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Talbot Heather
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Umbrella Chair
I needed a chair that was easy to take around with shade already provided for breast feeding while out and about and camping. Here's what I came up with:  All you need is a camp chair, large 6 ft umbrella and 2 cable cuffs, all of which you can find at home...

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Tshirt Tote
http://www.mommypotamus.com/no-sew-t-shirt-tote-bag-tutorial/ The one thing to be careful about is to not make the arm holes too big. Mine stretched considerably after I started using it and now it's hard to keep stuff inside of it.

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Tshirt throw pillows
After making the tshirt quilt I realized I never wanted to do something like that again. I had originally planned on making quilts for college and high school, but decided to look for other options. Here are one of the projects I came across that was pretty...

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Tshirt Quilt
This took me 7 years but I finally finished it. The best thing to use was interfacing so the tshirts don't stretch while you're trying to sew them together. I highly recommend same size blocks, otherwise it's really difficult to sew together. But I did it, ...

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Hanging Kids Artwork
I got really sick of putting holes in the wall all the time from push pins. My kids always want to hang up their pictures and I like to oblige when I can. So I made this to display their art work. I did one for each kid in their room and then one in the hal...

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Double Cape
I made this double cape for my son after my sister made one for his brother. Choose the character you want to do and pick out the fabric. Then cut out the front and back pieces the same size. I used black bias tape for the neck, and black fabric for the str...

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Chore Charts
I've been wanting a chore chart for my kids and this is the best I could find from the many pinterest posts. I used cookie sheets from the dollar store, printed out pictures of the chores they do, round wood circles from a craft store, and square magnets fr...

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Thomas the Train Tree Skirt
 I got this pattern from Porters. It turned out cute but I decided I really hate sewing circles. At least the instructions were easy and it came with some fun fabric ornaments as well.

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Puppets
I wanted to make puppets for my kids that actually looked like members of our family. Here's what I came up with.  I printed pictures of each of us, cut them out, covered them in contact paper (packing tape would work too) and glued them to popsicle sticks....

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Pinch my Cheeks ornaments
My husbands family have these cool animals that you pinch their cheeks and a Hershey kiss pops out. His mom showed me how to make them, and since then I've started making more customized ones. They are fairly simple, but do take some time. Star Trek symbol ...
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