Monthly Archives: January 2011

Sunday Sneak Peak

Unfortunately, I haven’t started on my little man’s quilt yet. But I am going to get to start on it tomorrow! Yay! So hopefully next Sunday I can show some progress on that quilt. Another project I have coming up is this super cute Diaper Bag. The diaper bag we have now is the free […]

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How To Make A Tutu

Tutus are great for so many occasions! I made this one in particular for a newborn baby girl. I wanted something small and poofy for her baby pictures. There are so many different ways to make a tutu, and generally which way you choose can depend on it’s use. I tried a lot of different […]

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My Heart Bow

Oh, how I LOVE this bow! I love it for many different reasons. First, I love it because it uses the Pinwheel technique. I haven’t done this technique much, but it is just fun and really easy to do! Especially with the bow maker! Second, I love it because of the cute little heart in […]

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Hearts Camo Bow

Adding together two ribbons for one bow technique is a great way to add detail to a basic bow. This bow is the Basic Boutique technique using Red Solid Grosgrain in 1 1/2″ and Heart Camo Valentine’s Day Ribbon in 7/8″. There are a number of ways to put together the ribbons for the bow. […]

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Hearts Bow

I love this red ribbon with white hearts. It’s so simple and so sweet. I decided to make some simple, but sweet bows. I used Red/White Hearts Ribbon in 7/8″ to make the bows. This technique is my Little Bow technique. I used the same ribbon to make these bows using the Tails Down Boutique […]

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Framed Ribbon Roses

After all the Christmas decorations got taken down, my poor living room area was screaming for decorations. Since Valentine’s Day is coming up, I wanted to do something RED. I used Red Double Faced Satin Ribbon in 1 1/2″, Red/White Polka Dot Ribbon in 7/8″, and White/Red Doodlehearts Valentine’s Day Ribbon in 1 1/2″. The […]

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Beads and Ribbon Necklace

I haven’t really made jewelry before. I guess I have if you want to count what I made when I was in Junior High, but I’m not going to count that! When I saw this beautiful necklace using Satin Ribbon, I HAD to try it out. My mom’s birthday was coming up too, so it […]

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Sunday Sneak Peak

My little guy climbed out of his crib a few weeks ago and became a pro at it! We were so scared that he would hurt himself though, so we graduated him to a big boy bed. We have the mattress, we bought the bed, and now he just needs a super cute quilt to […]

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Zig Zag Quilt

It is finally finished! Can I get a HOORAY! I have had this quilt pretty much finished since Christmas. Everything BUT the binding. I was completely exhausted after all the Christmas crafting and was really sick for about a week and a half. I just couldn’t bring myself to finish it. My sister is the […]

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Kiss Me Bow

I was at the mall playground the other day and saw a little girl with this cute bow in her hair. I hadn’t really seen much of that technique before, so I wanted to try it out and I had the perfect ribbon for it! SMOOCHES This technique is called the Bow Tie Technique. We […]

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