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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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#kittyquilter Mini Quilt Tutorial

Hey there all you crazy cat quilter friends!  I have a fun mini quilt for you!!  I love using the hashtag #kittyquilter on Instagram.  There is something about felines and quilting that just go so well together!  Baby Mufasa is involved in every step of the quilting process: choosing fabric, cutting, basting, and binding –… [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 spinning their little wheel and I… [read more]


Come Sail Away With Me {pattern}

I am sooooo excited to announce the release of my new pattern!  I had so much fun creating it.  I was inspired by all the wonderful prints in the Day Sail fabric line by Moda.  The fabrics are AMAZING!  I didn’t want to cut it up into tiny pieces, I wanted the fabrics to shine!  I… [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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Nautical Zipper Pouch

You knew it was coming!  Of course I need a Nautical Zipper pouch to go along with my Sailboat skirt!!  I love these fabrics and I am down to only scraps in my stash.  It's called True Blue by Blend Fabrics.  Not to worry though, Blend is giving away ... [read more]

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“Manly” Zipper Pouch, aka I LOVE Bacon

    Do the men in your life LOVE bacon?  The ones in my life do :)  Bacon themed items are super popular and what I love most about the bacon trend is Jim Gaffigan's comedy bit about bacon - if you haven't heard it -click HERE ... [read more]

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Pillow Shams for the Rapunzel Room

 I Decorated Sally's Room over a year ago with a Rapunzel theme.  I have wanted to make these pillow shams for the past year - and I finally got to it.  What motivated me?  Sally was trying to cut the fabric up & sew them ... [read more]


Strawberry Basket Quilt

Here is my "Strawberry Basket" quilt.  The best test of a quilt is if the kitty chooses to nap here.  Marbles loves it!!The quilted strawberries turned out cute - I just kind of experimented with them. I bound it in red and white gingham ... [read more]

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