Month: January 2015

Downton Abbey Valentines (free printable)

Your wait is over!  Today I am sharing some very refined and adult Valentines inspired by my favorite show: Downton Abbey Valentines.  Each Downton Abbey valentine features one of those brilliant Downton Abbey quotes.  Valentines Day has never been so refined! Seriously, don’t you just love Downton Abbey? There are very (VERY) few shows that …

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Felt Doll Dress-Up Pattern

I’ve been digging around in my felt bin again–and working on another simple pattern that is ready to share with you.  This time it’s a FELT DOLL DRESS UP PATTERN.  And, I gotta let you know, I made this for my niece but I have had a blast playing with it.  I just can’t stop! …

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Rosary Quiet Book Pattern

Hello dear friends! I am WAY too excited to share something with you I have been working very very VERY hard on: Rosary Quiet Book Pattern.  I have been searching and reflecting on how to get my preschool-aged kids to sit still while we pray the Rosary, and this was my solution–A Rosary Quiet Book. …

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How To Stiffen Felt

  Hello friends! I am **almost** ready to share a couple of really big projects–can’t wait–but until then I thought I would share another basic tutorial, one I use all the time: How to Stiffen Felt.  This is one of those things that I often think of as a STEP within a larger PROJECT, but, …

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Blanket Stitch Tutorial

Hello friends! Today I’m excited to share a blanket stitch tutorial–a video that will (I’m confident) allow you to master this oh so important stitch.  I use blanket stitch again and again–and it is the stitch that I have the most questions and concerns about.  I hope you find the video tutorial helpful–and keep in …

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Monogram Cross Stitch Patterns

Once again a project I was working on for myself–for my own home–has turned into something I am not only sharing here on the ol’ blog, but expanding and listing in my new etsy shoppe.  Because monograms are so cool, and you are so cool, come get your own Monogram Cross Stitch Patterns! As I …

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Cross Stitch Video Tutorials

Well, this weekend the impossible happened–I made a video tutorial.  I made 3 in fact–thanks largely to my helpful and sweet husband.  The two I’m sharing with you (and the world today) are Basic Cross Stitching and Advanced Cross Stitch Skills.  I had been intending to make these videos for a long long time and …

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Geometric Cat Cross Stitch Patterns

I spent some relaxing time over the holidays stitching up some new patterns I just finished them!  I’m really happy with how they worked up!  Here they are, 3 geometric cat cross stitch patterns.  They are each listed for $2.95, or all three are listed in a bundle for $5.95. Click here to buy all three …

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35 Adorable Owl Crafts

 Today I’m doing it–a totally indulgent roundup where I try to make all of those hours and hours I’ve spent on pinterest pinning and pinning owl stuff mean something–maybe. And so, here are 35 adorable owl crafts.  And, they are adorable precisely for that reason–because they are OWL crafts.  I love owls and have made …

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