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Sewing, Sewing Tutorials

How to Sew Napkins with Mitered Corners

There’s nothing that will take your table from pretty to elegant more quickly than adding beautiful handmade cloth napkins to each place setting. And if you’re going to spend the time making them yourself, why not go the extra step of mitering the corners. Your finished napkins will look polished and professional with none of the bulky corners that results…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

I Heart Diamonds and Roses Sachet Pattern

With Valentine’s Day coming up now’s the perfect time to stitch this pretty little I Heart Diamonds and Roses Sachet Pattern to give to someone special. I’ve kept this month’s free embroidery pattern simple so that you can get one or more of them done in lots of time before Valentine’s Day. The sachets would also be perfect to make…

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Embroidery, Stitchery Link Party

Happy Winter Snowmen Embroidery Pattern

Even if winter is your least favorite season, I think you’re going to love this month’s Happy Winter Snowmen Embroidery Pattern. There’s just something so fun about people made of snow that makes a person smile! Some of my favorite winter memories are of making snowmen with my brother and sister when we were kids. But most fun of all…

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Christmas on a Budget, Sewing

DIY Christmas Stocking Stuffer Ideas

Do you struggle coming up with ideas for Stocking Stuffers? Ones that won’t break the budget? Over the years, stockings have gotten so much larger and more elaborate than when I was growing up. In fact, when we were kids, we didn’t have official stockings. We just hung up regular socks… clean of course. 🙂 And because Dad had the…

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Christmas on a Budget, Recipes

Mini Spiced Orange Buttercream Bundt Cakes

Are you looking to spice up your neighbor and friend gifts this year? Then look no further than these delicious Mini Spiced Orange Buttercream Bundt Cakes. If you follow me on Instagram, you might remember that a few weeks ago, I splurged and bought a Nordic Ware Duet Bundt pan. I’ve been wanting a Nordic Ware Bundt pan for ages and…

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Christmas on a Budget, Gift Ideas

Poke and Push Fabric Christmas Trees Tutorial

Do you have holiday traditions that without them it just wouldn’t feel like Christmas? One of our family traditions is to always put up a real tree the weekend before Christmas. In fact, only twice in all the years that Dave and I have been together have we had an artificial tree. The first time was when we went to…

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Gift Ideas, Sewing

Christmas Furoshiki (Japanese Fabric Wrapping)

I don’t think there’s anyone who doesn’t like to receive a prettily wrapped gift. And for me, there’s nothing more fun than watching everyone open their gifts on Christmas morning. But then afterwards, there’s always a garbage bag full of gift wrap that needs to be thrown away, most of which can’t be recycled. In an effort to reduce the…

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