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This Morning’s Television Debut

Thought you might like to see this morning’s television debut on The Happi House. My ruggedly handsome husband has suggested pulling my hair back next time. Pretty sure he’s right. :) So. Much. Fun! Thanks for having me over Happi! I had … Continue reading

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My Television Debut on the CW Channel This Morning at 9:00 am

Just a friendly reminder to all of you in the Minnesota area. You can catch my television debut at 9:00 am this morning on the Happi House. The Happi House is an entertaining and informative weekly magazine style television series … Continue reading

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DIY: Snowflake Wrapping Paper With a Pine Branch, a Winner and Another Giveaway

Up until yesterday, I think I was the only person on the planet who hadn’t seen the movie “Frozen.” As a matter of fact, one mom told me (as she was handing me the DVD with a smile on her face) that … Continue reading

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How to Make a Plaid Flannel Fringe Scarf and Two Giveaways

Little did my mom know that when she declared the Christmas of 1971 as a “Handmade Holiday,” she changed my life forever. I can still remember feeling so honored and loved when even my dad, who was Mr. Busy and Mr. … Continue reading

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DIY Sweater Pumpkins, a Book Winner and Another Giveaway

There’s a nip in the air. It’s time to get your sweaters out. Fall is coming! But if you happen to find a moth hole in one or more, don’t throw them out, instead, make some easy sweater pumpkins for autumn … Continue reading

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DIY: Back to School Pencil Pouch and a Giveaway

We cannot stop the winter or the summer from coming. We cannot stop the spring or the fall or make them other than they are. They are gifts from the universe that we cannot refuse. But we can choose what … Continue reading

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I’ve got a secret to tell you……

 Today I’ve been having fun putting the finishing touches onto tomorrow’s live web seminar for BurdaStyle. Blogging has been such a healthy part of my life for the last few years. When I started my little sewing blog, I never dreamed … Continue reading

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Secret Ways to Make Your Sewing Blog a Success

Blogging has been such a healthy part of my life for the last few years. When I started my little sewing blog, I never dreamed of the wonderful places it would take me, I never imagined the opportunities that would come my … Continue reading

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DIY: Felted Jewelry Pouch Tutorial

I’m proud of the people I come from and I happen to be the lucky recipient and caretaker of some of their most cherished pieces of jewelry. Isn’t this dress amazing!   Aren’t they beautiful! And they were a big part of the Washington DC social … Continue reading

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DIY: Three Refashioned Easter Basket Tutorials

 “Here comes Peter Cottontail, hopping down the bunny trail, hippity, hoppity, Easter’s on it’s way!” This year, why not create a handmade fabric Easter basket that your child will cherish  after the treats inside are long gone. I’ve put together … Continue reading

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