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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