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How To Stitch A Nylon-Twine House Number

Steps:6
Other Ideas:
House numbers, Twine
Give your screen door a simple summertime makeover.
Materials
  • Screen door
  • Chalk
  • Twine
  • Size 18 tapestry needle
  • Lighter or matches
  • Screen door number zero template
  • Screen door number one template
  • Screen door number two template
  • Screen door number three template
  • Screen door number four template
  • Screen door number five template
  • Screen door number six template
  • Screen door number seven template
  • Screen door number eight template
  • Screen door number nine template
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Patriotic Door Medallion

Steps:4
These round red, white, and blue medallions offer a fresh spin on an icon. Piecing and trimming the bunting yields a bull's-eye pattern.
Materials
  • 18-inch-wide bunting, apolloflags.com or flagsexpress.com
  • Scissors
  • Iron
  • Sewing machine
  • Fusible webbing, 1/2 inch by 20 yards, by Steam-A-Seam 2, from createforless.com
  • Monofilament
  • Strong double-sided tape (optional)
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Ball and Light Wreath

Steps:2
Make the entrance to your home inviting to holiday visitors -- including Santa -- with bright, merry lights; their sparkle highlights the shimmering globes and greenery of this double wreath. Combine two ornamental rings into one spectacular showpiece; weave in red lights to accentuate the luster of colorful Christmas balls.
Materials
  • 16-inch-diameter wreath of shiny plastic or metallic Christmas balls
  • 16-inch-diameter pine wreath
  • Floral wire
  • Two 33-light strands of red pearl lights
  • Rubber bands
  • U-pins (greening pins) (available at Michaels)
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