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10 Apr, 2012

A knotty kind of project

Posted by andrea tomkins in: File under crafty|Publishing/writing/career stuff

My latest craft over at CanadianFamily.ca has very humble origins. This is what we started with… some ill-fitting and stained t-shirts that were taking up space in a small person’s tiny closet:

BEFORE

… which we then cut up and made into these …

T-shirt craft part two

Curious? If you want to see what this turned into I recommend you go see what we did with ‘em over here. :)

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1 Response to "A knotty kind of project"

1 | Lianne

April 12th, 2012 at 4:51 am

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What a great idea! simple, girls will love this! and it’s a “tiny bit” easier than knitting!

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