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Mitten Workshop Weekend!!!

It’s been a Wooly Weekend!  I had so much fun this weekend teaching my Mitten Workshop!  I brought my camera along to take pictures of all the fabulous mittens and do you think I took one picture?  Of course not!  (boo)  This sorta thing always happens to me when...

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Cloud 9 Geocentric II Bag Challenge @ Sew Mama Sew

Challenge, Giveaway AND Tutorial! It was a little bit hard to contain my excitement when the gals over at SewMamaSew  chose me to participate in the GeoCentric II Bag Challenge! Cloud 9 Fabric is launching their amazing line of organic cotton canvas (YUM!),  GeoCentric II!  The new line has 3 new fabulous...

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Scrap Happy Sampler #6 June Block of the Month

Take it easy this month with an applique block – Fabulous Feathers! Summer is so busy so I hope you enjoy putting together this easy applique block. If you’re following along with the block of the month then you’ll want to make up two 7.75″ x 15″ ‘blocks’ to work into...

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Kissing Ball

Christmas Kissing Ball

A couple days ago I saw a Christmas Kissing Ball at my dear friend Suzanne’s house.  It kept catching my eye.  It looked…. traditional, fun, bright, and dare I say, romantic!  It just made me plain old happy!  I like feeling happy!  So I asked her about it, and to my delight...

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Wood Stove Makeover

Our wood stove is probably almost 25 years old and has kept us warm for many winters!  I was looking at ‘her’ one day and realized that although she still cranked out the heat, she was looking a little lack-luster to say the least!  I thought I’d share how EASY...

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make mittens from sweaters with fleece lining

Easy Sew in Labels Tutorial

Need to make some quick and easy sew in labels?  Here is one way to get it done… You will need an inkjet printer.  First pick up some inkjet printable fabric (sew on).  It comes in 8.5″ x 11″ sheets that you can feed right into your printer.  Set...

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Craft Market Series @ Sew Mama Sew

Sew Mama Sew (one of my favorite sewing sites – btw) is offering a ‘Craft Fair and Market Series’ beginning today and I get to kick things off!  I’m really excited to be part of this.  After being ‘on tour’ (I secretly want to be a rock star ) selling...

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Blueberry Rasperry Jam...YUM!

Blueberry Raspberry Jam – Canning Recipe

August is always the time I get into the spirit of harvesting and canning.  Since the blueberries, strawberries and raspberries don’t seem to be ripe at quite the same time, there is always a little freezing to do for one of them.  But no worries, the flavor is still fabulous! ...

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