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How to Update Your Wardrobe for Spring?

One of my biggest struggle since getting married and becoming a mom is making sure I dress appropriate. At 29, it’s time to dress like an adult even if I am totally faking my adult status. Since I have lost the majority of my baby weight from Frankenbaby, it was time to add some new pieces to my ...

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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 a quilt made of 12 pieces of embroidered fabric? ...

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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 ornament, and framed as wall art (the piece fits a ...

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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 creative as you want while painting the frame and ...

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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 we move to Japan. BUT I did manage to whip up ...

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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 and...reverse. I'm gonna make one for my other two ...

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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 fabric stash and created this little bow. I love ...

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{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.  Educate.  Nourish. We have decided to homeschool in the ...

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{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, easy to wear.  What more could you ask for?  I ...

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{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 baby Emma, they have a large letter E hanging on ...

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{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. I'm certainly NO expert on organization, but I think ...

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