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Make 90 Ornaments with Perler Beads

Sometimes when I see a new to me craft or quilt idea, I just go try it versus reading and rereading the instructions. This was one of those times. I read that someone melted Perler beads into metal Christmas ornaments and I thought, “I can do that!” Here’s what happened. After buying two packages of […]


Found This Week

This week was the last week of school for my kids! We are on to the holiday vacation. Our plans are small – making and delivering cookies, cutting out paper snowflakes, sewing, shopping a little. We are also working on getting healthy. The kids have been sick for a couple of weeks now, with one […]

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Accuquilt Holiday Gift Finder

Part of my enjoyment of the process of quilting is that I like cutting fabric out. Before we moved overseas, I made several of my own quilt kits. I matched fabric to a pattern and cut everything, packaged it all together so I wouldn’t forget the name of the pattern the fabric was for, and […]

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Scrappy Flying Geese

Ohhh this is such a good idea! I love being able to use up scraps (I started over with my scraps after I gave away an entire luggage full of scraps to the parent group at school) and flying geese are so fun to work with. Look at this tutorial that Heather over at House […]

Black Friday Sale at Craftsy

Several years ago, when shopping online for Black Friday started gaining popularity, I realized that I just love being able to shop from home. I remember sitting on my bed with my kids playing and I had a laptop looking at the different sales that were happening. The Craftsy Black Friday sale is HUGE – […]

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Imagine Gnats Big Sale

I love when a small business is creative in their sales. Rachael at Imagine Gnats is running a great sale that is over the entire holiday weekend and for each of the different sale days – you can’t miss this! 50% off printed and digital patterns – like the Meridian reversible cardigan for women 30% […]

Pre Black Friday Sale at Craftsy

Yay, shop Craftsy’s Pre Black Friday Sale now! There are huge savings on yarn, fabric, and kits! Enjoy good food with your family and friend, then shop online – I like buying kits to give away as gifts so here is the perfect chance to get some now – save big on yarn, fabric and […]

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