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Flower and Hexagon Pillow

Fabric Hexagon and Embroidery Pillow

Have you ever tried sewing up hexagons? I have been wanting to give them a try for quite a while now and I decided it was finally time to jump in and go for it! And I have to say – I am hooked! I love doing hand sewing anyway…

Colorful Elephant Pillow

Colorful Vinyl Elephant Pillow

I have something fun for you today! Have you ever worked with Heat Transfer Vinyl? I confess I haven’t done a lot with it – a few shirts here and there but that’s about it! I’m partnering up with Expressions Vinyl today though to show you a fun way to…

24 Cute and Colorful Fat Quarter Projects

24 Cute and Colorful Fat Quarter Projects

I’m always on the hunt for cute projects to make with fat quarters! I seem to pick them up so often when I’m out at the fabric store – it’s a little like how kids feel in those those candy aisles in the Target checkout line. I can’t walk by…

15 Fabulous DIY Maxi Skirts

Fabulous DIY Maxi Skirts

I have a little confession – for those of you that keep track of that sort of thing this is the day for Sew Our Stash but I don’t have a project! So sad right? I promise to have something cute and polkadotty to show next month. :) Instead I…

Happy Home Fabric Pillow

Home Sweet Home Pillow

I pretty much adore playing with new fabrics. I mean, don’t we all?? :) There is something just so delicious about getting a new bundle of coordinating fabrics and thinking of all the amazing things you can do with it! Especially when that group of fabrics is something brand new and…

Fabric Bow Canvas Totes

Fabric and Lace Bow Tote

I love dressing up plain canvas totes! They are so fun to do and you can create so many different looks. You can find canvas totes in almost any craft store or even Amazon – and you can never have enough cute totes right?? Today over at Lil Luna I’m…

Embroidered Animal Party Skirt

Embroidered Animal Party Skirt

Today I’m taking part in my favorite series of any that I do – it’s Simple Simon and Co’s “Skirting the Issue“! Skirting the Issue is held every July and it’s full of skirt tutorials and inspiration to sew up skirts for foster girls just in time for Back to…

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…

Easy Picnic Blanket from Tablecloths

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…

Colorful Sorbetto Top

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…