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Butterfly Bag from Two Fat Quarters

My niece is five and I’m already training her eye for fabric. She picked out two fat quarters for a bag. I hope she likes it! I’m thinking about writing a tutorial, because I counted my fat quarters today and … Continue reading

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IPhone and Etcetera Organizer

My friend Lou wanted an organizer for her impending iPhone purchase, and I’ve been looking for a reason to work felt into my sewing projects. I think it turned out fairly well. Happy sewing, Skylar

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365 Days of Craft

Let’s review 2012: it bleepity-bleeped. A lot. It was the first year I learned (naturally the fun way) what my health insurance deductible was – twice. Did I mention that one of the perks of being a teacher is that … Continue reading

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My First Craft Fair

This weekend I’ve been at Martin High School with my good friend Lou selling my wares. We got put in a hall all by ourselves, but luckily everyone has to walk down that hall to get from one place to … Continue reading

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Fabric Fortune Cookies for My Students

To reward my students’ stellar behavior, we give out raffle tickets and do prize drawings throughout the year. This week I wanted to add something handmade into the mix. Enter one of the easiest projects in my repertoire – fabric … Continue reading

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Sewing Room Remix

I was in a funk yesterday after the skirt debacle of the night before. This usually means cleaning my sewing room, but I decided to go ahead and move my desk and Expedit book cases. I also made sure the … Continue reading

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SONP Skirt One

The Summer of No Pants kicks off with a two-day ordeal that has led me to believe that patterns are overrated. I started with a pattern, then just kind of did whatever I wanted. I actually measured my waist but … Continue reading

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