From bike to bag

finally! you know when you’ve wanted to do a project forever, but you never actually do it? my hubby had been asking me for a messenger bag for ages, but i was never really sure what fabric to use for it. then he realized that …

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Clothespin apron

it looks as if spring is just starting here in southern italy…yah! i just love the sun and the arrival of my favorite season makes me feel great. i spent a lot of time this past sunny weekend out on the balcony with my hands …

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Homemade gifts: rolls, hairbands, bags

So I’m back in Boston and my hometown of Plymouth right now, loving how nicely things work, how civil people are, what varied food there is, how I don’t have to try to get everything done before 1 pm when stores normally close in Naples. …

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How to sew a Clifford hat – easy beginner project!

Grab some fleece and sew a Clifford hat complete with floppy ears, eyes and nose for your favorite child. She'll love pretending to be a Big Red Dog!

I used to love Clifford the Big Red Dog when I was little, but nothing else comes close to Sofia’s passion for the miniscule runt of a litter of puppies which grew to the size of a house, thanks to his owner’s love. He was …

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