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Valentine's Day Secret Messages

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Washcloth Puppets

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Crafting and DIY, Sewing
Turn basic terry-cloth towels into charming bath-time pals with this simple sewing project from "Martha Stewart's Encyclopedia of Sewing and Fabric Crafts."
Materials
  • Sewing machine
  • Sewing and fabric shears
  • Chalk pencil or tailor's chalk
  • Puppet pattern template
  • Clear tape
  • Hand towel (in pink or white)
  • Washable felt
  • Fabric glue
  • Embroidery floss
  • Embroidery needle
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Glow-Stick Spider

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Party Theme: Initial

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Memory Quilt

Steps:6
Materials
  • Rotary fabric cutter (optional)
  • Self-healing cutting mat (optional)
  • Clear acrylic quilter's ruler
  • Scissors
  • Clothing and fabric for quilt squares
  • Straight pins
  • A steam iron
  • Preshrunk 100-percent cotton batting
  • Safety pins; 1/2-inch-wide double-fold bias tape
  • Prewashed cotton fabric for backing (we used a vintage piece of matelasse bedspread, but
  • Yarn or embroidery floss
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Shirt-Pocket Quilt

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Ribbon Trees

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A Hair-Raising Costume

Steps:4
Clever Halloween getups for kids needn't be a chore, so don't pull your hair out -- pull theirs up. Kids will go wild for these "natural" styles: Give strands a lift with radical waves (the surfing kind), twirl tresses into a beehive (a real one -- almost), or shape another high-'do.
Materials
  • Hairspray
  • Eyelash glue
  • Towel
  • Green hair dye
  • Plastic or rubber snakes, ladybugs, and other creatures
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