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Chick Chic Lace Tie

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My model didn’t experience the 80’s. She definitely didn’t experience the 20’s, but that hasn’t stopped her from loving the fashion trends of those eras!

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Freshen Up Old Scarves with New Lace

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Here’s a fresh look for your old scarves. I love that it is ok to be feminine again! Also, everything old is new. So, it’s time to dig those lonely, silk scarves out of the back of the closet and create something fun that your friends and daughters will love.

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Summer Survival Kit!

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The heat is on! If you read lady’s magazines, you are probably up to your eyeballs in survival tips for staying pretty and fresh. Hopefully, you will enjoy just a few more!

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Flower Hair Clips

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These Flower Hair Clips are almost embarrassingly simple to make! Plus, you can make about 6 for no more than 5 dollars.. What a great winter project 🙂

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The Tie Skirt

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Here is yet another great project for the wanna-be sewer out there. A tie skirt is really easy to make. Plus, ties are both lovely and cheap if you get them second hand. Honestly, the hardest part is choosing ties that match.

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Hi Tech Solution, Low Tech Problem

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UGH!!! That pesky drawstring is chronically slithering it’s way out of your shirt. It attacks other items of clothing in the dryer. It dangles half in and half out of the hood, taunting you with its rebelliousness.

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Quick, Fun T-Shirt Scarves

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Here’s another great up-cycling project. The best part is that for this project you don’t need any sewing skills! Just grab a pair of scissors and some old T-shirts.

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Fabulous, Bug Veil-Scarf

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If you know anyone who is a mosquito magnet, then you know why I made this scarf for my daughter. Every summer, she becomes a hermit after dark from fear of being attacked.

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Fabric Pen Fun

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With all the great graphic T’s out there, it just doesn’t feel right wearing a plain T. I’ve had this T about a year, but I almost never wear it, because it was so boring. That made it perfect for a little artistic experimentation!

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Old Blanket = New Kimonos

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My daughter chose this beautiful blanket for her bed, but it never worked out. The backing was cheap and fell apart, the fluff shifted and the blanket slid off the bed. So, this beautiful fabric has been sitting in a closet forever. I just couldn’t throw it away.

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