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Cross Stitch Antique Chair Refinish

Cross Stitch Antique Chair Refinish

I’m so excited to show off today’s project to you! I think it’s maybe my favorite transformation project I’ve ever done. :) For quite a while now I’ve been admiring cross-stitch chairs – I mean they’re just so darling with their wicker all decorated with pretty yarn and threads. And…

10 Fabulous Patterns to Sew

Sew Our Stash – Closet Copy

It’s time for another round of Sew Our Stash! Marissa from Rae Gun Ramblings and I started this challenge to push ourselves a little – so we’d sew up items to wear and use up our stash at the same time! This month’s challenge is Closet Copy! Our goal was…

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15 Minute Picnic Blanket

With these warmer temps we’re finally having, I am dying to get out and visit some of our local parks and lakes! We have so many fun places around here in East Tennessee – there is always some place new to explore! I’ve been wanting to create a blanket we…

Retro Style Sundress

Simple Retro-Style Sundress

It’s summer time! Which means it’s time to break out the sundresses! Every summer Melissa from Melly Sews hosts a fun series titled 30 days of Sundresses and this is my fourth year participating! There is so much inspiration in this series! You can find dresses for all sizes –…

15 Super Cute DIY Pincushions

15 + Super Cute DIY Pincushions

Don’t you just love cute little pincushions? I think they’re so fun to make up and you can never have enough cute places to hold your pins and needles. They make such great gifts too! Today I’ve rounded up some of my favorite pincushions to show off – I have…

Pom Pom Bandana Bunting

Easy Bandana Pennant Banner

I just love making up easy and cute banners for parties or even just for everyday! They are so fast to sew up and add such fun colors and style to any display, mantel or even to your backyard fence. Bandanas are so summery to me, so I thought it would be fun…

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Sew Our Stash – Top Edition

Did you catch our big announcement last month? Sew Our Stash is back! Every month Marissa from Rae Gun Ramblings and I are challenging ourselves to sew a few things to wear and use up fabrics in our stash at the same time! We are making things even easier this…

Blend Fabric Quilt Market Projects

New Projects from Quilt Market

Have you heard of Quilt Market? It’s basically a big smorgasbord of fabric and quilting awesomeness. I’ve never been – I think it’s only open to quilt and fabric designers, but it’s on my list of “big things I want to do”. It’s a long list. :) Last weekend was…

19 Fabulous Liberty Print Projects

19 Fabulous Liberty Fabric Projects

Do have a favorite fabric line? I have a serious love affair with (ok most fabrics) but especially Liberty of London prints. Their fabric designs have such great style – the colors are pretty and they have so many little florals that I just adore. The feel of the fabric…

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Kate Spade Inspired Key Fobs

I feel quite strongly that Kate Spade and I might be BFF’s if we ever met in real life. (Is there a real Kate Spade?? I should probably know this.) I mean, obviously she loves color, classic style, and sometimes quirky quotes. And we can’t forget gold bows. It’s a match made…

15 Fabulous Tops to Sew for Summer - I love these!

15 Fabulous Tops to Sew

I have such a fun announcement today! Marissa from Rae Gun Ramblings and I are starting back up our Sew our Stash series! If you’re new to Sew Our Stash, Marissa and I came up with the idea to really challenge ourselves to sew more apparel – and to use…

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Polkadots and Flowers – “Create” Hoop Art

I have been wanting to do another oversized Hoop Art ever since I did my US Map Hoop – it’s so fun to work on a little bigger scale. And let’s face it, I’m always looking for an excuse to make another hoop! So when Rachel from R and R…

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Time for Tea – Pretty DIY Dish Towel

I am an AVID tea drinker. It’s pretty much a daily thing – and while I like iced tea, I’m really a hot tea kind of girl. As in, I have at least one cup of tea a night, and then often others throughout the day. I actually have a…

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Scrap Embellished Dish Towel

Today for our Scrap Busting Extravaganza guest we are so fortunate to have the super talented Melissa from Polkadot Chair! Melissa shares all sorts of awesome sewing and craft tutorials on her blog. She’s also the author of Project Teen – a fabulous book full of sewing projects for teens,…

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Sweet Deer Embroidered Zipper Pouch

I think sweet little Deer projects go hand in hand with Spring, don’t you? I also think you can never have enough zipper pouches. At least I can’t. I definitely need more organization and tidiness in my life. So I thought – let’s combine the too! A cute deer embroidery,…

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Quilt As You Go Initial Tote Bag

We are nearing the end of the Scrap Busting Extravaganza!! I have so loved seeing everyone’s amazing ideas. And we are not done yet!! Today we have the oh-so-fabulous Kimbo from A Girl and A Glue Gun with us today!!   Kim is adorable, funny, and super talented!! She can…

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Scrappy Camera Strap

I’m super excited about today’s Scrap Busting project – and the fabulous girl bringing it to us! Today our project is from Susan at Sugar Beans! Susan is a crafty, sewing, crocheting, vintage loving girl after my own heart! Seriously – every time she posts a project I think, “Oh!…

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Embroidered Scrap Notebook Cover

Today we have another fun Scrap Busting project!! Our special guest today is Amy from Ameroonie Designs and she has such a sweet project for us. Amy has a great style – and she has such an attention to detail in her sewing. I have bought two of her wallets…

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Burlap and Fabric Easter Egg Bunting

One of my favorite types of holiday decorations are buntings. There are so many cute things you can do and different materials you can use. They add some fun and festivity to a wall, mantel or shelf! Plus, most of them store flat which is always a plus. Especially as my…

Scrappy Strawberry Pincushions - so perfect for using up fabric scraps!

Strawberry Pincushions

Today in the Scrap Busting Extravaganza we have the super amazing Heather from The Sewing Loft! Heather is an amazing seamstress – she can do anything! Clothing, Home Decor, Crafty stuff – plus she’s always sharing awesome tips and tricks to make sewing easier! You are going to love her…