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Warm Lavender Aromatherapy Rice Bag Tutorial

September 12, 2014 in Projects

Totally Stitchin': Warm Lavendar Aromatherapy Rice Bag Tutorial I was looking for some natural ways to relieve stress for a friend and remembered these awesome fabric tubes of warmth and relaxation. A friend of mine gave me a rice bag in college...and, I'm not sure where it went. They're so easy to make and smell so lovely! Lindsay Wilkes with The Cottage Mama has a tutorial for a ...

Brrr! Warm Up with a Draft Stopper

January 6, 2014 in News

DoorDrafter_150-931x1024 Thank you, Kelly for the great tutorial on the Door Draft Stopper! Mine isn't as cute as the one in your tutorial, but, it certainly is efficient! And, with the negative temps here in the St. Louis area this past week, it has come in handy! Here is a link to Kelly's tutorial on the Door Draft Stopper:
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Sashiko Somewhere Wall Hanging

July 19, 2013 in Projects

Sashiko_Somewhere_wallhanging Stitchin' Woman Shannon created this beautiful wall hanging using the Baby Lock Sashiko 2 machine. Click here for project instructions! About the Sashiko The Sashiko 2 creates the look of traditional, hand-work stitching passed down through generations. Replicate this distinctive and celebrated stitch and add a hand-stitched touch to any project with a machine that is truly the first of its kind. During July ...
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Simple Felt Christmas Ornament

December 13, 2011 in Projects

Hedgehog Face Last week I shared images from my Deep Sea Tree that I had decorated with the ornaments and tree topper that I'd sewn last year. This year I went with a new woodland theme. I haven't finished all of my ornaments yet, but I thought I'd share one of the ornament patterns I created in case you wanted to make ...
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Shortcut To The Perfect Ruffle

October 17, 2011 in Tips & Tricks

COLORBLOCKGIRLS feature image I have always loved ruffles, but I hate the basting stitches and broken threads, and then I found the Baby Lock ruffling foot (which I will be sure to show off in another post) and I was in Heaven!  But for the love of fashion, sometimes I just need an obnoxious amount of ruffles!.  I can not express in words ...
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Making Old Fashions New Again

September 30, 2011 in Tips & Tricks

I recently cleaned out my closet.  A task that I dread, but it must be done at least once every couple years.  I don’t know; maybe if I didn’t wait so long, it wouldn’t be such a chore, but I always seem to find something better to do with my time.  I couldn’t believe some of the things that I ...
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Make a Custom Dog Collar for your Furry Friend!

September 29, 2011 in Projects

DOG COLLAR(S)_3 Make a cute and custom dog collar for your BFF! CLICK HERE for the project instructions in .pdf format.      
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Labor Day; Rest, Work, or Sew?

September 1, 2011 in Projects

With Labor Day arriving sooner then I had hoped, I started thinking about what this Holiday means.  For some it is the end of summer, for others it is a day of rest and relaxation, but for me it is a great chance to get in an extra day to sew!  With the rest of the family already making plans ...
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Create a Doll Sized Outfit for Project Project Runway

August 5, 2011 in Projects

Are you Project Runways biggest fan? Would you love to give it a go yourself, but don't see reality television in your near future? Have I got a deal for you! Kat and Susi from Just Crafty Enough have put out a call for artists for their Project Project Runway. Each week they ask contestants to create a doll sized outfit ...
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Sew, Before You Head To The Beach

June 30, 2011 in Projects, Tips & Tricks

sand off bag w numbers Summer is HERE! To my family, that means it is time to head for large open spaces near large bodies of water. The only problem with that plan is I always end up bringing home a car full of sand. I have found a solution this beach combing quandary, the Sand Be Gone Bag. This little bag releases a small ...