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Fall in Love with Needle felting!

Needle Felted Wool Leaves Tutorial | I love the onset of cooler weather in the fall. Many of you can look forward to kicking through large piles of colorful leaves, but here in Arizona, we have to make our own. :-) Even if you have plenty, why not needle felt fall leaves? If you've ever wished for a fiber hobby that gave instant gratification, (as opposed to knitting), this is it. more

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Noodlehead Sewing Pattern Review & Giveaway

Noodleheads Road Trip | SimplyNotable.comIf you are a seamstress, chances are you've heard of, seen, or sewn a Noodlehead pattern. If you haven't, I'm pleased to be the one who enlightened you! Anna is an incredibly talented pattern designer. Her designs are not only cute and trendy, the patterns themselves make sense and are easy to follow. She offers loads of free tutorials and her more

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Laminated Cotton Gift Roundup

Laminated Cotton Gifts on Etsy. Get the Coupon Code at SimplyNotable.comA recent reupholster job of my son's craft table left me wondering what other projects I could make with laminated cotton. I've been playing around with the material for the last few weeks, making a few of Carli's reusable snack baggies and some wet bags for cloth diapers. There are a lot of great Sew and No-Sew ideas on Pinterest for using laminated more

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Yard Sale Desk UPCYCLED with Chalk Paint!

Yard sale desk upcycled with DIY chalk paint | Simply Notable.comI don't always brake for yard sales, however this one was right around the corner from my house and the desk in the driveway caught my eye.  My oldest child is starting Kindergarten this fall and I am in the process of moving him into his own room.  I figured a desk would be the perfect thing for his bedroom, with all the stacks of homework he will more

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Free Online Mini Craft Classes with Craftsy!

Free Craftsy Mini Classes!Have you seen all of the great free online mini craft classes Craftsy is offering right now? Our long time readers know that mom and I love Craftsy. We've blogged about them and have given away free classes to our readers in the past. If you've visted before, you know that Craftsy offers free classes on a variety of creative subjects. Their expert more

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Featured: Designer – DrFrankKnits

fighter jets I had to do two double-takes when I first spied DrFrankKnits creations. Are those knitted? Why yes - yes they are! These little 3D gizmo's are phenomenal! I was both tickled and inspired when I happened upon the creative inventions found on her blog - From the Needles of DrFrankKnits.  The Free Pattern Friday feature will keep me coming back for more

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Old chair gets new love!

refurbishedchair One of my favorite activities is visiting second-hand stores in search of hidden treasures. This chair originally looked pretty forlorn, collecting dust in a small thrift store I happened upon during one such expedition.  When I asked the price, the storekeeper told me it hadn't been priced yet.  I offered to pay $5.00, and to my surprise she more

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Hello Spring!

Hello Spring Plant Marker by SimplyNotable.comSpring has arrived in our part of the country (or at least that’s what my allergies are telling me). In an effort to welcome it officially, I asked the ladies of Simply Notable to share a project that said "Hello" to the awakening of Spring. Some of us brought a pop of color into our homes, and others kick started their garden inspiration.  Here more

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Stitches West Finds

phydeaux1 Mom Sr and I had such a great time at Stitches West! We loved communing with our fellow knitters and crocheters, learning new tricks in our classes and most especially loved the opportunity to see new indie dyers up close and personal. We found some real winners at the show that we'll be shopping with this year: Dizzy Blonde Studios' gorgeous rack more

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Stitches bound!

Simply Notable Stitch Markers - The Stitches West Event!Mom, Sr. and I are going to Stitches West! Wheeee! This is our first fiber festival and we're pretty excited about it. We've created the Simply Notable stitch markers for the exchange: and packed our supply bags for classes: We've fretted over the contents of our notion pouches...knitting needles, check. needle gauge, check. row more

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