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Off The Cuff



I’m still working with those old clothes – turns out a shirt cuff can double as a quick wrap for a gift of wine. Just cut off the cuff and button it on a bottle of wine. Tie a gift tag onto the button…


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A Better Sweater



The cuff of an old sweater is cut and sewn to fit a glass candle holder – an oak leaf adds a natural element. To make this, I cut off the cuff of an old sweater, made a vertical cut to open it up and wrapped it around to fit the circumference of a glass candle jar…


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Decorating For Fall With Old Clothes and A Coffee Bag



My husband was clearing out some of his old clothes to donate to charity and a few things caught my eye. Now those things are hanging in our dining room …


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Poison Gift Bag



To wrap a few treats for Halloween – try making this simple canvas gift bag. I cut two rectangular pieces of canvas – roughly 8″ x 10″ in size and sewed the three sides together using the serge setting on my sewing machine…


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Junk Drawer Pumpkins



This project is great for little ones – there’s no carving involved. A small pumpkin is given a face with the addition of a few screws, a button, slices of cork, rubber bands and plastic bread bag clips…


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