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Fast and Easy Rag Quilt

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When I had my first baby, my cousin made him a rag quilt and we totally adore it.  It’s so soft and durable.  I love the shabby chic look, so I figured out how to make one for another cousin.  I have to say, mine is pretty easy, because I made it two layers thick,…

DIY Puffy Bow Tutorial

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I had some leftover fabric from my DIY Nursing Cover Tutorial, so I threw together a bow.  I’ve made several bow ties for my boys and friends, but I wanted a bow for me!  I was going for the Minnie Mouse vibe, so I added batting to give it softer, cartoon-like edges. The finished bow is…

DIY Nursing Cover Tutorial

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Nursing covers are surprisingly expensive to purchase, and even more surprisingly easy and inexpensive to make.  It’s all straight cuts and seams! I grabbed a yard of fabric for $5 and 1/3yd of boning for $1, and I was set! This will make a nursing cover that is about 40” wide and 24.5” long with…