Makeup Brush Roll Tutorial

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This quick and easy makeup brush roll is perfect for traveling! I’ve used laminated cotton for the interior so it is easy to wipe clean, and the different sized slots are great for a variety of brushes. You could also make this roll for craft supplies like crochet hooks, knitting needles, or paint brushes!

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Bandana Dribble Bib Tutorial

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Hi everybody! So this week we have a pretty simple tutorial on how to make a bandana dribble bib for a baby that comes in super handy during those super drooly teething months. This is not a great bib to use for keeping baby clean while eating but if you want to protect their onsies from big drool spots these defiantly help. Makes a great baby shower gift too! Okay let’s get started. Continue reading

Pattern Review: Straight Stitch Society Have It All Wallet

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We have carried the Straight Stitch Society patterns for a long time, but this was my first time using one! I have had my eye on the Have It All Wallet for a while and I finally got inspired to make it! The Pattern is straight forward with nicely illustrated directions.  It is a perfect quick little project!

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Paper piecing “cupcake” quilt block tutorial!

 

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Paper piecing is a method of quilting where small or complex pieces of paper are used to form a quilt block.  English Paper Piecing quilts date back as far as the 1770’s!  During the 1800’s in America paper pieced quilts became very popular.  Even though paper was scarce in early America women often saved letters and newspaper clippings to create patterns.  A lot of times paper templates were not even removed from the quilt as the paper serving a dual purpose of both pattern and insulator.  Nowadays the paper is removed before adding the backing and various types of batting is used as the insulator.

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New Tilly and the Buttons Pattern!

Tilly and the Buttons came out with the cutest new dress pattern that she adorably named Francoise.  It is a sixties-style shift dress pattern that is super easy-to-follow. The design features striking French darts and raglan seams. Choose from two-piece three-quarter length sleeves or a sleeveless version, with optional collar and waist tab.  I love how Tilly’s patterns all come with real pictures next to each step.  This makes it so easy for a beginner to follow.  See below… Continue reading