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Crafting and DIY

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Envelope Books: Cloth Binding How-To

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Elegant and Easy Dress

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This elegant dress is so easy, it can be sewn in 11 speedy seams.
Materials
  • How-to diagram
  • About two yards of fabric (Note: If you choose fabric from a 45-inch-wide bolt, you may need 4 yards, depending on your body's measurements)
  • One yard of decorative cord or drapery rope or ribbon
  • Sewing supplies, including matching thread
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Egg Creatures

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Dyeing for a new way to decorate Easter eggs? Here's a recipe for fun that's hard to beat: With basic crafts supplies -- crepe paper, pipe cleaners, felt, yarn, thread, and glue -- kids can make cows, pigs, and lots of other eggs-traordinary creations from plain white eggs.
Materials
  • Utility knife
  • Paper clip
  • Paper towels
  • Ear syringe
  • Dyeing mixture: 1 teaspoon vinegar, 20 drops food coloring, and 1 cup warm water
  • Homemade drying rack of pins and foam board
  • White glue
  • Tempera paint or marker
  • Egg creature templates
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Paper Wind Streamer

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Create a festive decoration that's perfect for Memorial Day.
Materials
  • Empty oatmeal container, or similar cylindrical container
  • Blue kraft paper
  • White kraft paper
  • Star-shaped paper punch
  • Craft glue
  • Craft glue
  • Double-sided tape
  • Waxed twine
  • Red-and-white grosgrain ribbon
  • Red ribbon
  • White ribbon
  • Fine paper punch
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Bell Wreath

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Baseball Party Table Setting

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