Monthly Archives: July 2011

Baby Name Quilt: Tutorial

- Supplies – - 1 1/4 yards for main fabric – 1 1/4 yards for back fabric – Fat Quarters or 1/4 yards for your borders and name – (How many depends on how many different fabrics you want for the border. I had 5 different fabrics and it was WAY more than enough. You […]

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Lace Bows

Nothing says feminine and girly like Lace!  Nothing!  Have you seen how trendy it is right now? With the awesome Flora Lace The Ribbon Retreat now carries, I made these cute little pig tail bows for my baby girl. I used Pink, Brown, and Off White Lace for these bows.  There are so many fun […]

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Baby Name Quilt

This fun quilt is going to be used for our monthly photo shoots documenting Little Brady’s growing body. I wish I had it finished before he was born, but starting at 2 1/2 months isn’t the end of the world. If you have a baby coming on the way, or know someone who does, this […]

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Polka Dot Daisy Bloomers and Top

I love the Polka Dot Daisies and Little Lady Daisies.  My daughter has a photo shoot coming up and I made her a “bikini”  from the Polka Dot Daisies.   I used the Turquoise Daisies with white polka dots.  I haven’t tried it on her yet, but I think it is going to be adorable.  -Supplies- 4 Polka […]

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Yo-Yo Bracelet

Have you heard of Yo-Yos? They are these super cute fabric circles. They are fairly easy to make, but these Quick Yo-Yo Makers make them even easier and faster! I also love these Yo-Yo Makers because they are precise and make them look perfect every time! Ever since I got my Yo-Yo Maker, I’ve been […]

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Newborn Velcro Clip

I got an email from one of our readers requesting a tutorial on a clip with Velcro closures. These are perfect for babies! Making these clips is easy as pie. I used 3/8″ Solid Grosgrain Ribbon for the “clip” part. Mine measures about 2 1/4″. Fold your ribbon piece in half. I ironed a crease […]

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Button Frames

I am in the process of re-doing my room.  I need something new and fresh to look at.  The first thing on my to-do list is to take all my old frames down and put new ones up that have more character.  I found these plain wood frames the other day and I got so […]

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Ric Rac Flower

I am pretty sure the projects involving Ric Rac are endless! I love it! These flowers are perfect for women, teens, and kids. It also doubles as a hair accessory and pin for clothes, bags, etc. – Supplies – Felt 1-2 yards 3/4″ Ric Rac Needle and Thread Hot Glue Button Snap Clip First, cut […]

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Bottle Cap Necklace

Front View. Back View. I used Red, Antique Gold, and Silver bottle caps. I’m not one who likes to collect.  I like to keep things simple for the most part. Except when it comes to Jewelry!  I love to have a lot of options.  A great necklace can make a t-shirt and jeans look amazing! You […]

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Sunday Sneak Peak

How many of you have never sewn a quilt before? I had never sewn a quilt until I made the Zig Zag Quilt for my sister last Christmas. (Click on the link to find a short tutorial. :)) I was pretty much terrified to quilt, but after having done a few of them, I can […]

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