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Tea Caddy from Recycled Cardboard

This morning after brunch I was overcome with the urge to clear out my tea cupboard and organize it. People who have had a cup of tea when they’ve come over to my house know very well that I have an overwhelming number of tea choices. I usually start helping people narrow it down by […]

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Thrifty Patternmaking – Recycled T-Shirt

I’m mentoring an 8th grade student at WSP through a sewing project, and the first garment we’re making is a t-shirt. In preparation for our next few meetings, I drafted and quickly made up a t-shirt of my own this evening, so I can guide her more effectively through the tricky parts in the coming […]

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A Tale of Two Hats – a study in gauge

My friend Beth had the cutest little hat that she crocheted, and she kindly passed the pattern on to me. She found it on Craftster.org in a crochet post with several pictures of hats all made with the same pattern. I loved the hat, and since I I had my yarn and hooks with me, […]

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