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Must-Have Sewing Supplies for Beginners

Last week I shared my video review of the sewing machine I’m calling the 2016 best sewing machine for beginners. If you missed it be sure to check it out here.  {Hint: There is a giveaway involved and it ends this week!}  I wanted to follow that post up with an introductory overview of what I […]

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Introducing the 10″ Slicer quilting template & ruler!

Happy New Year, everybody! I’m super excited today to share with you some fabulous news. I designed and manufactured my very first quilting template & ruler! It’s been an interesting ride and I have learned so much about the process of taking an idea from paper to prototypes to more prototypes to finally having the […]

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Want to join our online quilt retreat for FREE? Enter the giveaway!

Hi all! We have reviewed the (almost 1,500!) responses to the online quilt retreat survey we sent out last week and I wanted to thank you for completing it! We received some great insight and I’m excited to share this next step with you! I am working with several other quilting instructors to bring you […]

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How to Build a Step Stool- Video Tutorial

I am having so much fun building new woodworking projects and meeting other women who enjoy making stuff too! My friend, Linn from Darbin Orvar and I collaborated on my latest tutorial to bring you a two-part video project. In the first video I teach you how to build the step stool and then in […]

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45-Minute Crochet Cowl Tutorial & Giveaway

Now that cooler weather is upon us it’s the perfect time to whip up something to keep yourself (and others!) toasty! This 45-minute cowl is just the ticket to a practical, fun and quickie crochet project. The best part is that the yarn does all the work for you! I mean, seriously… how gorgeous is […]

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Quilted Panel with Lights- Video Tutorial & Giveaway

What a fun little project! Have you made one of these light up wallhangings yet?! If you haven’t, you have to watch my tutorial! I bet you’ll be cranking these for the holidays. My friends at Northcott Fabrics were generous enough to offer up some amazing goodies for a giveaway! TWO winners will each receive a […]

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How to Build A Platform Bed for $40 – DIY Video Tutorial

Whoa. It’s been weeks since I blogged. Sorry about that. It’s been a little crazy around here.  But I’m back now and I’m coming to you with a new DIY woodworking video tutorial series! I built this easy and inexpensive queen sized platform bed for my son’s room about three years ago.  I’ve since promised […]

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