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Gifty Galore 2015 – Project 9

Hi There~ I’m Stephanie Dunphy and although I have a blog, Rummage, mostly you’ll find me on Instagram.  I’m @sadunphy. I’m really enjoying seeing all of the great quick and fun Gifty Galore projects and I hope you are as well.  My project is called Buttons and Bows.

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Gifty Galore Project 8: patchwork trivets with circular quilting
Gifty Galore 2015 – Project 8

Gifty Galore Project 8: patchwork trivets with circular quilting For my Gifty Galore project, I made these cute little patchwork trivets with circular quilting from the Sew4Home Blog. When I first saw the pattern, I immediately knew I wanted to use some pretty scraps I had from the Mama’s Cottons Line Dried fabric collection by Connecting Threads. Trivets are such ...

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Gifty Galore 2015 – Project 7

I’m so excited to share my Seasons Placemats with you. They can be found in the Fast, Fun, and Gifty book, or you can download the individual pattern here. As usual, when coming up with this project I couldn’t make up my mind which applique design I wanted on my placemats—so Anita at Connecting Threads suggested I do a different design for each season. ...

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Gifty Galore 2015 – Project 6

The Lined Drawstring Bag from Jeni Baker of In Color Order was such a fun, quick, and cute project! These bags are great to use for anything from gift giving to carrying around projects. Directions to make this bag can be found by clicking on this link. The directions were so good that even my side seams matched – WAHOO! I ...

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Gifty Galore 2015 – Project 5

The Two-Colored Zip Pouch is a fun and easy project to make for a variety of people on your gift giving list. You can get a completely different look just by changing up the fabrics. This is a fun way to use some novelty fabrics, or you could piece one of the panels from scraps if you would like. (I think scrappy is always ...

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Gifty Galore 2015 – Project 4

Hello everyone!  I’m Andy Knowlton from A Bright Corner.  The Gifty Galore blog posts are just getting started and I’m looking forward to seeing what each contributor shares here!  Today I’m sharing a free downloadable PDF pattern for this fun Starburst Pillow. I love giving pillows as gifts – they’re quick & fun projects and it’s easy to customize each pillow to fit the recipient.

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August Little Quilt

The August Little Quilt is constructed with the Connecting Threads Quilter’s Candy Basics in a cheery winter theme. The Kit is now available with the pattern download becoming available August 3rd! I like the idea of this cool-themed quilt for August! Our August Little Quilt is a sweet repeat of the Attic Windows block. This is perfect for showcasing a fabric with a ...

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Christmas in July – Week 3

Thank you so much to everyone who entered our Week 3 giveaway! Using a random number generator, we have selected Connie as our winner! Our next Christmas in July contest goes up early tomorrow morning so be sure to check back and learn how you can be entered to win some awesome prizes.  Thank you to everyone who has participated in Connecting Threads’ Christmas in July weekly ...

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Gifty Galore 2015 – Project 3

Here is the Happy Sunshine Pincushion found in the Fast, Fun, & Gifty book. It is my gift to all the Gifty Galore members who inspire me every day with their wit, wisdom, and love for each other. I made my beautiful pincushion in wool. I love wool work so much as it brings a project to life and provides dimension and ...

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Gifty Galore 2015 – Project 2

I love to watch movies on my tablet as I sew. It really helps keep me focused. I saw this great Tablet Stand Tutorial on Pixels To Patchwork blog and thought it would be perfect to keep my tablet more stable as I watch/listen. Taryn’s step by step instructions were really easy to follow. I collected a 1/4 yard for the main body and some scraps to sew together for the sides of ...

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