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How to Make a Mask for COVID 19 Coronavirus

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How to Make a Mask for COVID 19 Coronavirus

Here's a full tutorial on How-To Sew a Face Mask two different ways. 

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National Craft Month - FREE Give-Away!

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National Craft Month - FREE Give-Away!

March is National Craft Month, and we’re partnering with @QuartoCreates for an author-hop and giveaway! 

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Weighted Sensory Stimulation Lap Blanket - Success!

Weighted Sensory Stimulation Lap Blanket - Success!

Dad loves it!  The Weighted Sensory Lap Blanket for Dementia is a success!  Since he worked with fabrics in his and mom's quilting business for many years, he really appreciates the beautiful colors, fabrics, trims, and sewing details on his blanket.    He immediately was drawn to all the gadgets and ways to keep his hands busy.  Dad immediately pulled the shoestring out and re-tied it.  Challenging as it was, he really enjoyed feeling successful as he wound the shoestring into a double knot.     I think his favorite part was the note I put in the clear window with his...

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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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DIY Garden Seat

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DIY Garden Seat

You can add a bit of glam to any outdoor setting with this DIY Garden Seat made from an ordinary pot.  I did this project in a few hours with a little bit of sewing and a little bit of help from my hubby at his workbench and now we have an additional seat to put in our new gazebo.  And as a bonus, I now have the perfect storage container for a couple of blankets to grab during a chilly evening.  Made with a large garden pot, the dimensions ended up being 22" high which includes the fabulous 4...

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