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Burlap Leaf Bag and Garden Kit

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This burlap leaf bag and garden kit will make a wonderful handmade gift for the gardener in your life.
Materials
  • 3 yards of open-weave natural (jute) burlap cloth
  • Strong twine and needle, or sewing machine and cotton thread
  • Wooden button or bead
  • Linen strip
  • Scissors
  • Potting container
  • Small flowerpots
  • Assorted gardening items
  • Evergreen clippings
  • Cellophane
  • Ribbon
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From the Garden: Sylvan Reverie

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Glittered Skulls, Bones, and Bugs

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Punched-Pattern Runner

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Lavender Drawer Liner

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Lavender sachets offer a wonderful way to infuse your clothes with a sweet scent. You can also create an aromatic liner for your whole drawer with a washable fabric and Velcro. Experiment with other naturally fragrant substances such as cedar, which is muskier than lavender and has the added benefit of discouraging insects.
Materials
  • Measuring tape
  • Scissors
  • Fabric, such as prewashed linen
  • Straight pins
  • Chalk
  • 1/2-inch-wide Velcro
  • About 12 ounces dried lavender
  • Measuring cup
  • Funnel
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Ribbon Watchband

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Pinecone Frame

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Materials
  • To add a holiday flourish to your pinecone frame, cut a piece of ribbon to the desired length. Attach adhesive-backed Velcro to the back of the frame and the corresponding pieces to the ribbon. The ribbon is purely decorative; the picture will still be hung from the wire.
  • D-rings, for hanging (optional)
  • Foam brush
  • Craft glue
  • Small pinecones
  • Clear acrylic spray
  • Wire, for hanging
  • Adhesive-backed Velcro (optional)
  • Ribbon, for hanging (optional)
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Hanging Bird Basin

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