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Today our sweet contributor, Ana, of The Lost Apron is sharing: These burp cloths are quick and easy to make.  They are great for your baby, to give to a new mom, or as a simple baby shower gift.  They are made with a cloth diaper on one side and fun fabrics on the other […]

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Independence Day. A perfect time to pull out the red, white and blue to decorate! And here is a perfect project to have ready for your 4th of July BBQ.   Here is what you will need… Bandanas in red, white and blue (I used 12, 4 of each color) Thread Sewing machine Serger (optional) […]

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Today’s post is by our sweet contributor Ana of The Lost Apron. Make a Zip Pouch for Dad.  This simple zip pouch is made from a men’s shirt and tie. Materials Needed: Men’s shirt Men’s tie 7″ zipper My husband was getting rid of some work shirts and ties that had seen better days.  I […]

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When I wear my apron, a new day is upon me. I take a peek through the kitchen curtains. The sun has yet to rise over the mountain. It is quiet in my home and I can hear my thoughts. As I make a quick checklist in my mind of the tasks before me, I […]

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 Today we have a post from our sweet contributor Ana from The Lost Apron: Graduation has come.  Make sure you have your phone with you.  Don’t miss the photo opportunities with your friends.  Be able to hashtag your photos to the jumbotron. Text your family to find out where they are sitting. Adding a pocket […]

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  We are always on the lookout for helpful and practical books that will help homemakers (either new or seasoned) further their homemaking skills. We just recently found The Homemaker’s Mentor: Treasury of Homekeeping Skills and wanted to share it with you!   Here is a quick description and a peek at what is inside: […]

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Today we have a post from our sweet contributor Ana from The Lost Apron:   April is a great time to do some Spring Cleaning in your closet.  It is also a perfect time to repurpose some old clothes that you are no longer wearing.  I had a dress that I just couldn’t let go […]

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DIY Hair Bows are so quick and easy to make.  You can add the bows to a hair clip, hair tie, or a plain headband. Needed: Fabric scraps (or fat quarter) Pattern:    Download Hair Bow – The Lost Apron Hair clip, tie, or headband Instructions: Step 1:  Fold one piece of fabric with the […]

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