Fresh Picks for Wednesday, 8.17.11

Side Table Redo

Side by Side: We love this side table redo Midwestern Sewing Girl. From the mod podged fabric-lined drawer to the dramatic stenciled top, it’s the star of the room!

DIY outdoor lights @ Crafty Butt

Learn how to make these gorgeous patio lights with supplies from your local dollar store! Get the simple tutorial at Crafty Butt.

Upcycled Jewelry Rack @ Just Sew Sassy

New in Blue: It’s a jewelry holder! It’s an oven rack! Yes, this smart upcycle gives new life to old kitchen hardware. Get the tutorial at Just Sew Sassy.

Retractable Fort @ Finding My Feet

Neat and Tidy: Who’s the genius behind this retractable living room play tent/fort? It’s Raechel! Get the how-to behind this easy-to-clean play area complete with hardware selections at Finding My Feet.

Quilted Stripes Pillow Tutorial

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Simple Stripes: With some hand-quilting and beautiful fabric pairing, this pillow really takes the cake. Enjoy the Quilted Stripes Pillow tutorial at Maureen Cracknell Handmade.

Sewing Back to School

Sewing 101: Get ready for National Sewing Month (all month September) with some tips from Sara at Sew Sweetness. She’s hosting a month-long series called Sewing Back to School, with topics like fabric pairing and selection and explanation of different cuts of fabric.

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  5 comments for “Fresh Picks for Wednesday, 8.17.11

  1. August 17, 2011 at 9:12 am

    Yay! Yay! Yay! How exciting to see my side table featured this morning!!! Thank you so so much! You just made my day…;)

    • August 17, 2011 at 10:02 am

      It’s awesome! Great work Maggie!

  2. August 17, 2011 at 10:08 am

    Thanks so much for including me! These are some great projects – what an honor!

  3. August 17, 2011 at 10:40 am

    Thanks for including my Pillow tut!!!

  4. August 17, 2011 at 12:01 pm

    Wow!! Thanks so much for featuring our oven rack upcycle!!

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