A few years ago I was admiring a bunch of Cathedral Window Quilts. I think they are gorgeous. I thought it was such a shame they were so much work - because I just don't have the time for all that work right now. Maybe someday. Then I realized it wouldn't be too hard to make a rag version of it and searched online for tutorials. There were a few out there, most using denim. While I love the look of denim, it is heavy and not as soft for a baby blanket. So I decided to make on
On occasion I doodle at church while my kids color. It began as doodles for the kids to color, It helps them to keep quiet and I actually think they listen more to talks when their hands are busy. At least I like to think that. I've also recently started learning a little bit more in the way of doodling using ZenTangle and other fun methods. It's really fun to draw something like this and then color it in. Of course, my children like to do that as well. As a challenge to myse
I was at Hobby Lobby a while ago and this really cute chalkboard there tempted me. I loved it - but in between putting it in my cart and the checkout I for some reason briefly forgot my disdain for chalk. I REALLY dislike it. I don't even want to touch it. So imagine my surprise that a chalkboard made its way to my house. You all know what happened right? It sat blank for weeks until finally I bought a liquid chalk marker and attempted to write a nice little quote on it in ch
I'm back with the rest of the tutorial today. My first attempt with the Silhouette fabric interfacing actually went quite well. But we'll talk about that in a minute. Have you got a pattern ready yet? If not go back to this tutorial and learn how to Make Your own Stuffy Pattern in Silhouette Studio. That tutorial will help you to make something like this: Hello! So cute! Now we're going to go ahead and cut out that pattern.
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Silhouette has a Giveaway on their blog this week. The entry requires you to say why you are Lucky to Own a Silhouette! I wanted to share my answer with you: I LOVE my Silhouette because IT ENABLES ME as a crafter. If I had to do anything that it does for me by hand, I just wouldn't do it. Instead - I have such potential with my Silhouette on my desk. I've been so excited as I have prepared for today's Tutorial. I know many of you love your Silhouette, but are so overwhelmed