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Geofabulous Girls Peasant Top

I am the world’s most impatient sewer.  It’s a problem of mine I’ve been working on for some time – there are just too many things I want to sew!  I love being able to sew for my daughter and what I love even more is being able to sew her a peasant top in… [read more]

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Blend Geofabulous Skirt & Shirt

No matter how much fall baking or decorating I do it doesn’t change the fact that it’s still over 100 degrees here!  Everything in the stores is long pants, long sleeves and sweaters. I decided to make this fun girl’s outfit – perfect for a HOT September day.  The fabrics are from Blend’s Geofabulous fabric… [read more]

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Halloween Disappearing 9-Patch Quilt

  Have you ever made a “Disappearing Nine-Patch Quilt”?  This is such a fun pattern and great for beginner quilters.  You can change the pattern of the quilt by changing the colors of the patches and the layout.  It is made by sewing a simple 9-Patch block and then cutting it in quarters and repositioning… [read more]

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“Spooky” Quilt for Riley Blake Designs

I am so excited to share this quilt!  Did you know I love Halloween and I love black cats?  The fabric in this quilt is Riley Blake Design’s “Witch Hazel.”  I love the vintage feel of the prints and the colors.  I enlarged the cat from the theme print to create this cat silhouette.  The… [read more]

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Riley Blake Designs Flannel Showcase Blog Tour

Today begins the Riley Blake Designs Flannel Showcase Blog Tour!  Each Tuesday and Friday a new blog will be featured with a fun project using Riley Blake Flannel!  I am excited to participate in this fun event.  Click Here to check out the first project!!

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Modern 31 Halloween Pillow

  It’s September which means my house is decorated for Halloween and I’m gearing up for a super crazy fall family schedule!!  Don’t you feel like time just flies between now and Christmas?  We better get the Halloween sewing done!!   I decorate my dining and living room for Halloween in Black and White and… [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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Outdoor Table Re-Do

My friend gave me her mother's kitchen table.  It's not your average kitchen table.....It's HUGE and ROUND!!!  I think the table originally cost $$$$.  It was in bad shape when I got it.  The mom had caught a floral arrangement on ... [read more]

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Sewing an Invisible Zipper {tutorial}

  First off, I am loving my fabric from xo.gigifabrics.  This fabric is called Tulips in Fern by Westminster Fabrics.  Love the colors!I got together with my friend, Jennifer (Jennifer Sews Again) for some serious sewing ... [read more]

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Vintage Tea Towel Pillow

 When I was in Virginia, I found this cute tea towel at the Arlington Flea Market.  I loved it because it had the same design stitched on both ends - now I can make 2 pillows!  I thought it would make a darling pillow!  You can do ... [read more]

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Quilting

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Ella’s Fish Quilt

Hi, I am Ella!  My mom is Jedi Craft Girl.  Today I am writing a blog post about my fish quilt.  I am entering it in the Blogger's Quilt Festival in the "Throw Quilt" Category.  Thanks for stopping by to look at my quilt.I am 14 ... [read more]

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Mother’s Day Quilt

 I made this cute little quilt for my Mother-In-Law for Mother's day.  I  love the ruffles in the quilt.  The perfect size for a lap, table, or sofa. ... [read more]

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