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11  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Cute bustier top fron New Kids on the Block Curtains! on: February 21, 2013 11:48:39 AM
cute!
12  REUSING/RECYCLING/RECRAFTING / What the heck can I do with THIS? / Re: What to do with old socks with holes? on: February 17, 2013 12:12:01 PM
On a practical note - you could darn the hole closed and reuse the socks as socks.  If that is too much to bother with, you could still use them for cleaning - they make good dusters/scrubbers, or for buffing metal, apply finishes, etc for crafting projects.  If you have dry hands or feet, apply lotion then wear them to help the lotion soak in.  Use clean ones for packing or wrapping items that may be fragile or delicate.  If they are cotton, you could even shred them and compost them.

You could use the fabric for making dolls, sock puppets, or for stuffing things too.  They probably could be turned into tug toys or stuffies for pets, or soft balls, or blocks for babies.

Thanks for your suggestions.  I thought about making sock monkeys with them. I'll have to play around and see what works.  Thanks again! 
13  REUSING/RECYCLING/RECRAFTING / What the heck can I do with THIS? / Re: What to do with old socks with holes? on: February 17, 2013 12:10:15 PM
I was looking on the Internet for something and saw these.
Your post reminded me of it
http://helpinglittlehands.blogspot.ca/2012/02/tutorial-snowball-fight-in-bag.html


Those are cute!  That's something I haven't thought of.  Thanks for sharing the link Smiley
14  REUSING/RECYCLING/RECRAFTING / What the heck can I do with THIS? / What to do with old socks with holes? on: February 15, 2013 01:03:34 PM
anyone have any ideas on what to do with single socks with holes in them?  it seems like such a waste to just toss them but they're not exactly in giveaway condition either.  i usually end up with a hole in the heel of of one sock and it bugs me enough that I won't wear them anymore.  and i'm too picky to wear mismatch socks even at home.  i know, i'm anal Roll Eyes  lol

thanks for any and all suggestions  Smiley
15  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: How to tailor a man's shirt to fit a woman's figure! on: November 17, 2012 12:13:04 AM
how funny!  i was just looking at the original post on your blog when I clicked onto this link to get more tips Smiley  I have a few vintage men's western shirts that i want to try to refashion to fit me.  I hope I don't screw them up Smiley
16  COOKING / Recipes and Cooking Tips / Re: Make Your Own Vanilla Extract *UPDATE* on: September 26, 2012 02:31:48 PM
i can't wait to try this.  i just got my supplies on amazon.  these will make fantastic gifts for my baking friends (and for myself!)
17  COOKING / Dessert / Re: Easy-to-make, Amazing Peppermint Bark on: December 07, 2011 01:54:50 PM
I just came with the ingredients.  I am so making the peppermint bark to bring to work for my coworkers for Christmas.  Thanks for this uber easy recipe!
18  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: 1950s Inspired Swap (Sign Ups May 17-May 31; Mail by July 2) on: May 25, 2011 03:03:27 PM
Just wanted to say Hi to everyone.  I'm a newbie member (although I've been visiting Craftster for a few years).  Really hoping I can join the swap since I have loads of time now and the theme is completely right up my alley! 
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