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Home Made Stamped Ribbon

I got this canvas material on sale.  I think that it resembles burlap.  It is almost a cross between the burlap look and the muslin look.  So I made some large script stamps to stamp it with!  I cut it … Continue reading

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Home made fabric paint

I finally got to try this textile media which is supposed to turn your acrylic craft paint into fabric paint.  Hallelujah!  Fabric paint is REdiculous.  And zero color selection!  This stuff works like a charm.  You mix one part media … Continue reading

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Draw String Backpack

Here is another great use for scraps.  A draw string back pack requires very little fabric and is quick and easy to make.  Two rectangles, Two “belt loop” pieces, and some para cord is all you need.  There are two … Continue reading

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Fabric Antique Rose Tutorial

With my newly dyed material that is such a lovely antique pink, I couldn’t help but make some lovely roses.  These are incredibly easy!   Darn this yellow light!  They really are quite pink! I probably have my house painted … Continue reading

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Dyeing Fabric

I tie dyed when I was a teenager, but I had an adult help me and all I really remember was tying rubber bands.  But I am not so much into tie dying, for me that ship has sailed, I … Continue reading

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ScrHappy Skirt

My youngest boy is about the same size as my girl.  He is growing out of some jeans, but they fit her just fine because she is a string bean.  I saw this idea on Pinterest and thought I’d have … Continue reading

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Fabric Transfer with Citrasolve

After several hours of experiments and trips to several stores, and about 20 transfers to 5 types of materials, several washes and a bleaching session, I am ready to start working on a class for fabric transferring with Citrasolve.  Let … Continue reading

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