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Jelly Roll Quilted Christmas Stocking Tutorial

These Jelly Roll Stockings are so gorgeous and fun! They will surely become heirlooms in your family! This free tutorial shows you how to put them together. Once you start, they actually come together pretty quickly! This post is sponsored by Nancy’s Notions. The project and tutorial is my own. Let’s get sewing! Jelly Roll Stockings Supplies for your Quilted Christmas Stocking: Jelly Roll- I am using Christmas Delivery by Carta Bella by Riley Blake Designs batting- Bosal precut batting…

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Floral Crown Ornaments

The fabric for this post was provided by Riley Blake Designs/Penny Rose Fabrics. The project and opinions are my own. Pinewood Acres is a beautiful woodland themed fabric line that immediately reminded me of the cabin my grandparents built and where I spent many weekends of my childhood. We would spend hours in the trees, looking for treasures, making up games and going on adventures. There were always lots of deer to be seen, and fortunately, never any bears!I decided…

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Sew Christmas Stockings with the Cricut Maker

 This post is sponsored by Cricut and contains affiliate links. The project and opinions are all my own. Christmas just wouldn’t be the same without Stockings, right? For years I have been wanting to make matching stockings for all of my children, but I never managed to find the time. Well, this year, I don’t have an excuse, these simple stockings made using the Cricut Maker are so simple and quick, I will have all 6 of them sewn up…

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Joyful Snowflake table runner with Free Pattern

The fabric for this snowflake table runner post was provided by Riley Blake Designs, the pattern and opinions are all my own. Today is my turn on the Comfort and Joy blog tour for Riley Blake Designs. This fabric is seriously cute! I decided to take a motif from one of the mittens in the line and created a free pattern for a snowflake table runner that I just can’t wait to use next holiday season. And, it’s already ready,…

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Antique Ribbon Table Runner Pattern Review

I have had a few “pinch-me” moments since I’ve started blogging, and one came recently when I was invited to review a pattern for The Fat Quarter Shop.  I was given a credit to the shop and a copy of the pattern in exchange for my review, the opinions however are my own.  The pattern is called Antique Ribbon Table Runner.  It’s a really fun pattern and it’s made really simply by using a paper foundation. I decided to make…

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Pleated Ruffle Advent Banner

*This project first appeared on Jen Allyson’s blog last year.  She provided her beautiful fabrics and I created a project to help showcase it. I love finding fun ways to add to the anticipation of Christmas.  This advent is something even a beginning sewist could create- and yet it looks fancy and complicated.  And as a bonus, even when the treats are gone from inside- you still have a beautiful banner to display! Here’s how to create your own. Advent…

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Canvas Christmas Tree Guest Post and a Giveaway!

Today I’m over at Skip to My Lou as part of the Bake Craft Sew & Decorate series. I am sharing a Canvas Christmas Tree Banner , these are quick to whip up for holiday gift giving. In fact, you won’t want to miss all the handmade gift ideas! I have joined over 100 bloggers to share some amazing homemade gift ideas……..Plus I get to be part of an amazing sewing giveaway too. See Below… This is one is sew…

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Holiday Deer Head Art

*I was given a stencil from Royal Design Studios to complete this project and will receive compensation in the form of credit to their store for this post.  I hope that the fact that I am working for more stuff from Royal Design Studios shows how much I like their products. 😉  The ideas and opinions are all my own. You know when you see something and you just really have to try to make it for yourself?  I have…

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Scalloped Advent Banner

    *Disclaimer- this project is participating in the Cricut Design Space Star Contest and is eligible for prizes.  All ideas and opinions are my own.  This post also contains affiliate links.  I truly do love my Cricut Explore and  if you think you might want one, clicking through the links to purchase will result in a small cash compensation for me.  That is all- on to the project. 🙂 Can one have too many advent calendars?  I don’t think…

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Black & White DIY Christmas Shadow Box

It’s time for another Cricut Design Space Star contest post.  🙂  This DIY Christmas shadow box is pretty simple, but I really love the impact it makes. To create this DIY Christmas shadow box, I simply cut lots of shapes using a single sheet of black cardstock and arranged them in the shape of present on another sheet of glittery white cardstock.  You can find the file with the Christmas shapes here.  The bow is the TomKat bow in the…

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