I love summer sewing. The spring show season is behind me. Time to slow down a bit, get outside every day and spend lots of time creating. Before the demands of  the fall and holiday season I plan to take some time to do as much sewing as I can. I was gifted this supply…

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Since I moved to a bigger sewing space in our house last summer, I have spent lots of time organizing. I thought I would share some household items I use every time I sew. Stable and sturdy, small ceramic flower pots are perfect for pencils and scissors.   I love to use mason jars for…

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These sweet bunny drawstring bags are now in the Shop  The perfect size for a special treat for Spring or Easter. One bunny holds 4 plastic eggs. These would be darling at the Easter table as place holders or party favors. $10 each. limited quantities. All one of a kind and in various colors! Shop…

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Just a few quick, easy Valentine decor ideas using scraps of fabrics. I used a cookie cutter and cardboard templates to trace hearts on fabric scraps. I stitched a row together to use as a garland to hang on my winter tree. The rest I stitched onto card stock, then tape the card stock to…

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January is always an opportunity for me to refresh our house a bit after the holiday decorations are packed away. This year, I wanted to add some more cloth napkins to my stash. I am still trying to perfect how I finish the edges. I made (and sold) hundreds of flannel napkins last fall and…

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I made a sweet little center piece for my entryway wagon with the few twigs I had left from my  Spring Wreath DIY You can find the wreath diy HERE  I had a few stems left over so I secured them into a small pot packed with tissue paper. Topped off the pot with some shredded brown…

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Snow in the forecast for Minnesota this weekend. Again. I will forge ahead with Spring with an easy, colorful wreath for my front door. I bought 5 stems at Hobby Lobby to attach to a large embroidery hoop from my stash.   I hot glued most of the stems, but also wrapped some of the…

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DIY Fleece Blanket

I am slowly replacing all the fleece throws in our house. As durable as fleece is, they are wearing out. I decided to go with a neat zig zag stitched egdge instead of the tied edges that the girls helped me do so many years ago. If you are looking for an easy no sew…

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My first DIY for 2018 is just in time for Valentine’s Day. These hearts are the perfect use for scrap fabric. You can hand sew or machine sew. I traced a cookie cutter to make my template. Then cut out the hearts from scrap fabric. With wrong sides together sew two hearts together using a…

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Cleaning out closets this week. I decided to combine a sweater that was to short with a button down that was to tight. I cut the shirt first. All I needed was the collar/yoke, cuffs and lower five inches. I finished the raw edges with a zigzag stitch and pinned in place. I stitched them…

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