Patchwork Quilted Pillows

Patchwork Quilted Star Pillows on polkadotchair.com
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  What? Doesn’t everyone post Christmas projects in February?  Sorry to throw you for a loop there *wink*. This project was the victim of the great technology meltdown of December 2013.  I never got it posted before Christmas because it was finished right when my laptop died. I can’t bear the thought of sitting on… 

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Creative Gift Wrap Ideas

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  Over Christmas, quite by accident we stumbled upon a creative gift wrap idea that I thought I would share with you guys! We were at Target, 2 days before Christmas frantically shopping for a box to wrap some odd sized gifts in for my niece and nephews.  I couldn’t find anything in the store… 

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Merry Christmas

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  For those of you that celebrate Christmas, I wish you a very Merry Merry Christmas! To all of my readers, I wish you a very happy and healthy new year. I had always planned on taking a break between Christmas and New Year- but now I’m just taking it a bit earlier than expected…. 

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Christmas Home Tour

Holiday Home Tour
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  I’m busy sewing away trying to get some gifts done before Christmas, because of this I can’t share with you what I’ve been working on yet (don’t want to spoil any surprises). So I thought instead that I’d take you on a little tour of my home decorated for Christmas. First, it needs to… 

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Our Christmas Eve Traditions

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The Crafting Chicks hosted a series in November on Christmas Traditions. Lots of bloggers participated and I was happy to be one of them.  I shared this post with them as part of that series and thought it would be fun to share it with everyone here!   Today I’m excited to be here sharing… 

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Christmas Bow Wreath

Christmas Bow Wreath on polkadotchair.com
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  Today I’m going to share with you how to make this simple and very inexpensive Christmas Bow Wreath.  You can customize it as you like in any size or color of bows, and you can easily make it in an afternoon!   All you need is some store bought Christmas bows (I got mine… 

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10 Ways to Display Christmas Cards

Christmas Card Display Ideas
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This post is sponsored by Minted Amongst all of the hustle and bustle of Christmas, there is a tradition that I absolutely adore and look forward to every year.  Going to the mail box every to check for happy mail, Christmas Cards! I love hearing from far away (and close by) friends and family, seeing… 

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25 Gifts to Sew

25 Gifts to Sew
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Yes! You do still have time to sew up a few gifts before Christmas. To help you out here are 25 Gifts to Sew, none of them take more than an afternoon! So sew away! 1. Sunnies Case Tutorial 2. Fat Quarter Doll Quilt 3. Crayon Folio Tutorial 4. DIY Necktie Zip Pouch 5. Embellished… 

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Snowman Mason Jar Craft Idea

Snowman Mason Jar Gift Idea
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Today I’ve got another Mason Jar Craft Idea for you.  I love crafting with Mason Jars, there are so many possibilities of cute things to fill them with. For more ideas see my Mason Jar Sewing Kit and Mason Jar Santa Gifts.   This gift is very easy to make and I’ve even included a… 

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Gifts for your favorite Seamstress

Gift Ideas for Sewers
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Seamstress, Sewist, Sewer whatever you want to call it if you’ve got one in your life they may be asking for new sewing goodies for Christmas. From cheap to expensive, here’s a roundup of some of my favorite sewing items that are sure to please! (affiliate links may be included). First up Fabric! You usually… 

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Giveaway Winner and some Holiday Things

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First up: The winner of the Riley Blake Fabric is:   Comment #80 congrats to Linda, I’ll be in touch Next up: If any of you like me are looking for handmade gift ideas for Christmas, I thought I’d let you know that I created a Pinterest board full of ideas of things to make… 

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Mason Jar Christmas Gift Idea

Mason Jar Christmas Gift Idea
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Today I am going to share with you this fun Mason Jar Christmas Gift. I’ve even included a FREE printable for you!   Click here download your free gift tag printable. I love to give out simple yet cute gifts at Christmas, and I love to think of clever ways to package them. I think this… 

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How to make a Winter Snowflake Pillow

DIY Snowflake PIllow
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  It seems like winter has come a bit early to Kentucky with freezing cold temperatures and gray skies.  Inspired by gray cozy wintry days I created this Winter Snowflake Pillow!  If you’d like to learn how to make this Winter Snowflake Pillow you can just click on over to We All Sew.com for a… 

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Graham Cracker Bites

Graham Cracker Bites
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Today I’m going to share with you a recipe that’s been in my family for years, Graham Cracker Bites.  My Mom always used to make these yummy bites to take to friends and family at Christmas time.  I loved that she made them but hated that she gave them away!   They are an addicting… 

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