• How to Sew the Blanket Stitch

    May 20, 2018 admin

    Learn how to sew the blanket stitch including all of those important steps like, how to use the blanket stitch around corners and how to neatly change thread during the blanket stitch!    For the longest time when it came to the blanket stitch, I just sort of did whatever. And it turned out okay.…

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  • Plastic Canvas Stitched Book Cover

    August 15, 2017 admin

    I spent a large portion of my summer in Oklahoma this year and it was pretty great. Sure I got homesick but I got to spend a ton of time with my boys and I’ll always take a whole lot of missing my own bed for a little bit of nephew time any day.  We…

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  • DIY Tortilla Warmer

    May 18, 2017 admin

    When I first moved to South Texas I was surprised at how big of a deal food is. There are tons of restaurants and tortillerias are everywhere in my new town and when we first moved here I wondered how in the world could so many tortillerias thrive? How can there be enough business for them all?…

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  • Embroidered Faux Druzy with French Knots

    March 15, 2017 admin

    A while back ago I shared a video for how to embroider French Knots and there was a very specific reason for it. Many years back I had gotten really, really into jewelry making and I’ve got tons and tons of jewelry making “stuff” for the day I get back into it. And I will because…

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  • Felt Bunny Bags – Free Pattern

    March 8, 2017 admin

    Ever since I got my Rocketbook, you know, the one I toss in the microwave to erase all of my notes and sketches so I can start anew whenever, I have been writing out notes and sketching up ideas for lots and lots of projects. Before I felt kind of bad about wasting a bunch…

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  • How to Make French Knots – Hand Embroidery Tutorial

    February 28, 2017 admin

    When I was a kid I remember running my hands over something my Momma was embroidering and loving the texture added by the little dots of thread. In my head I remember the motif had something to do with flowers but, try as I might, I can’t seem to perfectly rebuild the piece in my head.…

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  • DIY No Sew Beach Blanket in a Bag

    August 6, 2016 admin

    Beach days are my favorite days. I love everything but walking in really loose sand which makes me feel like an uncoordinated clod. As I sling sand everywhere I watch other people seemingly glide across the sand in comparison. But there I am kicking up sand, flinging it up into my shorts off of the backs of my…

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  • How to sew a fabric basket in 30 minutes

    July 13, 2016 highwaykittycat

    Little baskets are so useful all around the house. You can store your jewelry or drop your coins in them, you can also use them to organize your drawers. This fabric basket is so easy to make that you will sew several at once. You can start thinking at all the way you gonna use…

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  • How to Turn a Home Into an Embroidery Pattern

    June 17, 2016 admin

    As you may very well know I recently up and moved a good 700 miles away from home. Though I was born in Texas, where I now call home, I still feel like an Okie and I miss my old home every. single. day. I thought that by now I’d be over being homesick but it’s…

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  • Quick Floor Pillows Tutorial

    June 4, 2016 admin

    So Rob and I have kind of fallen in love with a lot of stuff about South Texas Hispanic culture. There are so many places where we can buy things from Mexico or “hecho en Mexico”. There is definitely a style with these things Mexican we keep falling in love with… lots and lots of…

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