Monthly Archives: January 2014

Always good to know.

I always forget what color means what on sewing needles. I have been seeing this all over pinterest lately. http://www.schmetzneedles.com/pdf/SCHMETZ_Color_Code_Chart.pdf When I get more ink for my printer I will print this off and keep it with my sewing supplies. … Continue reading

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Diy foaming hand soap

I have been making this for over a year now, it takes about 6 months to use up a 64 oz liquid soap refill. (unless one of the kids decides making bubbles with it is too much fun.) I also … Continue reading

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virtual makeover

I haven’t been crafting today. I have been playing with a virtual makeover site I found. http://www.taaz.com/ My daughter and I have been growing out our hair to donate it, hers is just about the minimum mine however will not … Continue reading

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Ruffle scarf part 1

I picked up this yarn called sashay on sale about 2 weeks ago. I like the scarf that was shown for the pattern on the yarn wrapper, plus it only takes 1 ball of yarn. I haven’t knit in a … Continue reading

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DIY gift box

Since I am planning on donating some jewelry peices for an auction at a banquet I am going to need jewerly or gift boxes to put them in. I have only seen them in bulk packaging or reused ones I … Continue reading

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Shredded tacos

Last night we made shredded beef tacos for supper. I slow cooked the beef roast all day yesterday. Then with 2 forks my husband shredded it. We added our usual seasoning and water, and doctored as we like.

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lining fabric

Not that I needed anymore fabric. But I got some anyway. I snaged 5 yards of off beige lining fabric for $3 per yard. I will need about 2 yards for the dress I plan to make. (unless of course … Continue reading

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