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Meet the Altair by Baby Lock

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More than ever sewing is back in style! From mask-making to closet makeovers, we are all putting our machines to the test and that's why I'm so excited to add the Baby Lock Altair to my studio. Endearingly named Addison, or Addie for short. Now, when you welcome a new machine like this into your world, everyone gets excited, even the dogs. To say that they were beyond interested to know … [Read more...]

Gnome Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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Let's face it, the holidays are here and it's time to pull out the festive decor, spread the cheer, and sprinkle the fairy dust everywhere. That's why, I thought it would be fun to add this Gnome quilt block to my collection. There has been much debate of this little guy in my household. My girls insist that he looks like a wizard or one of the seven dwarfs and Mr. TSL is wondering why … [Read more...]

100+ Stuffed Toy DIY Patterns

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Plushies, stuffies, stuffed toys, loveys - what do you call sweet little toys like these? No matter what name you have for them, they are simply adorable. Here are over 100 amazing stuffed toy DIY projects for you to make. Because let's face it, when they're handmade, they become not only fun toys children will love but special keepsakes for years to come too. This roundup includes something for … [Read more...]

Thread Spool Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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Say hello to the Thread Spool quilt block! If you haven't guessed by now, easy to make, patchwork quilt blocks are kinda my jam. Toss in a few options for using up leftover bits of scrap fabrics and I'd say the design is a home run. Well, this week's block combines all of those features! Honestly, this quilt block is beyond versatile. The stripped center unit creates a square which … [Read more...]

Morrison Park Fabrics Tour | Blushing Glory

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It's always fun to work with fabric designed by a friend. So when Pat Sloan reached out to see if I was interested in making something fun with her new line, Morrison Park fabrics, I was all in! The fabric collection is a combination of geometric shapes, floral motifs, and striping and the colors are unexpected. Think pink, red, blue, yellow, green…all bright and happy. Since I knew … [Read more...]

100+ DIY Halloween Creative Costumes

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Halloween is the perfect time to show off your skills. Sure, you could just go to the store and pick up a costume off the rack, but where's the fun in that? I've rounded up over 100 incredibly creative costumes for Halloween that will help you make something fun for every member of your family. Whether you want to keep it simple or go all out, this list has you covered. Happy haunting!   100+ … [Read more...]

Silhouette Moon Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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Rounding out the Halloween inspired designs, I'm adding the Silhouette Moon quilt block. This iconic image reminds me of my childhood cat, Grant. She was black as night and completely fearless! She would bring gifts for all of us to gross-out over and even cried to alert my folks of the bat situation. Her indoor/outdoor behavior left much to be desired but she was beyond my buddy. … [Read more...]

Zipper Bag SWAP 2020 Edition

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With all of the amazing pictures from my Pincushion SWAP being shared, more and more of you are reaching out. Asking, when is the next SWAP??? Well, today is the day! I’m officially kicking off the Zipper Bag SWAP 2020 Edition. I know that some folks hear the word zipper and instantly get nervous but I promise they are so much easier than you think! happen to be one of the favorite things … [Read more...]

100+ Free Zipper Pouch Patterns

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Zipper pouches are one of my favorite quick projects of all time!  They are perfect for using up scraps, storing little bits, and easy to create for gifts.  Just toss in a gift card and you are good to go! Zipper Pouch Patterns Line Up Mention the word zipper and many stitchers flinch.  Zippers seem to be that taboo topic within the sewing world and I'm not sure why. They are so much easier to … [Read more...]