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halloween bag supplies

Halloween Goody Bag

It’s close to Halloween but you don’t have a candy collection bag for your favorite trick-or-treater! If you have 15 minutes and a couple of Halloween-themed placemat, you can solve that problem. Supplies for a Halloween Goody Bag Two Halloween-motif placemats – I used rectangular 1-layer burlap placemats but any shape will work. Scroll down […] Read more…

Shortening a Zipper Tip

Shortening a Zipper Tip for You! If you’re sewing at midnight and need a 7” zipper but all you have is a 20 inch zipper here’s a quick and easy way to make it shorter. The presser foot I use is an open embroidery foot. It has a large indentation on the sole and this […] Read more…

Diamond Quilted Trivet

Diamond Quilted Trivet

Here’s a quick project that lets you protect your table from hot dishes. This easy-to-sew Diamond Quilted Trivet is fat quarter-friendly. You can make it with just one fat quarter and a short list of additional supplies. Finished size: 9” x 16” (from point to point)   Materials for Making the Diamond Quilted Trivet Two […] Read more…