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Gorgeous Mini Scrap Quilt Tutorial

Welcome to another day of the Scrap Busting Extravaganza! And wow – do we have an amazing project for you today!! Today our special guest is the Amazing Amy from Diary of a Quilter! Amy is a super talented seamstress and quilter and I’m so excited she is visiting today!…

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DIY Chalk Cloth Speech Bubble Pillow

You guys. Today for the Scrap Busting Extravaganza we have the epic duo from Simple Simon and Co.!! If you are a sewist you are probably already following along with their blog (s) but if you aren’t I highly encourage you to go visit! Elizabeth and liZ are soooo talented…

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DIY Fabric Heart Valentines

Are you getting all geared up for Valentine’s Day?? It is just around the corner! Well if you are looking for inspiration today’s post has got you covered!! At the end of the post there will be links to at least 60 DIY Valentine’s day ideas!! There will be lots…

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DIY Snap-On Bag Organizer

Today for our Scrap Busting Extravaganza I’m so excited to welcome Melissa from Melly Sews and Blank Slate Patterns! Melissa is so amazing. She can sew anything and her patterns are hugely popular – they are even carried by Jo-Ann Fabrics! I think her project today is so cute! Hey…

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30 Fabulous Vintage Linen Projects

If you have ever even accidentally ended up at Flamingo Toes there is a good chance that you’ve come across a vintage fabric project. Or a project that I wished I used vintage fabric on but restrained myself. One of those two things. Because seriously, it is just too yummy….

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15 Minute Plaid and Lace Infinity Scarf

Today I’m sharing this 15 Minute Plaid and Lace Infinity Scarf and it is sooo quick and easy to sew up. You could make up a bunch in an afternoon and have something super cute to wear – and have some left over for gifts if you want! Or you…

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Vintage Stitched Christmas Card Art

Don’t you love those old colorful Christmas Cards? I think they are so sweet – and sometimes funny too! The illustrations are so sweet – and definitely perfect for my vintage loving heart. I was browsing around online and came across this darling Vintage Bells card. Isn’t it great? I…

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Colorful Vintage Handkerchief Apron

You might have seen this project a few weeks ago at Skip to My Lou – but in case you missed it I’m reposting it here! I love sewing all sorts of projects – but I have a special love for all things vintage. I think I was born in…

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Colorful Stitched Gift Card Holders

I just love giving gift cards for Christmas – it makes it so easy for the person to choose something special that they really want! But I also love dressing them up so they are packaged in cute ways! I’ve partnered with Target today to bring you a cute idea…

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Easy & Cute Fabric Mug Cozy Tutorial

Are you working on your handmade gifts? I am slowly chipping away at them but I need to step up my game! I just love the convenience and ease of giving gift cards – but there’s a part of me that just wants to add a little something personal too….

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25 Adorable and Free DIY Stockings

Even if you aren’t diving right into Christmas decorating – there is nothing wrong with getting started on your Christmas sewing! That way as soon as that last Thanksgiving dinner plate is washed and put away – you can haul out the decorations and have a party!! Oh – and…

DIY Fall Fabric Pumpkins

Colorful Fall Fabric Pumpkins

Last weekend I packed up my Halloween – much earlier than normal actually (I was shocked at how efficient I was) and have to say I was a little sad to see it all go. Things were looking a little bare – it’s that lonely time between Halloween and Christmas….

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25 Colorful Scrap Fabric Gift Ideas

I am determined to get started on my gift making earlier this year! Yes I say that every year. And yes, it’s already November. But still. That last-minute rush around making gifts makes me a little crazy. And crazy isn’t exactly my favorite holiday mood. Sooo. This year I have…

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Cute and Easy 15 Minute DIY Skirt

I just love fast and easy sewing projects – and when those quick projects are also sweet additions to my wardrobe – even better! This Cute and Easy 15 Minute DIY Skirt is so super fast to sew together – and easy to make up in your favorite fabric!  You could…

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Project Teen Book Review

I seriously have the most talented friends! I am so excited to show off the book Project Teen by the awesome Melissa from The Polkadot Chair! Project Teen is such a great book. And I’m not saying that because Melissa is my friend. I think she really did a fabulous…

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Vintage Pumpkin Fall Pillow

I’m kind of addicted to making new pillows. They are so easy to do and they can really change and update the look of a room! This Pretty Fall Pumpkin Pillow is just perfect for adding a little touch of Fall to your sofa. It’s an envelope pillow too –…

Selfish Sewing Week Dress!

Well I’m a little late to the party but I am excited to share the new dress I sewed up for Selfish Sewing Week! Selfish Sewing Week is a fun week full of inspiration to sew for ourselves! A bunch of bloggers have all teamed up with Indie pattern designers…

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DIY Striped Fabric Pumpkins

Eeeek! Halloween is just around the corner! I am having so much fun pulling out all my spiders and skeletons and other spooky stuff. I’m working on making some new things too – like these fun DIY Striped Fabric Pumpkins! I’ve been wanting to make fabric pumpkins for a while…