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Jane Austen at Home Fabric Projects

The fabric for this post was provided by Riley Blake Designs as part of their Jane Austen at Home blog tour. The project and opinions are mine. There is a famous quilt in the Jane Austen home, sewn by Jane herself. It is absolutely stunning. This year, Riley Blake Designs has recreated the fabrics used in this quilt and they are so beautiful! I knew whatever I sewed needed to show off these gorgeous fabrics. A simple tote and some…

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Simple Tote Bag tutorial

Sometimes you just want a simple tote bag. They come in so handy for trips to the library, piano classes, or bringing papers back and forth from work. This Simple Tote Bag tutorial will show you how to make a beautiful and useful tote, with canvas on the bottom to allow for even more durability and style. Simple Tote Bag Tutorial Supplies and Cutting: From Exterior Fabric: Cut two pieces fabric 16 1/2″ tall X 15″ wide Lining fabric: Cut…

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Handmade Travel Accessories

Riley Blake Designs provided the fabric for this post as part of my participation in the blog tour for the Fleur fabric line. All projects and opinions are my own. In this day of global pandemics, who doesn’t dream of going out on adventures to far off places? We may only be able to travel locally right now, but that doesn’t mean we can’t do it in style. And then, one day when this whole pandemic is over, we will…

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Curling Iron Travel Case Sewing Pattern

Want to curl your hair but you’re not sure it will cool enough to pack up in your suitcase? This Curling Iron Travel Case sewing pattern will help answer your problem! Layers of cotton batting and Insulbrite help protect your belongings from the residual heat from your cooling curling iron. *note: do not put a hot curling iron into the sleeve, allow it to cool as long as possible before putting the sleeve on. And if you’re buying Insulbrite already,…

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Travel Zipper Pouch Pattern

Last year I sewed up a set of pouches that I could use when traveling. I shared pictures of them as part of the Vintage Adventure blog tour, but didn’t have a zipper pouch pattern to share at the time. After many requests and finally setting aside the time, I’m happy to report that I finally have the zipper pouch pattern and sewing instructions for this set of zipper pouches that nest, have vinyl coated fabric for the bottom and…

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DIY Travel Pouch Tutorial with Vintage Adventure Fabric

*Fabric for these DIY Travel pouches was provided by Riley Blake Designs, but the project and opinions are all mine. I have been doing a little bit of traveling this summer and while I have plenty of zipper pouches on hand, I found myself wishing I had a set that all coordinated together. And then I realized that I had the perfect opportunity with my post on the Vintage Adventure Fabric blog tour!! What better use for this adventure themed…

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