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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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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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fabric Tutorials

On The Bright Side fabric tour

The fabric for this post was provided by Riley Blake Designs to allow for my participation in the On The Bright Side Fabric tour. The projects and opinions are my own. I have been a fan of Sandy Gervais for a long time. I was so excited to see this new fabric line from her and immediately jumped onto the blog tour. On The Bright Side fabric is a vintage inspired line with the most beautiful pear shade to accent…

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fabric spring Tutorials

Texture Fabric Blog Tour

The fabric for this post was provided by Riley Blake Designs as part of my participation in the Texture Fabric blog tour. The projects and opinions are my own. The new Texture Fabric by Riley Blake designs is one of their new basics and I am here for it! I love the many shades and fun tones of this fabric, and the movement of the texture makes it a super fun basic to work with. I used some spring tones…

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children sewing Tutorials

Cross Back Apron Tutorial

These aprons first made their debut years ago on the Riley Blake Design blog. My girls have absolutely loved them and I have loved that they are so easy to put on and wear. So, I decided it was time to share this Cross back Apron Tutorial on my blog with some updated pictures and clarified steps to help you make your own. The first inspiration for this project was on the blog Brown Eyes + Blue and I loved…

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Easter fabric pillow sewing Tutorials

Bunny Hop Pillow

This Bunny Hop Pillow was first published April 9, 2011 and was updated 3/7/2020. This bunny hop pillow continues to be one of my favorite Spring decorations. With reverse applique and just a bit of piecing this pillow has a sophisticated look while being fairly simple to execute. I am updating the post a bit from it’s original publication to reflect new measurements and clearer images. Bunny Hop Pillow Tutorial All seam allowances are 1/4″ unless otherwise indicated. Supplies: Fabric-…

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notebook cover Tutorials

Composition Notebook Planner Cover

Composition Notebook Planner Cover by Top US sewing blog Ameroonie Designs: image of fabric notebook covers for composition notebooks

This Composition Notebook Planner Cover post was originally published 6/8/2018 and was updated 2/8/2020.     *This project is part of the Hello Lovely blog tour. The fabrics were provided by Riley Blake Designs. the pattern and opinions are all mineIf you were to take a peek in my craft room you might realize that I love notebooks, especially composition notebooks. I use them all the time to keep track of projects I’m working on, notes from podcasts,  and as…

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Cricut Tutorials Valentine's Day

DIY Valentine Countdown Banner with the Cricut Maker

DIY Valentine Countdown Banner featured by top US craft blog Ameroonie Designs: image of paper heart banner with hidden love notes.

This post contains affiliate links, where purchases made through these links result in a small commission for me at no additional cost to you. I was provided a Cricut Maker machine to use, however, the project and opinions are all my own. My girls had SO much fun with their Personalized Christmas Countdowns I made last month, I decided to try a different spin on it to create a Valentine countdown. I actually made this one for my college-aged daughter…

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pillow Tutorials

Tassel Pillow DIY

The fabric and Chunky Thread were provided to me by Riley Blake Designs. The design and opinions are all my own. Chunky texture, colors of your choosing, a delightful and unique accent. All of these can be yours simply by following this Tassel Pillow DIY! The tassels are quick to make and are secured to the pillow so you don’t have to worry about strings pulling loose. Create a seasonal statement piece, or match the color way to your home…

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Christmas fabric holiday Tutorials

Fabric Tree Tutorial

Fabric Tree Tutorial by top US sewing blog Ameroonie Designs: Image of fabric trees in holiday scene with deer

This Fabric Tree Tutorial was originally published 12/16/15 and updated on 12/11/19. This project was first posted on Tatertots and Jello as part of Jen’s Happy Holidays series. Fabric trees are so much fun to make. They require very little supplies and time to make and can be customized to match any decor. These little trees are addicting. As you can see, I didn’t stop at just a few. (actually- I made a bunch for a boutique I was selling…

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