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Budget Savers, Christmas on a Budget, Gift Ideas, Quilting, Sewing

More Quilt As You Go Stockings

Quilt As You Go (aka QAYG) stockings are a great way to use up all the Christmas fabric scraps you have leftover from other holiday sewing projects. Each of the stockings in this post were made using my Quilt As You Go Stocking Tutorial. It has complete step-by-step instructions with lots of photos so even if you’ve never quilted before…

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Budget Savers, Christmas on a Budget, Gift Ideas, Quilting, Sewing, Sewing Tutorials

Quilt As You Go Christmas Stocking Tutorial

For the past several years, this Quilt As You Go Christmas Stocking Tutorial has been one of my most popular posts. It was one of the tutorials in my monthly Christmas on a Budget series back in 2011. The photos were taken at night so they were a little darker than I would have liked and while it did the…

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Embroidery, Gift Ideas

Pot of Gold Embroidery Pattern

This little Pot of Gold embroidery pattern is a quick, easy to stitch pattern perfect for making little drawstring pouches to fill with candy coins for St. Patrick’s Day.  Using one of the most basic of embroidery stitches; the backstitch, makes it a fun beginner friendly project. Pot of Gold Embroidery Pattern Instructions   Materials needed: Scrap of white or…

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