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Linky Thursday

Looking for a tunic that has great details? This top is pretty in the font with a great ‘keyhole’ look in the back.

There’s just one more day left to win a HUGE collection of quilting books!

The little bag that makes a big impression: The Little Mod Bag.

Plan on hosting a holiday party? Then you’ll definitely what to whip up one of these holiday aprons – a great way to look pretty and keep your clothes clean.

A great reference on caring for a variety of different fabrics… everything the label doesn’t tell you!

This is such a sweet dress, any girl would be thrilled to wear it: The Layer Cake Dress.

It’s sweater weather! Learn how to stitch up your own Hot Cocoa sweater to keep yourself warm this season.

Looking for a way to showcase some free motion embroidery? The Ambrosia Bag isn’t just another cute tote, the top of the bag is a great way to show off your fancy stitching!

If you have a daughter or go shopping with a tweenteen then you know how (outrageously) expensive headbands can be. Learn how to make your own and cut the cost in half (or more).

Transform an old hardbound book into a new kindle cover.

Looking for a fun baby project? This bubble quilt doesn’t just make a great gift, but it’s definitely fun to look at (and squishy too)!

Linky Thursday

Winter is fast approaching and if you’re in need of some cute winter accessories, be sure to check out this adorable fur trapper hat.

If you’ve never made an undergarment, I highly recommend giving it a try. Not only are they simple to make, but it’s a great way to use up some of your favorite fabric scraps. These Rosy Ladyshorts might be a good pattern to give it a try!

Pumpkins are a great way to decorate for fall. These are super cute and easy to make!

Need a costume that’s as cute as a bug? Ladybug that is!

Not only do I think that this Eva dress would be flattering to any body type, but I love the fact that it’s simple enough that everyone will notice your shoes.

Need some fabric? Riley Blake is giving away a fat quarter bundle of her new line, Flutter!

If you ever wished that you could bring along Mr. Potato Head to keep your child busy, but hated the fact that he’s slightly noisy and bulky… your wish just came true. Here’s a great busy book featuring Mr. Potato Head and all his accessories.

I wouldn’t call this a ‘Lazy Hem’, I call it ingenious!

Get your room ready for fall with these tumbling leaf pillows – I could totally see these made up in a silk dupioni.

In need of a fabulous diaper bag? This one is gorgeous!

Where was this tutorial when I needed to cover my bench?

A skirt pattern easy and pretty enough for every day.

This folded fabric scissor holder is a perfect way to protect your scissors while traveling to class!

Linky Thursday

You don’t just get a free purse pattern when you visit this blog entry, leave a comment and you could win a copy of A Bag for All Reasons!

These baby moccasins are so adorable, I think I need an adult size just for me!

Transform an over-sized t-shirt into a cute little dress.

If you’ve ever made a duct tape double, then you’ll find this tutorial on creating a life-sized mummy decoration a breeze!

Need a set of wings this Halloween? Skip the store, raid your closet, and make your own – it looks so easy!

Stitch up a pretty, lined drawstring bag. Perfect for holding Halloween candy or just an excuse to show off gorgeous fabrics.

Not only can you win $100 worth of fleece for yourself, but $100 worth of material will go to the charity of your choice as well!

No pockets? No problem! This lunch money cuff is perfect for keeping cash and makes a fun fashion accessory.

I think I may love this potholder – you’re never hunting for a second one when it’s time to pull things out of the oven!

Have a new baby or know someone who is having one? Whip up a splat mat for a show gift – they’ll thank you later for it (plus it’s a great excuse to try out laminate fabrics if you’ve never had a chance to use them before)!

I’ve been seeing a ton of t-shirt cut-out projects lately. While I’m not sure if I’d ever really wear one, this Butterfly version is definitely the prettiest.

This book/toy organizer is designed for car trips, but I can definitely see this being perfect for a play area as well.

Give your bedroom a facelift with this duvet cover tutorial.

Linky Thursday

Love sewing books? In need of some new titles on your bookshelf? Then you’ll definitely want to enter this giveaway.

This cord keeper project is sheer brilliance – not only does it manage your electronic cords, but is beautifully labeled so you know which is which!

It may be October, but temperatures here are still quite warm (can you believe in the 80’s?). That means it’s still not too late to whip up a cute sundress (and maybe top it off with a cute cardigan for when it does get chilly).

Speaking of cardigans. This tutorial for creating a cardigan onesie has to be about the cutest thing I’ve seen for a baby recently.

Love cute little zippered pouches, but hate ‘messy’ linings? Learn how to make one free from raw edges with this Neat ‘n’ Tidy Zippered Pouch tutorial.

Probably one of the more popular gifts for baby showers are those cute little animal hooded towels. Learn how to make your own with this adorable owl version.

If you’re planning on taking a trip this holiday season then you’ll definitely want to learn how you can give new life to your travel pillows with this easy cover tutorial.

I had a baby that LOVED to be swaddled. Instead of buying expensive blankets, learn how to make your own.

Have leftover tulle after making your little girl a tutu style skirt? Then put them to good use with this pompom garland and wall art!

I’m a sucker for grommets and gathers. Put them together and you’ve got one fun handbag (this also means that I like this shoulder sling sport duffel)

There may be no sewing involved in this project, but I love the idea of being able to easily(?) recover a pair of Toms in your favorite fabric.

Linky Thursday

Halloween is almost here, time to make a good witch hat.

If you’re looking to stop using ziplock bags, then go for an alternative: reusable snack bags!

Chances are if you have a teentween they aren’t looking for a ‘traditional’ costume, instead they may go for a more cute monster style like this one.

What kid (or musician) wouldn’t love a plush keyboard?

It’s fall which means one thing: It’s pumpkin everything! From lattes, to cakes and muffins, to play doh? Learn how to make your own pumpkin pie clay here.

Halloween doesn’t have to be scary. Make a Halloween themed Eye Chart pillow to add to your decor.

Already started sewing for Christmas? Then you’ll definitely want to sew up a few of these adorable owl ornaments.

If you’re looking to spruce up your wardrobe, look no further than this Colorblock Draped T-Shirt tutorial.

For diaper changes on the go, grab a bi-fold diaper clutch, but if you’re looking for something bigger then be sure to check out this All-in-One changing mat that folds up into a clutch.

If you love to carry around interesting coin purses, then you’ll definitely want to check out this triangle version.

Since the weather is getting cooler it’s time to add some winterish accessories to your look. Learn how to make this pretty ruffle scarf – just in time for the weekend!

Linky Thursday

Not only are these dress patterns free (most sized 32), but they are all absolutely adorable with some great details!

Sew up a reversible jumbo tote (I wish we had an IKEA close because that ‘fabric’ is AWESOME).

Who said keeping dust off your machine(s) had to be boring? These covers will definitely spruce up your sewing area when you’re not using it!

Turn a sock into an adorable teddy bear.

I wish I had thought of these Rick Rack flowers – they are absolutely gorgeous!

Another really interesting way to use Mod Podge: Screenprinting a tee.

Transform a simple t-shirt into a Pleplum Top.

Looking for a quick way to spruce up a child’s room? Grab a charm pack and start a fan garland.

There’s only 88 days until Christmas. Have you started making your decorations yet? You can start with some new Christmas stockings (or sew a miniature version, perfect for gift cards)

Linky Thursday

Not only is this vest a perfect look for fall, but it’s super easy to make too.

Transform a pair of shoes into a new favorite with just a bit of fabric.

I’m a sucker for cute pincushions. This little mouse is definitely a must sew!

Who doesn’t love an Easy Zippered Pouch?

Boot socks are still a popular accessory, learn how to make a cute lace version here.

Cook in style with this pretty full apron.

A Little Monster (bib) for your little monster.

Tired of carrying your iPod when you work out? This tutorial makes a quick and easy holder that you can wear while you jog.

Once you see one of these plush patchwork pumpkins, you’ll want to make one – too cute!

What’s better than a cute toddler dress? Two dresses in one! This flutter sleeved jumper is reversible, solving the problem of what to do when your little one spills something on their dress… just flip it over!

Bring a bit of fall into your home with this Rosette Pumpkin Pillow.

Linky Thursday

I know I’ve posted needle rolls before, but this one is so large and so awesome, it may be the mother of all needle cases.

Start gearing up for (Halloween) holiday decorating with this easy ribbon table runner.

It’s almost fall, which means it’s almost cute skirt and boot season! Get ready for the season with an adorable Anthropologie Ruffle knock-off.

Learn how to turn a desk into a sewing table.

Pregnant and in need of new pants? Don’t go out and buy new – learn everything you need to know about how to matern-ify your trousers.

Probably the simplest way to spruce up your living space for fall – turning shaped placemats into pillows!

A fun take on the kimono top.

Rock on! with this awesome guitar shaped bag.

Learn how to make a wristlet in 5 easy steps.

Have some burlappotatoflour sacks laying around? Add a little fabric and you can turn them into a super cute (not to mention unique) bag!

Even if school has already started, it’s not to late to think about switching things up and sending you child off to school with a new backpack. This one is so cute, you could make one for every season!

A great way to protect your carseats from pet hair and keep your dog(s) from jumping into the front seats.

Linky Thursday

Only have a yard of decorator fabric? This floor cushion is a perfect project to use it up.

It may not be spring, but this blouse would still be perfect for a warm fall day.

Keep your cards hands and looking pretty at the same time.

A stuffy perfect for Halloween – Bellatrix Bat.

A sweet little dress for your favorite toddler.

This pincushion is as pretty as a package.

Cold weather will soon be upon us. Prepare for winter with this Snowblossom Hat.

For everyone who ever wanted to be Red Riding Hood.

It may not be sewing related, but this googly eyed bracelet is a perfect accessory for Halloween.

Have a car that’s in need of a little TLC? This tutorial will teach you how a bit of fabric can give it a makeover.

Keep your stroller organized and look fashionable doing it.

These animal masks may not be written in English, but they are so adorable, it’s well worth figuring out how to sew them!

Linky Thursday

Everyone has at least one disaster hiding in their closet. Now here’s you chance to not only transform it into something fabulous, but have a chance to win some prizes doing it.

Not only does this clutch look trendy and expensive, but it’s convertible too!

I’m not usually one for Peter Pan collars, but this one has a fabulous backside, too.

Wear the unexpected – The rainbow petticoat.

Need a bag that can carry it all, keep it’s shape, and be comfortable to wear? Check out this Mean, Green Heavy Duty Bag (complete with extra padding in the straps).

Send your little girl back to school in style with this sweet Schoolhouse Skirt.

An easy way to make a chevron shirt.

Probably the comfiest pants your toddler could wear.

If you’re still needing a backpack to carry all your school supplies, you’ll definitely want to whip up one of these old-school style designs.

Have a little helper in the kitchen? Give them their own apron.

If you’ve had a child in the past 10 years, chances are you have a glider rocker that’s in a definite need of recovering. Learn how to transform yours here.