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Recent Posts by Colleen

    A Gift Bag Goodbye

    I just loved these cute little handmade gift bags by Cotton Way. I thought the “birthday” bag would also make a great Christmas bag using MaryJo’s fabric “Snowed Inn” (which is also available in cozy flannel!! 🙂 ). The directions are easy and pretty straight forward (as long as you read them right that is-see what not to do ...

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    Santa’s New Suit!

    How cute are these placemats and napkins by Jo-Lydia’s Attic??  They’re just so delightful and cheery and make me want to fill my belly with a bowl full of jelly.  ;]  And, they were super easy to make.  I chose from the Quilter’s Candy Prints because they’re not too busy yet still completely adorable!  I also chose the fake fur option on the placemats because I think the texture makes them pop ...

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    Pleated Purse-Frame

    I’ve always wanted to make a cute little clutch so I thought this was a great opportunity to make the Pleated Purse-Frame Purse from A Bag for All Reasons by Liam Lam.  I went with the alternate size and made it 2” taller.

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    Owl Pillow

    WHO, WHO, WHO doesn’t just love a whimsical owl? I know I do, and from the moment I started making it, there was an argument about who was going to get it when I was finished-me, my sister, my daughter, Miss Sue, or as a gift. The Jury is still out on that one. I chose to make the owl pillow from Curiosities & Mischief ...

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