Sewing Pattern: Quick and Easy Fabric Laptop Sleeve

Sew a super cute laptop case that fits the exact dimensions of your laptop! This project takes about an hour to finish and requires only 1 yard of fabric!You’ll need the following materials:
  • 1 yard of home decor weight fabric (OR 1/2 yard of two different fabrics if you want the lining to be different from the exterior)
  • 1 spool coordinating thread
  • 1 yard of medium weight fusible interfacing
  • 1 medium to large buttonThe remaining instructions can be found in the attached pattern.

Download the pattern here

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Crochet Pattern: Textured Scarf for Women and Men

crochet scarf patternPattern information:

This simple pattern spices up usual crochet scarves with a great texture. Plus, the length and width are adjustable making it a great option for men, women, and children!

Skill Level: Easy

Craft: Crochet

Materials: 300 yards of a worsted weight yarn

This pattern is available for download for $3.50.

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Recipe: 10 Minute Brunch for Lovers and Fighters

Lately I’ve been on a quick yet savory meal kick. I want a great meal, but don’t want to spend an hour making it, and yet another hour doing the dishes. Below is a great huevos rancheros inspired brunch option using one pan and ten minutes of your time. I prefer fried eggs, olive bread, and a pico de gallo style salsa, but you can use whatever egg, bread, and salsa options you like. Plus, the recipe can be easily adjusted to accommodate 1 to 18 guests!.

Ingredients:

  • Eggs (1 egg per guest)
  • Bread (1 slice per guest)
  • Salsa (1 spoonful per guest)
  • Uncooked Spinach (quarter cup per guest)
  • Olive Oil
  • Lime Juice
  • Salt & Pepper

Directions are as follows:

  • Preheat your pan on medium heat
  • Add butter, margarine, or non-stick spray.
  • Add eggs to pan
  • Begin toasting bread
  • Flip eggs.
  • Next add spinach to each guest’s plate and season with fresh lime juice, olive oil, salt & pepper
  • Place 1 piece of toast on each guest’s plate and add 1 scoop of  salsa on top of each piece of toast
  • Remove egg from pan and place it on top of toast with salsa
Serve with a cup coffee or a glass fresh squeezed orange juice and enjoy.
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As an FYI, this post title was inspired by a great jam by Mos Def entitled Bedstuy Parade and Funeral March
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