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Pretty Embroidered Patches

Popular in the early 20th century, patches later fell by the wayside. However, they’re back in style now. This means that by patching your worn clothes, not only can you get more wear out of them, but if you embellish those patches with embroidery, you can be fashionable at the same ...

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Reclaimed Barn Quilt

If you drive along country roads in some parts of the United States, you may see big painted wooden quilt squares hanging on old barns. This smaller barnwood quilt is inspired by those old wood quilts. This quilt square gets its beauty from using a combination of reclaimed wood with different ...

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Potato Planter Bags

Potatoes don’t grow like other garden plants. Seed potatoes are planted in fairly shallow soil, then more soil is added as the plant grows up. The potatoes grow off the roots and stem of the plant, under the dirt. Because of their weird growth style, people will often plant them in buckets or ...

Knitted Twine Planters

With these knitted twine planters, your plants will help bring any room alive with both foliage and funky style. Dress tin cans in twine to make these fun and funky planters for succulents, cactus, wheatgrass, or other plants.Difficulty: IntermediateTime to make: About 3 hoursTools & ...

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