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Pencil Skirt Tutorial Preview

Pencil Skirt Tutorial Preview | Red-Handled Scissors

Sorry for the radio silence! I’m working on another pillowcase upcycling tutorial—this time for a high-waisted pencil skirt. Here’s a sneak peek at the pieces that are ready for assembly. (I must say, what I’ve got so far looks mighty office-appropriate!)

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Friday Internet Crushes: Suitcase Pet Beds

Friday Internet Crushes: Suitcase Pet Beds | Red-Handled Scissors

Photo care of http://vintagerenaissance.blogspot.com/ For the past few weeks, Pixel-the-cat has absolutely insisted upon sleeping in our paper recycling bin. This (a) makes me feel like a bad cat mom and (b) is driving me crazy, because I can’t really recycle paper with a cat in the way. I keep thinking that, if he just …

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Altoids Tin Watercolor Set

Altoids Tin Watercolor Set | Red-Handled Scissors

Inspired by the Watercolors To Go tutorial from One Golden Apple, I made Jeremy a portable watercolor set for his birthday. I wanted to make it as easy to take along as possible, so I used an Altoids tin for the container. I figure, at that size, he can always toss it in a bag …

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Tutorial: Pillowcase Sundress: Part 2

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

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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