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Using the new 100% polyester Essential Macrame Cord you can create to your heart’s content, from knotting to knitting and crafts in between.

Available in 6 colours:
White | Red | Gold | Aquamarine | Blue | Black

120g (4oz) approx. 30m (33yds)
5 Bulky
Machine wash cold gentle, lay flat to dry

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Handmade gifts are full of love and the joyful feeling of giving is equal to that of receiving.

How about slippers? Making your own has never been easier with Suede Slipper Soles which are available in various sizes for both adults (women) and babies.

Women’s Small | size 6-7.5
Women’s Medium | size 8-8.5
Women’s Large | size 9-10
Baby | size 4-5 infant (12-18 months)
Each size comes in both Black & Natural.

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Face coverings are now part of our everyday outfits when we go to the grocery store, to work in the office, to the bank and more!

Featured are two popular patterns for DIY face masks: an origami style and a traditional tri-fold style. Get festive with your fabric choices to be ready for the holiday season!

NOTE: Current government health agency recommendations advise using non-fusible interfacing or polypropylene for the filter/3rd layer of your handmade face masks.

Masks made using this DIY are not medical-grade quality and do need to be laundered after each use.

Origami (3D) Fabric Face Mask DIY

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For the love of books … and the bookmarks we need! Whether it’s “War & Peace”, your favourite cookbook or something from Dr Seuss – bookmarks come in handy.

Check out this simple DIY for a cute bookmark perfect for holding your place for your next reading adventure.

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Why buy new earrings when you can DIY your own?

With a few simple “ingredients” and your imagination, you can create the perfect accessory for any outfit or something just for fun! Plus, this easy craft project is perfect for all the makers in your home.

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A new tote bag for the beach and another for a trip to the cottage. With a few simple items and some creativity, you can create your own tote-ally awesome reversible tote bag!

a reversible tote bag shown both ways

SUPPLIES

• Sturdy fabric, such as indoor or outdoor decor fabric
• Decorative Trim of your choice
• 32” Cord (2)
• Scissors
• Ruler/Measuring Tape
• Sewing Machine
• Iron
• 14mm Grommets (4)
• Hammer/Mallet

STEP 1:
Cut 4 (16”x18”) rectangles of your fabric.

STEP 2:
Cut 2 squares (2”x2”) off the bottom corners of your rectangles as shown.

Step 2 visual

STEP 3:
Sew on decorative trim to the right side of the fabric.

Step 3 visual

TIP: Don’t be afraid to get creative!

STEP 4:
Sew the sides and base of the rectangles together, wrong side facing out. Leave a 1/2” seam and leave corners and the bag opening unstitched.

STEP 5:
Pinch the corner gaps together and stitch them shut. This will be the base of your bag.

Step 5 visual

STEP 6:
Repeat Steps 2-5 for the second look.

STEP 7:
Once you have completed the stitching for both looks, flip Look #1 wrong side out and keep Look #2 right side out. Place Look #2 into Look #1.

Step 7 visual

STEP 8:
Sew the openings of the bags together.

STEP 9:
Mark holes 4-5” away from the edge of the bag for the handles. Use your grommets as a template to mark the hole size and cut accordingly.

Step 9 visual

STEP 10:
Insert grommets into holes and hammer together follow grommet package instructions. NOTE: Complete this step on a sturdy surface.

Step 10 visual

STEP 11:
Loop in your cord and tie a knot to secure. OPTIONAL: Fray edges of knot

PRO TIP: Use an iron to press your stitches between steps for easier handling and cleaner look.

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