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DIY Anthropologie-inspired Hairbows

These hairbows are easy, sweet, and a great way to use up fabric scraps! I saw this bow on Anthro: It's cute, but it is 7" wide and 5" tall.  Pretty big bow.  I wanted to make a few last minute bows to slip into Charlotte's Easter Basket - somehow our bows are always disappearing.  I ...

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Psychadelic Pillowcase Dress

So someone clicked the "Suggest a DIY" button(which I was thrilled about!) and asked for a pillowcase dress tutorial.  I have to admit, I'm not crazy about pillowcase dresses.  In fact, I'd never made one{gasp!} - I know.  It's like a staple clothing item for little girls....isn't it even a ...

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The Hexie Hairclip – a tutorial

I just love all the hexagon quilts - they are so gorgeous and intricate.  For some reason at dinner last night the idea popped into my head to make a hexagon hair clip for Charlotte.  It took a little trial and error but here's what I came up with! That is an orange and blue one for Charlotte to ...

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DIY {30 minute}Tank-Dress

Have somewhere to be in an hour? Nothing to wear? No problem - you can whip this baby up in 30 minutes or less.   I've been wanting to make one of these for a while, and I must confess that now that I have made one...well my entire summer wardrobe might consist of these.  This little dress is so ...

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DIY- Sea and Sand Throw Pillow

Happy Monday!  While browsing around on my new favorite place, Pintrest, I found this painting and fell in love. Isn't that lovely?  I want to be there, greeting the day.  Well, I don't really paint, but you know I love fabric and a challenge.  So I decided to create a pillow for my couch - a ...

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DIY Anthropologie-inspired Handbag

Last week I did this tutorial as a guest post on Just Chic. I thought I would post it here too in case you missed it! A Bouquet for Every Day It's a sweet little bag that will make you feel as though you are carrying a lovely bouquet of roses with you everywhere you go!  I was inspired by this ...

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Simple Spring Scarf

Sewing with Jersey knit is almost as easy as sewing with felt.  You don't have to finish the edges and it drapes beautifully.  It makes the perfect spring scarf. If you buy fabric that is 64 inches wide, you won't even have to piece it. You will need: 2 colors of Jersey knit ...

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Sewing “room” Redo

I use the word room cautiously because it is actually just a corner of what is supposed to be a formal dining room - but it also houses our baby grand.  So far in my crafting life I generally cut things out on the floor.  It's not so good.  My dining room table is usually covered in food or ...

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DIY Round Tablecloth!

As promised!  When I made the Spring Tablecloth last week, several of you commented that you have round tables - well here you go!  Actually, making a round tablecloth is not that much harder than making a rectangular one.  There is really only 1 extra Step. So if you're ready, here's how it's ...

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