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Money Savers – How to Make Your Own Party Cakes

ID-10026106Special occasions like a birthday, wedding and anniversaries, to a fun backyard barbeque need great desserts. Ordering elegant to party fun cakes can get costly but you can make a cake to fit your occasion with the help at You will get step by step instructions to baking, frosting and even making flowers.

Also check out for themed desserts like Wedding Cakes, Easter Cakes, Mothers Day, Gifts in a Jar, Cookies and more. They also show you great how to’s and tips from pastry chefs along with step by step instructions.



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Crochet Pattern Tote Beach Market Shopping Bag Step by Step Instructions with Photos

totebagThis is a great project to use up scrap yarn and can be made up in no time! The Tote Bag can be done in any colors you wish. Use for the beach, market shopping or for everyday. You could also add flowers, sea shells or other embellishments. Washes up nicely, recommend putting it in a laundry bag for washing machine, gentle cycle or hand wash. Lay out flat to dry.

This easy to follow pattern has detailed step by step instructions and includes:

Material List
Abbreviations and explanations of stitches
Stitch counts so no guessing on your part
Step by Step instructions with helpful Photo’s

Size: Tote Bag is 10″ wide – 12″ High with a 12″ strap on each side
Depending on how tightly or loosely you crochet size may vary a bit.

Pattern is written in American crochet terms and is a bit more advanced then beginners to intermediate crochet knowledge.

Get the pattern Here!