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Circle Garland

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Canoe Paddles

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Wood
This handmade canoe paddle from "Parks and Recreation" actor and talented woodworking hobbyist Nick Offerman is the perfect weekend project for experienced woodworkers.
Materials
  • Wood plank
  • Pencil
  • Existing canoe paddle
  • Band saw or jigsaw
  • Sandpaper
  • Block pan
  • Spokeshave
  • Rasp
  • Epoxy, varnish, or oil
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Seersucker Baby Quilt

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A spiraling seersucker log cabin quilt makes a tactile treat for little hands and feet. Mix colors and stripes (we used seven types of seersucker), and vary the directions of the stripes.
Materials
  • Rotary cutter and mat, marthastewartcrafts.com
  • Seesucker fabrics, bandjfabrics.com 
  • Cotton pima poplin (backing), bandjfabrics.com
  • Quilt batting
  • Basic sewing supplies
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Framed Quilt Squares

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Materials, Framing, Sewing
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Tinsel Drink Stirrers

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Felted Baby Blocks

Steps:5
Materials
  • Old or damaged 100-percent-wool sweaters
  • Dye- and fragrance-free detergent
  • Sweater de-fuzzing comb
  • Soft foam cubes of different sizes
  • Ruler
  • Utility knife
  • Scraps of mat board or cardboard
  • Rotary cutter
  • Perle cotton embroidery thread
  • Hand-sewing needle
  • Caged bell cat toy
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Heart and Dots Card and Treat Bag

Steps:6
Materials
  • Card stock: red, pink, light pink, coordinating pattern paper
  • All-Over Heart and Dots punch
  • Craft ruler
  • Alphabet punch set
  • Paper trimmer
  • Tweezer set
  • Permanent adhesive tab and roll
  • Glue pen (Dual Action Fine Tip 7G)
  • Adhesive foam dots
  • Red treat bag
  • Pink tissue paper
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Quilted Silk Drawstring Bag

Steps:3
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Materials, Accessories, Sewing
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