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Halloween Mini Banner

Halloween Mini banner uses felt to embellish fabric pennants

I love to decorate for Halloween. And I love making mini banners. So combine the two- and I’m in heaven. This fun Halloween Mini Banner can be made simply by gluing the felt pieces on, or more intricate by using embroidery to add detail and interest to your applique. This project first appeared on The Polka Dot Chair blog and I am re-sharing it here for my readers. Make a Halloween Mini Banner To start, you need your pennants. You…

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Embroidered Word Ornaments PDF Pattern

A simple, handmade, heartfelt holiday season is what these Embroidered Word Ornaments evoke for me. I love the clean lines, simple embroidery and sweet messages each of these mini stitchings holds. I am so thrilled to finally present this pattern for sale to the world, it has been years in the making! These ornaments first made their appearance in this post sharing how to make my Joyful Snowflake table runner. Requiring only three basic embroidery stitches- back stitch, satin stitch…

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Heart and Soul Fabric blog tour

*The fabric for these projects was provided to me by Riley Blake Designs. All opinions and projects are my own. So, this was meant to be done in December, but the panels I wanted to use were delayed getting in, and then, Christmas and life took over and it has taken me until now to get my act together, but I’m so happy I didn’t give up on getting these done, I LOVE how all of these projects turned out.…

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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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Simple St. Patrick’s Day decorations with felt and embroidery

 I don’t know if you’re like me, but I don’t have a ton of decorations for St. Patrick’s day.  However, I have kids who love when things look festive, so this year, I came up with a couple of simple (and cheap!) decorations that don’t take long to make, but add a bit of fun to my decor. Today, I’m going to share with you how I made the felt circle banner, the felt shamrocks and give you the pattern…

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DIY Embroidery Floss Organizer using Clothespins

(*this embroidery floss organizer tutorial post contains Affiliate Links) I have been working on organizing my craft room and wanted to store my embroidery floss in a pretty way. I was inspired by a couple of pictures on Instagram and loved how some creative people were not only storing their floss so it wouldn’t become a tangled mess, but had it out on display. I decided to make a framed DIY embroidery floss organizer so I would have somewhere to…

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Embroidered Mesh Word Art for Nursery

Embroidery was one of my very first crafting loves.  So, when I was invited to try out a new product from DMC I jumped at the chance.  This new stitchable mesh is so amazing and gives me a fun new medium to create on! They also have stitchable cork and cork with gold flakes!  I was able to get my hands on some of that too and I can’t wait to play with it. When I was thinking about what…

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Twill Ribbon Headbands

This post first appeared on the Ribbon Retreat blog.  I was given product to complete the project, but the ideas and opinions are my own. I love these simple headbands, they require few materials, are easy and quick to assemble and are easy enough, kids can make them.  They would be a fantastic party activity, great for craft camps or just to make on a day when you need something creative and fun to do. Ready to make one?  Let’s…

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Gratitude Journal Tutorial

A couple of years ago I had the opportunity to attend a retreat.  One of the activities at the retreat involved discovering what your core values were.  One of mine ended up being Gratitude.  It’s kind of important to me, but in the business of everyday life, it can be easy to overlook the small things we have to be grateful for- this is where a gratitude journal comes in.  I wanted to make a cute cover for it but…

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B is for Button

I love buttons.  I love the colors, textures, shapes and styles.  There is just something about them that makes me happy.  Today, I’m going to show you how to make this easy button monogram. This one was made using a mixture of new and vintage buttons.  I made it for my baby and used buttons collected from her grandmother and great- grandmothers.  I think that makes it pretty special. Are you ready to make your own? Button Monogram Tutorial supplies:fabricletter…

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