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Five Handmade Alphabets that You Can Craft from Recycled, Upcycled, or Natural Materials

September 26th, 2011 | by Julie Finn

Whether you have a child who's learning her letters, or you simply recognize the decorative potential of a lovely font, a handmade alphabet can be simple to make out of a wide variety of eco-friendly materials. If your green crafting ethic prefers upcycling, or if you choose to use only natural materials, read on for a variety of ways to craft your own handmade letters


How-to: Sew a Stuffed Fabric Alphabet from Upcycled, Recycled, or Natural Fabrics

September 25th, 2011 | by Julie Finn

As a children's toy, a holiday decoration, or a wonderful present (a child's name? A couple's first monogram? How fun!), stuffed fabric letters are a way to show your personality and use up just about any kind of fabric in your stash. Neatly sewing up those letters with holes in them can be very tricky, however, but let me show you how, and you'll be off and running



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