How to Sew: Easter Napkins

How to Sew Easter Napkins, a free sewing pattern.

There has been a lot of “behind the scenes” busy-ness here lately.  One of the projects I have been working on was these Easter Napkins for BERNINA’s WeAllSew.com blog. The napkins are made from linen and quilting cotton fabric and feature an adorable little bunny rabbit appliquéd to the front. They are self binding so you can… 

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Easter Basket Liner Pattern

How to sew a custom Easter Basket Liner

This post is sponsored by ShabbyFabrics.com.  All work and opinions are 100% mine. Today I’m going to share with you how to make this custom Easter Basket Liner.  There are always so many cute Easter baskets in the stores during the Spring, but many of them don’t have a fabric liner.  I love the look of… 

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Valentine Gifts for Him, a Printable Gift Card

A free "punny" Valentine Gift Card Printable for the guy in your life!

  Head’s UP! Valentine’s Day is this Saturday! If you haven’t had the chance to pick something up for your special guy yet, I’ve got a little project that may just help you out!   I give you the “punny”  – “I don’t want 5 guys, just you” free printable Valentine. This project also kicks… 

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40 Valentine’s Day Projects to Sew

40 Valentine's Day Sewing Projects

    The weather here has been so horribly gray and cloudy this week that I’ve begun to get a bad case of the winter blaaaahhhsss…..  I think that must be why they put Valentine’s Day smack dab in the middle of Winter. To give us a little respite from all the gray dreariness.  If you’re… 

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Sweetheart Zip Pouch: Valentine’s Day Sewing Projects

Sweetheart Zip Pouch Sewing Tutorial.. a cute and simple Valentine's Day Sewing Project

  Valentine’s Day always seems to sneak up on me a bit.  I don’t know why but it shouldn’t. It’s such a pleasant and happy holiday.  A full day devoted to apprecating those around us that we love.  We get the whole family involved with a “fancy” dinner at home and lots of chocolate for… 

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Bee My Valentine

"Bee" My Valentine - free printable Valentine's. So cute with bee erasers for little kids or beeswax lip balm for big kids!

 Today I’m participating in a very fun blog hop designed to give you a bunch of fun ideas for Valentine’s….. and by Valentine’s I mean the kind that you can hand out to your friends or your family. Take a gander at my Valentine idea here,  then follow some of the links below to check… 

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Quilted Pillow Tutorial

Tutorial for a simple quilted pillow. A great way to use up scraps, would be cute to change out for the different Holidays.

Wait, is Christmas over?? Well yes it is… the silly thing about Christmas is that if you make gifts for someone then blog about it, it kinda ruins the surprise.  That’s why today I’m going to share with you a tutorial for these little quilted throw pillows that I made for friends and family this… 

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Top 10 DIY & Craft Projects of 2014

Instagram Mini Photo Album

I always love looking back at the year that has just passed. Remembering both the good and the bad and figuring out what I’d like to do and see in the next year.  A few days ago I shared with you the top 10 most visited sewing projects of 2014, today I’m going to share… 

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Vintage Vibe Book Tour

Vintage Vibe Book Tour

  Merry Christmas! I can not believe that it’s in just 2 days! I’m feeling totally “off”this year and for some reason feel like I’ve still got a good month until Christmas Day. I think it’s because I don’t have little kids running around the house any more asking about Santa Claus every 5 minutes. I’ve… 

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Monster Gift Card Idea

DIY Monster Gift Card Holder

This post first appeared on SNAP Creativity as a part of their last minute gifts series. I’m posting it here for you in case you missed it! So we’re in the final countdown to Christmas.  Are you ready? Anyone have any last minute gifts they are working on?? Gift cards make great last minute gifts, especially… 

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Nail Polish Christmas Gift Tag Printable

Nail Polish Gift idea with free printable gift tags on polkadotchair.com

This week I’m sharing quick and easy last minute holiday gift ideas, and what’s quicker than a gift that all you have to do is attach a tag to? In October I shared this idea for these “Paint Toes” nail polish tags inspired by Pantone color chip cards.  I had a few requests for the… 

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Gift Wrap Ideas; DIY Printable Ribbon

DIY Printable Ribbon and Creative Christmas Gift Wrap Ideas

It looks like we are starting down the home stretch to Christmas. It’s in just 10 days… Not to panic you or anything :).  This week (and a little bit of next) I’ll be sharing some quick Christmas last minute gift ideas then I’ll be signing off until after New Years.  I have been sewing… 

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Candy Cane Christmas Marquee Letters

Candy Cane Stripe Christmas Marquee Letters by polkadotchair.com

  Marquee letters are all the rage right now and there have been many really great marquee letter tutorials posted online this year.  Even though I know there are a bunch of tutorials online, after seeing all of them I decided that I had to have a set for myself, so I made these Candy Cane Stripe… 

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DIY Christmas Card Holder

DIY Christmas Card Holder.... no sew!

In my opinion, one of the very best things about December are the beautiful greeting cards that show up in the mail all month. Living in an era where actual mail is pretty scarce, receiving that kind of personal correspondence is pretty great. I also love that most christmas cards come with family photos. It’s… 

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