Doorway puppet theater tutorial. Hang your curtain on a tension rod or a wooden dowel.  To hang it on a regular rod stick a hook on each side of doorway.  The hook is also great to hang those little things you don't want them to forget.

Doorway puppet theater tutorial. Hang your curtain on a tension rod or a wooden dowel. To hang it on a regular rod stick a hook on each side of doorway. The hook is also great to hang those little things you don't want them to forget.

Add a simple and elegant dowel rod above your kitchen sink to keep your utensils always within reach.

Organized Kitchens

Add a simple and elegant dowel rod above your kitchen sink to keep your utensils always within reach.

Dowel rods holding up a cut up plastic ball from WalMart that has been decorated to look like a piranha plant.

Mario Themed Birthday Party

Dowel rods holding up a cut up plastic ball from WalMart that has been decorated to look like a piranha plant.

First, students removed strips of burlap on all sides to create fringe. To create a space to weave, students removed two strings of burlap. Then, they used plastic needles to weave their yarn (the weft) over and under the warp.       I glued small dowel rods to the top of each student's weaving and the following class I showed them how to add a handle and fringe at the bottom as an option.

First, students removed strips of burlap on all sides to create fringe. To create a space to weave, students removed two strings of burlap. Then, they used plastic needles to weave their yarn (the weft) over and under the warp. I glued small dowel rods to the top of each student's weaving and the following class I showed them how to add a handle and fringe at the bottom as an option.

One sock. Yarn scraps. Dowel rod. Ribbon or other 'string' ....  Christmas Gift!

One sock. Yarn scraps. Dowel rod. Ribbon or other 'string' .... Christmas Gift!

It's A Wrap        It couldn't get much simpler. Dowel rods suspended from inexpensive curtain hardware allows easy access to wrapping and crafts papers. She painted the dowels blue to align them with her color palette.

Bright Basement Work Space

It's A Wrap It couldn't get much simpler. Dowel rods suspended from inexpensive curtain hardware allows easy access to wrapping and crafts papers. She painted the dowels blue to align them with her color palette.

..I don't know why I want to make these but I do...these are so cute. Jacks using dowel rods and wooden balls.  Tutorial here.

..I don't know why I want to make these but I do...these are so cute. Jacks using dowel rods and wooden balls. Tutorial here.

drill holes in a box; pop in a dowel rod and voila! ribbon storage; i'm imagining this vertically for thread also

drill holes in a box; pop in a dowel rod and voila! ribbon storage; i'm imagining this vertically for thread also

Simple jewelry solution-dowel rods hung over cup hooks for all of those hanging earrings.  Cheap and simple!!

Simple jewelry solution-dowel rods hung over cup hooks for all of those hanging earrings. Cheap and simple!!


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So, i may be crazy... but I am imagining doing this all the way around my bedroom at like, just below eye level.  I love the texture, and I like the notion of doing it in Ombre style that would make it the same color as my walls in some places.  This would make a cool headboard if i didn't have such a cool headboard already.  :)

So, i may be crazy... but I am imagining doing this all the way around my bedroom at like, just below eye level. I love the texture, and I like the notion of doing it in Ombre style that would make it the same color as my walls in some places. This would make a cool headboard if i didn't have such a cool headboard already. :)

How to make a fabric daisy flower {tutorial}.  These would be adorable on a little girl's dress or on a headband or hair bow.

How to make a fabric daisy flower {tutorial}. These would be adorable on a little girl's dress or on a headband or hair bow.

How to make Fabric Flowers from Old T-shirts..   http://hubpages.com/hub/Make-Gorgeous-Fabric-Flowers-from-Old-T-shirts

How to make Fabric Flowers from Old T-shirts

How to make Fabric Flowers from Old T-shirts.. http://hubpages.com/hub/Make-Gorgeous-Fabric-Flowers-from-Old-T-shirts

Slippers

Slippers

Make your own cute and cosy ballerina slippers in all sorts of colours. Free tutorial with pictures on how to sew a pair of fabric slippers in under 60 minutes by sewing with fabric and sewing machine.

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