If anyone has come up with ideas for
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Rugs from Bale Twine
I have horses and I knit. I went to feed my
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Lacy bowls from crocheted doilies
Crocheted doilies can be turned into lacy bowls which
Recipe for solution
Place 4 fl.oz/115 ml sugar in a large bowl and stir in
This recipe is enough to convert one 9 in./230 mm doily
Dip a dry doily into the solution, gently squeezing it
Choose a suitable bowl or dish as a mould and place
Unpin edges and loosen the doily from the bowl by
The doily can be restored to its original shape by
Remnants of fabric can be used for many things
Jar lid covers – Give a jar that
Trace the jar lid on the wrong side of a piece of
Fix some trimming (lace, binding or ribbon) around the
Secure the cover on the lid with a rubber band and
Cut large remnants of material into squares of 10in/250mm using
For a longer lasting finish, edges can be hemmed.
Fish Tank Garden
Turn an old fish tank into an indoor garden.
Fill tank with water to check for any leaks, if there are any seal
Wash tank with warm soapy water, rinse several times and polish with
To prevent damaging any surface on which the finished garden is to
Spread a layer of gravel to a depth of 1″/25mm (if the original
Fill tank with sterilised potting soil to within about 5″/125mm
Plant with some healthy herbs, bulbs or other flowering plants and
Place finished garden next to a sunny window.
Keep soil moist but do not over water as there is no way for the
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