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My quilt by Jenni Calo

One of my closest friends in New York is having a baby and this was the perfect opportunity to make up a baby quilt for her.  I am still such a novice at quilting, but really wanted to make her something that came from the heart and that she can keep for a long time. Also I was super excited to make her something using my latest collection Ella’s Wishes.

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Gifty Galore 2011: Merry Pillow

Who’s merry? I’m merry! Why you ask? Because I have a Merry Pillow that’s why! I LOVE Christmas, it’s my very favorite time of year. I also LOVE Nancy Halvorsen’s book Jingle All The Way which is where I got the pattern for this adorable pillow.

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Gifty Galore 2011: Phone Charger Valet

Here's proof that I actually use the stuff I design. This is my bedside table complete with dust, and my phone charger valet. I keep my glasses in there at night, and my phone on charge. I find it stops the cat from pushing my glasses off the table onto the dog in the middle of the night. Trust me that's a great saving. Dog and cat politics in the middle of the night is no fun!

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Gifty Galore 2011: Shop Hopper’s Bag

I hate to carry a big purse purse when I go on trips or shopping. I need to keep my hands free so I can carry all of the bags of fabric and goodies that I buy! I made this cute Shop Hopper's Bag from the  Bags Pillows & Pincushions book   featured in the Gifty Galore Group.

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Gifty Galore 2011: Heart Sachets

These are super cute and relatively easy to make.  The pattern and instructions are from the book A Creative Christmas.  I used prints from our new Pineberry collection and appliquéd them on Brown Mirage instead of using wool as called for in the book.  Because of this I have a few hints to share with you.  Unlike wool, the fabric does tend to fray on the edges which I think just adds to the country look.

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