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Amy Chappell

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Quilted Euro Sham tutorial

Quilted Euro Sham tutorial by top US sewing blog Ameroonie Designs:image of pillow with Quilted Euro Sham from Barnyard Friends Pillow panel

My sister has a barn that she has recently converted to usable living space. Up in the loft she created a darling sleeping space with a queen bed and four amazing twin size cubbies. When I saw this Barnyard Friends pillow panel, I knew it would make a perfect addition to her new Wyoming digs. Adding some traditional quilt blocks to the top and bottom allowed me to size up the 17″ X 20″ panel into a full 26″ X…

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Welcome Wall Banner DIY

Welcome Wall Banner DIY by top US sewing blog Ameroonie Designs: image shows the finished welcome banner with floral cottage and embellishments

The fabric for this post was provided by Riley Blake Designs for my participation in the Flower Market blog tour. The project and opinions are my own. This post also contains affiliate links to products I use where I may receive a small payment if a purchase is made at no additional cost to you. I have a spot in my new home where I love to hang a little banner. I have made a few so far, this Merry…

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Quilting Book Review: Fresh Fat-Quarter Quilts

Can I admit something to you? I am not a perfect quilter. I love sewing, and I love quilts, but making full sized quilts is just not something I have done much of. So, when I was asked to do a quilting book review of Fresh Fat Quarter Quilts, I was a little nervous that I wouldn’t have enough experience to do Andy’s book justice. I shouldn’t have worried. The patterns are written so well with diagrams and instructions that…

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Personalized Christmas Countdown using the Cricut Maker

Personalized Christmas Countdown featured by top US craft blog Ameroonie Designs: image of paper Christmas Countdown and holiday decorations.

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine. From the time my first daughter was born, I have loved having countdowns to Christmas for them. I love watching their excitement as they anticipate this special time of year. Now that I have 6 children, it is harder to remember who’s turn it is to switch the calendar, or who got to open the last gift. This year, I have…

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Personalized Zipper Pouch Tutorial

Personalized zipper pouch tutorial featured by top US sewing blog Ameroonie Designs: add monogram to zipper pouch

The fabric for this Personalized Zipper Pouch Tutorial was provided by Riley Blake Designs as part of the Serenity fabric blog tour. The projects and opinions are mine. This post may also contain affiliate links. What is better than a personalized gift for someone? And, if you can make that gift yourself, and have it be something useful- then you are winning on all fronts. Use this personalized zipper pouch tutorial to create a bag for your favorite adventurer with…

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Toddler Backpack with In the Forest fabric

Sew a toddler sized backpack or pillow cover from In the Forest fabrics

The fabric for the Toddler Backpack and pillow in this post was provided by Riley Blake Designs as part of the In The Forest blog tour. The project and opinions are all my own. You are going to love the darling prints in this In the Forest line. The animals, the colors, and the pillow panels are all so much fun! I loved the idea of making something geared a little more toward young boys. However, my girls have been…

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Simple Christmas Banner with the Cricut Maker

Merry and Bright Christmas Banner

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine. You guys know how much I LOVE my Cricut Maker! Today, I’m going to share with you 5 reasons why I love it as well as walk you through how to make this fun Merry and Bright Christmas banner with your Cricut Maker! 5 reasons I love my Cricut Maker The first reason I love the Cricut Maker is the adaptive…

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How to Sew Simple Fabric Treat Bags

Use fabric to sew up Simple Fabric Treat Bags

Simple fabric treat bags are such a fun project to make. Using fun themed fabric means they will not only serve to hold the treat, they can be a decorating element as well! Whether for a class room, for friends or a fun party favor, these are so quick to make up, you can whip up how ever many you might need in no time. If you want to embellish them, I will have the patterns for the ones I…

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