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Yeah, I’ve been making a lot of quilts this year – and I love it!  So, this month’s crafty update is a trio of quilts I gifted to some amazing women. The first one is a Rose Lemonade quilt I made for my sister-in-law’s birthday.  I used the Wicker pattern by Cluck Cluck Sew.  The…

Nov Crafty Update!

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November 20, 2023

This month’s crafty update is a project I started when we did a road trip to the Florida panhandle over spring break.   I love a car crochet project so I worked on these cute Easter turtles for my kiddos while we drove. With a 12-hour drive, I made 2 of these little guys and the…

Crafty Update: Easter Turtles

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crafts, crochet

August 16, 2023

This month’s crafty update is more quilts – of course!  But these are special – for my awesome nephews! The first one is a Cat quilt for my nephew’s birthday, he loves cats and writing.  I sent it to him for his birthday in May.  I used the Cats in the Window pattern from Missouri…

Crafty Update: Quilts for my Nephews

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crafts, quilting

July 18, 2023

Gifting doesn’t have to be stressful. To be an awesome gifter, it just takes a little forethought! Here are a few things to think about before picking out that next gift. What colors do you notice them wearing a lot?  Do you know their favorite color? Use that color in your choice of wrapping or…

Party tips for Gifting

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Tips and tricks

December 7, 2022

This month we wrap up the 2020-2021 school year for PTO and planned for 2021-2022! I am going into my 3rd (and final) year of being the PTO President for my kid’s elementary school. Every year we have a big planning meeting in June for the next school year. Gifts are my love language –…

Crochet Flower pot gifts

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crafts, crochet

June 24, 2021

I know this isn’t party related but I have to share because I am pretty darn proud of myself! I finally finished quilts for my kiddos!! Mom made quilts for Christmas! Pretty much since I started sewing I have wanted to make quilts for my kids. So many years ago I found fabrics I loved…

Mom made quilts for Christmas

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January 7, 2021

One good thing about this quarantine is all the time at home to finish projects! While I didn’t dive in and start making masks to sell (like the rest of the world) I did make them for family and friends. Here is my crew in their cute masks! I was also able to get some…

Rediscovering my Craftiness during Quarantine!

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birthday gifts, crochet, quilting

June 5, 2020

With in person birthday parties and special occasion parties postponed for now, here are 6 fun things to send to brighten up someone’s birthday or special occasion. All from the comfort of your home! Links to websites are in the headings!! Send a Cake Send a Cake has an Explosion box with a little cake…

6 Fun Things to Send!

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birthday gifts, Tips and tricks

May 13, 2020

This was originally posted on Shannon Fabrics blog My Cuddle Corner, but its just too cute not to share again for Valentine’s Day!!  There is still plenty of time to sew up one or a bunch of these cuties!! This is an easy and quick project that can be made from Shannon Fabrics Cuddle™ scraps for…

Valentine Giftie – Luv Bug Sewing Tutorial!

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tutorial, Valentine

February 11, 2020

My 1st Issaquah Farmer’s Market experience was definitely a memorable one.  Why?  Well because of the rain of course! It wouldn’t be the NW without it!  Anyway, more on that later. We started the day early and packed up the truck (Mr. Ro did a fabulous job of puzzle piecing everything in) and headed over…

1st Farmer’s Market recap

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