Calling All Kids! Military Inspired Tee

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Are you following the “Calling All Kids” series at Alida Makes? Alida has four kids full of personality – who don’t necessarily go for the chain store fare. The series highlights clothes that showcase that personality and aren’t necessarily gender specific. While my four-year old will *literally* jump up and down and clap her hands… 

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KCW: My Meager Contribution

 I feel like a turd for not doing much for KCW this time around.  My excuses are plentiful and varied and I’ll highlight them here so you can choose your favorite combo: – got sick- didn’t plan ahead due to visitors and fantastic beach vacation- in the final stage to finally finalize my next pattern…. 

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No Sew Tee to Tank

Last year we worked with Jen from Upcycled Education to post about the original tee to tank. The project is the perfect storm for crafting – it’s quick, uses materials most of us have on-hand, and it’s simple to get great results. We’ve gotten a lot of comments and questions, I thought I’d cover some of… 

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Hidden Message Shirt

This was actually my first Silhouette iron-on vinyl project.  I knew I wanted to make something using the alphabet and my daughter’s name, but I didn’t know what.  When I realized her name is in reverse alphabetic order though, it became very simple. And just because I love you, here’s an incredibly poorly lit shot… 

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Copycats, That’s Us!

One of us here at Crafterhours is totally stoked about being able to judge Spring Top Week ’11. And we’re both looking forward to Skirt Week. Neither of us was expecting to be asked to judge the Copycat Challenge over at Sew Much Ado, but we’re totally happy to hop to it. We’re at the ready…. 

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Plaid Product Review and Easiest Shirt Ever Tutorial

Amy of Mod Podge Rocks recently teamed with Plaid and asked if I’d like to review a product of my choice.  Before her email even made it all the way through cyberspace to my inbox, I was jumping up and down and squealing YES YES YES!!! Plaid has a ton of cool new products, so… 

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Sir Samuel Hath Achieved His 4th Year of Awesomeness

…and as such deserveth a shirt that doth acknowledge his accomplishmenteths. Or somethingeth. Translation and expansion: our very cute preschooler friend Samuel turned four on Monday. His party is coming up this weekend. He’s going with the Knights and Dragons theme (having attempted to bring back last year’s popular “Pirate” theme and failed at the… 

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Celebrating the Boy (Shape)

Don’t you guys just love how Dana and Rae celebrated the boy all February long?  You mamas of boys are gonna hate me, but I loved it for the express reason that I haven’t found a “boy craft” yet that can’t also be used on a girl.  I know it doesn’t work vice versa, and I’m… 

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