Drawstring Bags and 2013 Plans

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I hope everyone had a great holiday season!  I know we sure did.  Both of our families live over an hour and a half away so we did plenty of traveling, but it was nice to see everyone.  This was probably the best Christmas since Lillian was born.  She is three and a half now… Read more »

Retro Bag

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Last year for Christmas I received both One Yard Wonders books.  You can find them on Amazon; here is the first one and here is the second one.  The second book is actually called Fabric-by-Fabric One-Yard Wonders and has projects split out by fabric types.  The Retro Bag is from this book and I kept… Read more »

Pleated Wristlet

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I purchased the pleated wristlet pattern from Michelle Patterns awhile ago.  For some reason I just never got around to trying it out.  When I saw that she was having her annual DIY for the Holidays sale, where every pattern is on sale for $5, I knew that I wanted to make one and do… Read more »

Toddler Belt

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Have you made a belt before?  It’s fairly easy and quick with a lot of possibilities.  You can piece it like I did, or just use one or two fabrics.  You could get larger D-rings and make a wider belt if the belt loops are big enough. My daughter is in size 2T pants, but… Read more »

Recessed Zipper Tutorial

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I prefer to have some type of closure on my bags so I thought a recessed zipper would be neat.  I didn’t actually try one out until my coworker said that she wanted a basic reversible tote, but with a zipper.  You probably remember that I attempted it a few times before coming up with… Read more »