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Why do they call it "oil"cloth? Probably because the recently advertised "real oilcloth" that is all the rage is made from cotton fabric covered with a petroleum based coating. However, genuine oilcloth, the real thing grandma had on her kitchen table was made from cotton duck, canvas or linen… Continue Reading
If you're planning to entertain this hot summer weekend and the thought of guests sitting on your bare garden bench makes you feel very un-Martha-like, don't panic. Honestly, you can whip up this NO SEW fold and glue garden cushion in about 45 minutes to adorn your charming… Continue Reading
Here we have Jenny's before ottoman she found at Goodwill. Her ambitious piece was done in five class sessions and that includes sewing the top band on upside down, ripping it out and re-sewing as well as sanding and painting the… Continue Reading
A realistic goal for a beginning upholstery class is to choose something VERY simple. There's plenty to discover about shape, padding, working the fabric, securing the fabric, tools and furniture structure with a simple kitchen chair or side… Continue Reading
You can't imagine my joy when I read the ApartmentTherapy LA post today informing us that felt showed up as a sure trend at ICFF. For so many reasons, felt is fabulous! It's natural, insulative, easy to sew, easy to mold, comes in various thicknesses and colors and it doesn't fray or… Continue Reading
Rachel had some fabric, and needed a project. Rachel eats cereal, and needed a reuse for the boxes. Get where she's going with this...?
"I decided that some funky, colorful storage bins were just the ticket. I really wanted these bins to be as “green” as I could make them, so I brainstormed with my fellow urban-nesters, as we often do, to find a way to construct these by repurposing something from around the house. We… Continue Reading
- Moth Repellant
- Shoe Freshener
Washcloth for soap scraps
- Hot Pack
- Draft Dodger
- Drink Cozy
- Dolly Dresses
- Broom Buddy
1. It cost under $100.00
2. This one is sized for a queen size bed
3. The slides are a little out of order so start around the 5th photo or so.
4. The hangers in the photo are WONDERFUL and easy to use.