Monthly Archives: January 2012

Fabric Flower with Ric Rac Trim

I know you all know how much I love to make fabric flowers. I hope you aren’t getting sick of them yet! I’m going to show you a fun twist to make a fabric flower more unique and festive. Flowers are so easy to make, and when you finish it you can’t help but smile. […]

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Fabric Backdrop

Remember this cutie patootie from my Bow Tie Tutorial? I promised I would show you how I got this cute picture. I am not a professional photographer by any means, but I do enjoy taking pictures of my children from time to time. And I love changing it up and fabric is the perfect way […]

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Tutu Tree Skirt

Last month when we were decorating for Christmas I mentioned to my youngest daughter that we needed to get a tree skirt for her miniature Christmas tree. “A skirt? A skirt for my tree?” Maggie asked. Before I could explain her eyes lit up and she said, “I want a tutu skirt for my tree!” […]

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January Link Party Contest

WOW!!! What a fantastic Link Party! You ladies blew me away! We had a record of 213 submissions! That made it very difficult for me to narrow them down to 10 for the contest. I wanted to choose at least 50. I looked for links that went above and beyond, and I found so many. […]

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Double layer 6 Petal Flower

This flower is a lot like the Kanzashi flower.  I did a tutorial on how to use the Kanzashi Flower Maker.  If you’d like to view that tutorial click on the link. This tutorial is for those of you who like to do things on your own! The nice thing about making the flower this […]

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Structured Fabric Baskets

Sew4Home.com is a great website that we love! They have a free tutorial on these Structured Fabric Baskets that would be sure to liven any storage options. And the fabrics they chose are beautiful! The Ribbon Retreat supplied the Fabric, Mega Ric Rac, and the beautiful Velvet Ribbon. The fabric they used is Honey Child […]

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Minky Tag Ball

As I said in my last post, Hooded Towel Tutorial, I made most of the baby’s gifts for Christmas this year. I love this Football Sports Ribbon and have wanted to do something fun with it. That’s when I came up with the Tag Football. Although, it didn’t turn out quite looking like a football. […]

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Fabric Drawstring Bag

Drawstring bags are simple to make and have hundreds of uses! Make one for a gift bag or party favor bag. Use them to store socks and underwear, craft supplies, first aid, make up. Not all in the same bag, of course! Or how about those new Christmas toys that seem to have multiplied overnight? […]

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January Link Party

Happy New Year!! I love bringing in a new year. There is something so refreshing about “starting over”. I know that we will have a fantastic year here for all of you! To start out 2012, we have the most awesome link party for you! Are you ready? The theme for the January Link Party […]

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