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Back to School Style: Make a DIY Lunch Bag

For new, inexperienced or infrequent sewists, the idea of completing an entire sewing machine-based project can feel inspiring or downright daunting. With the fervor of back-to-school season upon us, and Olympic triumphs fresh in our minds, we, the beginner sewing gang, need achievable goals. We…

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Make Your Own Lip Balm: A Tropical DIY

Making your own beauty products at home is easier than you might imagine. While you may not be able to get away to that tropical island of your fantasies THIS YEAR, your fruity lip gloss can transport you there with each dreamy application. If you…

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9 Upcycled Leather Crafts for Dad

Dads are notorious for saying, “don’t get me anything” when it comes to gift-giving season. A good portion of the paternal passel probably mean, “don’t spend your time and money on something I don’t need/won’t use”, so if your dad ISN’T an avid tie-collector, or…