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Monthly Archives: November 2012

Christmas on a Budget, Recipes

Christmas on a Budget – 2 More No-Sew Ideas

In 2011, from March to the end of the year, on the 25th of each month, I posted ideas to create Christmas on a Budget.  As I’ve mentioned before, this past year has been one of major on-going transition for Dave and I and Christmas has really been the last thing on my mind. But now with only a month…

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Sources for Sew-In Coin Purse Frames

I’ve had a few comments and e-mails asking for information about where to buy the sew-in coin purse frames. The half-circle frames I used for most of my coin purses I bought at Quilt-A-Bag in Markham, ON. The last time I was at Red Hen Fabrics in Atlanta, they had several different sizes and styles of purse frames, so if…

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Sewing, Sewing Tutorials

Coin Purse Tutorial and Free Pattern

Today I’m sharing the pattern and tutorial for the half circle sew in frame coin purses that I posted on Tuesday as part of the UR Priceless Coin Purse Blog Hop. Click here to access and print the free pattern. Be sure to set your printer to print at actual size or no scaling.   The size and shape of…

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Gift Ideas, Sewing, Sewing Tutorials

UR Priceless Coin Purse Blog Hop and Giveaways

The Giveaway is Now Closed I will announce the winners later today.   Today is Day #2 of the UR Priceless Coin Purse Blog Hop hosted by Katherine from Sew Me Something Good.  And it’s my day (along with 15 other blogs) to share the coin purse made from the pattern provided by Madam Sam of Sew We Quilt. You…

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Gift Ideas, Sewing

Two Tiny Needle Books

AmandaJean over at crazy mom quilts is hosting “finish it up Friday” today where people can add this week’s finishes to her weekly link party. I have finished a few sewing projects this week that I can’t show you (all will be revealed next Tuesday), but here are two very small finishes that I can show you. The needle books…

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