Pixel Heart Mini Quilt

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This weekend my little Mila and I decided to make a cute Valentine's Day project together. We made a Pixel Heart Mini Quilt! She arranged all the little mini charms in the color arrangement she wanted. I have to say, it turned out pretty beautiful. She chose all pinks and reds from my scrap box. … [Read more...]

Jumbo Flip Flap Messenger Bag

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Hey All! Are you guys enjoying winter? We have been getting slammed with snow in the Midwest and loving it. Both my daughter and my dog enjoy playing in it so no complaints here. I recently bought 2 yards of this Cotton and Steel  August Mezzanine Fabric from Craftsy. It was on sale so I could not … [Read more...]

Wall Hanging Heart Quilt

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Heart day is approaching! Can you believe how time flies? I always wanted a heart quilt to hang up in my living room. So, I decided to tackle this easy pattern. This charm pack wall hanging heart quilt only requires 2 charm packs (42 5' squares) of whatever colors you choose and 2 white fabric charm … [Read more...]

2016 Sewing Goals

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I don't know about you all but this year I am determined to step it up in my sewing room. Last year was a down year for me and my hobbies but this year, I am not taking no for an answer. With my daughter getting a big older, I am going to try and steal a few more hours during weekend naps and early … [Read more...]

Charm Box Free Quilt Pattern

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Happy New Year Everyone! We are kicking off 2016 with this easy and fabulous free pattern from The Fat Quarter Shop; Charm Box Free Quilt Pattern. This is a super simple pattern than any beginner quilter can do. It is part of the Fat Quarter Shop Shortcut Series and one of my favorites.I did the top … [Read more...]

Jelly Roll Jam Quilt Pattern

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Well, its Christmas time which means you need to start whipping out all your Christmas projects to decorate your home. One of my favorite short-cut quilts that I have done is the Jelly Roll Jam Quilt Pattern. The top literally took about 2 hours to do and paired with some festive Christmas fabric, … [Read more...]

Girls Holiday Jumper Pattern

Easy Peasy 30 minute holiday jumper pattern on the blog. Classic piece for holiday pictures. Featuring @rileyblakedesigns #holidayknitbasics #knitfabric #christmasfabric #jumper #holidayoutfit #redandwhite #diy #isew #sewing #sewsomething #imadeitmyself #holiday #tutorial #freesewingpattern #freepattern #newblogpost

Its holiday season guys! It's my favorite time of the year. I remember when I was a child, my mom had me in red jumpers in all my Christmas pictures. A  holiday jumper for Christmas pictures of to go see Santa looks so classic and festive. In this post, I will show you how to make this pretty little … [Read more...]

Flower Shaped Pillow

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Hey Guys! I have been away from my sewing machine for a while. I haven't been in the sewing mood for some reason. I recently started crocheting and loving it so maybe you will see some crocheting tutorials on there soon. Anyway, I had some left over fabric from my Dresden Window Pane Quilt I did a … [Read more...]

Zipper Cowl

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I bumped into this pretty metallic suede fabric at my local Joann's the other day and wanted to create something unique with it. I am sure you guys have seen cowl scarves all over Pinterest but have ever you seen one with a zipper? I thought this zipper cowl was a cool twist to the ever so popular … [Read more...]

Contemporary Table Runner Pattern

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Hey Guys! I have been taking a short break from my sewing machine recently to deal with life's happenings. Being a single working mother takes up so much of my time. I barely get any breaks to sew. A few weeks ago I got a few Cotton and Steel charm packs from The Fat Quarter Shop during one of their … [Read more...]

Free Tote Bag Pattern

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Hey Guys! I found this beautiful fabric at Hobby Lobby during one of my fabric hunts the other day and I just knew I had to pair it with some of my champagne gold leather I had left over from a few of my most recent projects to create this free tote bag pattern. I am calling this the market street … [Read more...]