Friday, October 7, 2011

Crafty Things

I really was productive this week in the craft department. Here are a few of the things I was able to accomplish.

I made three aprons.

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Actually, a fourth one is done except for the binding. Edited to say, I finished it this morning.

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This is my favorite frugal find.

The Christmas Tree Shop (a store in the U.S. that's great for all kinds of cheap things) was selling dish towels at 2 for $1.00. I liked the fabric and it is 100% cotton. However, they would not be good for dish towels at all as they are not absorbent like terrycloth. However, I thought they would make great napkins so I picked up 16 of them.

Out of the 16 dish towels, I was able to make 16 napkins and enough 5 1/2" squares for 2 table runners. Not bad for $8.

Here are the napkins.

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I did finish the top of one of the table runners and hopefully, will finish that up this week. I was able to do a little bit each day and yet, see some quick results. My favorite kind of crafting week! ;-)