Rebecca Jamieson Downing

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Tutorial: Make a sock worm from old tights

Karin from Pysselbolaget shows how to make a worm softie out of a pair of tights. You’ll need to use the thicker tights that are more like sock …

Tutorial: Convert a flat sheet to a fitted sheet

Cintia from My Poppet shows how she converted a vintage flat sheet into a fitted sheet for her child’s bed. Just try to find a fitted sheet this cool …

How-To: Simple Wooden Rings

Create your own beautiful wooden jewelry with this simple wooden ring tutorial from Caitlin at The Merrythought.<p>Ready to make rings of your own? Break out the power tools and head over to The Merrythought to see the full how-to!

Tutorials

How-To: Kids Polka Dot Pillowcase Tank Top

Make your little lady a cute Mini Boden-inspired top with this polka dot pillowcase tank tutorial from Cherie at You and Mie!<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: His and Her Pillowcases<br>• How-To: Vintage-Style Pillowcase Chemise<br>• How-To: Pillowcase Sundress

Vintage

Flashback: Spring Doily-Sleeved Top

<b>By Jessica Wilson</b><p>It being spring and all, I find myself window shopping more and more. Living with most of my belongings in boxes and on a super tight (aka zero dollar) budget, I have found that creativity is a must for adding some fling to my spring wardrobe. Thank goodness for my magic fabric bin …

Sewing

Recipe: Lemon Blueberry Muffin Bread

When my pal—and former CRAFT writer—Rachel shared this lemon blueberry muffin bread recipe that Jenna Weber posted on the PBS website, it took every ounce of strength I had not to abandon my work and immediately run out to buy blueberries.<p>Hello, springtime breakfast!<p>Ready to whip up a batch of your …

Breakfast

How-To: Binding a Quilt

Learn tips and tricks for beautiful quilt finishing with this quilt binding tutorial from Lily Patch Quilts!<p>Head over to Lily Patch Quilts for the full how-to!<p>[Via Sulia]

Quilting

Flashback: Make Vegan Serving Dish and Utensil Tags

<b>By Haley Pierson-Cox</b><p>It’s a rule. At some point in every single family gathering, potluck, or picnic I attend, someone will stab a meaty fork onto my plate to taste my pasta, or cut my layer cake with the cheesecake knife, or stir butter into my vegan mashed potatoes. It’s always an accident, and …

Sewing

Watermelon Slice Socks

Ravelry user Wendy Gaal created a pattern for these surprisingly realistic-looking watermelon slice socks. I mean, this has got to be about as close to wearing actual watermelon slices on your feet as you can get.<p>[via Laughing Squid]

Watermelon

How-To: Leaf-Imprinted Clay Necklace

Make your own nature-inspired pendants with this leaf-imprinted clay necklace tutorial from Adrianne at Happy Hour Projects.<p>Head over to Happy Hour Projects to see the full how-to!

Crafting

How-To: Parakeet Mirror Pendants

What do you do when you find a bunch of parakeet mirrors at the dollar store? Make jewelry, of course! Learn how to make your own colorful, creative parakeet mirror pendants with this fun tutorial from Mich L. in L.A.

Parrots

How-To: Plastic Canvas Needle Book Pincushion

Looking for a cute needle storage option that’s sturdy enough to keep your sharps within reach while you sew and stitch? Check out this tutorial for making a plastic canvas needle book pincushion from Diane at CraftyPod.<p>Head over to CraftyPod to see the full how-to!