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Easy Crafts: Make a Magnetic Message Board

Cover button magnets keep daily reminders organized (& cute!).

Looking for a way to stay organized? Need to keep kids’ school activities and schedules front and center? A magnetic message board is just what you need! This DIY craft project is fantastic for a few different reasons. The board itself is pretty clever (can you say painted pizza pan?), and the easy-to-make magnetic cover buttons use your favorite scrap fabrics. Best yet? You won’t miss this week’s soccer practice.

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Sewing Tutorial: Make a Project Pouch for English Paper Piecing Supplies

Now’s the time – EPP is perfect for on-the-go summer sewing.

English paper piecing is the perfect project for summer because it’s portable. Whether you’re working with hexagons, tumblers or diamonds, you can keep all of your hand sewing supplies at hand in this cute project pouch. The magnetic snap keeps your supplies tucked safely inside. Poolside sewing? It’s a thing!

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Easy Crafts: Make a Personalized Wreath

Great for celebrating any season, occasion or holiday!

And just like that, spring is on its way! To celebrate the bit of sunshine that’s finally peeping out, we made this cheery spring wreath. It’s super easy to DIY, and can be personalized in so many ways! We used dyed Dritz® cheesecloth to wrap the foam wreath, and then customized it with a banner celebrating “March” and an assortment of colorful cover buttons. Make this yours by choosing favorite banner and button fabrics, a different color of dyed cheesecloth, and the message of your choice for the banner. See how!

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Sewing Tutorial: Make a Needle Book for Sewing Supplies

Stitch on-the-go & in style!

Organize and keep your hand-sewing tools accessible with this cute needle book. Featuring a designated spot for needles and a pocket for threads and thimbles, this needle book also has a special place for scissors and a pen. This needle book also makes a great gift for a beginning sewist. Fill it with notions, and they’ll be set to go. So cute!

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Sewing Tutorial: Make an Arm-band Phone Pouch

Resolve to sew & get in shape, too – bonus!

Did you make a New Year’s resolution to exercise more? Do you want to sew more, too? This quick and easy project is exactly what you need! This arm-band phone pouch keeps your phone handy and your hands free. It’s perfect for listening to music, podcasts or audiobooks as you exercise. The front pocket is the perfect size for holding a debit card or cash in case you need to grab a coffee while you’re out and about. The Dritz® soft waistband elastic makes a perfectly comfortable arm band, keeping your pouch in place while you’re kickin’ it.

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