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Buffalo Check Quilt Pattern from Empty Bobbin Sewing Studio. Multiple sizes from mini to king. Free printable instructions.

Buffalo Check Quilt Pattern

I think 2015 must be the year of the buffalo. Well, buffalo check, anyway. Or buffalo plaid. Whatever you call it… I love it! My sister and mom and I decided to make quilts that resemble the red and black check pattern. Rather than piece it with a LOT of squares, I decided to strip {…Continue Reading}


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DIY “I Spy” Valentines!

It’s Valentine time and my kids are pumped about their Valentine’s Day cards this year. Last year, Eleanor drew up her own and I scanned, scaled, arranged and printed it out. That was fun. But this year, both kids are into I Spy books and I have been storing this idea away for the perfect {…Continue Reading}


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Christmas Pajamas (x6!)

Last year, I wrote about my sewing-as-nesting phase just before Rhett was born. I made Christmas pajamas for our three kids and our two nieces and nephew. The kids were so cute together in their PJs and I knew then that a new tradition had been born. Fast forward to this year’s set of pajamas! {…Continue Reading}


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Easy “Handmade” Valentines

One of the best parts about having young kids is getting to help them make Valentines for their friends. One of the not-so-best parts about having young kids is getting to help them make Valentines for their friends. Thank goodness I had a mid-game brainstorm this week. Our oldest, Eleanor, is four and a half. {…Continue Reading}


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