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By Annie, For Mom

Hi there! I hope you and yours had a wonderful holiday filled with love, laughter, and all the happiness hearts can hold. Our Christmas was extra special this year, in part because the preceding weeks were unexpectedly tough. Sadly, earlier this month we had to say goodbye to Murphy, my sweet little sewing sidekick, who'd… Continue reading By Annie, For Mom

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Fall Scrappy Happy Patchwork Tote

As mentioned in my post about Anna Graham's Double-Zip Wallet a few weeks ago, when I love something—like, really love it—I usually want more of it. This applies to shoes, sweaters, jeans, books, food, post-workout adrenaline highs, and, of course, sewing projects!   The Scrappy Happy Patchwork Tote was my very first Thread and Pen… Continue reading Fall Scrappy Happy Patchwork Tote

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Burlap Apple Sack Tutorial

I live on Long Island’s North Fork, a lovely area known for its sweeping farmland, lush vineyards, sandy beaches, and small-town charm. Growing up, this skinny stretch was a sleepy secret, especially compared to its flashier South Fork neighbor. But word’s gotten out in recent years, and now it’s a bit of a destination—year-round, but… Continue reading Burlap Apple Sack Tutorial

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Free-Motion Friday: Sew4Home

What’s a spring chicken? Is that show Empire still on? What’s the temperature in Honolulu? Can you play Abba? Jimmy Buffett? The Dixie Chicks? How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood? These are just some of the questions Alexa, Amazon’s answer girl, has been asked since she was gifted… Continue reading Free-Motion Friday: Sew4Home

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Make-It Monday

Scrappy Happy Patchwork Tote When cruising Instagram or the internet, only one thing beats coming upon a sewn something so pretty, I immediately want to make it myself. And that’s when clicking on that pretty something leads to a free sewing tutorial! So many incredibly talented crafters share their knowledge, expertise, and imaginations online, asking… Continue reading Make-It Monday