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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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Gift Ideas, Sewing

5 Quick to Make Last Minute Valentine’s Gifts

This year is just speeding along, isn’t it? It seems we’re just over one holiday and another is fast approaching. If you’re looking for some last minute Valentine’s items to make to give or for decoration, I’ve got some lovely ideas to share with you today.   Valentine’s Pips made using my Thimble Pip Tutorial are perfect for holding small…

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Gift Ideas, Sewing, Sewing Tutorials

Painted Maple Leaf Table Runner Tutorial

Have you ever seen a craft that you did as a child and find yourself wishing that you had an excuse to make that craft again? That’s what happened that led to the creation of this Painted Maple Leaf Table Runner. Debbie from One Little Project posted a really fun Chalk Stenciled Pumpkin. Ooohhh how I wanted to get out…

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