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Mask Ties: Tutorial Linked & Coupon Inside

2020 Do It Yourself Eco-Friendly Gifts Free Pattern Information Masks Tutorials

Mask Ties: Tutorial Linked & Coupon Inside

In our last blog, we gave you some resources in mask making. I've had a lot of questions, particularly about elastic, nylon, and ties.  Elastic is scarce (we are totally out!), nylon can be obtained from old pantyhose (just cut 2" strips horizontally--across the legs and you have perfect loops), or my favorite method--make ties! Some people were confused by the ties thinking they were a specialty item that we sell--they are not.  You can make ties by cutting 2" strips of poplin (they don't need to be cut on the bias) and then either using a bias maker to...

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Masks, Masks, and More Masks...

2020 Beginner Do It Yourself Eco-Friendly Gifts For the Home Free Pattern Information Masks New in Shop Patterns Tutorials

Masks, Masks, and More Masks...

We have been busy bees over here and we wanted to give you a few updates!  Many people are contacting us about mask making with some common questions, so we wanted to address those for you, especially as more cities begin to require (they are required here in San Diego as of Saturday 4/4/20).

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Replace Your Paper-towels - Tutorial and Shop Update

2020 Beginner Do It Yourself Eco-Friendly Gifts For the Home For the Kitchen Tutorials

Replace Your Paper-towels - Tutorial and Shop Update

  If you are running low on paper goods, remember you can choose reusable fabric options.These are so very easy to make and use very little materials.  There is even a no-sew option available. To make these paper-less towels, you will cut a yard of flannel fabric into as close to 12"x12" squares as possible (you will likely cut the fabric at 12" x 11" depending on the width of your fabric).  After that finish your edges.  You can serge, zig-zag the edges, or turn and stitch!Now for the shop update. As you all know, the current situation is constantly...

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Side-Snapping Bib: Free Pattern and Tutorial! Quick Serger Method.

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Side-Snapping Bib: Free Pattern and Tutorial!  Quick Serger Method.

Here is an easy side-snapping bib pattern for your use. I love side-snapping bibs for a lot of reasons, mostly because they can be unsnapped while baby is sleeping. You do not have to use snaps for this pattern. You can also use Velcro if you'd prefer...

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Looking to Upgrade Your Bedding? An Organic Pillowcase Tutorial (Beginner's Project)

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Looking to Upgrade Your Bedding? An Organic Pillowcase Tutorial (Beginner's Project)

Your skin is your largest organ, and your face has your most delicate skin and houses your respiratory inlet/outlets.  Pillows are an inexpensive and practical way to upgrade your bedding! 

To make your own standard pillowcase, you will need:

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