DIY – Infinity Scarf

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What’s needed:
– an old t-shirt (a sweater might do as well)
– scissors
– pins
– thread in contrasting color (I used a contrasting yellowish green thread to offset the brownish/grey faded color of the T-shirt.
– sewing machine or needle

Instructions:
1. Lay down your T-shirt on a flat surface and cut off the bottom hem part. Snip-Snip. (pic.2) Do the same at the sleeve insert level, cutting from one side to the other (pic.3)
2. Fold in half and cut again along the fold – snip snip – to obtain two identically sized tunnels. (pic.4)
3. Cut away the side seams (4 times) – snip-snip – to obtain 4 identically sized rectangles. (pic.5.)
4. Lay one rectangle on top of another rectangle, right sides facing up, and with a 1/2 inch overlap. Pin together – pins-pins (which happens to be the palindrome of snip snip, by the way, how cute is that!). Repeat for the remaining pieces and close the circle by placing the first rectangle on top of the last one (pic.6).
5. Sew together by hand or on your sewing machine with a jersey stitch. And done!

You have now obtained a wonderful light weight infinity scarf and no cost. So, now you can start experimenting with it – wear it twisted around your neck a couple of times, or just once and knotted… You probably could wear it as a head band as well… or as why not, as a belt (as a maternity belt even).

I hope you enjoy this as much as I have. Simply click this SOURCE button for the Infinity Scarf Full Tutorial!

~ Sarah xxx

DIY – Felt Car Play House Mat

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This is the cutest toy. No matter what stage of life you are in, you can appreciate and make this beautiful gift for your children, niece, nephews, friends kids or perhaps grand babies! I haven’t made it yet but, I just had to pop it on my blog so I wouldn’t forget to. When I make it I will try to use some organic felt type fabric. I haven’t got all the instructions on here because I would love you to visit the original creator HERE Narelle is so clever and she has all the measurements and a fab tutorial that you will love!
Enjoy ~ Sarah xxx

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Easter Egg Garland – DIY

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This is a reblog from the cute and talented Alissa.You can go to her blog for the full tutorial by clicking on her name or the

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Enjoy ~ Sarah

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I made some Easter eggs today out of string, and turned some of them into a garland.

Make a stiffener mixture. I used 1 cup of liquid starch mixed with a half cup of flour, and blended it in a blender. You could double or triple this recipe if you’d like. I did.

Next I got some string, I used embroidery floss. You could also use pearl cotton thread or crochet thread.

Apparently the embroidery floss section of the store is a dangerous place, I grabbed a bunch and couldn’t stop myself.

Then you stick your string in a bowl of starch goo, but don’t just plop it in there like I first did. Your string WILL get into a knot… and it’s not fun to try and un-snarl gooey string. So don’t do it. Instead coil your string into the mixture and gently press it into the goo, I didn’t get one knot doing it this way.

For a little egg, blow up a water balloon and wrap the gooey string around the balloon. Make sure you wipe off the excess goo and let it fall back into the bowl, it doesn’t need to be drippy.
One skein of embroidery floss was just enough for one water balloon sized egg.

It’ll take several hours for it to dry. Once it dries, pop the balloon. You might have crusty stuff in-between the string, I scraped that out with a straight pin.

I think it’s important to mention that you need to fill the water balloons up with air and not water. Your eggs will be ruined if you pop a water balloon filled with water.

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