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Non Slip Socks (Make Your Own)

Time Required: 30 minutes  – plus time to dry   Materials Needed: Heavy Socks  Puff Paint Instructions: .1. Lay the socks flat on your work surface so that the bottom side is up. 2.Use the puffy fabric paint to make dots, lines, or other shapes on the bottom of the sock. Once the paint is …

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Body Powder Recipe

Put this in jars and decorate for friends: Makes 2 cups 1 1/2 cups cornstarch  1/2 cup baking soda  1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoons ground ginger  1/4 teaspoon sandalwood soap fragrance 1 Process all ingredients together in a blender or food processor until very finely ground. Pour into decorative 1-pint container, preferably one with …

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Little bits of leftover Crayon?

Kmart has a cookie pan for sale this week (7.99 normally 9.99). This can be used with all the little bits of leftover crayon. Put the crayons into the cookie pan and then put in the oven.  When the crayon cools you have crayons in great shapes (in this case SPOOKY)! 

Embroidery Machine

I finally got the embroidery machine I wanted.  I’ve been having fun making designs and trying them out on the machine. I’ve learned several things – from how to transfer a design to the machine to important things like bobbin color does matter.  I ended up with the Brother Machine.  The price was better than …

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Totally Tutorials

I just found a great site, Totally Tutorials This site includes craft tutorials and how-tos.  It has some really great crafts.  I did a search on screen printing (the search was half way down the screen – it would be nice to have it near the top), and I didn’t find any.  They do allow …

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