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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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Sewing Tutorials: How to Make Fabric Carrots

note: This fabric carrot tutorial contains affiliate links Sewing fabric carrots is simple and fun. Don’t be surprised if you end up sewing a whole lot more than you think you really need. *update: if you want to cut these fabric carrots out using a Cricut Maker, you can find the link for the mini carrots here, or the medium carrots here. Supplies for your Fabric Carrots: Fabrics- large scraps of orange and smaller scraps of green Fiber fill or…

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Scalloped skirt and floral garland with Lily fabric from Penny Rose

I am so excited to participate today on the Lily fabric tour for Penny Rose Fabrics. I had so much fun sewing up this scalloped skirt, mini tote and darling fabric banner using the pink and yellow colorways that I was provided by Penny Rose Fabrics. The first thing I thought of when I saw this fabric was pink lemonade. It’s just so happy and bright. It was almost exactly 6 years ago that I first published this skirt tutorial.…

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Wonderland Tiered Pillowcase Dress Tutorial

Welcome Friends!  I’m so excited to share with you this fun fabric today- oh, and a cute pillowcase dress made out of it as well, as part of the blog hop celebrating Wonderland Fabric by Melissa Mortensen for Riley Blake Designs! My sweet friend Melissa from the blog Polka Dot Chair is a relatively new designer for Riley Blake Designs, in fact, this is only her second line of fabric- which I’m sure would surprise you when you get a…

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Springtime Felt Flowers

It’s always this time of year when I start itching for warmer weather and sunshine.  We seem to always have a warm spell that gets our hopes up, which is quickly followed by colder weather and snow.  So, until spring gets here for real- I decided to create some sunshine of my own and make this fun springtime floral frame.  It’s just the right colors for my living room and it might just live in there all year round. These…

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April Point of View Features

I am really ready for spring.  I mean, REALLY ready.  It won’t stop storming, blowing and being cold here!  I’m ready for warm, gentle breezes and sunshine.  So, the Point of View Spring theme came just in time.  And let me tell you, the links did not disappoint!  There were some really amazing projects linked up, so if you didn’t have a chance to check them out- head on over here.And now, it’s my turn to share with you a…

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April Point of View- Spring!

It’s here!  Our April Point of View!  I am so excited about these projects.  Aren’t they amazing?  I hope you’ll take a few minutes and go check out your favorites.  To make it easy, here are all the links: 1.  Michelle at A Little Tipsy 2. Camilla from Rosy Red Buttons 3. Gwen from Gwenny Penny 4. Stacy who is Not Just a Housewife 5. Jonie from Just Between Friends 6. Me- and well, you’re already here! 🙂 The link…

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Easter blocks with Clay Bunnies

This week has knocked me for a loop. I have a cold, which is much more than a cold. It’s an energy zapping, enthusiasm sucking, motivation destroying monster which has invaded my body leaving me with nothing but the desire to get back in bed and sleep. Which, I don’t have time for. 🙂 What I need to be doing is making more of these. My new Easter block sets with bunnies. The set only includes two bunnies, but I…

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Forcing Spring

Here is a teaser for my Point of View post tomorrow. This is the brooch I made to go with my skirt! Love the colors and fabrics. And totally off topic, but can I just say what a difference quality cotton makes in a project? I am very thrifty (of necessity) and usually don’t splurge on quilt quality cotton, but I’m a believer now! {if I can just get my budget on board we’ll be set}I am DYING for spring…

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Bring the Sunshine In! Pillow

I know I’m a little late posting our “Theme”-day post today, but once you see this little beauty, I’m hoping you’ll forgive me. I was trying to get this made this morning and that’s why posting got put on the back burner. Here’s a mini tutorial on making pin-tucks. It’s only the second or third time I’ve done it- so I’m by no means an expert. But, if you’ve ever wanted to give this look a try- here it is:…

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