DIY

Denim Clutch

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I made denim yarn a few months ago and still have the remnants left over. I was going to just recycle the fabric and call it a day. However, I decided that the remnants could be used to make something useful: a denim purse. The fabric still has the pockets from the top of the […]

Springtime Sachet

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I always loved lavender. The scent is very fresh and grassy, just like spring. Whenever I smell lavender flowers or lavender essential oil, I relax easily. I purchased some dried lavender and chamomile a few months ago with the intention to make potpourri. I have yet to do that. However, the scented sachet in my […]

Old Sweater Pillow Cover

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I had an old sweater that had holes and tears that made it unwearable. I usually bring my old sweaters to the recycling station at my local farmers market when I ready to get rid of them. However, I needed a pillow cover for one of my throw pillows, so I made one out of […]

Braided Bracelet

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I have scraps of t-shirt fabric left over from making t-shirt yarn. I really love making and wearing braided bracelets, so I’m going to show you how I made mine. Here are the instructions. Materials 3 strips of t-shirt fabric (my strips measured approximately 18″ each – you should use strips that will make a […]

Sleep Mask

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My sleep mask has seen better days. It’s worn, dirty and missing an elastic band. I tried to fix it by cutting and sewing an elastic hair band on either end of the mask. However, it was too tight around my head. Dismayed by the results, I decided to do the most logical thing: make […]