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Gift Ideas

Gift Ideas

Winners of March’s Giveaways

I want to thank everyone who took the time to enter into the two giveaways in March. It made March such fun! I’ll start by announcing the winner of the 100th Stitchery Link Party giveaway, which actually ran over the course of Stitchery Link Party #100 up to and including #104. Each time someone linked up or commented on those…

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Gift Ideas, Sewing Tutorials

Celebrating Nine Years with an Awesome Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. The winner will be announced shortly. Thanks so much to all who entered and left such wonderful, heart-warming comments!   Super Mom – No Cape turned 9 this month! To celebrate, I’ve been busy sewing away making one-of-a-kind gifts for a giveaway to thank all those who subscribe and follow me. I can’t tell you…

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Gift Ideas, Sewing

5 Quick to Make Last Minute Valentine’s Gifts

This year is just speeding along, isn’t it? It seems we’re just over one holiday and another is fast approaching. If you’re looking for some last minute Valentine’s items to make to give or for decoration, I’ve got some lovely ideas to share with you today.   Valentine’s Pips made using my Thimble Pip Tutorial are perfect for holding small…

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Gift Ideas

Chinese New Year Money Pips

Do you celebrate Chinese New Year? Our oldest daughter has been teaching in Shanghai​​ for the past several years. She’s sent us some pretty cool gifts and along the way we’ve gotten to learn a bit about Chinese traditions. One such tradition is to give money in red envelopes to friends, family and co-workers when you see them during the Chinese…

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Santa Sack Swap 2016 – My Gifts from Pauline

I’ve been meaning to post this since the end of December but life has a way of interfering with one’s best laid plans. In this post, I showed you the gifts I made for my Santa Sack Swap 2016 partner, Pauline who blogs at Phoenix Heirlooms. Wait until you see all the lovely gifts she made for me. I felt so…

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Santa Sack Swap 2016 – My Gifts for Pauline

For the past few years, I’ve taken part in the Santa Sack Swap hosted and organized by Cheryl over at Gone Stitchin’. This year, I was partnered with Pauline who blogs at Phoenix Heirlooms. I thought it would be fun to show you the gifts I made for her. For the swap, we’re to make our partners a sack, stocking or…

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Christmas on a Budget, Gift Ideas, Hexie Turtle Adventures, Recipes

Leftover Cranberry Sauce Drop Cookies

Welcome I’m so glad you’ve joined us for Day 3 of the Handmade Holidays Blog Hop 2016! It’s been a long time since Sue let us come visit with you! We’re the Hexie Turtles. I’m Lexie. Sue made me first, so that makes me the oldest. Lanie’s the next oldest. She’s my BFF! Rexie is the youngest. He’s my other…

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Gift Ideas, Recipes

The Best Ever Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Sometimes when you’re getting ready for a big holiday meal, it can be tempting to buy ready made cranberry sauce in a can. After all, it’s one less thing to worry about preparing, right? I know I did it for years! Then several years ago, I decided to try making our own. I was shocked! Not only was it super…

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Gift Ideas, Sewing, Sewing Tutorials

Painted Maple Leaf Table Runner Tutorial

Have you ever seen a craft that you did as a child and find yourself wishing that you had an excuse to make that craft again? That’s what happened that led to the creation of this Painted Maple Leaf Table Runner. Debbie from One Little Project posted a really fun Chalk Stenciled Pumpkin. Ooohhh how I wanted to get out…

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Gift Ideas, Sewing

Patriotic Prairie Point Star Ornaments

With the 4th of July coming up in less than a week, many of you will be decorating in preparation to celebrate US Independence Day. I have the most beautiful ornament for you to make and hang in your windows! Back in November when I shared my Prairie Point Star Ornament Tutorial, I knew that I wanted to make some…

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