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The Harper Stocking Tutorial

When I was little, my mom made everyone in our family “quilted” stockings with appliqué motifs on them.  To me, all stockings must be quilted  I made my husband and children these quilted stockings many years ago. The fabrics are a little dated but we still love them!  Here are a few more peeks at… [read more]

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The Cottage Garden Baby Quilt Tutorial

  Today my pattern for The Cottage Garden Baby Quilt is over at Riley Blake Designs.  This quilt is the perfect baby quilt size (38.5″ x 45″)  It also sews up pretty fast and really shows off the yummy fabrics.  Don’t you just love this fabric line by the Quilted Fish?  Hop over to Rile… [read more]

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Jar Lid Applique Christmas Ornaments

I am sharing this tutorial for these festive jar lid appliqué ornaments over at the Therm O Web blog.  These make great little gifts and they can be personalized! Using the Therm o Web Iron-On Transfer sheets you can print any word you want and iron it onto the ornaments.  For the complete instructions and… [read more]

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Christmas Jingle Bell Key Chain Tutorial

December is well underway and there is so much to be done!  Is anyone else going crazy!!!   I love these fabric key chains – they make it super easy to find your keys in your purse and you can slide your keys on your wrist.  I wanted something festive for the holidays so I made… [read more]

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Christmas Wall Hanging

I recently read Molly Hanson’s Free Motion Quilting for Beginners.   While I don’t consider myself a beginner (I’ve been FMQing for 16+ years) I found that reading this book gave me courage to break out of my quilting comfort zone – you all know what that is!  Mine is stippling and loop-de-loos!  I decided… [read more]

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Christmas Deer Pillow Tutorial

  Sometimes fabric is so cute you just don’t want to cut it up!  I love deer and this fabric is one of the cutest deer prints I’ve seen.  I love that it is in a siver/grey color.  I keep my Living Room pretty neutral at Christmas: metallics, grey, cream, white, taupe, and a touch… [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]

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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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Tricks and Treats Halloween Tote Bags

I love sewing for Halloween and can't seem to get enough Halloween fabrics!  My tutorial for these fun bags is over at the Therm O Web Blog.   I used Fusible Fleece to make these bags - it is quick and easy and it makes the bags soft. ... [read more]

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I Heart Whales Throw Pillow

  Isn't this the cutest fabric?  It's from the True Blue fabric line by Blend.  Everyeday this week I will be featuring a project using fabrics from this fabric line - all with a whale theme!! I totally LOVE whales and I have loved them ... [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]

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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 ... [read more]

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