Today, I am going to share an easy technique –

Reverse applique!

This project is for all levels.

Skill Level- 1 Button

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Quilt by definition-


a warm bed covering made of padding enclosed between layers of fabric and kept in place by lines of stitching, typically applied  in a decorative design.

Truth be told these layers are so much more.


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Memorial Day

Patriotic Ribbons c1910 Postcard

Pausing to say:

Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

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There is a new baby in town!!

Which means it’s time to create a new family tree for one special family!

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Well, some of you got a glimpse at this crush last week via email…. Sorry for the mix up.  I hit the wrong button and before I knew it my unfinished post was out and about in the world – wide – web.  You caught me… I’m human!


Today’s post is about the little things for the studio.  We all have fun tools that we love and can not be without.  Well, I have a small thing for pin cushions.  These tiny cuties help prevent me from stepping on a stray pin on my floor. (been there, done that! my girls need a serious case of “ear muffs” when it happens.)

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Now that you know how to “Knock off” your favorite skirt, the question is how do you put it together??

No worries, I have you covered!  Like I said, my skirt was super simple.

~Knit fabric





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The Summer 2012 issue of Green Child Magazine is out and I could not be more excited to share an easy way to turn your child’s favorite tee shirts into a keepsake.

Tee Shirt Flowers

These flowers are made from a reclaimed tees, twigs and fabric scraps.

Skill level is 1 Button

To get detailed instructions and more photos click here .  While your there, look around.  This issue is packed full of green finds, an interview with Sara Snow and so much more!

Happy Crafting!
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