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Tutorial: Canvas Shoe Kitty Patch | Red-Handled Scissors

Tutorial: Canvas Shoe Kitty Patch

Last Wednesday, I was crossing the street and didn’t notice that a misshapen piece of metal was lying in the crosswalk ahead of me. Of course, I stepped on it, causing it to swing around and slice a clean, angular hole in the top of one of my brand new TOMS. (Ugh.) So, since I …

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Friday Internet Crushes: Love Your Mother (Earth) | Red-Handled Scissors

Friday Internet Crushes: Love Your Mother (Earth)

Urbio Urban Vertical Garden Photo care of http://myurbio.com/ Since my very first trip to Germany in college, where each room in the dorm where we stayed was fitted with a modular bathroom with modern fixtures that all snapped together seamlessly (and could be cleaned by spraying the whole thing with the movable shower head), I’ve …

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Tutorial: Pillowcase Sundress: Part 2 | Red-Handled Scissors

Tutorial: Pillowcase Sundress: Part 2

Welcome to part 2 of the Pillowcase Sundress Tutorial! Yesterday, we laid the foundation for a unique upcycled dress. Today, we’ll finish the project, giving the dress some shape and personality. Just getting started? Check out Pillowcase Sundress Tutorial: Part 1. Start with dress inside out and completely unfolded. 8. Measure elastic band to fit …

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Tutorial: Pillowcase Sundress: Part 1 | Red-Handled Scissors

Tutorial: Pillowcase Sundress: Part 1

Celebrate Earth Day by upcycling 2 pillowcases into a cute, simple sundress! Supplies:* 2 pillowcases with fun patterns (They don’t have to match, but they should be the same size.)* 30-40″ of ¼” braided elastic band, white or black to match the pillowcase fabric (Will be cut down to waist size.)* 2 ½ yards of …

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