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Amy Chappell

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Handmade Travel Accessories

Riley Blake Designs provided the fabric for this post as part of my participation in the blog tour for the Fleur fabric line. All projects and opinions are my own. In this day of global pandemics, who doesn’t dream of going out on adventures to far off places? We may only be able to travel locally right now, but that doesn’t mean we can’t do it in style. And then, one day when this whole pandemic is over, we will…

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Curling Iron Travel Case Sewing Pattern

Want to curl your hair but you’re not sure it will cool enough to pack up in your suitcase? This Curling Iron Travel Case sewing pattern will help answer your problem! Layers of cotton batting and Insulbrite help protect your belongings from the residual heat from your cooling curling iron. *note: do not put a hot curling iron into the sleeve, allow it to cool as long as possible before putting the sleeve on. And if you’re buying Insulbrite already,…

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Rainbow Village with Prim fabric

The fabric for this project was provided by Riley Blake Designs for my participation in the Prim fabric project tour. The projects and opinions are my own. There is just something magical about rainbows. I love sewing them as much as I can. When I had the opportunity to sew with Prim fabric, the new line by Lori Holt for Riley Blake Designs I was thrilled. Lori’s colors are my favorite and there is an amazing rainbow of fabrics in…

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How to sew a hot pad with pockets

The fabric for this post was provided by Riley Blake Designs for my participation in their Santa Claus Lane blog tour. The project and opinions are all mine. My sister has this super old set of hot pads that I love. They have pockets for your fingers and thumb and they are a bit smaller than your average hot pads, making grabbing pans from your oven so much easier! I decided to make my own pattern for one so I…

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Advent Mini Quilt

The fabric for this project was provided by Riley Blake Designs for participation in the Oh Holy Night blog tour. The project and opinions are all mine. Christmas is such a special time of year. I love the traditions and the feelings that come with this season. When I saw the Panel in the Oh Holy Night fabric line, I knew I wanted to make an advent mini quilt to help my family create a tradition of incorporating acts of…

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QAYG Rose Reading Pillow

The fabric for this post was provided by Riley Blake Designs for participation in the Beauty and the Beast blog tour. The project and opinions are all mine. Reflecting on Belle’s love of reading and books, and noticing all the books in various prints of this darling line, it seemed only natural to sew up a QAYG Rose Reading Pillow for my stop on the Beauty and the Beast fabric tour. This line from Jill Howarth for Riley Blake Designs…

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Sunshine Box with Cricut Joy

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cricut. All opinions are 100% mine. This post contains affiliate links. Purchases made through these links will result in a small commission for me at no additional expense to you. The Cricut Joy is a new, tiny cutting machine that packs a big punch. Perfect for cutting vinyl, paper or iron on– this compact tool is easy to transport, set up and get cutting. The block, card and tags…

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Fabric Christmas Village

The fabric for this post was provided by Riley Blake Designs for participation in the Merry Little Christmas blog tour. The project and opinions are all mine. I am so excited to be participating in the Merry Little Christmas blog tour today. This fabric line is so delightful! The little animal characters, the whimsical details and the gorgeous colors combine to delight and inspire. I decided to create a little fabric Christmas Village to play off of the darling houses…

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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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