recycled a pair of shorts she “undergrew” (this is the opposite of “outgrew”). She lost weight and took a pair of her old shorts and made a small purse to accommodate her cell phone, keys, and wallet.
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