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How to Make Laundry Tags at Home

Football, baseball, 4-H, swimming, fishing, riding bikes: Cooper’s childhood has  been  filled with all kinds of fun adventures. I mean really, I should’ve be more understanding, with a schedule like that, who has time to keep track of sweatshirts, t-shirts and … Continue reading

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“Vacay All Day” in This Fun DIY Summer Hat

Ah, summer: it’s the time of year when you want to spend every single day out in the sunshine. And whether or not you’re soaking up rays in your backyard or on a holiday, now is the time to take … Continue reading

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Learn to Sew: Homemade Lavender Sachet

Want to make your drawers or closets smell great and practice your sewing skills at the same time? As the eighth project in the Learn to Sew series, these lavender-filled pouches pack a big punch when it comes to filling spaces with … Continue reading

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Learn to Sew: DIY Travel Makeup Organizer and a Giveaway

I’ve really enjoyed designing this Learn to Sew series for you. I hope it’s been as much fun for you as it has been for me. Next up: A few easy and beautiful projects to practice your newfound sewing skills… Travel … Continue reading

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Learn to Sew: How to Read a Sewing Pattern

Word combos. So. Much. Fun! This one brings a smile to my face and I honestly wish I would’ve thought of it. SEWCABULARY Isn’t it perfect?! Well, today’s Learn to Sew class is all about the SEWCABULARY you need to know in order to … Continue reading

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A Tote Bag Tutorial

Tote bags, tote bags! Who wants to make a tote bag? Tote bags are an easy first project if you’re just learning to sew or a wonderful way to get back into sewing to refresh your skills. Even if you’ve been sewing … Continue reading

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FUN! Another Television Appearance Yesterday

The fun and creative Happi House crew invited me to come to Minneapolis again and film a few more episodes for their lifestyle show. My “No Sew” episode aired yesterday on the CW channel in the Midwest. If you missed yesterday’s episode, and … Continue reading

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DIY: Fabric Wreath for a Thanksgiving Hostess Gift, a Winner and Another Book Giveaway

Originally, wreaths symbolized eternal hope, were usually displayed at Christmas and were made from evergreens to represent the strength of life they showed by persevering through long, cold winters. Wreaths still represent an unending circle of life, but now they … 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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DIY Summer T-Shirt Series: Draw Something Nautical On It

Even if you’re landlocked this summer and won’t be anywhere near the sea, you can still rock the nautical look with this cute hand-drawn, life preserver T-shirt. All you need is a white T-shirt, a blue fine line permanent marker, a … Continue reading

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