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WIP Wednesday – Holiday Ornaments

In between playing tiny house and kitchen with Milli, I’ve been using up a some of my scrap Christmas fabric to make ornaments. I’ve done two different kinds so far – Christmas trees and fortune cookies. The Christmas trees are made from 4″ strips of fabric cut into triangles (one for each side), with twill…

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WIP Wednesday

I’m super excited to have made progress on the baby communique quilt again. I was able to piece a backing from all of the leftover bits of the fabric I had purchased to make the front. I crumb pieced all of the leftover bits of fabric from the front into sections and added the uncut…

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Handmade Ornaments

With the tiny human to take care of, I really don’t have a good way to do crafting projects at home.  My sewing space is in the basement and full of things that might be dangerous to Mil if I left her unattended, which if basically what I would be doing, if I did any…

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Spring Wreath

A while back, I saw a wreath on Create Craft Love that I absolutely adored.  It was a fun spring wreath made from a garden hose. So, I thought I would give making one of these a try.  Of course, I managed not to rememeber to print off a list of the things I needed…

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“A Year from Now” Free Gallery Printable

I’ve been looking around for some gallery wall artwork recently, and I came across a cool old typographic poster that read: “A year from now what will I wish I had done today?”  This seemed like the perfect poster to add to my gallery wall since I celebrated my 30th birthday on Wednesday. The poster…

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#NaBloPoMo – Where did my crafty go?

Over the last couple years I have found myself working on more fabric based projects, things like quilts and clothes.  There certainly isn’t anything wrong with that, but I sometimes wonder where the rest of my crafty went. The last non-fabric craft project I made was my Raku Monk Wreath. I love how it came…

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Raku Monk Assemblage Wreath

The University I work for recently closed it’s ceramics program. As part of the process, we are going through all of the items left in the pottery building. When going through the building, I collected all of the Raku “Monks” which are small ceramic objects that have a monk-like sculpture the department created to test…

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Easter Themed Projects from Around the Web

Last year, I wrote a post featuring April themed projects.  To me, April often means rain, but Easter falls in April this year, so let’s talk about a few great sewing projects that are great for Easter. I am in love with this Christian Cross Watercolor Art Quilt from SusieBDesigns on Etsy. It was actually…

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Displaying Fabric

Did you ever have a piece of fabric you loved so much that you just couldn’t use it in a project?  I have a piece of fabric like that from my grandmother’s stash.  It’s the very last piece of the fabric, just a little larger than a mini charm. So what do you do with…

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