50 Easter Dress Sewing Ideas

50 Sewing Ideas for Easter Dresses
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  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
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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
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  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
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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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Nail Polish Valentine’s Day Gift

Nail Polish Valentine's Day Gift idea on polkadotchair.com
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  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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L.O.V.E. – A Valentine’s Day Decoration Idea

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Today I’ve got a fun Valentine’s Day Craft idea for you! This one would make a great centerpiece or decoration for a fireplace mantel (as it fits in that funny little space below your tv but above the mantle). I’ve talked here before about my dislike of the tv above our fireplace, but like I said… 

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Send some Love and Save with Cartwheel

Valentine's Day Care Package
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Who’s ready for Valentine’s Day!?!? Me for sure!! After weeks of the “polar vortex” I’m ready to dig out and find something to celebrate! Last weekend my husband and I had a super “romantic” date… we went to Target *wink wink.* Don’t laugh, but a weekend night Target run sans kids is pretty great –… 

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Leather Conversation Hearts

DIY Leather Conversation Hearts
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  I’ve got a really FUN Valentine’s Day DIY project for you today! This one would make a great gift, especially if you’re looking for Valentine’s Day gift ideas for a guy! I don’t even know how I came up with this idea, but it was one of those ideas that got stuck in my… 

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20 DIY Valentine’s Day T-shirts

20 DIY Valentine's Day T-shirt Ideas
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I love to make my kids t-shirt to help celebrate each holiday! I started searching for inspiration for t-shirts for Valentine’s Day and thought I’d share with you what I’ve found! Here’s a round up of 20 DIY Valentine’s Day T-shirts… which one’s your favorite? 1- Stop In the Name of Love t-shirt @ Polka… 

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Christmas 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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White Chocolate Caramel Apples

White Chocolate Caramel Apples
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Our family had so much fun playing around with making and eating Caramel Apples this year that I wasn’t ready to stop making them after Halloween.  With Thanksgiving coming up this week I thought I’d share with you this recipe for these simple White Chocolate Caramel Apples.  In my opinion, a more elegant version of… 

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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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Family Memory Banner- a Thanksgiving Craft

DIY Thanksgiving Family Memory Banner
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It’s the perfect time of year to stop and take a minute to count your many blessings. We gathered some friends together for a gratitude blog hop because we wanted to let our families know just how much we love and appreciate them. Check out my project and then visit my friends to see what… 

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