New! Tutti Fruity Penny Pinchers: PDF Pattern

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I’m excited to share a brand new sewing pattern with you today, the Tutti Fruity Penny Pincher coin pouches! (That’s pretty fun to say) Each fruit shaped felt purse has an easy-to-install flex-frame closure that pops open when you give the sides a squeeze. The pattern includes all 3 ...
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5 Tips for Finding Beautiful Wool Fabrics

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What’s not to love about wool? It’s a natural fiber that’s warm and cozy and easy to sew with. (Photo courtesy of Kristin Nicholas!) Earlier this month I launched my newest sewing pattern, the Field Study Fold-over Tote made up in a gorgeous wool plaid fabric. Of course you can ...
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Felted Wristlet Tutorial: Warm Hands, Warm Heart

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Each night at the dinner table my husband, two teen boys and I hold hands for a brief moment of thanks. Our 14 year old has the chilliest hands, to which I say, “Cold hands, warm heart.” He furrows his brow and I shrug, “It’s just an expression.” The saying does fit ...
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