Autumn Paper Leaf Craft Ideas

Use die cut paper leaves to create an Autumn wreath

  It seems like forever since I’ve sat down and worked on a paper crafting project. I love working with paper almost as much as I love working with fabric. Last week I sat down and designed a few craft projects for Autumn and I have to say that it felt really good to be working… 

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Witches Silhouette Halloween Pillow Pattern

"Witches Silhouette" A Halloween Pillow Pattern from polkadotchair.com

This month I’m very excited to be participating in the Sew Crazy Challenge with Amber over at Crazy Little Projects. For the challenge I designed this simple Witches Silhouette Halloween pillow. I love decorating with black and white at Halloween and thought that this would be a fun addition to my Ghastly Halloween pillows from… 

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Trick or Treat Bag at Tatertots & Jello

Trick or Treat Tote Bag Pattern by Melissa Mortenson of polkadotchair.com

It’s about that time again!!! Halloween!! It’s one of the times of the year that I feel the most creative.. something about Halloween makes me feel like I want to sew! I’ve got quite an impressive collection of Halloween fabrics. I have a tendency to pick up a bit of Halloween as I find it… 

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Halloween Party Paper Crowns

Halloween Party Crowns- a fun alternative to party hats!

A big thanks to Cricut for sponsoring this post by providing me with the machine to make this project! Affiliate links are included in this post. Today I have a couple of fun Halloween Celebration ideas to share with you as a part of the Cricut Design Space Star Competition!  The first one is this DIY… 

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DIY Halloween Serving Bowl

Decorate a simple dish with vinyl lettering!

A big thanks to Cricut for sponsoring this post by providing me with the machine to make this project! Affiliate links are included in this post.  Halloween is hands down my favorite holiday of the year. I know that many say Christmas is theirs, but honestly Christmas really stresses me out… too many expectations… Halloween to… 

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25 DIY Gifts for Dad

25 DIY Gifts for Dad

Father’s Day is coming up and you don’t need to be  intimidated to make Dad a special gift for Father’s Day.  I’ve rounded up 25 ideas of great gifts to make for Dad… from simple projects to ones that require a bit more of your creative time, hopefully you’ll find something to make that both Dad… 

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50 Easter Dress Sewing Ideas

50 Sewing Ideas for Easter Dresses

  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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Polka Dot Chocolate Bunnies by Bee in Our Bonnet

Polka Dot Chocolate Bunnies by beeinourbonnet.com

Hello! I’m Ashleigh from Bee in Our Bonnet, I’m so excited to be part of the Polka Dot Project!  Everything is better with polka dots (or bacon), so it’s not hard to think of something to add polka dots to. I’ve got Easter on the brain this time of year!   I know I did… 

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Pot of Gold Mason Jar Gift Idea

Pot of Gold St. Patricks Day Gift Idea, includes free printable "you're the pot of gold at the end of my rainbow" tags on polkadotchair.com

  We like to say in our house that we are a “Wee bit Irish”.  We have Irish ancestry on both mine and my husbands side of the family.  My girls also spent years perfecting their jigs and reels in Irish Dance Class.  Although gone are the days of dancing our way through the St…. 

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Patchwork Quilted Pillows

Patchwork Quilted Star Pillows on polkadotchair.com

  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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Nail Polish Valentine’s Day Gift

Nail Polish Valentine's Day Gift idea on polkadotchair.com

  My 12 year old daughter wanted to take some Valentines to her friends at school, but could not find any that she thought were “grown up” enough.  We love all a good Valentine’s pun, so we came up with the idea to make one for a teenager! Our school does not allow food for… 

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