Thanksgiving Advent Calendar Tutorial

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The tutorial for my Thanksgiving Advent Calendar originally appeared on Moda Bake Shop. I am reposting it here to make it easier for my readers to find the tutorial (too many emails, “where can I find your advent calendar?” *wink*). Enjoy!   Want to know WHAT to put in the pockets of the Advent Calendar?  Click… 

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White Chocolate Raspberry Bars

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Welcome to the Blog Tour for the new Sweet Celebrations book!!  I am so honored to have contributed a project to this great book! The book hits the shelves this MONTH!! I am so excited to see it, I will be stalking my postman every day until I get my copy.   One of the… 

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A new sewing book! Sweet Celebrations

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The folks at Moda got a bunch of us Moda Bake Shop designers together again to collaborate on a new book.  This one’s called Sweet Celebrations. Let me tell you I’m soooooo excited for this one to come out!! Not because I have a project featured in it, but because the projects in it all… 

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A finished Zig Zag quilt top

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I like many others have been infatuated with zig zag quilts that are popping up everywhere.  I got my original inspiration for this quilt from Allison at Cluck Cluck Sew. It’s a lap quilt size. I think I’ll back it with flannel to make it soft. To simplify the construction I used Moda 10″ precuts… 

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Padded Laptop Case

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Pin It Last summer I finished off my project for the Fresh Fabric Treats book then mailed it off to the publishers. The next day I realized I actually NEEDED the project, I mean, I made it for a reason.  I had nothing to carry my laptop in when I traveled. My project in the… 

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Summer Reading

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I ordered a little somethin’ from amazon this week… It came a few days ago and I’ve been curled up on the couch with a bit of summer reading. It’s the Fresh Fabric Treats: 16 Yummy Projects to Sew from Jelly Rolls, Layer Cakes & More–With Your Favorite Moda Bake Shop Designers Book! I flipped though… 

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More sneak peeks

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The Stash Books blog has got a great sneak peek at the upcoming Moda Bake Shop book Fresh Fabric Treats. One of the sneak peeks on their blog may or may not be the project that I contributed to the book… and I may or may not posted said sneak peek above…  *wink* Once I… 

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Zig Zag Skirt at Moda Bake Shop!

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This tutorial first appeared at Moda Bake Shop. It’s a zig zag skirt made with charm squares! It features the new Sherbet Pips line!! I think it might be a new favorite of mine! For this skirt you will need: 1 Bella Solids Charm pack 2 Sherbet Pips Charm pack- I recommend getting 2 charm… 

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Moda Progressive Dinner… join me

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Okay. {deep breath} I’ve been waiting what seems like forever to write this post.   You see last year, the kind people at Moda Bake Shop and Moda Fabrics asked if I’d like to contribute an article to a book they were publishing.   I was ecstatic! Then about 10 seconds later,  I totally panicked…… 

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Please come to dinner!!

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I’m so glad to be blogging from the beautiful snow covered Utah Mountains! I thought I’d just check in really quick to tell you about something exciting that got announced today! Today kicked off the Moda Bake Shop Progressive dinner!! Myself and several other bloggers have “cooked” up a special treat!! A Moda Bake Shop… 

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Tuesday Tutorial, Patchwork Skirt

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It’s been a while since we’ve had a Tuesday Tutorial here, I think it’s about time for another one! I’m excited to share with you this patchwork skirt I made for my daughter.  She had outgrown the last patchwork skirtI made her, and I thought this pattern was in need of an update for an… 

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DIY Kids Apron

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Remember the crayon case from Monday? Well I made a kids apron from laminated fabric for my Nephew to go with it. It was INSANELY easy!! To make it you just need to trace an existing kids apron you have ( you can buy cheap ones at craft stores). Trace it onto a piece of… 

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Kids Crayon Roll

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  I made this crayon hold for my nephew for Christmas a couple of years ago. There are lots of tutorials out there now so I’m sure you can find one of how to make it. It’s made from American Jane laminated cotton. I embroidered his name on the front the put a little ric… 

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New Tutorial: His & Hers Baby Quilts

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This tutorial first appeared on  Moda Bake Shop… I’m a mom of twins, a boy and a girl.  A friend of mine just had twins herself and I decided it might be fun to find a way to use the same fabric line to make a boy and a girl version quilt.  I got the… 

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