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New Ribbon Flower Tutorial

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Learn to make your own elegant ribbon flowers with my new downloadable tutorial. Designed for folks with some hand sewing experience. (No machine sewing!) Making a flower takes less than 30 minutes with only a few supplies and materials, and

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52 Pillows – #28 – Cube

Our house is pretty small and there’s not much room for a traditional kind of ottoman. Add in a toddler with a feeding tube attached to a rolling pole and there’s definitely not room for a traditional ottoman. So when

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Pablo Picasso: Homeschool Art Lessons

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We got a late start on art this year so my first lesson wasn’t until mid-November. I chose Pablo Picasso¬†as our first artist to study because he had so many styles and used different mediums. He’s well-known and I thought

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52 Pillows – #22 – The Ten-Minute Pillow

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Baby’s napping. Never know how long she’ll sleep… My son’s been wanting a fuzzy purple pillow… I have had the instructions for “The Ten-Minute Pillow” for, I don’t know, 7 years or more, so today seems like a good time

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Red Hat Society Teapot Cozies

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You may have noticed groups of ladies in restaurants and such, all wearing red hats and having a lot of fun? They may be members of The Red Hat Society. One of my pattern customers, the fabulous Susan, is a

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52 Pillows – #21 – Pinwheel

52 Pillows #21 Pinwheel

A year and a half ago I launched a year-long creative project, 52 Pillows, where I committed to creating a new pillow every week for a year with the intention of elevating myself out of surviving and into thriving. I wanted

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Give a girl the right shoes…

“…and she can conquer the world,” Marilyn Monroe claimed. So the earlier you start with the right shoes, the better, right? Like these baby mary janes you can crochet yourself, epattern from TwoGirlsPatterns.etsy.com. And why stop at shoes when there

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Damask Delights

Black and white damask with red and polka dots

‘Damask Delights ‘ by Leigha1988 Personalized Monogrammed Whi… aTwinkleStar $18.00 100 Water Bottle Labels – Da… DelovelyDesign… $80.00 Save 15% on all Boppy Covers… browniesnbutte… $31.99 The Coral Floral Frame with … retrogalusa $18.00 Wedding Ring Bearer Pillow -… crafting4u

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Make it Yourself Gift Ideas

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‘Great Patterns….’ by JulieEllynDesigns Kate’s Dress – A-line dr… TheLilyBirdStu… $6.90 Baby Bunting – knitting patt… AmandaLilleyDe… $5.00 PDF Crochet Pattern MaryJane… AngelsChestBou… $6.99 Amigurumi Zodiac patterns – … ZodiacGurumi $20.00 Easy Adjustable Socks – PDF … rachelscrochet $4.95 DIY

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Keep Calm, Drink Tea

Black and white damask with red and polka dots

‘Time For Tea’ by LilinovaDesigns Vintage Aynsley Golden Corse… pinkfence $30.00 Tea for one lauraamiss $65.00 Art Print Keep Calm and Drin… CafeBaudelaire $22.00 Celestial Teapot – Print AliceinParis $20.00 An Instant COLLECTION of TIN… sushipotparts $78.00 vintage celadon tea

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