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31  Mulitcoloured circle skirt in Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects by Jillinamillion on: July 17, 2011 07:35:24 PM
I've been toying with this idea for a while - then saw one similar in last term's dance performance at my girls dance school! So finally got around to trying it myself! My daughter loves it!


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32  Old baggy t-shirts recycled to fitted tops in Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by Jillinamillion on: July 11, 2011 03:59:25 PM
I grew up in the 80s and had LOTS of groovy baggy t-shirts with pictures and logos on the front!  Now I still have some of my favourites - but since baggy t-shirts are no longer my thing - I thought I'd recycle them into something I would wear! 
I also just learnt how to do this before/after animated photo thing so had to use one here!!!

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33  Hand-me-down refashion in Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects by Jillinamillion on: July 07, 2011 03:16:30 PM
A good friend of mine often gives me a bag of hand-me-down clothes from her daughter for mine.  Now my 6 year old has very firm ideas about the fashions she will and will not wear - so we often have to change things up a bit!

The last bag contained a really pretty dress - but my little girl didn't like the 'bubble' style.  So we had to cut it up and refashion it into a skirt and matching headband!


One happy gir!!!
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34  The Kathryn Bag in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by Jillinamillion on: July 05, 2011 04:39:09 PM
I've been wanting to design and make a nice handbag for a while now - and finally achieved a result I'm happy with!
I've named it after my mum (who was very chuffed and fortunately liked the bag too!)
What do you think?

I didn't use any interfacing - I like the softer feel of the bag - and it seems to hold its shape pretty well with just the 2 layers of fabric.   And I added a couple of pockets inside too! 

Few more pictures here...
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35  How to add a zip pocket to shorts in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by Jillinamillion on: July 05, 2011 04:30:30 PM
Not sure if this is the right place for this - but I figure it's embellishing clothing??

I used to be so scared of zips - but am gradually realising they aren't so bad.  Especially after learning how to add these zipped pockets!

I needed a pair of shorts with a pocket in so I could carry my house key when out for a run.  They were so expensive in the shops - so I was really pleased when I managed to add a pocket to a pair of my own shorts!! - and it cost me nothing! Can't beat that!

I'd love to help other people to see how easy, adding a zip can be!!

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36  Super simple fabric sandwich wraps in Completed Projects by Jillinamillion on: June 27, 2011 03:23:24 PM
I finally got around to making some fabric sandwich wraps so I can stop using all those little plastic boxes for my kids lunches and on picnics.  The best thing about these is that after you've eaten, you don't have to carry around all those bulky empty boxes!   Even better - I can now have more space in one of my kitchen drawers!!!
Simplest thing ever to make!

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37  Laptop bag in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by Jillinamillion on: June 20, 2011 03:59:19 PM
I set out to make a simple cover for my daughter's laptop - and it somehow ended up being a lined bag with pockets for the accessories!


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38  Insulated lunch bag - using car windscreen shade in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by Jillinamillion on: June 17, 2011 04:53:49 AM
Ever wondered what you can do with your old silver car windscreen shade?  I had several old ones that were ripped and torn, and eventually discovered they make great insulating material for lunch bags!

Made also with old curtain swags, an old dress, an old car seatbelt, and just a couple of non-recycled bits - like the velcro!

If you're interested - the tutorial is here:


It even washes ok in the washing machine!! (except for the really cheap versions which have a picture on one side of the silver - then the picture washes off - but the silver part of the sunshade is fine!!) Brilliant stuff
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39  Super simple camera case in 15mins in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by Jillinamillion on: June 13, 2011 04:16:07 PM
I'm slowly teaching my young daughters to sew, and am always trying to think up simple projects for them to try.
This is what I've come up with today - a simple camera case with a photo tutorial for them to follow themselves!  They've seen mine - and I can't wait for them to try one for themselves!

If anyone is interested the tutorial is here - I'd love any feedback - and any more ideas of simple projects for kids to practice their sewing with!

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40  Talking coasters in Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General by Jillinamillion on: June 09, 2011 12:55:21 AM
A little while ago I made some of these talking coasters to help our kids tell us about their day at dinner time:

I posted a tutorial if anyone is interested:


The kids love them so much - I had to make another set with more questions - and I'm going to need to keep going!! 
I also made a set for the adults with 'big questions' for dinner party discussions!
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