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Tutorial: Purchased Decorative Cord Pillow Finish

A little decorative cord can really dress up a pillow!  There are so many beautiful decorative cords available – visit your local fabric store (home decor and fashion trims) and I’m sure you’ll find the perfect finishing touch for your project.  Follow these simple steps to apply your purchased cord like a pro.  If you’d […]

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Tutorial: Easy DIY Bias Covered Cord

Bias covered cording is SO much easier than most people think, and it’s really not scary at all!  DIY cordings allows you to use matching or coordinating fabric to create the perfect accent.  Simply cut the bias strips, fold them around cord filler and stitch.  For a 14″x14″ pillow you will need about 64″ of […]

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Tutorial: Envelope Back Pillow

An envelope pillow cover is designed to be removed and used as an easily changed decor accent.  Use one pillow form (or an existing square pillow) and switch out covers depending on the season, your decor, or a whim.  Easily remove the cover for cleaning.  Follow these easy steps to create an envelope back for […]

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Quilt Design Process

Interested in designing your own quilt, or just curious about how quilt designers come up with their ideas and create quilts?  I’m sure that different designers have different processes, but I’m also pretty sure that they’re not much different from my own.  Follow along with me as I walk you through my process in my […]

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A Modern Valentine Classic & Easy Wall Hanging Tutorial

I love handmade gifts, especially at Valentine’s Day!  There’s nothing more touching than receiving a heartfelt gift that someone put time and effort into finding (and maybe making), just for you.  And, in my mind, nothing more fulfilling than seeing the smile on a special someone’s face when they open the gift YOU made or […]