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May 13 2017

Betz White Weekend Duffle Craftsy Class

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I recently completed the Betz White Weekend Duffle. This pattern is offered as part of her Craftsy class Sew Better Bags: The Weekend Duffel. I won the class for one of the bags I submitted to the Bag of the Month Club competition. I was super excited about it! Thanks, Bag of the Month Club! […]

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Apr 01 2017

Sew Sweetness Kismet Trinket Box Binding Kit

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I’m am so excited about these little guys! They are the Sew Sweetness Kismet Trinket Boxes.  The left is the large circular one one and the right is the small square one with the height decreased by an additional inch so that it’s only about 3 inches tall. I used some free fat quarters I […]

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Mar 27 2017

New Leaf Folding Totes

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I’m terrible about gifts. Well intentioned. But I’m eternally optimistic about how much time I have left until Hanukah/Christmas/birthday/etc. So it’s only natural that I ended up finishing my mom’s holiday gift this February. I wanted to make her something because while I make plenty of stuff for people, she never seems to get any […]

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Mar 24 2017

Magic Creative Maker Supply Case

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  When the Magic line by Sarah Jane for Michael Miller came out, I totally fell in love with it and pre-ordered a whole bunch (from one of my favorite stores, Hawthorne Threads). One of the ones I ordered was the You Are Magic print which has lots of wonderful happy and inspirational phrases on […]

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Mar 18 2017

True Bias Hudson Pants Review

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One of the activities i do when I’m not working is teach sewing classes at work along with some other lovely folks. One of them wanted to test out the Hudson Pants pattern from True Bias so a bunch of us got together to make them. Everybody picked a different fabric and different size so […]

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Mar 15 2017

Made by Rae Geranium Dress Review

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I have a cousin and a college roommate who both have little girls that are the most adorable tiny humans you’ve ever met. Naturally they needed dresses. I went looking for an easy dress to get started with and found the Geranium Dress by Made By Rae. I like the simplicity, the different options. Figured […]

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Feb 18 2017

Colette Patterns Moneta Dress Review

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A while back I made the Colette Patterns Moneta Dress. I think the dress is absolutely adorable and had wanted to make it for a while. The one I have for you today I don’t love on myself and it has already been given away to someone it fits much better. I might make it […]

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Jan 04 2017

A quilt top for mom

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A while ago (and by a while I mean like 10 years ago), my mom made a quilt top. This quilt top languished in her fabric vault until about a year or two ago when I started doing longarm quilting. When I was home last time, I told her she just needed to get it […]

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Dec 26 2016

Free Wine Bag Tutorial

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As promised here’s a walkthrough for the wine bag tutorial that I wrote. It classes up that bottle of wine you’re grabbing on the way out the door as a gift for your party host. The bag can be made with 2 fat quarters or just extra fabric that you have laying around. And once […]

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Dec 25 2016

Hanukkah wine bags and gift baskets

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Wishing everyone a Happy Hanukkah! These are wine bags and gift baskets that I made last year with some fabric I designed on Spoonflower. I couldn’t find the kind of Hanukkah fabric that I wanted so I made my own! And now it’s available to you, too! I wrote up a tutorial for the tall […]

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