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Wool Baby Pants from a Felted Sweater

After I shrunk my husband’s favorite sweater, I tried not to be too excited that I could make baby pants! Here’s a quick how-to.

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How I Broke a Safety Pin Addiction and Started Mending Clothes

I used to think mending my clothes would take too long, so I’d rely on safety pins. But it doesn’t take long to mend your clothes.

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Tom’s Four Generations Baby Quilt

Tom’s baby quilt, made from the fabric of clothes from the three older generations of men in our family.

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Made With Love from Gloves

This puppy used to be a pair of gloves. I sewed him up with some brown thread, added a button, and then stuffed him with cotton balls.

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Teaching Sewing

It was girls’ weekend while Doug was out of town, so we spent it watching movies, eating ice cream, and sewing. My three-year-old has been very into sewing.