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Personalized Christmas Countdown using the Cricut Maker

Personalized Christmas Countdown featured by top US craft blog Ameroonie Designs: image of paper Christmas Countdown and holiday decorations.

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine. From the time my first daughter was born, I have loved having countdowns to Christmas for them. I love watching their excitement as they anticipate this special time of year. Now that I have 6 children, it is harder to remember who’s turn it is to switch the calendar, or who got to open the last gift. This year, I have…

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Simple Christmas Banner with the Cricut Maker

Merry and Bright Christmas Banner

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine. You guys know how much I LOVE my Cricut Maker! Today, I’m going to share with you 5 reasons why I love it as well as walk you through how to make this fun Merry and Bright Christmas banner with your Cricut Maker! 5 reasons I love my Cricut Maker The first reason I love the Cricut Maker is the adaptive…

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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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MOD BEE Fall 2019

Did you attend MOD BEE earlier this year? If you didn’t, my friends, you missed out! We had such an amazing time, the ladies at Simple Simon and Company decided to host another conference this fall. MOD BEE Fall 2019 is an online quilting conference you attend from the comfort of your own home! Videos are live in a private Facebook group but if you miss one, or want to go back and watch it again, you have access to…

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Back to School Lunch Money Pouch with Cricut

Personalized lunch money pouches make lunch time fun.

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 means I receive a small commission for sales made through those links at no additional cost to you.   Do you ever send your kids to school with money for lunch hoping it will actually make it where it is meant to go? Keep the money safe and sound by sewing a Back to…

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A Step by Step Color block Zipper Pouch Tutorial

Color block zipper pouch tutorial

Zipper pouches are always handy for organizing, carrying and sorting all kinds of things. If you can make them cute, even better! This Color Block Zipper Pouch Tutorial will walk you through the steps of making a color blocked Zipper pouch. The pouch finishes at 4″ X 8 1/2″; so it is perfect for holding pencils or markers or whatever else you might want. The Color Block design allows you to show off your favorite fabric prints. For another fantastic…

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Quilt Block Hot Pad and Trivet Set

This post is sponsored by Nancy’s Notions. The project and opinions are my own. I am always on the hunt for a useful and beautiful gift idea. And if that gift idea is quick to make and economical to boot- it’s totally a win. This hot pad and trivet set is both useful and beautiful. Using traditional quilt blocks as the foundation of these utilitarian items makes them both lovely and timeless. This free pattern will show you all you…

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Rainbow Wool Applique Pincushion

I recently had my stash of Riley Blake Designs woven wool pulled out to create a project (you can find the Patriotic Hoop Pattern here) and while it was out I decided to design a new pincushion for my sewing space. I had made one years ago, and while I like the shape of it, one of my kids had taken my sewing scissors to the hanging flap and it has never been the same. Since I have been having…

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