Tag Archives: Upcycle

Sewing Machine Cover

By Yarn and Needlework Contributor Stephanie from the blog Twilly 23

Love sewing? Me too! Making a fabric cover for your sewing machine protects it from dust and other grime. A sewing machine cover is a great beginner project. Basically, this pattern has you sewing together rectangles of varying sizes. This is also a good opportunity to use stash fabric. My sewing machine cover was made from leftover fabric from my Upcycled Apron.

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Upcycled Arm Warmers

By Yarn and Needlework Contributor Stephanie from the blog Twilly 23

It may be hot now but before we know it fall will return. Make some arm warmers to wear when cooler temperatures arrive. Find an old knit long sleeved top that’s wearing out and upcycle the sleeves. This beginner sewing project is a good way to practice your new skills.

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Upcycled Apron

By Yarn and Needlework Contributor Stephanie from the blog Twilly 23

Spending more time in the kitchen lately? Homemade meals taste delicious but cooking stains can be a pain to wash out of clothing. Dive into your fabric stash to make yourself an apron. Or follow my lead and upcycle an old tablecloth. If you are a beginner sewer this is an excellent project to practice your skills. This pattern will also teach you how to do a French seam.

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Game Board Bag

By Yarn and Needlework Contributor Stephanie from the blog Twilly 23

Have an old board game that is missing some pieces? Don’t throw it away-it’s full of crafting supplies! With a power drill and crochet hook, your old board game can be turned into a clever bag. Make one out of your favorite game for a clever accessory. Or make a friend’s favorite game into a bag to give a personalized gift. I’m using mine to store some of my favorite games.

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Color Pop Charger Cables and Cords

By General Crafts Contributor Amy from the Etsy Shop DangerousRainboCraft.

Dress up boring cords with an easy craft for summer!

Add a splash of color to your boring charger cables while making them less likely to get tangled. This is also a great way to claim your cords so family members know which cords belong to them. Each family member can have their own color to help end the cord war.

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