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Deco Foil Hanging Heart {DIY project}

  I didn’t quite know what to hang on my front doors this Valentine’s Day season.  Do any of you have the problem of having 2 front doors?  It’s always a delllama, do I hang just one item on the door we use, leaving the other one bare?  Do I hang two of the same thing?… [read more]

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Little Girl’s Western Outfit

My sister and her friend asked me to sew western outfits for their 4 year old girls.  I just finished them – I think they turned out pretty cute!  The hardest part was finding plain tops – all our stores are in-between seasons and there is not much to pick from.  I was lucky to… [read more]

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Birdies for Baby: Cottage Garden Baby Quilt Pattern

I love this baby quilt pattern.  I recently helped with a baby shower for a sweet friend who is expecting her first baby.  I made her this quilt.  This is the best baby quilt pattern because  you can sew it start to finish in a day (as I did), you can use precuts for the… [read more]

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Vintage Kitty Valentine

I’m excited to be sharing my tutorial for these darling Vintage Valentines over on the Therm O Web Blog today!  They are super fun to make and sew up quick!  In fact, my 6 year old daughter even made one all by herself!  All the wonderful fabrics are from Blend’s fabric lines: Equniox, Modern Lace,… [read more]

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Jumbo Half Square Triangle Quilt

I finally finished this quilt!  I attended Sewing Summit in September 2013 where I took a class from Diary of a Quilter’s Amy Smart.  I loved meeting her – she is the sweetest person ever!   While at Sewing Summit I was able to put the quilt top together.  This is such a fast, fun… [read more]

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YW Camp Treasure The Truth Re Cap

It’s time to start preparing for this year’s Young Women’s Camp.  I thought I would write about our 2014 camp for any of those Camp Directors out there looking for ideas.  Our camp was AWESOME!  We had fabulous leaders, a great camp, and super fun activities.  Our theme was “Treasure the Truth”.  It was fun… [read more]

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foil valentine craft 5

Deco Foil Hanging Heart {DIY project}

  I didn't quite know what to hang on my front doors this Valentine's Day season.  Do any of you have the problem of having 2 front doors?  It's always a delllama, do I hang just one item on the door we use, leaving the other one bare?  Do I ... [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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LUCKY St. Patrick’s Day Pillow Tutorial

I can't believe it's almost St. Patrick's Day!  Of course a St. Patrick's Day pillow is in order.  I hope you get a chance to make one - you will be so LUCKY!!!Supplies:19" pillow Assortment of green fabrics1/8 yard white fabricScrap ... [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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Strippy Table Runner

 I bought this fabric last year in hopes of making a table runner for the dining room.  It finally happened and I love it so much.  The fabrics make me happy when I look at them!!!  There is no real rhyme or reason to the ... [read more]

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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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