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Ideas and inspiration from artist & fabric designer Tara Reed

Gnome for Christmas Ideas for the Whole Family!

Gnome for Christmas Ideas for the Whole Family!

Another stop on the  Gnome for Christmas flannel collection project tour takes us to Quiltscapes where Deonn has whipped up a little something for the whole family! From Pajamas to Pillows to a Gnomie (and yes - there is a free pattern for him, I...

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Free Gnome Quilt Pattern by Carol at JustLetMeQuilt.com

Free Gnome Quilt Pattern by Carol at JustLetMeQuilt.com

When I saw Carol's post with the adorable appliqué Gnome quilt she made with my  Gnome for Christmas flannel collection I let out a squeal of delight! It is SO CUTE! In the 54" x 70" quilt called, "Waiting for Santa." she mixes both my flannels and...

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Free Lined Christmas Stocking Tutorial

Free Lined Christmas Stocking Tutorial

Free Christmas Stocking Tutorial Create Christmas stockings for the family, for gift bags and more with this easy and adaptable template. Make lined Stockings with our without a folded down cuff and make the fronts as simple or as intricate as...

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Economy Quilt Block for Christmas – in flannel!

Economy Quilt Block for Christmas – in flannel!

Quilt Blocks aren't just for Cotton!Flannel + Chirstmas + Gnomes = a winning combination! Create a warm and cozy quilt for the holidays by creating blocks from the Gnome for Christmas prints and panel.  The gnome in the center is cut from the panel...

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Free Christmas Quilt Pattern: Gnome for Christmas

Free Christmas Quilt Pattern: Gnome for Christmas

FREE Flannel Quilt Pattern for Christmas Want to make a quick and easy flannel quilt for Christmas? This FREE pattern from Riley Blake Designs featuring Gnome for Christmas fabrics is for you! This cute and cozy quilt measures 52" x 59 1/2" when...

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FREE TUTORIAL: Patriotic Microwave Bowl Cozy

FREE TUTORIAL: Patriotic Microwave Bowl Cozy

How to make Microwave Bowl Cozies has been one of my most popular tutorials to date - and for good reason! Bowl cozies are THE BEST! Not only do they protect your hands and furniture but they double as built-in potholders when used with hot food....

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Scraps are for Dogs! (leashes that is)

Scraps are for Dogs! (leashes that is)

Make your dog a Patriotic Leash with fabric scraps and 1" webbing Don't leave all the fun to humans - dogs like to show their American pride for 4th of July or any day too! When my Let Freedom Soar fabric collection came out from Riley Blake...

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FREE TUTORIAL: How to Sew Key Fobs

FREE TUTORIAL: How to Sew Key Fobs

Sew Your Own Key Fobs Key Fobs are quick and easy to make and a great way to use fabric scraps (as long as you keep some key fob hardware on hand!) They make great gifts for teachers, neighbors, friends and family. Since you can sew them up in...

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