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Celebrating Nine Years with an Awesome Giveaway

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 how much your support means to me! Now I’d need many lifetimes to make something for every one, but I can and did make things…

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Sewing, Sewing Tutorials

Prairie Point Star Ornament Link Party

Welcome to the Prairie Point Star Ornament Link Party!   I want to start off by thanking everyone who has visited Super Mom – No Cape for my Prairie Point Star Ornament Tutorial. It is my most popular tutorial and to date it has been pinned over 14,000 times and shared on Facebook over 1,000 times. More than 2500 people have…

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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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Sewing, Sewing Tutorials

Round Elements Reversible Tissue Box Covers

When I first accepted Quilting Mod’s challenge, I really had no idea what I would make with the Round Elements by Art Gallery Fabrics. It wasn’t until the fabric arrived in the mail and I actually got a chance to see and touch it in person that a plan began to form. My goal was to use as many of the fabrics…

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Gift Ideas, Sewing, Sewing Tutorials

Reversed for St. Patrick’s Day

It’s so nice having pretty tissue boxes all around the house that can be changed according to whatever holiday is being celebrated next. Once you have the pattern (which I show you how to make in my Reversible Tissue Box Cover Tutorial.… each one only takes about an hour to sew. And because they’re reversible, you’re set for at least two holidays/seasons…

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Embroidery, Sewing, Sewing Tutorials

Some Really Cute Finishes!

It’s been a fun and busy week here with Dave home for a short break. As an added bonus… I haven’t had to shovel snow once. And considering that we’ve had 13 1/2″ of snow in the past 36 hours, that’s a really good thing! While my guys have been trying to keep ahead of the snow, I’ve had time…

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Christmas on a Budget, Gift Ideas, Sewing Tutorials

Reversible Tissue Box Cover Tutorial

I’ve been making my tissue box covers in Christmas fabrics but they can, of course, be made in fabrics to match your decor or if giving as gifts to match the tastes of the recipient. Once I had the paper pattern made, each cover takes about an hour to complete. This tutorial is for non-directional fabrics. The tutorial for using…

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Christmas on a Budget, Sewing, Sewing Tutorials

I’ve Been Playing Tag with the Sun

I had promised the tutorial for the fabric tissue box cover the first week of December but we’ve had lots of cloudy days that aren’t the greatest for taking photos. Today there’s been sunshine mixed with cloud so I’ve been playing tag with the sun to get the step-by-step tutorial for non-directional fabric photographed.If the sun continues to cooperate, I’ll…

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Christmas on a Budget, Sewing, Sewing Tutorials

Prairie Point Star Ornament Tutorial

Welcome! Whether you’ve arrived from Pinterest, CraftGossip, Total Tutorials or another of the wonderful sites that have linked to my Prairie Point Star Ornament Tutorial, I’m so glad you’re here! Tutorials are the most rewarding posts that I create for Super Mom – No Cape! (The Sewing Tutorials tab above will take you to the complete list.) I’ll be sharing several fun,…

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Quilting, Sewing, Sewing Tutorials

How to Match Prints When Piecing a Quilt Back

Last week on my work in progress post, I showed the back that I’d pieced for my Forest Friends quilt.  Today I’ll  share a quick post about how I pieced the back so that it was almost impossible to see where I’d joined the pieces of fabric in order to make the back big enough for the quilt. To start,…

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