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Spooktacular Eve Big Block Quilt Pattern

I LOVE Halloween fabric!!!  When I met Spooktacular Eve by Blend Fabrics it was Love at first sight!  These patterns have a fun vintage feel which makes them timeless!  I didn’t want to cut into the fabrics too much so I created this Big Block quilt pattern just for you!!!  It’s a fast and easy… [read more]

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Apple Applique Composition Book Cover Tutorial

Back to School, Apples, Reading & Writing, School Supplies, the smell of pink erasers, lunchboxes, and alarm clocks…. Today I am sharing my tutorial for this applique apple composition book cover.  I have written several composition book cover tutorials, they are my favorite and I can always be found carrying one around.  This one would… [read more]

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My Favorite Beach Quilt {Blend Sun-sational}

        It’s still August and I am going to enjoy every last minute of summer!  I love the Sun-sational fabric line from Blend Fabrics.  Just looking at them makes me feel like I’m enjoying summer at the beach.  I am a California girl who was raised loving the beach.  Through the years my family has… [read more]


Sizzix Natural Wonder Bunny Mini Quilt

I love to give handmade gifts, especially quilts.  My friend recently lost her bunny to a hawk.  I know how much it hurts to loose a beloved pet.  I wanted to make her something to show her I really cared so I created this bunny mini quilt.  She totally LOVED it!! This little quilt features… [read more]

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Fun With Sizzix Dresses

Today we are playing with the Sizzix Fabi and having lots of summer fun!  I used this dress die to create a nautical inspired quilt block. To create this block, I used the pennant die to cut the banner. I trimmed it down slightly to make them smaller.  The dress is cut from navy dots… [read more]

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Scripture Cover Tutorial Featuring Vintage Market from Riley Blake Designs

My daughter and I recently received new scriptures and with new scriptures comes a need for new covers!  I love these little quilted covers, I think of them as blankets for your bibles….heehee  The Riley Blake Designs fabric I am using is called Vintage Market Fabric by Tasha Noel.  Absolutly everything Tasha designs is too… [read more]

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Riley Blake Designs Lobster Pillows

I am so happy to be a part of the Riley Blake Designs Home Dec Love Blog Tour!  If you are new to my blog WELCOME!!!!  I love all things nautical and when I saw this RBD Lobster fabric it was love at first sight!  These lobster pillows are the perfect addition to your indoor… [read more]

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Birthday Cat-Cake Towel Tutorial

It’s my birthday today!  To celebrate I made this fun appliqué towel with cat cupcakes – or Cat Cakes as I call them!  I bought this toweling by the yard.  It comes in lots of colors and styles. To make this towel you need: 1 towel or 1 yard toweling 6 charm squares for cats… [read more]

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Sizzix Crazy Cat Lady Coasters

I am sharing this fun tutorial for “Cat Coasters” over on the Sizzix blog today.  This is a fun project to use up charm squares or other scraps of fabric you have laying around.  Of course you can always change the appliqué to something that reflects you if you are not a crazy cat lady… [read more]


Fast and Easy Sizzix Projects

Much of my life is not magazine -cover picture perfect.  Life is real, my house is messy and I run behind.  I have tried to keep my blog posts authentic to who I am and what I’m doing.   I don’t create for the sake of posting on IG or blogging about it.  Every product or… [read more]


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Quilt Design Board DIY

I purchased this rather large frame off of Craigslist last year.  It's been sitting in my garage and I didn't know what to do with it.  The other day I though, "Gee it would be nice to have a quilt block design board!"  The hamsters in my brain began ... [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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Summer Hoodie Tutorial

Today I am a Contributor over at Ginger Snap Crafts!  I love Ginger's blog - she has such great crafts, ideas, and tutorials.  I am sharing this fun tutorial for altering a Hoodie Sweatshirt.  They are so much fun to make!  Click ... [read more]


Bunny Bricks Quilt Tutorial

I am so excited for spring and Easter and flowers and bunnies and sunshine!  I am a cat person by nature, but when spring rolls around my obsession with cats turns into an obsession with rabbits.   I have rabbit "nick-nacks" all over the ... [read more]

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Long Beach International Quilt Festival

We spent Saturday in Long Beach at the International Quilt Festival!  It was my first time ever going and it was so much fun!!! There were so many fun quilts to ohhhh and awwwww over!  The highlight of the day was finding the "Beyond ... [read more]

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The Ava Quilt

I love to  personalize baby quilts when I give them as gifts.  I came up with this quilt for a friend who is expecting a baby girl named Ava.  I choose the colors based on the nursery colors of Red and Pink.  This is a fun, fast quilt to make! and ... [read more]

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