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

One Hour Table Runner Tutorial

We all have our pet peeves, don’t we? Well… one of my biggest pet peeves are sewing tutorials that claim you can sew something in 10 minutes. Now there may be superpeople out there who are speed demons that can actually complete those projects in 10 minutes. I’m here to tell you that I’m not one of them! If you’ve…

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