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Step-by-step Making a Braided Racerback Tank From an Old Tshirt

Step-by-step Making a Braided Racerback Tank From an Old Tshirt

If the overview in my visual sewing pattern is a little too vague for you, don’t worry.  Here’s the detailed step-by step to turn an old tshirt into this braided racerback tank. It’s a very simple pattern (just one little seam!), but here I’ve included all the little tips and tricks I’ve figured out on...
Gingerbread House Basics

Gingerbread House Basics

Admittedly my gingerbread house is a bit… involved. (I think it was around four evenings to make everything and put it together). But apart from the garlands (made of thyme and pink peppercorns) I used just three base recipes: gingerbread, royal icing and poured sugar. Gingerbread and royal icing are inescapable,  the poured sugar is...
Popcorn pop-up cards

Popcorn pop-up cards

Popcorn is definitely a rock star in the world of thrifty foods. It’s quick to prepare, it’s super-cheap and (depending on what you add to season it) it can be pretty virtuous in the nutrition front, too. Oh, and it is also delicious. Once you start buying microwave popcorn bags, though, these virtues evaporate. The...