Three Trees

Christmas is coming, which means cuddling up and reading one of my favorite books: “Tale of the Three Trees.”  I love this story so much that I’ve incorporated the theme into my Christmas decorating! Meet my “Three Trees” pillow with sassy ball-fringe trim! (Pattern available for download here.) Whenever I use cotton fabrics for a pillow […] Read more…

Happy December!! Time to embark on….

……holiday decor, holiday cards, holiday treats, holiday parties….ALL things HOLIDAY. By starting, thanks to Woman’s World for our Peel-n-Stick mention in a recent holiday decor article:   WOW, and just with a simple straw hat, you’ll be ready to adorn your doors, hallways and so much more with this fun holiday craft.  Great to do […] Read more…

Christmas Countdown Calendar

Wow… can you believe that December will be here tomorrow?! The unseasonably warm weather we’ve been having in Massachusetts makes it even harder for me to believe that the holidays are only weeks away. Reminds me of the beautiful summertime Christmases we celebrated while living down under when my husband and I were first married. […] Read more…

Pat Sloan – A Bit of Joy!

Pat Sloan – JOY the tutorial Let’s start the Holiday season with a little JOY! 1 – 2 – 3 and this table runner can be yours  Step 1.. Fabric, Thermoweb HeatnBond Fusible fleece, national non wovens felt, aurifil thread in 12 wt Step 2 … Print the pattern, cut the shapes out of felt […] Read more…

Easy Holiday Fabric Tags

This year for Christmas I thought it would be fun to create personalized handmade tags to add a fun a personal touch to my holiday packages.  Because I would making several tags I wanted to create something that would be quick and easy to create.  Die cutting using a steel rule die on fabric was […] Read more…

Quick Tips with Sticky Lines and Zots by: Sesil Cratin

Hello everyone, Sesil here to give you a couple of quick tips on how I use my Sticky Lines and Zots in my studio. In the fashion industry, they say the accessories completes an outfit. In scrapbooking our accessories are the embellishments. In both industries as women we tend to gravitate toward gems, diamonds and anything […] Read more…

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