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  • Kindle Cover Tutorial

    My sweet friend Mika liked my Kindle cover so much she asked for a tutorial.  Since I’ve always been a bit of a slacker in the gift-giving department, I wanted to…

  • Chain Stitching on Garments

    Chain piecing is a simple technique that makes quilting vastly more efficient: source Very simply, chain piecing involves sewing a seam, then rather than cutting the thread and beginning a new…

  • Tutorial: Manly Travel Power Cord Roll-Up

    Took a little longer than I anticipated, but it turned out super cute!  I’m delighted to share with you:  The Manly Travel Power Cord Roll-Up, just in time for Valentine’s Crafting!…

  • Nested Fabric Buckets Tutorial

    I didn’t invent the idea of the fabric basket/bucket–nothing like–but I am certainly more than happy to walk you through how I made the ones I’m using in my studio.  After…

  • Scrap Project Bucket #2: Hexies and Yo-yos

    Of the three larger fabric buckets, I’m pretty sure this is my favorite one.  This is an older Farbenmix print I got from the same stashbuster sale where I scored the…

  • Dear Martha: A Mod Podge Tutorial

    Special thanks to Amy over at Mod Podge Rocks for hosting today’s stop on the Stitch by Stitch blog tour! Check out her other amazing ideas for using Mod Podge, the…

  • Tutorial: Bias-Edge Pot Holder

    Huge thanks to Dana for hosting today’s part of the blog tour!  She put in a special request for a bias tape project, like the Picnic Placemat in Stitch by Stitch,…

  • Scalloped-Edge Baby Blanket

    When our second baby was born, she was gifted with two really amazing swaddling blankets. One of those is now her woobie, and the other was handed on to her younger…

  • Castle Peeps Travel Play Set

    When Lizzy House’s new collection Castle Peeps was released, I ordered the entire thing for the shop sight-unseen–after Lizzy Dish and Red Letter Day, I didn’t need to see it to…

  • Girls' Ruffled Pillowcase Dress by SimplyModernMom

    Today, a guest tutorial!  As I write this, I am envisioning myself recovering from a smooth, happy delivery of our new baby.  Recently, Tiffany over at SimplyModernMom dropped me a note…

  • French Seams and Flat Fell Seams

    So, I’m sitting at the laptop, 20 minutes into naptime.  And our three-year-old appears, holding her woobie: Pink Blankie.  Not the most creative name, but there it is.  Except, I look…

  • 20-minute skirt tutorial

    My girls wear a lot of skirts.  They’re easy to put on, comfortable to play in, and a great way to use up and show off small amounts of fabric that…

  • Invisible Zipper Tutorial

    Over at Clever Nesting, Whipstitch has a new (and pretty solid, I might add) invisible zipper tutorial, complete with numerous photos. Thanks again to Devona and Colleen for allowing me to…

  • 8 Great Bias Tape Project Ideas

    Now, I adore bias tape, no doubt about it. And the continuous bias tape tutorial has been one of my most popular posts. So here, I am proud to present eight…

  • Tutorial: Underarm Bias Binding

    Summer is coming, thank goodness, and that means sleeveless tops–yay! Personally, I have a very picky attitude when it comes to the strappy top: I don’t like the armhole to be…