Category Archives: Repurpose

How to Make a Vintage Knitting Needle Shawl Pin

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Vintage Knitting Needle Shawl Pin

How to make a Vintage Knitting Needle Shawl Pin. www.daughterofaseamstress.comYesterday I posted about making Knitting Needle Bracelets and left a little teaser for this post, so here you go. How to make a shawl pin from a vintage double pointed knitting needle.

After the double pointed needles didn’t work out as bracelets I had a play with them and created these Shawl pins. This is great for those incomplete sets of dpns the op shop always have!

 

How to Make a Vintage Knitting Needle Bracelets

How to Make;

Vintage Knitting Needle Bracelets

How to Make Vintage Knitting Needle Bracelets/Bangles. www.daughterofaseamstress.com

I got an assortment of odd vintage plastic knitting needles from the opp shop the other day, in pretty colours with cool tops on them too! I bought them with the intention to bend them into bangles, an idea I had come across in Sarah Kramers cook book where she tells you how to bend plastic tooth brushes into bangles.

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Toy Car Mat-Bag Tutorial

Toy Car Mat-Bag Tutorial

How to make a Toy Car-Mat tutorial. www.daughterofaseamstress.comSo after the success of the home made teepee at Christmas I decided my nephew should have another home made gift for his birthday at the end of Jan. I decided to make him a Car Mat-Bag because I know he LOVES matchbox cars, and because my mum gave me some fabric that looked like paddocks to me so it made a great background. It’s a simple draw-string bag and it could be modified for a girls doll bag by making garden beds with cute floral’s, or a farm yard animals bag with paddocks and brown fabric for tracks, up to your imagination! I’m sure there’s much more you could do…