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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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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 Tutorials

Celebrating Nine Years with an Awesome Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. The winner will be announced shortly. Thanks so much to all who entered and left such wonderful, heart-warming comments!   Super Mom – No Cape turned 9 this month! To celebrate, I’ve been busy sewing away making one-of-a-kind gifts for a giveaway to thank all those who subscribe and follow me. I can’t tell you…

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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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Reversed for St. Patrick’s Day

It’s so nice having pretty tissue boxes all around the house that can be changed according to whatever holiday is being celebrated next. Once you have the pattern (which I show you how to make in my Reversible Tissue Box Cover Tutorial.… each one only takes about an hour to sew. And because they’re reversible, you’re set for at least two holidays/seasons…

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Christmas on a Budget, Gift Ideas, Sewing Tutorials

Reversible Tissue Box Cover Tutorial

  These reversible tissue box covers are a quick, satisfying make that will add charm to your home decor while at the same time covering up those plain tissue boxes we all have in every room of our house. For this tutorial, I used cute Reindeer Christmas fabric for one side and Patriotic Red, White and Blue for the other…

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Christmas on a Budget, Sewing, Sewing Tutorials

I’ve Been Playing Tag with the Sun

I had promised the tutorial for the fabric tissue box cover the first week of December but we’ve had lots of cloudy days that aren’t the greatest for taking photos. Today there’s been sunshine mixed with cloud so I’ve been playing tag with the sun to get the step-by-step tutorial for non-directional fabric photographed.If the sun continues to cooperate, I’ll…

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