I’m So Fancy, Make Up Bag Pattern

"I'm so Fancy" Make Up bag sewing pattern with free printable!

 This project was met by hysterical laughs from my 18 year old daughter today when I told her to go get me some “fancy” stuff to put in the make up bag.  “Mom, why do you know this song?” she asked in between gasps for air.  Apparently I’m just REALLY old to her. But if… 

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40 Sewing Tips & Techniques and Craftsy Giveaway

40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know -

This post is part of a series of posts sponsored by Craftsy. Watch for fun information and deals pop up here over the next few months about some online sewing classes-don’t worry, all opinions are, and will always be, 100% mine.  Okay, how many times have you sat down to sew and just not been… 

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe {with a hint of coconut}

Hint of Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe on polkadotchair.com

I must say that Chocolate Chip Cookies are my Kryptonite… that and a really good Rice Krispe Treat… I love all kinds of chocolate chip cookies and there are a million recipes online for the little buggers. A year ago I shared our families favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe, and my favorite Pumpkin Chocolate Chip… 

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Patchwork Scarf Tutorial

Patchwork Scarf Sewing Tutorial on polkadotchair.com

This post appeared first on the Dear Stella Fabrics Blog I’m so excited to be here with you today sharing a tutorial for this patchwork scarf.  The scarf is made from the new Dear Stella Emerson fabric line… which I ADORE!  As soon as I saw it I knew that I wanted to make something… 

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Easy Beach Towel Swimsuit Cover Up

Easy Swimsuit Cover Up by Melissa Mortenson of polkadotchair.com

This project first appeared on 30 Handmade Days Funner in the Summer Series. Even though summer is starting to wind down and school starts this month, the weather here usually stays warm clear through October… Perfect for swimming.. Today’s project is an easy summer sewing tutorial.  I noticed my daughter one day struggling to keep… 

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DIY Padded Camera Lens Case

Padded Camera Lens Case Sewing Tutorial on polkadotchair.com

  Sometimes when I travel I like to carry my camera around my neck and an extra lens in my purse/backpack instead of carrying my large camera bag around with me.  The only problem with this is that sometimes the lenses can get jostled around a bit and need to be protected.  I’ve had these… 

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Scrappy Strips Quilt Block and OLFA Anniversary

Scrappy Strips Quilt Block Tutorial on polkadotchair.com

Did you know that it’s the 35th Anniversary of the Rotary Cutter??? It’s almost as old as me! (just almost *wink*).  To celebrate OLFA has planned a fantastic celebration complete with what else,  a Quilt!  They have asked a number of bloggers to create a unique block that will be sewn into a special quilt… 

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