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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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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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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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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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Button Bobby Pins

I don’t wear a lot of hair accessories, but these are something I would definitely wear! And they are super easy to make and personalize too! – Supplies – Bobby Pins Buttons Glue (You can use hot glue, but I recommend E-6000 for a stronger hold.) First, get your bobby pin and button ready. Put […]

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Infant Bow Tie

My little guy has a special occasion coming up on Sunday. My mom gave me the outfit that my brother wore when he was blessed 25 years ago. It’s so cute! But I wanted to add something to it to make it a little more modern. I thought a bow tie would be the perfect […]

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Felt Circles Flower

When I saw felt circles on the New Stuff tab at The Ribbon Retreat, my first thought was YAY! No more trying to cut out perfect circles! These things are such awesome time savers! My second thought was these flowers. Now that circles are already cut out, you can make these in no time! – […]

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How To Make Shorts or Pants

Since it’s summer, I made shorts. Making your own pants or shorts without a pattern is SO easy. Trust me, if I can do it, so can you! Now make sure to read the ENTIRE tutorial before you begin. If you don’t, you may end up with shorts that look like this: Can any one […]

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Flag Bow How-To

Thanks everyone for your responses! I think the suggestions are great. Since I am wearing this bow, I want it to be as small and simple as possible so I left it as is. I don’t have a lot of pictures, but if you have any more questions, please leave questions in the comments or […]

Posted in 4th of July, 4th of July, Examples: How We Layer Bows, Holiday, Holiday Craft Tutorials, Homemade Hair Bows and Sculptures, How-To | Tagged | 3 Responses