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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Announcing: Polka Dot Chair Sewing Patterns

Retro Travel Bag Sewing Pattern
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  Hi Everyone! I’m very excited to announce a new part of my blog, Polka Dot Chair Sewing Patterns!!  Back in 2008 when I started blogging, I set up a separate company for my PDF Sewing Patterns, called Fourteen May.  I still love that company (and name) but have come to realize that I need… 

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DIY Pretty Ponies Necklace

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The first Saturday in May is coming up this week, which around here means one thing! It’s Kentucky Derby time! In celebration I’m excited to share with you these Pony Party Favors!  The city of Louisville rolls out the red carpet once a year and welcomes the world.  The entire 2 weeks leading up to… 

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On the Go Reading Pillow Tutorial

Reading Pillow Tutorial
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September is National Sewing Month and to help celebrate last week I shared this tutorial on the Fave Crafts blog. Today I’m sharing it here with you.   I love to sew, it is truly one of the great pleasures in my life. When I’m not sewing you can find me busily blogging away at… 

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How to Make a Tulip Wreath

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  Before I finish blogging about my trip to the Netherlands, I thought I’d pop in here quickly with a little Spring “how to” project. Feeling inspired by all of the tulips I saw on my trip, I decided to create a wreath for my front door for Spring.  Sadly I had to settle for fake… 

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Tuesday Tutorial: Skinny Simple Table Runner

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Pin It I’ve got a very long kitchen table and I was having a hard time finding a runner to fit it. I didn’t want to tackle another large project right now, so I thought I’d just make a super simple runner for it using some of my favorite fabrics (that also match my kitchen… 

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Tutorial: Spring Flowers Easter Wreath

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This project,  Spring Flowers Easter Wreath… first appeared on Moda Bake Shop Blog.  Hi!! Spring has finally sprung in my end of the world and I can not tell you how excited I am! It seems like it’s been a very loooong winter.  I can’t wait until all of the beautiful flowers are in bloom. Inspired… 

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