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Pouches and keychains in Simple Goodness Fabric

This post is part of the Simple Goodness blog tour. The fabric for this project was provided by Riley Blake designs but the project and opinions are my own. I have come to the conclusion that navy and I are BFF’s. And any fabric line that includes navy is going to find it’s way up to the top of my list. This Simple Goodness fabric is no exception, the blush pinks, red and turquoise are wonderful accents to my favorite…

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Pleated Ruffle Pouches in Hesketh House fabrics

The fabric for the post was provided by Riley Blake Designs, the project and opinions are all my own.  Hesketh House is the new line of quality quilting cotton produced by Liberty and distributed exclusively in the US by Riley Blake Designs. These cotton fabrics have rich colors, classic designs and a lovely soft hand. Watch for Hesketh house to begin shipping to stores in March! I was able to get some fabric early and had some fun sewing up…

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Pillow Cover with Invisible Seam Zipper Tutorial

An invisible seam zipper is a great way to add a closure to your pillow covers. Set in the bottom seam, the zipper will keep your pillow together without interfering with the overall look of the pillow. It’s a great option for larger pillows that need a bit more room to insert the pillow form. This tutorial will walk you through all the steps to make your own Pillow Cover with an Invisible Seam Zipper. If you’d rather watch a…

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zipper pouch for washi tape

Once I got started sewing things for my planner, I knew a must have would be a pouch for my washi tape. Now, I realize that you can throw washi tape into any zipper pouch and it would be just fine.  I just didn’t want to have to dig through the pouch, or pull out all the washi to see what I have.  I also realize that for most planner addicts out there, eight rolls of washi is a ridiculous…

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The Greatest Adventures Await with this Simple Sling Bag Tutorial

The first time I saw this line of fabric, I knew just what I wanted to make with it.  A fun, simple sling bag that would be loved and used often, but so easy to make I wouldn’t feel bad when it got dirty, worn and loved. This Greatest Adventure fabric just screams summer adventures to me and is available now in retail stores.  And if you want to make a simple Sling Bag of your own, read on.  This…

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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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Blog Conference Tote Bag

You all gave me permission to make myself a new bag for the Creative Estates blogging conference.  But, I may have gone just a little overboard! 🙂I found this gorgeous fabric at Wal-mart- yes you read that right, Wal-mart!!  And since it was not all that expensive I bought both color-ways of the canvas and both accent fabrics as well.  So, I made my bag- extra large since it costs money to check luggage now days and I wanted to have…

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Perfecting Pouches

In case you were worried that with all the leprechaun nonsense going on around here I have neglected my mission on perfecting zippered pouches and the slouchy corner problem- Have NO fear! I am on the case. They are getting better and better! I am hoping to have a tutorial up soon on how I have achieved my magnificently crisp corners. 🙂 But, as I have been searching high and low and clicking on every zipper pouch link and tutorial…

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Luggage Tag Tutorial

This is the last week of our Love Notes month! Hard to believe February just up and flew by so quickly! I have been wanting to make these forever, and this last Love Note week was just the motivation to do it. I have to apologize for the pictures- it was late and no daylight was to be had.My kids take hot lunch at school, so I don’t have the opportunity to slip cute little notes in their sacks every…

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