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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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Daisy Duke Quilted Football Pillow

Several years ago, prior to Merits of Mischief’s release, I attended an American Booksellers Association conference in New Orleans. Hubby and I’d never been to Louisiana, so when this opportunity arose, we decided to combine a little work and play. He joined me on the trip, and when the conference was over, we stayed a… Continue reading Daisy Duke Quilted Football Pillow

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Well-Kept Trapper Fabric Binder Cover

My niece is starting a new school year this week—and I’m jealous. She’ll be in sixth grade, which, thanks to all sorts of pre-teen awkwardness, doesn’t even crack my academic-year top ten. So it’s not necessarily the school part that I envy. It’s the school supplies. I miss them! All those unsharpened pencils and empty… Continue reading Well-Kept Trapper Fabric Binder Cover

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Make-It Monday: Super Star Super Pillow

Do not wait until the conditions are perfect to begin. Beginning makes the conditions perfect. –Alan Cohen Happy Monday! I hope you’re feeling rested and relaxed after a wonderful weekend. And just in case today’s not your favorite, because of early alarms, long to-do lists, and other work-related matters, I thought I’d share the above… Continue reading Make-It Monday: Super Star Super Pillow

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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