How to make a daisy out of cassette tape.

by DIY Maven

How to make a daisy out of cassette tape.

Now that we have our daisy loom, lets make some daisies out of old cassette tapes. (Note: cassette tape is slippery to work with, so you might want to start by making a daisy out of yarn just to get the technique down.)

What you need:

A daisy loom

An old cassette tape

A darning needle

A scissors

What you do:

Now that you’re hooked on making daisies, check out this absolutely fabulous site for techniques galore! And if my instructions have left you...

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Why Everyone Should Learn How to Crochet (It’s all about recycling, baby!)

by DIY Maven

Why Everyone Should Learn How to Crochet (It’s all about recycling, baby!)

If the ideas on MyRecycledBags.com don’t inspire you to learn how to crochet, nothing will! Basically, the site features things made from plastic bags, cassette and VHS tapes. From totes to handbags, baby bibs to Barbie Doll clothes, MRB offers up a great collection of free patterns to reuse all that stuff we try to get rid of.

To learn how to convert plastic bags into yarn, check out this post, via Craftzine. And to help you learn how to crochet...

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