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Joy – A Christmas Pillow Tutorial

Joy – A Christmas Pillow Tutorial

  Welcome to this quick and easy Christmas pillow tutorial. This pillow has been on my heart to make for a long time. I have a dear friend named 'Joy' and have wanted to make her a pillow with her name on it, as she is Joy by name, and spreads joy by nature. She...

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Tutorial: Patchwork Teddy Bib

Tutorial: Patchwork Teddy Bib

Hello, and welcome! Today I'm sharing the tutorial for this cute Patchwork Teddy Bib that I originally showed you last week here...so let's get started! I recommend reading right through before you begin šŸ™‚   Gather your supplies: Pattern 12 inĀ squareĀ (30 cm)...

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TGIFF: Triangular Quilted Pillow Tutorial

TGIFF: Triangular Quilted Pillow Tutorial

Hello! And welcome to Thank Goodness it's Finished Friday! Thankyou for stopping by today... A few months ago, I designed this pillow for a friend's new grandson. It's a really simple design, but a great way to showcase some favourite picture prints, and certainly not...

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Easy China Bunny Pincushion Tutorial

Easy China Bunny Pincushion Tutorial

I have a really quick and easy tutorial to share with you today. I've started collecting little china ornaments at thrift shops and op shops that have a little space for a pincushion. Some of these are really vintage era, like miniature vases that my Nan used to have,...

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Liberty Clamshell Pincushion

Liberty Clamshell Pincushion

One of the projects I've made to use in my new studio, is a cute Liberty clamshell pincushion. It's the perfect size to sit in the bedĀ of my sewing machine, and carelessly ram pins into as I'm sewing small projects. I've had a clamshell project on my list to make for...

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Boxed Pincushion Tutorial

Boxed Pincushion Tutorial

  I'd like to share with you a simple pincushion that I made using one of the lovely paper pieced patterns designed by NicoleĀ from Lillyella. She has kindly made these available for free, so if you'd like to make one of these butterflies, hop on over to her blog...

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Hexie Pincushion Pedestal: A Thrift-shop Makeover

Hexie Pincushion Pedestal: A Thrift-shop Makeover

Today I have another fun project to share that cost me next to nothing, and makes use of your scraps and leftovers. I was in one of my favourite op (thrift) shop and saw this gorgeous little elephant pedestal, marked for only $3! It was one of those things that I...

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Ikea hack: tailored pillowcase tutorial

Ikea hack: tailored pillowcase tutorial

I love a lot of things about Ikea, but there are a few things that just don't work well in Australia with Aussie products. I bought anĀ Ofelia VassĀ quilt cover this year, and I LOVEĀ the simplicity and clean lines, but not the size of the pillowcases. Now this might be...

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French clock refresh

French clock refresh

I have a fun project to share with you today, revamping the $7 Kmart clock! This is part of Kmart's homewares range, and sometimes I am impressed with the range and value of what they come up out with. Here's what it looked like originally, andĀ I'm sure many other...

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