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Monthly Archives: September 2012


The World’s Largest Zippered Bag

Today I made the world’s largest zippered bag. And what do you put in the world’s largest zippered bag? Your largest cutting mat (<-affiliate link), of course. My 24”X36” cutting mat just fits through the zippered opening.   Even a ¼” smaller and it would have been a wasted afternoon of sewing. And there are even pockets to store my 24”X6” and a…

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Gift Ideas, Sewing, Sewing Tutorials

Monkeys Jumping on the Bed Felt Board Tutorial and Pattern

As I’ve mentioned before, our oldest daughter is teaching in Shanghai.  Her students are pre-k (3 to 4 years old) and she recently sent me some photos of two fun things she’s made for her classroom.  So today, I’m going to be the proud mom and show them to all of you. First up is this super cool puppet theatre.…

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Quilting, Sewing

Old Glory Scrambled Table Topper

I took the leftover fabrics from my 4th of July Picnic Quilt, cut them into squares and rectangles and started sewing them together. Once I had the four strips sewed together and took a picture of the finished top, my first thought was that it looked a little like someone has taken the American flag, cut it up and sewed…

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