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The Purple Table Runner

I’ve sewn together a very easy table runner for a friend of mine. I still adore the table runner we’ve got on our living room table right now, the polka dot one I made this spring. It really makes me … Continue reading

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Fabulous Fabric Scraps

I’ve been sewing this week, and intend to do a bit more before July ends. Inspired by my own fabric stash, tutorials and inspiration online, the book Quilt Improv and the fabric swap I’m in of course. I opened my … Continue reading

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Inspiration | 5 Artistic Craft Ideas

What about some paper weaving, fabric appliqué, making your own twine and then decorating some envelopes? Today’s link love will lead you to five artistic craft ideas that I think are awesome and worth your time. So remember: Too much … Continue reading

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The Urge to Sew Scrappy Pouches

Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are. Marianne Williamson I love scraps! Not only the paper scraps I use all the time, but fabric scraps too. I think I collect … Continue reading

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The Pink Fabric Bead Workshop

Green nail polish and super quick, that is my friend Madde. It’s her swift hands you see on the photos above. I don’t know anybody who crafts with such fury! Today she wrote a post about the pink workshop I … Continue reading

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Create your own free-form quilts – a book review

Hi there crafter! Time for some sewing I think. As a quilter you know that the ruler is your best friend when quilting, right? But in this book quilter Rayna Gillman presents a few easy ways to cut strips without … Continue reading

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Kitschy Fabric Christmas Cards

As I was looking through old photos I found this Christmas card I did a few years ago. Now I can’t remember who I sent it to, but I remember not liking it at all, probably because it doesn’t have … Continue reading

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Fabric Beads are Easy to Make

You make fabric beads the same way you make rolled paper beads, but I prefer fabric. I haven’t had any success when I tried making paper beads (yet). It’s easier to roll the fabric, and the beads get chunkier faster. … Continue reading

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A row of flowers on a crocheted bowl

In todays post; A few thrifted materials to recycle, crochet, play and hunt with… If you have a ball of fabric rolled up somewhere… …you can crochet up a soft little bowl. I thrifted a couple of balls of torn … Continue reading

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Sewing with fabric scraps from the trash

I am the hole in the flute that the Christ’s breath moves through. Listen to the music. Hafiz< /blockquote> What if… some of my Daily Art Cards were made from fabric? What if… I played with fabric scraps from my … Continue reading

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