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Friday Favorites – Winter Sewing Patterns

It’s the time of year to start thinking about those little holiday sewing projects you’d like to get done. Maybe as a gift, or just for yourself.  So, I’ve gathered up a few of my personal favorite projects that are QUICK, EASY, and FREE. Make an Infinity Scarf Flamingo Toes has an amazing tutorial for…

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#OurProject52 – Out of Focus

Do you ever feel out of focus?  That’s how I’ve been feeling lately, and I know it’s been seeping into the blog.  I can’t remember the last time I had a finished sewing project to share with you. Ok, I can remember when it was, but let’s just say it was a while ago. Instead…

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Foxy Scarf

It was selfish sewing week a couple weeks ago, so I used that as an excuse to finally get around to making myself a fun infinity scarf. I used a great linen blend Japanese print fabric, backed with a teal knit, finishing the look with some vintage pom pom trim. I absolutely love how it…

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#NaBloPoMo – Handmade Clothes

I love handmade clothes. I’ve even made a few for myself. But I have one problem with making my own clothes- I can never get the finish the way I want. The outsides always look great, but my inside seams ravel. I think I need a serger, unless you have another, less bulky way to…

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Wilmington Prints Trunk Show

I was lucky enough to attend the Wilmington Prints Trunk Show at Let’s Sew on Valentine’s Day. It was a lot of fun to see some of the great things we could make with Wilmington’s yardage and  pre-cut 2.5″ strips. The Square Knot quilt was lovely and features a lot of the essentials lines which…

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Works in Progress

I have to admit to being a complete slacker and getting almost no sewing accomplished since my last WiP post. I did finish up my mini quilt for the 1st Project Quilting challenge of the season. You can vote for your favorites until 8:00pm CST on Friday, January 16th, 2015. The only other thing that…

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Introducing Yuletide Magic

yuletide magic quilt

I’m excited to share my most recent quilt finish with you all today. I’ve named the quilt “Yuletide Magic” after the panel that I pulled the focus fabric from. Aside from that panel, the rest of the fabric was left over from my Christmas Emporium quilt (also known as the Christmas crazy quilt). I wanted…

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Works in Progress

I actually feel like I’ve made a lot of progress on my in the last week. I finally finished the binding on my the Christmas quilt I made from the leftover Christmas fabrics I had after I made my crazy quilt. I think I’ll call the quilt Yuletide Magic, after the panel that I used…

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Works in Progress

I feel like I’ve made a lot of progress in the last week. I finished all the blocks for the Christmas quilt I’m making with the left over fabric from my Christmas Crazy Quilt. Then I got those blocks put together for a finished top, pieced the back, and quilted it. Now all that’s left…

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