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Reverse Appliqué Halloween Pillow

Reverse Appliqué Halloween Pillow

1st Sep 2022

As the calendar turns to September it is time to start sewing some fall projects! I found this new technique to try in the Art Gallery Lookbook recently and decided it would be perfect to use with the Free Spirit Scaredy Cat fabric by Rachel Hauer from the recent Classic Membership box. I started my …
Always Do Your Best Work

Always Do Your Best Work

29th Aug 2022

with Ian GarlandRecently I got quite a surprise. A quilt I entered into a show won a blue ribbon. The irony of the situation? When I was working to piece the quilt top it was going to be a “throw away quilt.” I never thought this quilt would be more than just a gift or giveaway, but boy, was I wrong …
Hanging Half Round Basket

Hanging Half Round Basket

25th Aug 2022

As we settle into the new routine of back to school this hanging basket is a great way to keep things organized and handy as you head out the door in the morning. This basket can stand on its own or hang from a hook or doorknob to keep supplies within reach in any room of the house. I plan to keep m …
Trying Texture

Trying Texture

22nd Aug 2022

With Jaszmine HowardMaterials: 5 ½ inch squares (2) 6 ½ inch square batting (1) Dritz Make your own chenille (20 yd package) or Chenille It!  Hand sewing needle (optional)  Nylon bristled brush (optional) Hello fabric friends! Today I’d like to invite you all to something that we h …
Reusable Snack Bags

Reusable Snack Bags

18th Aug 2022

For many families this time of year brings about changes in daily schedules with the return to school. This would be an ideal time to incorporate a new routine to use less plastic in our everyday lives. Just think of the impact of each child using one less ziplock bag for the 180 days of school each …
Writing Patterns

Writing Patterns

15th Aug 2022

I love, love, LOVE making YouTube videos...but I frequently get asked "where can I get the pattern" when I showcase a project I'm working on. That's an easy ask when I'm using someone else's pattern, but when it's something I've just made up...not so easy to deliver. A couple years ago, I took a sta …