At-Home Projects

DIY originally by happiestcamper.com https://happiestcamper.com/easy-hanging-kitchen-towel-sewing-project/   While being stuck at home you can feel like you want to accomplish big projects- but sometimes the little things can make a big difference. That’s why we are bringing you a small DIY that can be a big help! The Hanging Pot Holder and Towel! They are super easy and machine washable.     What you’ll need for this DIY is:   a hand towel ...

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Quarantine Cooking: An Introduction to Stew   Though the art of Stewmaking has few rules, any stew worth remembrance is likely a tight balance of vegetables, herbs/spices, liquid, fat, and sodium. Making good stew is a simmery sensation understood in kitchens across the world. Interested in learning to stew? Let me help you. Let’s start with vegetables. Just about any vegetable can be stewed, but some of the...

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While not all of us have access to embroidery machines, there is an alternative to making patches: sew them by hand! There are some materials you will need to have for this tutorial including: embroidery backing, cloth (fabric), iron, an embroidery hoop, embroidery floss, a needle, heat bond, and your image.    Now that you know what you will need, we’ll get into the steps:   First, have...

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How to Make A Fabric Mask   Items needed: 1 Bias tape Jig (contact us to get one!) 1 Pleating jig (contact us to get one!) 1 pattern   https://docs.google.com/document/d/1IcNImiYy8oKqauyKGso5hcDRjkgM3YFfxHZq5LGknwM/edit?usp=sharing  Sewing materials (thread, a sewing machine, scissors) An iron 100% cotton (If it is for non medical use, you can use the fabric from an old Tshirt!) For reference: 1 yard of fabric yields about 4 masks   Resources: How to...

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This is a tutorial on how to build weights for at-home exercise. All project materials will be available in stores that are open during the stay-at-home order, such as Lowes or Home Depot.   With so many facilities being closed and closures of campuses, students are more likely now than ever before to become sedentary. As a result, remaining physically active should be a priority because it...

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Spring is an ideal time to give our plants new homes when they have outgrown their old ones. It is also good to do once every couple years to provide the plant with more nutrients. For seedlings it is crucial to allow for more and quicker growth into a mature plant that produces vegetables and herbs for us to eat. You will need: Soil New containers ...

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  Next time you go on your daily government approved walk, bring a small container to collect pebbles, moss and sandy dirt under the moss you collect. This is a garden idea for those that do not have green thumbs or want plants but do not have time/space etc for them as moss requires little care and is beautiful. This is also a fun idea to...

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Marbled objects are all the rage, but you don’t need ink to be able to do something cool with water and color. This project is simple, yet offers so many options on what can be done with it. For this project all you need is: A bucket or bowl to dip paper into Water Colored chalk Paper Something to scrape the chalk     After you gather your...

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Did you run out of milk? Don’t panic, there is no need to eat dry cereal or drink black coffee. With a few ingredients, a blender, and a t-shirt, you can make oat milk that stays fresh in the fridge for four days. We tried this recipe with maple syrup and had a great turnout!    Binghamton University’s Food Co-op created a great recipe for students to...

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