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Good Read : Stitch – Craft – Create

A couple of weeks ago I brought home the premier issue of Stitch – Craft – Create and will say that it’s pretty much love at first sight.  Okay, maybe not “get married” love, but “hang out a LOT” kind of love. While I am not tempted to create everything in there from cover to…

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Fun Fabric Friday : Fall Leaves

In honor of fall, I decided to feature some of my favorite fabric finds that include leaves.  First up is from my personal collection of vintage fabrics: The next one is a nice, large graphic Ginkgo leaf pattern from Yahgie + Company. Ginkgo leaves and trees always remind me of Athens, GA.  The cute little downtown…

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Fun Fabric Friday : Daisy Janie

I stumbled upon this site yesterday and was super excited about all the fun patterns and great colors.  Jan DiCintio is the driving force behind Daisy Janie, Organic Fabrics and Patterns.  They are only available through quilting fabric stores and online retailers, so you will have to check out the website to find the best…

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Craftstylish Book Giveaway : Flirt Skirts

I noticed today that Craftstylish is doing another book giveaway and this one looks like a fun way to get a head start on a warm weather wardrobe for next year.  It’s called, Flirt Skirts and it’s by the owners of Flirt, and boutique in Brooklyn, NY. Not only do they write books and run…

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Fun Fabric Friday : Parson Gray Fabrics By David Butler

Yep, that’s right, Amy Butler’s husband, David has created his own line of fabrics under the name Parson Gray, and they are pretty wicked awesome!  Freespirit will be manufacturing the line called Curious Nature with both quilt and home dec weight fabrics.  They appear to be scheduled for release this coming February.  As a teaser Freespirit has…

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Tweaked : Wooden Bead Necklace

I just finished up this quick project and wanted to share it with all of you.  All two of you…  This simple wooden bead necklace was one of my finds at the consignment sale I attended last month and cost a whopping $5.00!  Initially I thought I would leave it alone and wear it for…