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How to Sew 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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Halloween Mini Banner

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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Fabric Jack O Lantern with Cricut EasyPress Mini

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine. This post also contains affiliate links which may provide a small amount of compensation for me if purchases are made through them at no additional cost to you.   I had the opportunity to try out the new Cricut EasyPress Mini. Its super small size makes it a great companion to any other EasyPress you may own. The powerful heat plate,…

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How to Sew Fabric Pumpkins

Fabric pumpkins are such fun way to add a bit of whimsy to your decorations. Whether you are making them for Halloween, or just for fall, these quick to sew pumpkins are an easy way to highlight your favorite fabric, or just add some color and texture to your home. I first showed you how to make these pumpkins in this post from last year using the Cricut Maker. But, I wanted those of you who don’t have the Maker…

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Batty Felt Pillow Tutorial

*I was given a Cricut Maker to use and create tutorials with, and this post contains Cricut Affiliate links. That being said, the opinions and projects are all mine. If you have been around here since the beginning, you may remember this pillow from 2010. It’s one of my most popular projects. Well, this year, I was contacted by a magazine who wanted to include my project in their Holiday Crafts edition for this fall. Of course I was thrilled.…

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Skull Color Block Halloween Pillow

 *This post is sponsored by ThermOWeb as part of my participation on their design team. The fabrics were also provided to me by Riley Blake Designs. The project and opinions are my own. Looking for a spooktacular way to dress up your pillows or walls this Halloween? I have the perfect tutorial for you! This color block pillow with skulls is a fun and creepy way to add some festivity with your favorite fabrics! Using ThermOWeb Heat n bond printable…

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Embellished Trick Or Treat Bag Pattern

What is better than sending your little trick or treaters out on Halloween night and seeing their faces light up as they fill their bags with candy? Watching them do it with a totally adorable, embellished trick or treat bag!! This pattern will show you how to make a darling trick or treat bag that is perfect for carrying around as they gather all those delicious bites.*Supplies for this post were provided by Therm O Web and Riley Blake Designs.…

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Halloween mantel and word art

 So, technically, this isn’t a mantel, but it’s as close as I can get in this house.  I’m still loving my turquoise dresser and it makes me happy every time I walk in the door.  Last year I purged quite a bunch of my holiday decorations, so I wasn’t sure how this year’s decorating would look, but I’m pretty happy with it, at least this little spot anyway.  I promised when I posted the Love Word Art a few weeks…

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Halloween Mantel

Here is the beginning of my Halloween mantel.  It’s still got a way to go, but it’s a good start don’t you think? I’m using the top of my turquoise dresser that sits in my living room.  It’s nice to have a large surface to decorate, but it’s also a challenge to find decorations that fit the scale of the piece. (*I was given the Doodlebug products to use as part of my work on their design team) The first…

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Halloween Icon Blocks and Washi Tape Giveaway

Can you feel that crispness in the air?  We had a week full of rain showers last week and it’s left the feeling of fall all around.  It’s the main reason I LOVE September.  Combine that with the fall projects I’ve been creating, and I’m ready to bust out the decorations and launch into autumn full swing.  Want to see what my latest creation is?  These Halloween Icon blocks have been in my “in progress” bin forever. (and by forever,…

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