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Modern Black & Orange Quilt – Blogger’s Quilt Festival Entry

  Thanks so much for stopping by!  I always look forward to the Blogger’s Quilt Festival presented by Amy’s Creative Side.  I love seeing all the fabulous quilts out there!  I am entering my Modern Black & Orange Quilt in the “Modern Quilt” category.   I made this quilt last month and it is one… [read more]

Fall Friends Applique Quilt

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 appliqué patterns are from Jennifer Heynen’s book “A Walk in the Woods“…. [read more]

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Taylor Swift 1989 Launch Party

October 27th 2014 could not come fast enough in our house!  We are big time Taylor Swift Fans!!!  To celebrate the much anticipated day, we threw a 1989 Launch Party with all our friends.  It was fun to come together and celebrate our favorite artist Taylor Swift! We had everyone come dressed in 1989 inspired… [read more]

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Can you believe how fast October is flying by?????  It’s crazy!  Here is a quick Halloween project – with a black cat of course – that you can sew in about 30 minutes.  The pattern and instructions are over on the Therm O Web Blog.  By using their Heat n Bond EZ print sheets, you… [read more]


Halloween Pillow Tutorial

I can’t believe how fast October is flying by!!  I made this festive pillow for a friend for her October pillow.  Here’s how you can make one:   Supplies: 20″ x WOF background pillow fabric 1/4 yard orange fabric 1/4 yard black fabric scrap of white fabric Therm O Web Heat n Bond Lite 20″… [read more]


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 patterns on my blog and connecting with people who share my same interests. First… [read more]


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Garage Sale Halloween Wreath {DIY}

  I have two front doors and I never know what to hang on them.  Do I just hang one wreath?  Do I leave them plain?  Oh, and it can't be anything heavy that will scratch the paint when the wind blows or the door opens.  And one more thing, I ... [read more]


Rustic Farm Table Reveal

It's finally here - the day I have been waiting for!  My rustic farm table is finally finished!!  This project all started when I got the crazy idea to sell my dining room set to my friend and use the money to purchase reclaimed lumber and ... [read more]

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The Cutest Curtains Ever!!! {tutorial}

 I spent a week in Virginia helping my friend decorate her house.  She has this big window in her front room and it needed some curtains.  Here is how you can make them too!We bought this 2-pack of canvas drop cloths at the Home ... [read more]


Lined, Draw-String Fish Bag

 My daughter is going to Hawaii and she wanted a little bag to keep her mask in so it wouldn't get scratched by all the sand in her beach bag.  I found this tutorial on In Color Order blog.  It is the best tutorial & and the bags ... [read more]

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Quilt for my Sister-in-Law

I helped my sister-in-law sew this quilt when we were together. I took it home and quilted it for her. It turned out really cute! I love the colors - they are very "her". ... [read more]


Stair Steps Quilt Pattern featuring Briar Rose

  I am so excited to share my newest quilt pattern with you!  Last year I went to Sewing Summit in Salt Lake City, Utah and I went on a "Bus Tour" of several quilt shops in the area.  It was a blast.  I picked up all these fabrics in the Briar ... [read more]

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