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Hallway Refresh

I took a break from sewing to work on fixing up the house. We bought this house almost 7 years ago as a foreclosure and have slowly been making it our home. The downstairs hallway has been neglected for some time now. It doesn't get used much. It goes to the garage (that we don't… Continue reading Hallway Refresh

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Tummy Time Blanket

As some of you may know, I have a niece on the way. And I have been making all things baby related. The nursery is wild animal themed and I found this fabric at Joanns. They had mentioned wanting a blanket "with the bubble fabric", which turns out to be minky fabric. I did a… Continue reading Tummy Time Blanket

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Blanket For My Dawg

I've always joked that my middle cat is my dog because she plays fetch. So when I found this jelly roll I just had to have it so I could make her a blanket to lay on. I also used this opportunity to try out different stitches, techniques, and tools on these blankets. One jelly… Continue reading Blanket For My Dawg

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A Quilt for a Princess

If you've been following my blog, you know that I have a niece on the way. And with that news I have been crafting everything baby related. I am a huge procrastinator and it shows in my work. Every time I say I'm not going to procrastinate again and yet here we are... rushing through… Continue reading A Quilt for a Princess

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Easy DIY Burp Cloths

With the exciting news of being an aunt for the first time, I just had to start making things for the little one! Among other things, I decided to make some burp cloths. I found a cute flannel fat quarter at Joann's and cut each piece in half which was 10x18. I heard that most… Continue reading Easy DIY Burp Cloths

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Something Old Into Something New

When my mother in-law's mother had passed away I offered to make her a quilt out of her mother's favorite gowns. Seemed reasonable since everyone was doing it with men's flannel shirts. This quilt is special in many ways. It's my first quilt on my new sewing machine I got for Valentines Day. It's the… Continue reading Something Old Into Something New

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Guest Bedroom Part Two

If you've read my first Guest Bedroom Face Lift post, then you know that I finished painting the pieces of furniture. I let them sit for a few days and worked on cleaning out the room they were going in. We painted the room a color called Zen several years ago when we bought the… Continue reading Guest Bedroom Part Two