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Blogger’s Quilt Festival Original Quilt Entry – Choose Happy

Thanks so much for stopping by!  I love The Blogger’s Quilt Festival!  And a big thanks to Amy for doing such an amazing job at putting this on!  It’s so fun to come together as quilters – everyone is so talented!  This is my entry in the Origional Quilt Category :  It’s called Choose Happy!… [read more]

Blogger’s Quilt Festival Small Quilt Entry – Strawberry Patch Quilt

Welcome friends!! and thanks for stopping by!!! I look forward to the Blogger’s Quilt Festival every six months!  I am always so amazed by all the talent out there!  It is fun to come together as quilters and appreciate each other’s work.  I am entering my Strawberry Patch quilt in the Small Quilt Category.  This is… [read more]

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Anchored In Christ Wood Sign {DIY}

I wanted to share with you how I made this fun wood nautical sign – for under $20!  I am our Stake Young Women Camp Director (for girls age 12-18).  This year our theme is Anchored in Christ. I wanted a large wood sign that I could use to promote our theme at all our planning… [read more]

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Strawberry Patch Quilt Pattern – Available Now!

Homegrown strawberries in a New Jersey backyard, berries being grown all year round in Sunny California and two friends who lives miles apart….came together to design these yummy strawberry quilts…. JUST FOR YOU!  Tina from Emily Ann’s Klsoet and I had so much fun making these quilts – we know you will love the pattern… [read more]

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Fish Bubbles Apron and Runner Tutorial

I had so much fun sewing my Fish Bubbles Pillow that I wanted to make more Fish Bubbles projects!  Have you seen the toweling by the yard?  It is amazing!  It is hemmed on both edges and it comes in a variety of colors and patterns.  I thought it would be fun to make an… [read more]

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Sizzix Fish Bubbles Pillow

I am super excited to share my Fish Bubbles Pillow Tutorial – It’s over on the Sizzix Blog today!  Did you know I love all things Nautical?  (hee hee) I choose to use Day Sail from Moda – I love this fabric line!!!  Add some Therm O Web Heat n Bond and run it though… [read more]

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Mother’s Day Pom Pom Pen Bouquet

I can’t believe how fast May is flying by!  And Mother’s Day is this weekend!  I thought this project would be great for moms or for Teacher Appreciation Week which is also going on here in our schools!  It’s pretty simple to make and the kids can get in on the fun! Have you ever heard… [read more]

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Star Wars Sewing Projects

I love May the 4th!  I had too much fun sewing Star Wars projects!      This cute comic book Star Wars  zipper pouch was made using this tutorial – I omitted the lace trim.  I just can’t get enough of this fabric!!  I used Heat n Bond fusible fleece and added some topstitching along… [read more]

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May the Fourth Be With You

May the 4th is a HUGE holiday in our family – yes I said holiday!!!!!  For some reason we are all Star Wars Nerds!    We needed to do a little sewing to celebrate this totally awesome day and to show our true level of nerdiness!  When I saw this fabric I knew it was… [read more]

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Through the Woods to Grandma’s House {Quilt Pattern}

Through the woods to Grandma’s House! This Little Red Riding-hood inspired quilt is perfect the perfect size to take to Grandma’s house or the perfect size to keep at Grandma’s house for special little visitors. With optional “Nana” version, it would also make a lovely gift. Try this pattern with your favorite woodland animal or… [read more]

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Anchored In Christ Wood Sign {DIY}

I wanted to share with you how I made this fun wood nautical sign - for under $20!  I am our Stake Young Women Camp Director (for girls age 12-18).  This year our theme is Anchored in Christ. I wanted a large wood sign that I could use to promote our ... [read more]

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Mother’s Day Pom Pom Pen Bouquet

I can't believe how fast May is flying by!  And Mother's Day is this weekend!  I thought this project would be great for moms or for Teacher Appreciation Week which is also going on here in our schools!  It's pretty simple to make and the kids can ... [read more]

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Tutorials

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Charming & Thankful Holiday Table Quilt Tutorial

 I can't believe it's November 14th already!  I am sharing my tutorial for my Thankful Table Quilt over on the Therm O Web Blog today.  It's a fun little project using just 1 charm pack and the word "Thankful" appliquéd.  It sews ... [read more]

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Riley Blake Flannel Baby Quilt and Burpers Tutorial

I am so excited to be participating in the Riley Blake Flannel Blog Hop!  Thanks for stopping by!  Let me introduce myself….I'm Amanda, a Southern California mom of 3 children who LOVES fabric, sewing and quilting!  I love sharing my projects and ... [read more]

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Fall Friends Applique Quilt – Blogger’s Quilt Festival Entry

It's that time of year again, the Blogger's Quilt Festival from Amy's Creative Side!  I am entering my "Fall Friends" quilt in the "appliqué quilt" category.  I am so in love with this quilt that I just finished sewing today!  The woodland animal ... [read more]

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Blogger’s Quilt Festival – Wallhanging Entry

  If you are joining me from the Blogger's Quilt Festival - Welcome to the Jedi Craft Girl Blog!  I am Amanda and I love sewing and quilting and crafting and creating!! This is my quilt entry in the "Wall Hanging Category"  This ... [read more]

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