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How to Make an Easy Breezy Caftan for Your Summer Beach Cover Up

It’s true what they say: Life IS better in flip flops… …and sunglasses, and hats, and¬†caftans.ūüôā Yes, easy-breezy caftans. With just two yards of fabric, you too can make this summery, beach cover-up in less than 30 minutes. Click here¬†to … Continue reading

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DIY a Simple Round Sit-Upon For All of Your Outdoor Fun

The kids are out of school, the weather is warm and it’s finally time for all of those fun activities in the great outdoors. There’s nothing like the joyful sounds of wild abandon as kids run through sprinklers, fly through … Continue reading

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Make an Embroidered Handkerchief for Dad this Father’s Day

Oh, the humble hankie: so much more than a way to wipe your brow. For many of us, these simple squares of cotton can hold memories of hope, heartache and happiness. Some handkerchiefs have been kept for generations to remind … Continue reading

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How to Make Laundry Tags at Home

Football, baseball, 4-H, swimming, fishing, riding bikes: Cooper’s childhood¬†has ¬†been¬† filled with all kinds of fun adventures. I mean really, I should’ve been more understanding, with a schedule like that, who has time to keep track of sweatshirts, t-shirts and … Continue reading

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“Vacay All Day” in This Fun DIY Summer Hat

Ah, summer: it’s the time of year when you want to spend every single day out in the sunshine. And whether or not you’re soaking up rays in your backyard or on a holiday, now is the time to take … Continue reading

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Learn to Sew: DIY Sunglasses Case and a Winner

I don’t know about you, but weather like we had yesterday makes me want to grab my suit and towel and head for the nearest pool party. 70 degrees on April 1st? That’s no joke! So grab¬†your fruity tropical drink … Continue reading

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Learn to Sew: Homemade Lavender Sachet

Want to make your drawers or closets smell great and practice your sewing skills at the same time? As the eighth project in the Learn to Sew¬†series,¬†these lavender-filled pouches pack a big punch when it comes to filling spaces with … Continue reading

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Learn to Sew: DIY Travel Makeup Organizer and a Giveaway

I’ve really enjoyed¬†designing this Learn to Sew series for you. I hope it’s been as much fun for you as it has been for me.ūüôā Next up: A few easy and beautiful projects to practice your newfound sewing skills… Travel … Continue reading

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Learn to Sew: How to Make a Muslin to Check For Fit and a Winner

Whether you’re an expert seamstress or a beginner, it’s always a good idea and well worth the effort to make a muslin before sewing a garment. A muslin is essentially a practice garment made from a cheap fabric similar to … Continue reading

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Learn to Sew: How to Read a Sewing Pattern

Word combos. So. Much. Fun! This one brings a smile to my face¬†and I honestly¬†wish I would’ve thought of it. SEWCABULARY Isn’t it perfect?! Well, today’s Learn to Sew¬†class is all about the SEWCABULARY¬†you need to know in order to … Continue reading

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