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How to Sew Last Minute Potholders (from UFO quilt blocks!)

You can use your leftover or orphan (aka UFO) quilt blocks to make cute potholders! It’s a great last minute gift, housewarming present, or even teacher gift. See how I used some unfinished quilt blocks to make handmade patchwork potholders in practically no time at all.

I sewed 25 potholders for a school fundraiser!

Every year my boys’ elementary school holds a little holiday shop the first week of December. The kids can bring in a little bit of money (that’s all they need) and shop for Christmas gifts. All of the items are donated by parents and a large portion are handmade. Everything is marked super low and all of the proceeds go to the school. My kids have lots of fun with it. Especially when they see things I made – they love to buy my things, isn’t that funny?

40 Free Sewing Patterns for Things People Will Love To Use – And Think of You When They Do!
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40 Free Sewing Patterns for Things People Will Love To Use – And Think of You When They Do!

Are you tired of sewing patterns for things that nobody will want to use? Here is a list of things to sew that will have the opposite effect! Check out these easy sewing tutorials for baskets, organizing caddies, pretty machine covers, and more! Use your sewing machine to make something that will help and inspire…

Attracting Table Traffic: 23 Free Sewing Patterns That Will Sell Out at the Craft Fair
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Attracting Table Traffic: 23 Free Sewing Patterns That Will Sell Out at the Craft Fair

Grow your business, free yourself from a humdrum job, and use your scraps to make more fabric money. These free patterns are great for beginners using a sewing machine or sewing and embroidery machine. Many people shopping at craft fairs want gifts for their friends and family. Keep that in mind as you decide what…

40 Free Ideas for Turning Your Fabric Scraps into Beautiful Useful Things!
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40 Free Ideas for Turning Your Fabric Scraps into Beautiful Useful Things!

Is your scrap pile growing? Turn your fabric scraps into useful items and gifts! Sewing fun (especially making quilts) can lead to piles of leftover fabric pieces. Your scraps hold potential – they are ingredients for new creations. Give your scraps a second chance as you pick from my 41 favorite free sewing tutorials using…

30 Free Sewing Patterns That Are Perfect For an Absolute Beginner
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30 Free Sewing Patterns That Are Perfect For an Absolute Beginner

Did you know that people who sew are happier, less stressed, and save money? Join the community of people who sew and learn for yourself. Here are 30 free sewing patterns with easy-to-follow step-by-step tutorials and free templates (if needed). Most of them will help you save money too! All you need to get started…

16 Free Sewing Patterns for Mother’s Day Gifts She’ll Love
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16 Free Sewing Patterns for Mother’s Day Gifts She’ll Love

Mother’s Day is just around the corner! There’s no better way to show your mom how much you appreciate her than with a handmade gift. The best gifts are the ones that come from our hearts and hands. What could be more heartfelt than gifts that you’ve sewn yourself? No matter what you decide to…

Easy, Gorgeous Log Cabin Quilts: 10 Free Patterns
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Easy, Gorgeous Log Cabin Quilts: 10 Free Patterns

The log cabin quilt block design is a timeless classic! Learn to sew easy log cabin blocks to make any of these 10 beautiful log cabin quilts. I’ll show you more log cabin ideas too for potholders and tote bags. You’ll quickly see why quilters all over the world love different variations of the log…

27 Free Sewing Patterns For a Complete Newbie

27 Free Sewing Patterns For a Complete Newbie

Let’s get started sewing! Did you know that people who sew are happier, less stressed, and save money? Join the community of people who sew and learn for yourself. Here are 27 free sewing patterns with easy-to-follow step-by-step tutorials and free templates (if needed). All you need to get started is: One Yard Magic Messenger…

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