Tutorial: Lighter Than Air Peasant Top; upcycle a man's t-shirt into this easy peasant top; wanna try it with long sleeved t-shirt too (this would be a fun shirt for those missions trips when you have to wear long skirts everywere)
The SECRET to propagating roses is said to be the "potato"! TIP: Before planting rose cuttings, push the bottom end into a small potato, which keeps the cuttings moist as they develop roots. It sounds crazy, but apparently it works really well.
Couching is simply sewing a heavy thread in place with a finer thread. Its a retro technique, too, that was originally done by hand, but it works beautifully by machine as well. I use a zigzag stitch to secure the heavy thread in place.
Dyed Towels Give plain white cotton dish towels a colorful upgrade, making them pretty enough to use as napkins. Crafts editor Silke Stoddard uses iDye pellets to dye batches of them in a washing machine, then tosses them in the dryer