Sew & Stow: 31 Fun Sewing Projects to Carry, Hold, and by Betty Oppenheimer

By Betty Oppenheimer

It's effortless to stitch your personal luggage, packs, totes, and residential garage goods! In Sew & Stow, Betty Oppenheimer stocks 31 of her favourite styles, from aprons and laundry baggage to lunch baggage, a knitting needle tote, a visor organizer in your motor vehicle, a grocery tote, and a garment bag. Her initiatives are nice for beginner and professional crafts alike; each one trend contains step by step directions and illustrations, and every will be accomplished in precisely a number of hours. With Oppenheimer's aid, an individual can flip a swatch of serious cloth right into a useful, wonderful, ecofriendly merchandise that may be used back and again.

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5. Working on newspaper, paint the entire box, inside and out. 6. Cut a piece of the colored paper to glue on the bottom of the box. 7. Cut a rectangle of colored paper to glue behind the open window on the front of the box. If there is no window, just glue the rectangle to the front of the box. 8. Use the markers to write the name of the person the box is for and “coupons” on the paper. 9. Glue trims and ribbons around the front and sides of the box to decorate it. Very handy! 37 Here’s a great idea to help you keep those plastic bags for reuse.

Scrubbie Bag Dispenser Here is what you need: ruler bath scrubbie pony beads scissors variety of colorful ribbons Here is what you do: 1. Cut the center rope of the bath scrubbie. Then open the mesh so that you have a long tube. 2. Cut a 2-foot (61 cm) piece from the tube to use for the bag dispenser. 3. Close one end of the tube by tying a piece of ribbon around it. 4. Thread some pony beads on the ribbon, tying them in place if necessary. 38 5. Tie the two ends of the ribbon together to make a hanger for the dispenser.

Working on newspaper, paint the outside of the can. 2. Cover the inside of the bottom of the can with glue, and cover with glass gems or pebbles. This will add weight to the bottom of the can to help keep it from tipping over. 28 3. Cut a 2-foot (61 cm) length of wire. 4. Wrap one end of the wire around the top part of the handle of the spoon. Thread seed beads on the wire as you wrap it around the handle. As you wrap the wire, arrange the beads so that they are all on the front of the handle. 5.

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