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Queen Bean Sphynx Sweater

Queen Bean Sphynx Sweater

In the many months since my last blog post, we have gained a new family member. She’s a beautiful Sphynx that we were fortunate enough to adopt from a pet rescue in the Fort Worth area. Many people cringe at the sight of a hairless cat and even say cruel things, but MAN, if you’ve […]

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DIY Minecraft shoes

DIY Minecraft shoes

This past weekend, we took Alex to the Vans store to pick out a new pair of shoes.  He originally chose a brightly colored pair and just when we thought we were done, the Vans employee that was helping get Alex fitted said, “You know, a lot of people like to buy the plain white […]

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T-shirt Bracelet Tutorial

T-shirt Bracelet Tutorial

Not too long ago I spotted a really great fabric bracelet at a high end store.  Since I’m not a big jewelry wearer, I couldn’t bring myself to pay big bucks for a bracelet.  However, that bracelet popped into my mind this afternoon and it sparked a recon idea in my head.  I just gave […]

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Drawstring Bag Tutorial

Drawstring Bag Tutorial

A couple of weeks ago, I posted my heating pad tutorial and at the end, I mentioned that I would like to put together a drawstring bag for attractive gift-giving as well as storage. So…here’s the tutorial. Cut a pattern (here’s that gridded paper I love so much…in a peppermint stripe) that is a 11.25″ […]

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Padded iPad Sleeve Tutorial

Padded iPad Sleeve Tutorial

When we were at the Apple store buying my iPad, they had a decent selection of protective cases available, but if you guys know me by now, you know that I had to at least try to make my own before I gave in and bought one.  I quickly went through Plan A and Plan […]

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