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Pretty Little Tablet Pouch to Sew

It’s time for February’s Craft Room De-Stash Challenge or in my case, Sewing Room De-stash. This month, I have the prettiest little Tablet Pouch to share with you. Each month, we are challenged to create a project from our stash. We’re allowed to spend up to an additional $10 to complete the project but I’m pleased to say that everything…

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Gift Ideas, Sewing

Prairie Point Star Ornament with Ribbon Flower Center

I’ve got a super quick post for you today. My Prairie Point Star Ornament Tutorial is the most popular of all the tutorials I’ve posted. Over the years, I have occasionally received emails from readers asking if I can suggest an alternative to the button centers as their hands were no longer strong enough to pull the needle through the finished ornament…

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Christmas on a Budget, Gift Ideas, Sewing

Christmas Charm Square Soup Bowl Cozies – Stacks of Them!

These Charm Square Soup Bowl Cozies really are such a great way to use up all those charm square packs you’ve been collecting! Over the years while I was travelling from contract to contract with Dave, I managed to collect quite a few. My reasoning was that they were small so didn’t take up much room in the suitcase. And sometimes…

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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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