Diane Crowley

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Totes Adorbs {AND FREE!} Merry Christmas Printable Wall Art

<i>(Inside: Check out this totes adorbs {AND FREE!} Merry Christmas Printable Wall Art! Perfect for busy moms who want a festive house without the</i> …

Crock Pot Minestrone Soup

An easy to make and hearty meatless soup with a melody of herbs and fresh produce that's slow cooked in your crock pot. It freezes well, too!<p>Page has …

5 Steps to Sewing Perfect Curves

I am so excited to finally share this technique with you, since it makes sewing curves SO simple. I especially love that it can be used on both …

Property Brothers Jonathan and Drew Scott’s New Book Is the Next Best Thing to Having Them in Your Home

The <i>Property Brothers</i> are expanding their empire with a new book!<p><b>Jonathan</b> and <b>Drew Scott</b> have put together all their tips and tricks for fans in <i>Dream</i> …

Shoe Bag & Lingerie Bag Travel Set

These days, packing to travel can be a challenge since bringing more than one smallish bag can cost a pretty penny. Being a smart organizer has …

National Quilting Month – Free Quilt Blocks

Some fun things. I’ve been working on a bunch of quilt blocks over the past few weeks. My design wall is looking so cheerful right now. One of those …

Meal Planning and How I (Try To) Keep Our Kitchen Organized

About a year ago I wrote a post called “Meal Planning for Beginners“.In it I talked about gathering recipes, making lists and planning out every meal …

Thai Quinoa Casserole

<i>A quick and easy one-pan meal, this Thai Quinoa Casserole makes a flavorful vegetarian dinner recipe for the whole family. Topped with a zesty peanut</i> …

ScrapBusters: Two-Tone Gift Bags in Three Sizes

We all know good things don't <i>always</i> come in small packages. They can be small, medium or large... and still be quite wonderful. That's why we made …

Organize Your Sewing Room with Free Printable Labels!

Having the correct supplies for your job is important. Firefighters need boots and helmets, dentists need that crazy metal picking thing they use. I …

backing quilts with minky

You've probably noticed I am a huge fan of using minky to back my quilts. We live in a Chicago suburb and winters here are loooong and super cold. …

Tutorial: How to make Pyjama Pants Part 1

In my Absolute Beginners Sewing class we make drawstring bags, cushion covers with zips, and pyjama pants. Pyjama pants are an awesome beginners …

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WIP Wednesday: Binding

I quilted two quilts over the long weekend, and now I have to bind them! Sweet. I'm excited to finish two huge projects!<br>Binding is one of my least …

The Lazy Quilters Quilt - No Measuring Required! - Tidbits

Shares 1K<p>I can count on one hand the number of quilts I’ve made in my lifetime. Being an avid sewer since my teen years, you would think I could at …

Sewing: Minky Backed Baby Quilt for WeAllSew

I have been trying to hold myself back from quilting. My rationale is that I have enough stash, lists, patterns and ideas with knitting, crochet and …

DIY Infinity Travel Scarf

Hello Tatertots and Jello readers! It’s me, Melissa from the Polka Dot Chair. Today I’m going to share with you a tutorial on how to make one of my …

The Silly Pearl {Handmade}

28 DIY Easter Baskets

Learn how to make baskets with these free <b>Easter basket templates</b>. They include Easter baskets for boys and girls, paper baskets, free printable …

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Stitch It: Sewing Knits with or without a Serger

Does the idea of sewing knits make you nervous? Overcome your knit fabric anxiety and see how easy it can be to stitch with stretch with this helpful guide to sewing knits with or without a serger!<p>If you’re a knitwear novice, this beginner-friendly guide to sewing with knits that Lucinda at Sew …

Sewing

Perfect Picnic Rag Quilt

Hello- Jessica here from MamaJama Quilts :) I designed this quilt with a summer picnic in mind. I used Riley Blake Summer Celebration fabrics because …

How to Remove Smartphone and Tablet App Clutter

Now that the weather’s getting warmer; it’s time for spring cleaning. But this should include some digital cleaning, specifically organizing that …

Whole Wheat Banana Nut Muffins Recipe

<i>These Banana Nut Muffins are really all about the taste, but you can’t beat a muffin that’s also healthier, thanks to whole wheat flour and less</i> …

Knitting Tips: 3 Ways to Weave in Ends

As any new knitter will tell you, weaving in yarn ends seems like it should be a pretty straightforward task, but hiding those extra inches can be surprisingly frustrating if you don’t know what you’re doing. Luckily, learning three simple techniques—the selvedge edge weave, duplicate stitch, and …

Setting Stitch Length: A Quick Look at How and Why

Adjusting stitch length isn't necessary for <i>every</i> project, but as you experiment with different types of fabrics and and start using stitches for …

Baby V-Neck Tutorial - Sewing with Knits Mondays

In this tutorial I’m going to show you how to alter a regular t-shirt pattern to make a v-neck (really easy) and I’ll show you how I actually sew the …

Great Kid’s Gift: Number Bean Bags Tutorial!

My friend’s son turned two yesterday and I wanted to make him something that a little boy (or girl) could enjoy playing with. I’ve seen variations of …