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Christmas Button Lace Ornament Tutorial

This Christmas Button Lace Ornament Tutorial is an updated version of Lace Bear Ornaments that I used to make and sell at Christmas craft fairs back in the late 80s, early 90s. I made dozens of them during those years and I remember them selling well… which helped pay for our Christmases in those early years when my husband, Dave…

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Gift Ideas

Make It Monday – How to Sew a Basic Throw Pillow

Sewing a basic throw pillow is perfect for both the beginner and for the more advanced who just want a quick, easy-sew project. You can either recover an existing throw pillow or buy ready made pillow forms. For a 16′ pillow, cut two 17″ squares of fabric. I used my rotary cutter, quilting ruler, and cutting mat. (<-affiliate links) Next,…

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