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PDF: Patterns For Plastic Canvas Dala, Mushroom and Tree Gift Tag/Ornaments

Dala Horse Plastic Canvas gift tag/tree ornament

Having received requests from several readers for plastic canvas stitch diagrams for Dala, 'Shroom and Tree, (original post here) I decided to create a little PDF. You will find it attached to the end of this post.

Mini Tips and Tuts: Reusing Pillows Already Living at Your House

Simple re-use!  Why buy more pillows!

It suddenly occurred to me while I was preparing to visit my local craft store to purchase a pillow form for the sun painted fabric pillow that I have altogether too many pillows sitting around - many unused most of the year (holiday pillows). Why not simply create a slip case type cover and pull one of those pillows out of storage!

By reusing pillows I already own, I am saving between $15.00 and $20.00 per pillow and reducing the number of pillows I have stored in the closet!!

"Quilting Happiness": Making the Haphazard Chevron Pillow

Haphazard Chevron Pillow

Haphazard Chevron Pillow - my first project from "Quilting Happiness" by Christina Lane and Diane Gilleland!

Mini Tips and Tuts: Short and Sweet Way to Cut Wax Paper For Cookie Tins

Simple way to make a wax paper cookie tin liner

Starting a new, intermittent series with this post! Mostly because I have begun to gather a collection of tiny tutorials and quick tips I want to share. So I will be tucking "Mini Tips & Tuts" in here and there between my regular posts - at least through the rest of the year and - who knows - maybe beyond!

Christmas and Winter Holiday Cookies: Pfeffernüsse

Pfeffernusse

Pfeffernüsse! Lovely, fragrant, tasty Pfeffernüsse! One of the oldest spicy cookies in northern Europe and known and beloved by the Dutch as Pepernoten! Translation of both words - "pepper nuts"!

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