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Sew In Tune: Three Little Birds

Sew In Tune: Three Little Birds

Rise up this mornin’, Smiled with the risin’ sun, Three little birds Each by my doorstep Singin’ sweet songs Of melodies pure and true, Saying, “This is my message to you” Don’t worry about a thing, ‘Cause every little thing gonna be alright. Singing “Don’t worry about a thing, ‘Cause every little thing gonna be(…)

Stylish Women’s Blouse Patterns

Stylish Women’s Blouse Patterns

This year I want to make more clothes using patterns.  I will continue to make my own patterns and tutorials but sometimes you just don’t want to do that much work, right?  Sometimes you just want to sit down and sew. Recently I have discovered a few new blouse patterns that I just love and(…)

#FBF DIY Girls Heart Pocket Cardi

#FBF DIY Girls Heart Pocket Cardi

Now that Emily is an 8 1/2 year old pre-tween, sewing for her can be tricky.  No more quilting cottons… or cute little girly stuff.  It makes me so happy that my last little one is a girl so I can sew all those things again! A few years ago, I made this Cardigan for(…)

#FBF Chairback Valentine Envelopes

#FBF Chairback Valentine Envelopes

I don’t know about you, but I am just starting to recover from the holiday craziness.  Our family has 3 birthdays in December, and you add that to the Christmas rush and it is just plain exhausting! I also have annual updates that I have to make to my other business (an online notary course)(…)

Top 2014 Tutorials

Top 2014 Tutorials

Happy New Year! I spent a couple of days looking back over the posts of 2014, and it was so fun to see all of the tutorials we posted this year.  In case you missed one, here are the top tutorials of 2014: January Party Pennant Tablecloth Easy DIY Window Valance February Hair Candy Valentines(…)

#FBF Dropcloth Tree Skirt

#FBF Dropcloth Tree Skirt

This is the year I am supposed to get or make a tree skirt.  I haven’t done anything about it.  I feel like they are so expensive and most aren’t anything special. But right now, there is nothing under my tree but a wadded up tree bag.  It looks really bad. With tree skirts on(…)

Another Georgia Twirl Dress

Another Georgia Twirl Dress

We had a special birthday weekend (She is 1!) with our little daughter and as part of a couple of religious events, B needed a white dress.  I decided to bust out one of my favorite patterns EVER, and make B the same dress as I made Emily (full pattern review) last spring- The Georgia Twirl(…)