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Hands On Crafts: Make something old NEW!

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Coil denim baskets with Jenny Barnett-Rohrs on Hands On Crafts for Kids.

Let make something old NEW again! Coil basketry is back and Hands On Crafts for Kids has the best (and one of the cutest) projects to kick-off your weekend. Make a rag denim basket with Jenny. Episode 1902 - Old is New is rebroadcasting through noon (EST) on Friday, April 28th from on the Hands On Crafts homepage. Here's what you can make from the episode:

Coil denim baskets with Jenny Barnett-Rohrs on Hands On Crafts for Kids.

The underside of the denim basket.

Looking for supplies an instructions? Did you miss the episode while it aired? No problem :-) Downloadable directions are available on the Hands On Crafts for Kids website. Paper Coil cord can be found at some local craft retailers and at Pepperell.com. denim fabric can be sourced from a local fabric shop.


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