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These coasters are the perfect intro to scrap quilting for a beginner, or for you experienced quilters, make a quick gift everyone will use and love!
I found a new way to play with felt!
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Christmas came early for me this year in the form of this lovely little machine that I have grown to adore. The Simplicity 12 Needle Deluxe Felting Machine does a lot of the same things that you can do with hand-felting, but at an amazing speed. Since I am a girl who can't get enough applique work, this machine is right up my alley and I have been having so much fun.
Three little elves have lost their mittens and can't go out and play! Okay, I have four little elves running around here and I am being forced to think beyond Christmas a little bit here because we'll be taking a road trip to the north so my children can see snow for the first time. The poor things have no idea what they are asking for.
It's Saturday again already and time for our Show Off Saturday Linky Party! Doesn't time fly during the holidays???
I'm so excited that I've finished this quilt, and just in time to give it to someone I value so much. All four of my children have had the same pre-kindergarten teacher. She is teaching my youngest right now and I feel so blessed that God placed her in our path.
Boo ya! I'm not the only one who makes potholders to practice her quilting techniques... Although I must admit that Cori's quilt as you go potholders are way more beautiful than mine. And they received the most clicks from last week's Show Off Saturday Linky Party!
Your sewing machine works so hard for you that I know you want to keep her purring. Just a few hours of sewing will cause fuzz and lint to build up under the needle plate. Sometimes pieces of thread can get lost under there too. Cleaning your sewing machine regularly can prevent broken needles and mechanical problems.
Every year my boys' elementary school holds a little holiday shop the first week of December. The kids can bring in a little bit of money (that's all they need) and shop for Christmas gifts. All of the items are donated by parents and a large portion are handmade. Everything is marked super low and all of the proceeds go to the school. My kids have lots of fun with it. Especially when they see things I made - they love to buy my things, isn't that funny?
Did you know a Silhouette Cameo or Portrait can also cut fabric? No kidding! I absolutely adore mine for applique. I'm going to show you how I made my adorable Snowball Crumb Catcher (it's an applique mini-quilt) in a minute, but first I'm so excited to give you a chance to buy a Silhouette Cameo or Portrait at deep, deep Black Friday discounts!