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Projects — calico

Boho Bag - How To Make a Quilted Tote

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Boho Bag - How To Make a Quilted Tote

You can make your own Boho Tote Bag with fabric scraps, ribbon and appliques from your sewing stash, with this simple quilting technique!

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DIY Wrist and Ankle Weights for Stay-At-Home Workout Routines

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DIY Wrist and Ankle Weights for Stay-At-Home Workout Routines

Have the COVID-19 stay-at-home orders thrown off your workout routine? Here's an idea to inspire you to workout without going to the gym with my DIY wrist and ankle weights. 

Wearable on your ankles or wrists, they're fastened with a non-slip velcro fit and are only 1.5 lbs. each for adding a constant but comfortable resistance to your workout.  And, they're stinkin' cute.  BONUS!

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Weighted Busy Blanket

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Weighted Busy Blanket

                 Never in a million years did I think I would be brainstorming ways to occupy my dad in his senior years.  Dementia has taken his mind to a place that is at times lonely and confusing.  When I came up with the idea to make something for his idle hands, I was searching the internet for something I could make for him.  I found three ideas that intrigued me.  There were tons of aprons and mats with items sewn to them to fidget with, weighted lap pads that drape across the knees to bring comfort, and mats with pockets...

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