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How to Make a Rag Quilt: New One Minute Video

Embrace the Fray! If you’ve been wanting to try your hand at quilting, a rag quilt is the perfect place to start. All you have to be able to do is cut squares and sew a straight line. No need … Continue reading

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Refashion Runway Season Five: Contestants and Challenges Announced Today

Finally! It’s the big announcement! And let me tell you, this has not been easy. So many wonderful people applied for Season Five of Refashion Runway and I just couldn’t narrow it down to less than 15 contestants. I know … Continue reading

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You Voted and the Winner is…… The Sweater Dress Refashion

Ta Da! According to your votes, this sweater refashion was by far the favorite. (I gotta admit, it’s my all-time favorite, too) But, I heard the link was broken, so here’s the tutorial just in case you want to try … Continue reading

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Wrap Up 2019 With Some Refashioned Sweaters and Vote For Your Favorite

So many sweaters! So little time! I’m still doing it. Just ask Katie. It’s the first place I head when thrift shopping- THE SWEATER AISLE! There’s just something fun about giving old unloved sweaters a new lease on life. Here’s … Continue reading

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DIY: How to Make a Pom Pom Wreath

Greet your guests with wooly wonderfulness all winter with this warm wreath made from pom poms. (Alliteration intended 🙂 ) Pom poms are super fun to make and can be made in any color and texture. You don’t even need … Continue reading

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How to Make Christmas Gnomes: A New One Minute Video

Bring a little hygge into your home this season with a cute traditional Scandinavian ornament. In Sweden, they’re known as a Tomte. If you’re in Norway, you’ll hear them called a Nisse. You might even know them as Gnomes. Originally, … Continue reading

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DIY Fabric Bread Basket Cover: New One Minute Video

Did I lure you in with these scrumptious looking, warm and buttery, fresh out of the oven, homemade rolls? Yes, please! This holiday season, keep your rolls fresh while adding some serious style to your table with a DIY fabric … Continue reading

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Good News! The Smitten Pattern is Up and Running Again.

Thank you for letting me know that the pattern link was broken so I could get to the bottom of it. Good News! It’s up and running again. You can click here for the step-by-step tutorial and the pattern link. … Continue reading

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DIY Fabric Pie Carrier: New One Minute Video

Did someone say pie? If you want to bake people happy this holiday season, make a pie. There’s just something comforting about a fresh, hot pie with a flaky crust and flavorful filling. From pecan to apple, please your friends … Continue reading

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Fall for Felt: Modern Felt Cornucopia: New One Minute Video

The cornucopia and Thanksgiving go together like turkey and cranberry sauce, like mashed potatoes and gravy, like pumpkin pie and whipped cream. Symbolizing wealth, prosperity and abundance, it’s just one of those fall staples we see on tablescapes every autumn. … Continue reading

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