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DIY Sleep Mask Project Review

Too much light in your bedroom? Sleep masks are an easy way to increase the darkness of your sleeping environment. This is a diy sleep mask project review. Introduction I slept in both hotels and houses during a recent trip. Sometimes there was too much light in the bedroom to sleep well. An easy diy …

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TH Packing Cube Project Review

Backpacking compression sacks and stuff sacks tend to be cylindrical in shape. The backpacks they are meant to be used with may be rectangular or trapezoidal. This subtle difference often results in small empty spaces between your compression sacks and the insides of your backpacks. When I was taught how to pack my traditional weight …

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DIY Kitchen Sponge Project Review

Handwashing dishes? Worried about the ecological impact of plastic sponges? Here are 2 diy alternatives to help you reduce and reuse. This is a diy kitchen sponge project review. Introduction Many natural fibres can be composted when they’ve reached the end of their useful life. Man-made and synthetic fibres can’t be, but it may be …

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Shower Poufs Project Review

Plastic shower poufs should be replaced regularly and are difficult to recycle when you do. There are non-plastic alternatives that you can make at home. This is a shower poufs project review. For the purposes of my review, I’m going to summarize the basic steps, tell you what I did differently (if anything) and share …

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Hiker Wallet Project Review

A common problem that both backpackers and day hikers face is where to put their ID, health cards, debit/credit cards, emergency cash, and car key when they are on the trail. You may be tempted to throw your regular, bulky wallet and heavy keyring into your backpack as is. If they are not secure, they …

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3 Mug Rug Project Reviews

Mug rug are small quilts ranging in size from coasters to place-mats. They protect your tables, counters, desks etc from the bottom of your dishes and from crumbs and food spills. In this post I explore several different techniques for sewing mug rugs. This is 3 mug rug project reviews. For the purposes of my …

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Jar Opener Easy Sewing Project Review

Jars and bottles can be difficult to open. There are a variety of gadgets that can help. Many of the effective ones are bulky and either require batteries or an electrical outlet. Another option is the flat, siliconized or rubberized sheet-style jar opener. I don’t know how effective these are so I decided to make …

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Aurelis Summer Blouse Project Review

Need a summer blouse that covers your arms? So-Sew-Easy has got you covered with the Aurelis Summer Blouse pattern. This is a how to sew an Aurelis Summer Blouse project review. The link to the Aurelis Summer Blouse project free tutorial is: Summer Blouse This pattern is for personal use. Home sewists may sell Aurelis …

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Zola Pen Case Project Review

It’s almost back to school time for students of all ages. Need a new pen/pencil case? Need a new case for long, narrow items like tools, electronic accessories or cables? Caroline at SewCanShe created a long and narrow pen case that might be exactly what you’re looking for. This is a how to sew a …

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Women’s Fancy T-shirts Project Review

T-shirts are a common summer wardrobe item. Sometimes you want to dress up your look without sacrificing comfort. So-Sew-Easy has some great beginner patterns for women’s tops/t-shirts that are fancy and I decided to sew two of them. This is a how to sew a women’s fancy t-shirt So-Sew-Easy Waterfall Top and On-A-Roll T-shirt project …