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PIncushion sewing Tutorials

Scraptastic and Simple QAYG Strip Pincushion

I was sent some Poly-fil bags to use to participate in the 80th birthday celebration for Fairfield World. The project and opinions are all my own. Years ago I made myself a brand new pincushion, one with an attached scrap bucket, out of my favorite fabrics. It hadn’t been finished a week when one of my daughters came into my sewing room, took my fabric scissors and cut through the fabric holding the scrap bucket!! I was so upset! I…

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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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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 Simple Fabric Treat Bags

Use fabric to sew up Simple Fabric Treat Bags

Simple fabric treat bags are such a fun project to make. Using fun themed fabric means they will not only serve to hold the treat, they can be a decorating element as well! Whether for a class room, for friends or a fun party favor, these are so quick to make up, you can whip up how ever many you might need in no time. If you want to embellish them, I will have the patterns for the ones I…

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Halloween Mini Banner

Halloween Mini banner uses felt to embellish fabric pennants

I love to decorate for Halloween. And I love making mini banners. So combine the two- and I’m in heaven. This fun Halloween Mini Banner can be made simply by gluing the felt pieces on, or more intricate by using embroidery to add detail and interest to your applique. This project first appeared on The Polka Dot Chair blog and I am re-sharing it here for my readers. Make a Halloween Mini Banner To start, you need your pennants. You…

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Fabric Jack O Lantern with Cricut EasyPress Mini

Fabric Jack O Lantern with Glitter Iron On using Cricut Easy Press Mini

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 may provide a small amount of compensation for me if purchases are made through them at no additional cost to you.   I had the opportunity to try out the new Cricut EasyPress Mini. Its super small size makes it a great companion to any other EasyPress you may own. The powerful heat plate,…

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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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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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Holiday Hot Pad Gift Set

This holiday hot pad gift set makes the perfect hostess gift during the holidays. Or, package it with some baking goodies and make neighbor gifts or gifts for friends. No matter who you are making them for, they are sure to be a hit. When I was invited to sew with some seasonal basic fabric from Riley Blake Designs I thought immediately of this hot pad and trivet set I designed a couple months ago. I just knew they would…

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Color Block Zipper Pouch in Midnight Rose Fabric

Pencil pouch with color blocking in Midnight Rose Fabrics

I love when a pattern allows me to show off gorgeous fabrics. This Color Block Zipper Pouch is the perfect way to let these amazing prints from the Midnight Rose Fabric line shine. As part of my participation in the blog tour, Riley Blake Designs sent me the fabric to sew with. The designs and opinions are all mine. This Color Block Zipper Pouch is a free tutorial you can find on my blog here. Midnight Rose Fabric As you…

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