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Tree Garland Table Runner | Free Tutorial

‘Tis the season! This tree garland table runner has been brewing in the back of my mind for quite some time. I love the idea of something neutral, festive, and classy all at once that will go with a variety of holiday decor. And bonus! I’ve turned the tree garland table runner into a free tutorial for you! This tutorial makes (1) 15.5″ x 71.5″ table runner. You can vary the size to fit yourContinue reading

Zippy Crossbody Bag | A Finished Project

The November prompt as an Aurifil Artisan was bag making. Although I’ve made quite a few tote bags and zipper pouches, making something that resembles more to a purse was totally new territory. Nevertheless, I forged ahead. After all, what are several more zippers? To dip my toe into purse making, I decided on what looked to be a relatively simple pattern – the Zippy Crossbody Bag by Sallie Tomato Patterns. I chose to makeContinue reading

Hand Embroidered Converse Shoes | A Makeover

I’ve seen quite a few embroidered pairs of chucks out there, but most of them feature flowers. Although I enjoy flowers as much as the next girl, I was looking for something a bit different from the norm. My absolute favorite fabric I’ve ever had is a print called Mystery Food by Sara Watts, which features whimsical octopi. I chose this as my starting point. Although you can buy the embroidery pattern for the octopusContinue reading