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Projects — thrift store

Weekend Bag & Tassel

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Weekend  Bag & Tassel

  Are you ready for the weekend?  Then you need this charming bag.  I made the pouch by sewing thrift store blouses into a patchwork piece of fabric.  Then I used Fairfield Purely Cotton™ 100% natural needlepunched cotton batting sandwiched inside the patchwork fabric and cotton fabric in a marsala color.  I sewed a pouch with a flap, and added a necktie for a shoulder strap.   Next, I made a marsala colored tassel and pinned to the flap of the bag. Here's how: Gather your materials.  You'll need the Large PattieWack Tassel Maker.    Wind yarn on tassel maker...

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Woven Wall Hanging - "Knotty & Nice"

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Woven Wall Hanging - "Knotty & Nice"

  This woven wall hanging was so much fun to make for Fairfield with their fabulous cotton batting that I dyed with Tulip® dyes in lemon and indigo colors, and combined them with recycled jeans, shredded damask fabric, and Loopy Mango yarn.  It is part of a Fairfield social media campaign, and I can't wait to show you the rest of the projects that were made for a beautiful sunroom with tons of projects.  So check back soon, for more deets!  Meanwhile, here are the steps it took for me to make this wall art, that I hope inspires you to...

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