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Monthly Archives: January 2011

Gift Ideas

Make it Monday – Zippered Binder Sewing Kit

When our daughters went off to college, I made sure that they each had a sewing basket stocked with the basics to take with them.  But this past fall, when we were getting things ready for our son to go off to college, we searched but we couldn’t find any sewing baskets that didn’t have flowery prints or some other…

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Gift Ideas

Two More Gift Bags Completed

I’ve completed two more gift bags. These are bigger but again each a different variation on the basic tote style gift bag. The first uses two fat quarters in complimentary prints. Instead of handles, I chose which fabric I wanted for the front of the bag and then folded the back over the front by 4.5 inches, installed four grommets…

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Budget Savers, Gift Ideas

My January Project – Fabric Gift Bags

It’s been months since I posted.  Some major life changes have taken place in those months and most of my energy, creative and otherwise has been focused on absorbing and adjusting to those changes. But I do have some things I wanted to share so I’ll begin this first post of 2011 by showing you what I’ve been working on…

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