Monthly Archives: February 2011

Reversible Fabric Shoulder Bag

For Christmas, I got a reversible over-the-shoulder bag that is the perfect thing for taking all my stuff to work with me – it fits my lunch bag, wallet, keys, etc. and rests nicely across my back when I bike … Continue reading

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Easy Wall Decor

A few days ago I was hit with a spell of “I’m-very-bored-and-stir-crazy-but-nothing-sounds-interesting-to-do.” I suggested we rearrange our furniture. My husband declined. We ultimately decided to move our ancient TV and (broken) DVD player to our craft/storage/guest room, and replace it … Continue reading

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My First Quilt: Choosing the Fabrics

My first step in starting my first quilt was to figure out which fabrics to use. I wanted to stick primarily to what I already had on hand, mostly so I don’t feel bad about spending money on new fabric … Continue reading

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My First Quilt

Over the past few months, I’ve been tossing around the idea of learning how to quilt (or rather, putting the random scraps of knowledge in my head into practice and seeing if a quilt results). Through a happy convergence of … Continue reading

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Reversible Fabric Headbands

I’ve been on a bit of a headband kick lately – especially because these fabric headbands are so quick to put together. Most hard headbands with plastic inside them hurt my head after wearing them for a few hours, and … Continue reading

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