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Make You Own Adorable Bias Tape Binding the Easy Way

Bias tape binding is used in a lot of sewing projects, and I love working with it. But did you know that you can make your own? Why would you want to make your own bias tape when you can go to the fabric store and buy a package of bias tape already made? If you’ve ever gone to the
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scrappy fabric stuffed heart


In this post, I’m going to show you how to sew a scrappy fabric stuffed heart. In a previous post, I gave instructions showing how to make scrappy fabric panels that you can use to make these adorable stuffed hearts. This is a beginner sewing project that is fun and quite addicting. What you’ll really like about this sewing tutorial
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scrappy fabric stuffed heart

How To Make the Cutest Scrappy Fabric for Unique Sewing Projects

 If you sew, especially if you are a quilter, you are going to have fabric scraps. In this blog post, I’m going to show you how to make the cutest scrappy fabric panels that you can use to make some really unique sewing projects. As you can see, I have my share of fabric scraps. This is just a small
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German Pancake Recipe / Simple 5 Step Yumminess

Hey there, pancake lovers! In this post, we’re diving into the heart of German comfort food… the German pancake. This German pancake recipe is simply delicious and ridiculously easy to make. There are only 5 simple steps in making them. Picture this: golden, fluffy clouds of goodness drizzled with syrup or adorned with your favorite fruits and whipping cream. You’re
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How To Make Your Own Twist Ties / Unique Gift Wrapping Idea

In this post, I’m going to show you how to make your own DIY twist ties. This is a fun, easy, and quick project. And a good way to give a little pop of color and unique look to a bag or a gift that you’re giving. Twist Ties Materials & Supplies Needed 26 inch gauge wire washi tape pair
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Jan Howell

Jan Howell

Whether it’s a new recipe, a fun craft, or some handy tips for your garden and home, I hope to empower and inspire you with skills that you can use to create joy, improved health, and to do it in a simple way.

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Hello, I'm Jan

I help DIY crafters take back their creative passion by providing them with patterns and projects tutorials that are easy to follow and quick to make. Most projects utilize upcycled fabric and materials, making the projects inexpensive and environmentally compatible.

Upcycled Denim Patchwork Quilt

(UPDATED 2/23/23) Have you ever slept under a denim patchwork quilt? There is nothing better! There is just something about the heaviness of the denim and the coziness of a
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Cool Zipper Upcycling

As many of you know I’m really into upcycling and recycling items, and clothing is one of them. In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to deconstruct an
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