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Top 10 Sewing Posts of 2017 – Thanks for an Awesome Year!

2017 has been an awesome year on Super Mom – No Cape! This year has seen more visitors and subscribers than ever before. And I can’t thank you all enough for visiting and taking time to leave comments and send emails! Once again this year, my tutorials are your favorites. Some of the tutorials that were popular this year are…

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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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Budget Savers, Quilting, Sewing

How to Join Leftover Strips of Quilt Batting

Do you have a tub full of quilt batting scraps waiting for you to find a use for them? Every quilter I know has a container full of batting strips from when they square up their quilts after quilting before attaching the binding. I’m no exception! We all just hate to throw out that much batting, don’t we? After all……

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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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Gift Ideas, Sewing

Wee Scholar Felt Dolls With Basic Wardrobe & Halloween Costumes – Pattern Releases

If you’re looking for a quick and oh so fun gift to make for the little ones in your life, then I’ve got the perfect project for you! After six years of living and teaching pre-school and elementary school in China, our oldest daughter, Krystal and her partner, Robert decided it was time to move back to Canada. Over those…

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

Charm Square Soup Bowl Cozy Tutorial

As we move into the cooler weather of fall and then winter, we’ll all be making more soups and stews. Because, let’s face it, there’s nothing more comforting than a bowl of good hearty soup or stew to warm you up on a cold day. And as much as I’d like to say that Dave and I eat every meal…

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