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Wiggle your toes in this oh-so-soft rug. It’s hard to believe it’s made of cast-off T-shirts. Sew knit strips to a canvas backing; the strips flop over each other for a plush effect.
Use washable crafts felt and ribbon scraps to make a soft and simple “rattle” to entertain baby.
T-shirts are the perfect size for throw pillows. Choose one with embellishments to instantly stitch a decorative pillow with very little effort!
Make a cozy quilt for a baby from warm and cuddly printed cotton flannel. Finish it in a flash by tying with coordinating perle cotton or yarn.
Turn a T-shirt into a cute summer skirt. Slice two rectangles from a T-shirt, add seams, a casing and elastic; you’ve got it made!
This baby banner is not only cute, but also multi-purpose! With coordinating fabric on both sides, you can have a boy banner or a girl banner whenever the occasion arises. Use it as a decoration for a baby shower or to adorn a little one's nursery!
Bring a touch of DIY to your kitchen with handmade pot holders. These reversable accessory is perfect for adding a punch of color and style to every meal!
Create a quick and easy bag with recycled jeans to carry all your must-haves.
This super easy tote bag let's you practice your basic sewing and explore your inner artist. A painted design that resembles an inkblot will give the bag a graphic look.
Spread some luck this St. Patrick's Day with a shamrock table runner and matching napkins! They're so simple to make that you'll want to sew a new set for each holiday.