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Monthly Archives: August 2012

Budget Savers, Sewing

Travel Laundry Bag Part 2 – How to Add the Letters

Please note:  For the basic construction of the travel laundry bag see my previous post. Materials needed to add letters to the laundry bag: Scraps of leftover fabric Heat N Bond Ultra Hold(<affiliate link) Print out the letters for the word “laundry” (or whatever word you’d like on the laundry bag.)   I used the lower case bubble letters found…

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Budget Savers, Sewing

Travel Laundry Bag Tutorial

Materials needed: Heavy white cotton thrifted sheet(s)  (I used two full-sized flat sheets to make four laundry bags with fabric leftover for another project) Optional: Scraps of fabric for the lettering Iron-on adhesive for fusing letters to laundry bag (I used a product called HeatNBond (<-affiliate link))   Make a snip in the long edge of the sheet, close to the…

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Quilting, Sewing

Star Fruit Cushion Finished and Progress on Other Projects

Earlier this week, I tackled re-stuffing the Star Fruit Cushion. This tool, called a locking clamp (<-affiliate link) made the process a little easier than the first time I tried stuffing it. Even so, it took three hours and a few unladylike words before I decided that done was better than perfect and started to sew the opening closed. It’s by…

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Quilting, Sewing

Very Early Morning Sewing

I think I’ve mentioned before in passing that we are currently apartment sitting/cat-sitting while our middle daughter is away on a three month temporary work assignment.    Actually… our daughter had been cat-sitting this cat for a co-worker who was on a temporary work assignment.  When that work assignment became permanent, our daughter ended up with the cat which we are…

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