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Teacher gift set in Wanderings Fabric

A zipper pouch sewn up with Wanderings fabric by Poppie Cotton

With summer nearly over and preparations underway for back to school season, I thought of the amazing teachers everywhere getting ready for back to school. So, I wanted to create something that might help take a bit of the sting of summer ending. A fabric covered notebook and zipper pouch are projects that are quick to sew. Also, they show off the fabrics of this gorgeous line amazingly well. Sewing this Teacher Gift Set will be sure to take you…

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Change pouch tutorial

Hi friends!  I’m so excited to be here today with a fun and fast zipper pouch tutorial.  I’m guest posting today over on Skip To My Lou and sharing some fun ideas using this darling gift tag set made by my amazingly talented friend Gwen from Littler Design.  One of the ideas was to make something for your teacher using fun strawberry fabric- like this fabric from the Strawberry Biscuit line designed by Elea Lutz for Penny Rose Fabrics.  (*I…

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Teacher Appreciation Frame

When I went to SNAP there were many things I loved learning about and tons of great information.  But, the thing that struck me the most was the message given to us by the closing Key-note speaker, Matt Townsend.  You’ll be hearing from him more here on the blog, because I think he has some really important things to say, and he’s a lot funnier and smarter than I am.  One of the points he made about the power of…

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Bloom Pencil Bouquet Tutorial

So, here’s my teacher appreciation gift for this year.  If you follow Whipperberry, you might think I totally copied their version here.  And, really who could blame me if I had, right?  They always make great stuff!  But, no, this one I had done and finished before I even saw theirs- so how’s that for great minds thinking alike, right? The kids’ teachers are always asking for classroom donations for things like pencils and glue, so this was a way…

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