Joanie Dorsey

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A New Leaf Quilt Block Tutorial

Over the holiday my friend Jan, <b>Daisy Janie</b>, asked if I would join in a fun Bee Block Blog Hop she was organizing to showcase her newest collection, …

Circle Zip Earbud Pouch Tutorial

I use a little zippered pouch to carry around my earbuds since they are the fancy microphone ones and I don’t want them to break or get tangled. Some …

how to use a bias tape maker

So now you’ve got all those nice bias strips cut and assembled, using either the traditional or the continuous method. What’s next?<p>Folding and …

How-To: TOMS-Inspired Baby and Toddler Shoes

Looking for the perfect pair of shoes for your little one? This TOMS-inspired baby and toddler shoes tutorial from Leisha at Homemade Toast just might fit the bill!<p>These shoes are adorable, comfortable and STAY on.<p>Head over to her blog to download the patterns and see the full how-to.

Tutorial: Add a center divider pocket when making a bag

Abby from Things for Boys shows how you she added a zippered pocket right down the middle of her Big Tote. Though she shows it with her Big Tote …

Tutorial: Car seat swaddling blanket

Becky from U Create shares a tutorial over at Riley Blake Designs showing how to make a swaddling blanket that fits in a car seat. There are holes …

Grosgrain

I'd love to try this sometime to make an entire dress. Use tin foil to make a pattern from an existing garment! Just lay your garment on a large flat …

How to Make Hummingbird Nectar

Hummingbird nectar is so cheap and simple to make, there's no reason you should go the store-bought route. A little sugar and water is all you need; …

Birds

DIY ARDEX Concrete Countertops | Kara Paslay Design

• Posted on 27th July 2012,<br>• written by Kara<br>• with 83 Comments<p>** UPDATE: We have had lots of readers asking where to find ARDEX products. The first place …

Tomato Risotto

6 Servings<p>Finishing this risotto with Tomato Water in place of stock gives it a pure, bright tomato flavor.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 small onion, chopped<p>1½ cups arborio rice<p>½ cup dry white wine<p>1 cup Tomato Water<p>1 Tbsp. unsalted butter<p>2 Tbsp. grated Parmesan plus more for serving<p>6 Oil-Poached Tomato halves, …

The Perfect Pot of Rice

Makes 3 cups<p>June 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup long-grain white rice (not parboiled, converted, or quick-cooking)<p>1/2 teaspoon salt<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Combine rice, salt, and 1 1/4 cups water in a 2–3-qt. heavy saucepan. Swirl pan to combine—do not stir.<p>Bring rice-and-water mixture to a boil. Cover pot …

How to Preserve Raspberries by Making Skillet Jam

Keep a last little taste of summer around by turning raspberries into jam with this easy recipe<p>We know it’s getting colder and those rustic crates of apples turning up everywhere are making us want to curl up with a chunky sweater and a cuppa, but get it together! There are still berries out there, …

imagine gnats Bess Top: Shirred up

If you've been reading my blog for any length of time, you've probably noticed that my typical aesthetic is fitted at the waist. I love the fit and …

Sewing Trends with Rachael

Rachael from imagine gnats is here with her monthly look at the latest sewing trends! Rachael shared her free Sewing Sayings Embroidery Pattern at …