Polka Dot Fold Over Clutch Tutorial (with custom stenciled fabric)

Polka Dot & Leather Fold Over Clutch Sewing Tutorial on polkadotchair.com
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It was a long and horrible winter, have you heard??? I’m sure you didn’t hear me complain about the cold dark winter at all huh?!? (ha! who are we kidding?) The winter started early and lasted FOREVER, in fact we are under a freeze warning today…. AUGHH! Totally NOT normal for Kentucky… but I digress…. 

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DIY Jewelry Box Makeover

Jewelry Box Redo using Chalky Finish Paint
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Disclosure: A big thanks to DecoArt for sponsoring this post and providing the paint for the project, even though this post is sponsored all opinions are mine, all mine.  My youngest daughter turns 13 this weekend. I can not believe it, I now have 3 teenagers and no more little kids! I’m seriously not old enough for… 

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50 Easter Dress Sewing Ideas

50 Sewing Ideas for Easter Dresses
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  There’s a running joke in my house that if it’s the night before Easter, I’m holed away in my sewing room frantically trying to finish up my girls Easter Dresses.  I have YET one year to finish early… Sewing Easter Dresses for my girls has always been one of my ALL TIME favorite sewing… 

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Instagram Album Kit

Instagram Mini Photo Album
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Disclosure:This post contains affiliate links// Hi Guys! We are back from Spring Break and I admit that I’m having a bit of a hard time adjusting back to “real life” re-entry is killer…   After the longest winter EVER we escaped to Florida last week, it was pretty great – we had only  a few… 

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What I wish I knew when I started Sewing

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This post was originally shared on Simple Simon & Company as a part of a series on sewing basics. Stop by Simple Simon & Co for lots of great sewing projects & inspiration. I’ve been sewing avidly since I was 14 years old. I started takings sewing class in school every year starting in 8th… 

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Seersucker & Leather Fold Over Clutch at Tatertots & Jello

Seersucker & Leather Clutch by Melissa Mortenson of polkadotchair.com
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Hello everyone!! I’m excited to announce that you can find me over at Tatertots & Jello as one of their newest contributors! My first project goes up today,  I’m sharing a tutorial for this Fold Over Seersucker & Leather clutch. It’s made from one of my favorite summertime fabrics, seersucker. Nothing quite says summer in… 

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Kentucky Derby Party Ideas {and a Chinet® Giveaway}

Kentucky Derby Party Ideas on polkadotchair.com
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It’s spring in Kentucky which means only one thing, it’s Derby Time!! I know that you’ve heard me say it before, but Derby time in Kentucky is one of my most favorite times of the year. There are loads of great activities for families and the whole city puts on a great show to welcome… 

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DIY Hair Ties, a Gift Idea & Giveaway

DIY Hair Tie Gift Idea & free printable "Life is too short to have boring hair" gift cards
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This post is sponsored by Hairbow Supplies Etc, but the work, opinions and ideas are 100% mine.  As I say this, I might date myself… but I remember when my oldest daughter was a baby, trying to find supplies to make GIANT (and I mean giant) hairbows for her.  The supplies were hard to find,… 

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How To: 3 x 4 Photos for Scrapbooking

Project Life Scrapbook Album ideas on polkadotchair.com
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A big thanks to Lifestyle Crafts for sponsoring this post, by providing supplies for the project.   A few years ago I switched my family scrapbooks from primarily 12×12 pages to pocket scrapbook pages. This  is usually referred a Project Life album.  I make one album a year for our family, highlighting both big events… 

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Glitz Polka Dot Fabric Giveaway

Girls Polka Dot Skirt on polkadotchair.com
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With my youngest daughter now almost 13, finding appropriate Sunday clothes has become a challenge.  She’s stuck in that “inbetween” spot. Too small for teenager clothes, but wanting something more grown up than the kids stuff. I’ve started sewing up a bunch of things for her to wear to church this summer. This skirt is… 

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Scallop Bunting Tutorial by Family Ever After

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Hello friends! I’m so happy to be here today on Melissa’s blog to share in her polka dot series. My name is Rachel and I blog mainly about sewing, at Family Ever After. Feel free to stop by and “join the family!” blog…rss…facebook…pinterest…twitter…instagram My husband and I recently went on a trip to Paris to celebrate our… 

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Glitter Polka Dot T-Shirt by Capturing Joy

Glitter Polka Dot T-Shirt by KristenDuke.com
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Hi friends! I’m Kristen, I’m so happy to be here to share my polka dot project! I blog over at Capturing Joy where I like to share photo tips, DIY projects, and my family favorite recipes. Recently, I made a glitter anchor shirt for all of my family to wear on a trip we took…. 

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Polka Dot Cupcakes by Girl. Inspired.

Polka Dot Cupcakes by girl. inspired.
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Hi there! It’s Stef, from Girl. Inspired. I absolutely love polka dots and this Project Polka Dot series, and I am thrilled to share with you today! I could probably stick polka dots on every project I make for the rest of my life and be a happy camper! Today, I’m sharing the easiest polka… 

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DIY Spring Polka Dot Planters by Mom 4 Real

DIY Spring Polka Dot Planters
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Hey, hey Polka Dot loving peeps! I’m Jessica from Mom 4 Real, and I am so excited to be here hanging out at The Polka Dot Chair! I am absolutely obsessed with polka dots and have been since I was little! It’s finally spring time here in Kentucky, and I am ready to infuse my… 

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