Happy Valentine’s Day

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For Lillian’s daycare class I decided to make Valentine’s since there are only a total of eight kids and two teachers.  I made these from noodlehead’s blog. First, I printed the image onto white cardstock, then I let Lillian “sign” all of them. After that I cut out the cardstock and vellum and then sewed… Read more »

My First Major Mistake

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I attempted to make a Kindle case but I could not find a tutorial online for one I liked or for the Kindle 3.  So I took a few different ideas from other case type tutorials and attempted it.  I used this one to help get the dimensions, and this one as the basis of… Read more »

Lil Cutie Pouches

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I attempted a more difficult project than the crayon roll. It is a tutorial by Anna from noodle-head.com called Lil Cutie Pouches. It even includes a zipper which I have no experience with whatsoever. She did a fantastic job with the tutorial. I started out by reading over the whole thing and visualizing exactly what… Read more »

My First Projects – Crayon Roll

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To get used to my new machine and sewing in general I practiced on some scrap fabric but figured the best way to get to know the machine was to just start working on projects.  So that is what I did. My first project was a crayon roll from prudentbaby.com.  I made the crayon roll… Read more »