DIY potential projects


  • Oven mitts
  • Potholders
  • Kitchen towels (half fabric, half terry cloth)
  • Place mat
  • Coasters
  • Bowl cozy
  • Table runner
  • Shopping bag
  • Lunch bag


  • Bucket hat
  • Visor
  • Headbands
  • Stretch turbans
  • Bandanas
  • T-shirts
  • Fabric headband
  • Ruched handbag
  • Men’s tie


  • Shower curtain
  • Makeup bag
  • Makeup brush holder
  • Shower cap

Living room

  • Pillows
    • Leather herringbone-glue leather rectangles (7 x 3.5 cm) onto a pillow (40×40 cm, already has 1 cm seam allowance all around) with textile glue
    • Heart shape, ex. for Valentine’s Day, bright red with red frills and/or fluff balls for trim
  • Honeycombs
    • Make a template out of cardboard to desired size. Would have to find a stick type of wallpaper in different colors that go well together
    • Examples given in book: black and white zebra-esque with straight lines; medium to dark green background with white paisley print; deep purple, blue, red leafy floral; white background with straight yellow shiny design; white background with red swirly design; medium green with maroon-red flowery design


  • See-through picture frames – find cheap ones, maybe paint the outside border
  • Regular picture frames
  • Painted rocks as paper weights


  • Sandwich cardboard or something in between two layers of iron-on vinyl to make it into fabric. Use with a needle suitable for vinyl.

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