Redecorating Hair Clips

Redecorated hair clips with felt and fabric

  Redecorating hair clips is a simple and fun sewing project for children and grownups alike.   If you have hair clips with chipped paint or broken decorations, this is a great way to renew them.  In addition, the fact that the finished barrettes are wearable is a big motivational factor for young crafters! As […]

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Moldable Plastic for Crafting and Fixing

A flower and buttons made from moldable plastic

  Moldable plastic is great for crafting and fixing all sorts of things.  It is a kind of polyester with a low melting point (about 60 degrees Celsius or 140 degrees Fahrenheit).  This means that it becomes soft after heating it just a bit and then can be molded by hand into almost any desired […]

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DIY Knee Patch

DIY peace symbol knee patch

  Recently, one of my pairs of jeans went “rrrrip!” at the right knee. It happened around when I was preparing my previous post, on DIY Hot-fix Rhinestone Pattern Making.  Because I had made a free downloadable peace symbol rhinestone pattern for that post, I decided to take advantage of the same pattern to make […]

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