October 1st, 2012 | by Julie Finn
Want a re-usable cloth bag that's branded with what YOU like, sized and shaped like a conventional plastic bag but stretchy, so that you can fill it even fuller?
Okay, and do you want to make it WITHOUT sewing?
You won't have to sew a stitch to make these grocery bags out of your favorite old T-shirts
September 11th, 2012 | by Julie Finn
For my partner's 35th birthday, I made him a Star Wars T-shirt quilt in a log cabin style, pieced together with complementary fabrics from my fabric stash
September 4th, 2012 | by Julie Finn
For our upcoming trip to Walt Disney World, I sewed my two daughters matching dresses from one vintage Snow White-themed flat bed sheet
July 10th, 2012 | by Julie Finn
The City Museum is formed primarily from the detritus of the city of St. Louis, using salvaged tiles to cover the walls and floors in mosaics, salvaged gargoyles to spray water into the two-storey indoor fountain, and two salvaged airplanes that are part of the outdoor jungle gym created with steel springs, iron walkways, an old trolley, and a giant ball pit.
And yes, you get to climb all over it
July 2nd, 2012 | by Julie Finn
Read on for six projects designed to make perfect use of a single upcycled flat sheet
June 19th, 2012 | by Julie Finn
You think you don't have time to do a good job to get all the paper and all the glue completely off of your glass jars, but you really do. My method for removing the sticky labels from glass jars takes about twenty minutes, but you can do it with as many glass jars as you have, all at the same time. Gather up a big collection of jars that need to have their labels removed, and you can do the job in far less time than it would take to peel the labels off by hand
May 27th, 2011 | by Wenona Napolitano
It's flea market season, what will you be hunting for
February 15th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe
Your first mental image when I mention doilies is probably of a stuffy old home, where those lacy mats adorn the table tops, but doilies definitely have a place in modern crafting, too
January 12th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe
One thing that I don't think gets enough attention is the metal that we use in our crafting. Between chains, clasps, and wire for wrapping, metal plays a huge part in any handmade piece of jewelry, but that metal can have a huge impact on the environment.
June 16th, 2010 | by Wenona Napolitano
I love Etsy simply because you never know what kind of treasures you may find. Usually I’ll do a search