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Redwork Quilts

Redwork refers to harnessing simple embroidery techniques using red thread to stitch. BOM stands for block-of-the-month. This project is going to combine these frameworks to produce something gorgeous, neat and fairly practical. What about getting ...

How to Sew an American Flag?

Make a Counted Thread Flag using just 3 colors of floss, a piece of linen and basic counted thread stitches. This project is a terrific way to build your skills. It’s also a lot of fun to make! I’ve finished my project two ways – as a stuffed ...

How to Make Fabric Flowers?

This Spring project can help you use up an assortment of crafty odds and ends. Use leftover scraps of quilting fabrics and half-used bottles of acrylic craft paint, and raid your stash for buttons to be used as the flower centers. You can get as ...

Anthropologie-inspired Headband

Okay, sincerest apologies for flaking out on you for the last week.  I didn't really mean for that to happen, but I was in the process of getting our family completely out of TN and down to FL.  We will be here for the next 2 months before ...

Two Lives Linked: A Modern Wedding Ring Quilt

Last year two of our dear friends got married. The bride has modern taste, but also loves the country.  She's an architect, so I knew she would appreciate something structural. I found the inspiration for this quilt on Pinterest, but it was very ...

Reverse Applique Football T

It's football season y'all! So today I lit a pumpkin spice candle, turned on the game, and whipped up this little t-shirt for Charlotte! Y'all, I am so in love with reverse applique. It's like regular applique but faster and easier ...

How to create Fabric Hairbow

As much as I craft you would think I could make a decent ribbon hairbow.  But the thing is - I really stink at making ribbon hairbows.  I just can't seem to get it right - even when I follow really great tutorials.  So instead, I dug through my ...

{Educate} Sew By Number

Hey!  Well, I've been changing things up a bit around here.  A new look and a new sense of organization.  Now all of my posts will fit into one of four categories - which you can browse using the tabs beneath my header.  Decorate.  Create.  ...

{DIY}The Fat Quarter Infinity Scarf

**I've recently started blogging again! Come see what I've been up to: click here** Meet my newest cold weather accessory - the fat quarter infinity scarf. I really really love infinity scarves. You know why? They're easy. Easy to make, ...

{DIY} The Letter Pillow

Today's post is brought to you by... the letter L! I mentioned it in my last post - our baby girl's name is going to be Lila. Lila Marian to be exact (Marian is my grandmothers name). Do you remember on the TV show Friends, when Rachel has her ...

{DIY} Ribbon Storage

Yes I am unpacking and trying to set up a cute crafting/sewing corner for myself. I have some ribbon...none of it on spools. The idea to wrap it around cardboard is not mine, but I wanted to display it in a cute way so that it could sit out. ...

{DIY} Woodland Winter Wreath

We bought all the supplies from Michaels, and completed it in about 3 hrs. I made all the felt flowers, and mom wrapped the wreath. I think the secret is to have lots of felt flowers, even though they take a while to complete.  Hope you like ...