Category Archives: Sewing

Zippered Card Pouch

I don’t know about you but this pouch has been on my radar since I first saw it a really long time ago. I think not only the beautifully coordinated fabrics but also the adorable zipper is what hooked me. And the … Continue reading

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Sewing Curves Without Pins

I am not very good at staying on task… When it comes to me and creativity you probably already know that. Feeling the need to try something new. Making a terrible mess doing it… But it will be so worth it! All … Continue reading

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I Am Beginning to See the Light…

Cleaning up, a quilt before it is completely finished, is probably my less favorite part. After the quilting is finished, and the binding is on but before it heads to the washer, I probably spend 20 minutes inspecting and carefully trimming … Continue reading

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Everyone Deserves a Quilt

This is the first quilt I have ever made for my husband’s brother, my brother-in-law. I’ve been in the family for almost 28 years and I’m not sure why it took me so long! I didn’t know it,  but apparently this is … Continue reading

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How to Shorten a Metal Zipper

I found myself with a couple of spare minutes and am playing around with some of these Moda fabrics I have heard so many others blog about. Mochi Dot and Cotton and Steel are both a 70/30 cotton and linen blend. … Continue reading

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Wrapping Odd Shaped Gifts part II

Pillowcases. That’s what I’m talking about. Who can’t use an extra one? This year, instead of using up a roll of disposable wrapping paper and then having to deal with the trash, I am making pillowcases for some of my bulkier gifts. … Continue reading

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Wrapping Odd Shaped Gifts

I feel like I’ve gotten in over my head with ideas, projects started and now Christmas will be here in a blink of an eye. I did start shopping this week. And unfortunately, that leads to wrapping… Sometimes when you … Continue reading

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