Nothing can give a sweeter, more homespun feel to a sewing project better than appliqué, and if you think doing professional, high-quality appliqué requires a fancy, expensive sewing machine, think again! Requiring just a few small scraps of fabric, my fox appliqué design can be added to wearable items, home decor items and more, and it can be stitched on any sewing machine with a zig-zag stitch. Today I am sharing the full details for how to stitch up this design, including the free templates you need to make it happen. Let’s get started!
If you would like to go a candy-free route for Valentine’s Day goodies this year, today’s idea for printable valentine bookmarks is one you are sure to love. Armed with this free printable sheet of bookmarks and a bit of kicky ribbon, in just a few minute’s time, you’ll have whipped up a classroom’s worth of valentines that are sure to be put to good use!
Read on to see more about how easily these come together, and then stick around to share YOUR best Valentine’s Day ideas in a special Valentine’s Day party I’m hosting along with nine other lovely ladies!
My children are all heading back to school today, and I’ve decided today will be the day to write all of the much-deserved thank-you notes to friends and family for all of the marvelous gifts and gestures of kindness our family was shown throughout the holiday season. I recently came across a quote that I knew would be perfect or showing gratitude in situations like this one:
Let us be grateful for the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
~ Marcel Proust
Today I’m passing along the printable thank you note I created with this quote to each of you in case you would like to use it, too!…
Sewing is my true creative passion, and with four kiddos ranging in age from 9 months to 6 years, I am never in short supply of cute little models to outfit with my latest creations! The only problem? The hustle and bustle of our everyday routine limits the amount of time I get to spend at my sewing desk. Out of necessity, I have come up with a way to organize my sewing projects, which allows me to maximize my time and be as productive as possible. Today I’m going to share my little system with you!
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