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The 2014 Crafty Christmas Tutorial Link-Up by Bugs and Fishes

Is it just me, or does Christmas come around quicker every year? It’s scary! I’ve been visiting Pinterest and blog land, looking for gorgeous crafty tutorials and ideas for Christmas gift giving and decor. And I’ve come up with some lovely projects. But it’s so much nicer when everything is listed in just one place. I wanted to give a…

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‘Muse of the Morning’ Garden Gnome Pattern Review

‘Muse of the Morning’ Garden Gnome Pattern Review

Today I’m reviewing a gorgeous little gnome pattern from the lovely Chrissy of Muse of the Morning, as  part of her Pattern Tour. She has such a fantastic collection of downloadable PDF patterns, that it was difficult to select just one to review. There are clothes, costumes, dolls, softies and more. But we all know how much I love working with…

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‘Christmas Craft’ Magazine Shoot

I was chatting with Chrissie, a dear friend of mine, about the craziness of Christmas and how we’re putting so much pressure on ourselves to create the ‘perfect’ Christmas. We’re forgetting about the kids and what they want, and instead, we’re ‘balancing’ the Christmas tree so that it looks aesthetically pleasing! We decided it was important to remind ourselves and…

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Make a Simple Scrappy Christmas Cushion Cover

Make a Simple Scrappy Christmas Cushion Cover

It’s easy to get Christmassy with some cute Christmas scraps and a sweet appliqué template. Here’s a cute cushion tutorial that’s perfect for the beginner. It would make a beautiful addition to any Christmas decor collection or bedroom interior. It uses a mix of appliqué and very basic patchwork. So it’s really quick to make. It also has a very simple envelope…

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