Halloween Costumes

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Twas a dark and stormy night, not fit for Man or Witch.  The threat of tornado’s kept poor Glinda inside, not able to go out and enjoy the festivities.  She did not want to risk getting blown back to Oz, as she and the scientist had made themselves a lovely home in another K state… 

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Happy Halloween!!

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  Photo I took in Charleston, SC   Happy Halloween to one and all from me here at the Polka Dot Chair.  It looks like the weather this year for us is  more than a bit scary!  (floods, tornadoes, rain, wind)… I hope you are warm, dry and safe wherever you are…. Halloween’s been a… 

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Large Hexagon Quilt Tutorial

Hexagon Quilt Tutorial
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Hi there! I’m so excited today to be sharing with  you the tutorial for this Large Hexagon Quilt. I was able to whip this Halloween Quilt up very quickly using Lori Holt’s Half Hexie Ruler. Last weekend we headed down to Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, KY for a little photoshoot. I have always photographed… 

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Easy Halloween Banner

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  I was looking for some fun last minute halloween decorations last night and thought I’d make up this easy Halloween Banner. I’m about to mail a care package off to my college girl and wanted to throw in a little something handmade.   It only took about an hour to make. You could leave… 

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DIY Halloween Wreath (p.s. it’s interchangeable)

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  I’ve added a bit to my Halloween Decorations this year, although not as much as in years past. This year’s addition is a Halloween Wreath, and it was so easy to make. I’m going to show you how.  The best part about this wreath it’s interchangeable! In February I was getting ready to wrap… 

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Caramel Dipped Marshmallows

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    Here in Kentucky, we have these amazing handmade candies called Modjeskas.  They are homemade marshmallows dipped in homemade caramel. They are as delicious as they sound. Whenever I’m on Market Street downtown Louisville I stop into Muth’s candies to get a bag. Inspired by the flavors of the Modjeskas, I decided to make… 

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The Good, The Bad and The Quilty

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  Lots going on this week, so let’s break it down. The Good, The Bad and the Quilty. Up first The Good:   I have a project published in a Magazine! I contributed some cinch sacks to the Holiday Issue of Make It Yourself Magazine, and they made the cover (bottom left corner). You can… 

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Spooky China Cabinet Makeover

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This post first appeared on eighteen25. I adore Halloween. You can see many of the Halloween projects I’ve posted on my blog here. We go all out.  I love to share ideas for halloween decorations. In case you’re wondering yes, I’m that annoying Mom that makes her whole family “match” Halloween costumes. I love a… 

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I’m putting myself in “Time Out”

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This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group®, PEOPLE Magazine & Hershey’s, but all my opinions are my own. #HersheysPeople #pmedia http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO   I have twins that are now 12.  When they were babies people used to always ask me “how do you do it?”… Well my first thought… 

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Candy Apple Monsters

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Welcome to the “13 Days of Halloween Treats” Blog Hop sponsored by Joann’s Fabric and Craft Stores!  Today it’s my turn on the hop and I’ve decided to make these Monster Caramel Apples! Armed with a box full of spooky sweet Halloween inspiration courtesy of Wilton and Joann’s, my kids and I went to work… 

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Cardigan Refashion perfect for Halloween!

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  Today I thought I’d share with you this simple but clever clothing refashion that we did for Halloween 2 years ago.  My girls and I decided that we wanted to dress as Witches for Halloween, I had a great time making myself a very dramatic witches cape and my younger daughter loved picking out… 

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Halloween Doll Apron Tutorial

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I’m so excited to be sharing a tutorial with you today for this American Girl Doll Sewing Pattern, a Halloween Apron. I made it for Halloween with some of the Riley Blake Fabrics, Too Cute to Spook fabric line.  This apron also coordinates beautifully with my Very Batty Halloween Apron from last year! To make… 

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13 Days of Sweet Halloween Treats

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  If you’ve been a reader of this blog for a while you probably know that I adore Halloween! There is something so magical and fun about it. I can’t resist the urge to decorate the whole house, dress up the kids, throw a party and bake up a storm. I’m so excited to be… 

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25 Halloween Sewing Projects

25 Halloween Sewing Projects
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  Oh My how I LOVE Halloween!! I know it’s only September but I’m going to start sharing with you some of my favorite Halloween projects from here and around the web.  First up Halloween Sewing Projects! Time to bust out that machine! For the Home: 1. Very Batty Apron @ Polka Dot Chair 2…. 

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