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Amy Chappell

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Rainbow Sunset Mug Rug Tutorial

This fun quilt as you go mug rug is a great way to use up scraps and make something useful in the process. Mug rugs are great for keeping those condensation rings off your furniture and allow you to practice quilting techniques on a very small scale. This Rainbow Sunset Mug Rug is a simple, straightforward project that will bring lots of joy as you use it. And if you love the look of this mug rug, but want to…

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Fabric Lanyard Tutorial

From keychains, to badge holders to straps for purses and wallets lanyards are useful and can be super cute too, if you know how to make them for yourself. This fabric lanyard tutorial will walk you through sewing two different styles of lanyards, one with a safety clasp and the other without. This quick and easy tutorial will get you stitching up lanyards for every person and event in your life. If you want a shorter keychain, I have my…

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Quilt As You Go tutorial

Quilt as You go tutorial by Top US sewing blog Ameroonie Designs. image of: mug rug with quilt as you go fabric background

I love projects that let me use up scraps and create something useful from left over bits. This Quilt as you go tutorial will show you how to sew scraps to batting to create a new piece of quilted fabric that is perfect for mug rugs, pouches or even tote bags or pillows. Depending on what you are using your quilted fabric for will determine what kinds of fabric you select. In this example I am creating backgrounds for raw…

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Mini Rainbow Applique Pattern

Mini Rainbow Applique Pattern by top US sewing blog Ameroonie Designs image of mug rug with rainbow applique

This mini Rainbow Applique pattern is the perfect accent for a mug rug, zipper pouch or to stand on it’s own as home decor in an embroidery hoop. However you use it, it is sure to bring delight to your creative efforts. Download the free printable Mini Rainbow Applique pattern here. Felt Applique- Mini Rainbow Hoop This felt Rainbow Mini Hoop is a fun hand work project that is both portable and darling! I used Bellwether 100% wool Felt from…

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Walk Jog Run Book Review

I was given a digital copy of the book Walk, Jog, Run to read and review. All opinions are my own. Have you ever decided against doing a project because you didn’t want to have to quilt it? Have you ever wished you could improve your free motion quilting skills? If so, this is the book for you! Walk, Jog, Run by Dara Tomasson will walk you through all the information you need to tackle free motion quilting like a…

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4th of July pillow Tutorials

Patriotic Porch Pillow Tutorial

The fabric for this post was provided by Riley Blake Designs as part of the Fireworks and Freedom Fabric blog tour. The opinions and projects are all mine. Is anyone else looking forward to summer? I know I am. After a long winter and weeks of being cooped up in the house, the thought of barbeques , walks down the lane and warm evenings on the porch are giving me life! Today I am sharing this Patriotic Porch Pillow Tutorial…

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Community Love Mini Quilt

Community Love Mini quilt by Top US sewing blog Ameroonie Designs. Image of: mini quilt with houses and hearts.

The fabric for this post was provided by Riley Blake Designs for participation in the Moments Fabric Blog Tour. The project and opinions are all mine. This Community Love mini quilt is born from recognizing how important community is to me. Whether it’s the actual community I live in and love, or my online community of readers and friends and followers on my blog and social media, this global upheaval has taught me to really appreciate how much connecting with…

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Amazing Cricut Projects to make at home

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cricut. All opinions are 100% mine. This post also contains Affiliate links. If a purchase is made after clicking through one of my affiliate links I will receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. Anytime in my opinion is a great time to craft with my Cricut Maker. Creating for me is a form of therapy, a way to relax and connect with my soul. We…

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pillow Tutorials

Watch for Rainbows Pillow

Watch for Rainbows Pillow tutorial by Top US sewing blog Ameroonie Designs: Image of quilted pillow with rainbow and garland

The fabric for this post was provided by Riley Blake Designs as part of the Noah’s Ark Fabric blog tour. The project and opinions are my own. Shaun Wallace has such delightful illustrations in her fabric. When I saw this darling Noah’s Ark fabric, I just knew I wanted to make up something fun with it! However, my original project changed as the circumstances of the world rapidly evolved with the outbreak of Covid-19. Instead of focusing on the sweet…

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