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Amy Chappell

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Color Block Zipper Pouch in Midnight Rose Fabric

Pencil pouch with color blocking in Midnight Rose Fabrics

I love when a pattern allows me to show off gorgeous fabrics. This Color Block Zipper Pouch is the perfect way to let these amazing prints from the Midnight Rose Fabric line shine. As part of my participation in the blog tour, Riley Blake Designs sent me the fabric to sew with. The designs and opinions are all mine. This Color Block Zipper Pouch is a free tutorial you can find on my blog here. Midnight Rose Fabric As you…

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A Step by Step Color block Zipper Pouch Tutorial

Color block zipper pouch tutorial

Zipper pouches are always handy for organizing, carrying and sorting all kinds of things. If you can make them cute, even better! This Color Block Zipper Pouch Tutorial will walk you through the steps of making a color blocked Zipper pouch. The pouch finishes at 4″ X 8 1/2″; so it is perfect for holding pencils or markers or whatever else you might want. The Color Block design allows you to show off your favorite fabric prints. For another fantastic…

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Quilt Block Hot Pad and Trivet Set

This post is sponsored by Nancy’s Notions. The project and opinions are my own. I am always on the hunt for a useful and beautiful gift idea. And if that gift idea is quick to make and economical to boot- it’s totally a win. This hot pad and trivet set is both useful and beautiful. Using traditional quilt blocks as the foundation of these utilitarian items makes them both lovely and timeless. This free pattern will show you all you…

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Rainbow Wool Applique Pincushion

I recently had my stash of Riley Blake Designs woven wool pulled out to create a project (you can find the Patriotic Hoop Pattern here) and while it was out I decided to design a new pincushion for my sewing space. I had made one years ago, and while I like the shape of it, one of my kids had taken my sewing scissors to the hanging flap and it has never been the same. Since I have been having…

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How to Make a Chapstick Holder Keychain with Riley Blake Designs Fabric

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This tutorial will help you keep your chapstick handy by showing you how to sew a chapstick holder keychain. With a simple construction and very few materials, this project comes together quickly but is super useful. To make it even handier, you may consider adding a wrist strap to it! For this post I am using Azure Skies fabrics by Simple Simon and Company for Riley Blake Designs. The fabric was provided to me so I could participate in the…

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