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Yearly Archives: 2017

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

Sawtooth Star with Applique Center Ornament Tutorial – 2017 Ornament Exchange and Blog Hop

Welcome to the 2017 Ornament Exchange & Blog Hop! I can’t wait to share with you the Sawtooth Star with Applique Center Ornament that I made for my partner.  This year, there are 47 amazing bloggers participating in the exchange. The rules of the challenge were simple: be partnered with a fellow blogger, create a handmade ornament for $15 or…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #135

Happy Monday Everyone! Today’s Vintage Workbasket Embroidery Pattern is sure to make you smile. These adorable motifs for Santas, Elves, Angel and Bells are just too cute for words. I can see them stitched on so many different things… a crazy quilt block, bookmarks, the pockets of an advent calendar or ornaments just to name a few. They’re small enough…

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Budget Savers, Christmas on a Budget

Tips & Tricks Tuesday – Halloween Treat to Christmas Party Favor

Do you have candy leftover from Halloween? Or perhaps your kids collected more candy than they could possibly consume before Easter! We had more candy than trick or treaters this year and having it sitting around the house could seriously sabotage the progress I’ve made towards my healthy living goals. Here’s a simple craft that will take that candy from…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #134

Happy Monday Everyone! Have you been able to get some stitching in over the past week? Maybe even made a start on the Large Christmas Pine Cone Centerpiece motif that I shared last week? Today’s Small Christmas Pine Cone Centerpiece motif is the perfect size to go along with last week’s pattern to make matching items. Or use this smaller…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #133

Happy Monday Everyone! We’re just 2 days and 2 months away from Christmas. Can you believe how fast the year has gone? If you haven’t already started to work on your Christmas decor and gifts, now would be a good time to do that. 🙂 I know that I’ve spent far too many Christmas Eves busy trying to finish up…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Vintage Embroidery Monday & Stitchery Link Party #132

For the past two weeks, I’ve been sharing more patterns in the series of children dressed in their Halloween costumes. All of those patterns (with the exception of the Halloween Witch) could of course, be stitched up for many other occasions. Halloween is two weeks tomorrow, so I wanted to make sure to share some purely Halloween motifs for you…

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