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Create tie dye fabric with permanent markers

Tie dye is really popular this season and it's really fun to create your own designs.  The only problem is that it can be very messy.  ...


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DIY t-shirt scarf

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Got an old pile of t-shirts lying around? We have the perfect project for you! This look is easy, cute, and FREE. We’ll teach you how to make scarfs out of your old t-shirts with no sewing involved! Here’s how – or check out our ...


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Making a new outfit from a cheap, dowdy dress

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Davina Flynn, my niece,  from Brisbane, Australia is in high school and has to make her Saturday job pay stretch as far as possible. Fortunately she's already an adept and self-taught make and mender. I watched her remodel 3 rather ...


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Decorate t-shirts with quick and easy dye pens

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We've been road testing some dye products and decided to stress test Dylon's dye pens. These are just like normal marker pens but are for dyeing onto fabrics. My nephew Fred aged 9 had a go at customising a couple of t-shirts and ...


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Instructions for making a quilt out of old sweatshirts

Follow these 6 simple illustrated steps to turn the kids' old sweatshirts into a beautiful quilt. And as a variation you can use it as a picnic blanket by backing it with oilcloth so it's waterproof great newsletter... fantastic ...


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Makeover your summer wardrobe without spending a penny!

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Yay! It finally looks like summer might be here, but what have you got to wear?  If you're anything like us you're probably having a mild panic. Where are your summer clothes?  Will they still fit?  Can you wear them for yet another ...


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Upcycle your old jeans into a bag

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Now you don’t have to throw away your favourite pair of jeans when they finally fall to bits – you can recycle them by making this cool backpack, giving them a second chance to look stylish! There are many details on jeans that can ...


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Create tie dye fabric with permanent markers

sharpies tie dye with permanent markers

Tie dye is really popular this season and it's really fun to create your own designs.  The only problem is that it can be very messy.  This project though is perfect as it not only is it relatively mess free, it is so easy and ...


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