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Brother PE770 embroidery project for beginners- Cord Keeper

{Disclaimer: This post may include affiliate links for products I use and love. Thanks for your support.} I’m back! I’m determined to get back to blogging. I can hardly believe it’s almost been a year since my last blog post. AHHH! My apologies. Unfortunately, making videos, designing projects and fabric collections, traveling and homeschooling two […]

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Video Bag of the Month Club is now OPEN!

  Today is the big day that I open up my NEW Video Bag of the Month Club for EARLY BIRD signups! If you haven’t been following me on YouTube this week then you probably missed out on all the info and FREE tutorials I shared. But no worries, I’ll include them here for ya […]

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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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10 inch slicer zipper pouch video tutorial by the crafty gemini

Zipper Pouch- 10″ Slicer Video Tutorial

In this brand new video tutorial I walk you through all the steps in creating this cute and funky zipper pouch using my 10″ Slicer quilting ruler & template! My friend and quilt club member, Nancy L. gave me the idea and I just knew I had to film a video tutorial for you! You […]

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Hand Embroidery- Tote Bag Video Tutorial

Hi all! I’m back with another installment in my hand embroidery video tutorial series. This time I wanted to use some of the stitches we’ve already learned to embellish a cute tote bag. The bag is fully lined and features some fun denim fabric and an embroidery design from the Stitched Style book by my […]

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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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QUILTERS! I need your help & input!

Hi all! It’s been a while since I’ve posted. Life is crazy busy! I’m leaving to Missouri tomorrow to film new tutorial for my Crafty Gemini Creates channel so I’ll keep this short. I’m working on something that I think so many of you will benefit from and I need your help and input so […]

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Hand Embroidery Series: Video #2- Getting Started

[Disclaimer: Some of the links included in this post are affiliate links. That means if you click on them and make a purchase I will receive compensation for the referral. Thanks for you support!] If you are following along with my new hand embroidery video series then you will be excited to see Video #2! […]

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FREE MOTION QUILTING- Video Tutorial Series: Video #1

I’m launching a new video tutorial series today! After so many of you have asked over the years I’m finally delivering! Here it is Video #1 in my NEW free motion quilting video tutorial series. If you have quilty friends who are intimidated by free motion quilting forward them this link and tell them to […]

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DIY Scissors Keeper – Video Tutorial

This week’s tutorial is super quick and easy! I came up with this little scissors keeper/case/shield project to help label and distinguish between my paper and fabric scissors. They are especially handy when I travel with my supplies. Have you ever had someone grab your fabric cutting shears and use them to cut paper, open […]

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NEW Hand Embroidery Video Tutorial Series!

Today I’m kicking off a brand new video tutorial series on hand embroidery! This is going to be FUN! In this first video I go over the supplies I recommend for hand embroidery! This should give you plenty of time to gather the basic supplies before the next video is released in a few weeks. […]

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More FREE Video Tutorials every Wednesday!

I’m still in Hamilton, MO visiting Missouri Star Quilt Company headquarters. It’s been a busy week of meetings and I have had a great time meeting and collaborating with so many employees of the company! For those of you that don’t know about my latest collaboration here is a quick update! I’ve teamed up with […]

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Reversible Round Basket- Video Tutorial

Today I’m sharing with you my new video tutorial for cute reversible and round fabric baskets. It seems little organizers are trending in the interwebs these days so I thought I would share this project with you. It’s a great scrap buster for using up orphan layer cake (10″ x 10″) squares of fabric. You […]

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Quilted Luggage Tags- Video Tutorial

I’m late writing this post but wanted to make sure you didn’t miss my latest FREE video tutorial! I’m back to post a new video tutorial to my YouTube channel every Monday now. So, to make sure you don’t miss any of them click HERE to subscribe to my  channel. If you’re traveling this summer […]

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NEW YouTube Channel launches today & Giveaway!

Today is the BIG day! My new YouTube channel with Missouri Star Quilt Company launches today! What does that mean for you? Well, starting today you will get a NEW free video tutorial every Wednesday! Check out today’s fun and easy scrap busting project! The new channel is called Crafty Gemini Creates and will feature more […]

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Girl’s Square Neck Sundress Pattern & Tutorial- 30 Days of Sundresses

Today is my day! I’m being featured on Melly Sews as a stop in her 30 Days of Sundresses blog tour! If you don’t know about 30 Days of Sundresses you are in for a treat! Every day this month Melly is featuring fresh new patterns & tutorials by different bloggers. The sundresses are for […]

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Catch-All Fabric Basket- VIDEO TUTORIAL

I’m back with a new fun and easy project! There seems to be a lot of hype around small-ish organizer projects on the internet these days and I thought my little catch-all basket would be a great addition to the fun. Once you see how ridiculously easy it is to make you will make these […]

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How to Make Triangle Zipper Pouches- Video Tutorial

I’m back this week with a new video tutorial. My most recent video tutorials are longer than some of my older ones but so far it seems like that’s a good thing! No negative comments so far and it seems most viewers are preferring the more detailed and in-depth video tutorials. What do you think? Leave […]

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Twist 10 Table Runner Tutorial with Jenny Doan of Missouri Star Quilt Co

Today I get to share with you another quilting tutorial I filmed with Jenny Doan of Missouri Star Quilt Company! A few months ago I had the opportunity to visit Hamilton, Missouri (MSQC headquarters) and filmed a few videos with Jenny. The first tutorial was released a few weeks ago on the MSQC YouTube channel. It […]

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Arm Knitting an Infinity Scarf or Cowl- Video Tutorial

I know. I know. Arm knitting is so last year. But surprisingly enough I still get dozens of emails from viewers asking me to do a video tutorial. It seems they want the “Crafty Gemini” version. So, after hundreds of requests. Here it is! I hope I didn’t let you down. It’s really easy once […]

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DIY Bookshelf Project

My power tools and I have been buddies lately. I love them just as much as my sewing machine collection. To me they are very similar because they both allow me to make stuff with my hands. That’s all I want to do, really. Make. Stuff. The principles of making things are very similar across […]

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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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Fabric Bookmark Tutorial- Slice Cutter applique

As promised in yesterday’s video review of the Slice digital fabric cutting machine today I get to share my step-by-step tutorial on how to make my {super cute} fabric bookmarks! Yay! each one finishes 2.75″ x 6″ These would make great gifts! I love the tulle poof tags! Aren’t they cute!? Sometimes I surprise myself […]

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