Trifold Women’s Wallet

9 May

As I  mentioned in yesterdays post my daughter and  I Love purses!!

So here is the first in several posts of purses and purse related items.

This wallet has a spot for everything!!

You could easily just grab this wallet and run to town.

Here is how to make the matching checkbook cover

Checkbook cover

If you don’t have the time or don’t want to make these,

you can find some premade wallets and checkbook covers on my site at:

Premade Wallets and checkbook covers

Wallet Project

Supplies:

Printed pattern  Wallet

 ¼ yard fabric

½” yard 20” wide Fusible interfacing

Button

Elastic cording or something to make loop

Thread, sewing machine, iron

Lets get started:

First print out pattern

Lay pattern pieces on fabric and either pin or draw around. Cut 2 of pieces 2,3,4 (piece one will be cut out from extra piece 2)  Cut out.

Separate piece 2 into two sections

Use extra piece 2 to cut out piece 1

This saves on fabric

Also cut out a piece of fabric 2 ½” x 1”

This is for the pen holder

Cut out interfacing :  cut 2 of piece 3 and 1 of each piece 1,2,4

Fuse to the back of the pieces

On the back of pieces #1 , #2 & one of #3 fold top edge ¼” down. Press

On back of second piece #3 fold top and bottom edge ¼”. Press

Stitch close to the edge on all pieces that are folded

Stach pieces 1,2,&3 on top of each other right sides up

Having bottom raw edges even

Stitch ¼” on bottom three sides.

Draw lines on all three pieces that match pattern

Stitch through all layers on stitchig line

Place finished pieces 1,2,3 on top of one piece 4 right sides up

Having all bottom edges even

Stitch ¼” around the three edges

Fold pen holder in half long ways right sides together

Stitch ¼” from edge

Turn right side out and press

Place second piece of #3 on placement line on piece #4

Place pen holder on bottom edge of piece #3

Sew through three unfinished edges of piece #3   ¼” from edge.

Place a 4” loop of elastic cord in center of the top edge of piece #4

Place second piece #4 on top of stack with right sides together.

Sew ¼” from edge all the way around,

Leaving a hole to turn right side out.

Turn right side out and hand stitch the the opening closed

Attach a button to the front side of the wallet

Closed View

  Open View

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Mother’s Day Purse Card

8 May

My daughter and I LOVE purses!!!  So I thought it would be cute to make a purse card for Mother’s day.  It really could be for any day but Mother’s day is right around the corner so this is a perfect craft for today!! Super simple and can be decorated any way!!

Supplies:

Cardstock either printed or blank to print the purse template: Purse

Crayons, markers, colored pencils or paint what ever you want to use

scissors

if you want to get really fancy gems, sequins or anything else that you think will add some bling

Glue —  if you are using the fancy stuff

Step 1: Print out the template.  If you are using the printed paper and want this to be your outside

make sure you print the template on the wrong side of the paper

Step 2: Cut out the outline of the purse

Flip the purse to the other side

Step 3: If you are using blank paper

Color a design for your purse on the paper

Step 4: Turn your purse to other side and cut out handle  part.

Only cut on the line do not cut all the way off

Step 5: turn purse over and fold bottom half  up to handle part

Fold section under handle down

Step 6: Color the handle and add button on flap

Open the purse and write a message  to your Mom

If you want to add extra bling now is the time.

 

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Monday Madness Free Design with order Week of May 6

7 May

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Baseball Mom Free Design with $5.00 order

Basketball Mom Free with $10.00 order plus Baseball Mom

Fun Friday~~

4 May

 Dinosaur

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Thursdays Tip~~~ How to clean your Iron

3 May

I don’t know about you but it never fails…..  When I’m using heat and bond I always get it on my iron.  No matter how hard I try something always goes wrong and I iron over the heat and bond.  Sticky yucky mess!!

So today I’m going to show you how easy it is to clean your iron!!

This is my NASTY  iron!!

 

Pretty gross!!  I’m ashamed to say that I let it get this dirty!!

Oh well!  On to the cleaning!!!

Plug your iron in and let it warm up

This is the cleaner that I use,

but any Hot iron Iron  Cleaner will work

Place a clean towel on a table.

Squeeze a line of the cleaner on to the towel

Rub the hot iron, in a circular motion  over the cleaner on the towel

Gross!!

Move the iron to a clean spot on the towel

Rub in a circular motion again

Yea,  all clean!!!

Gross!!!

 

Wednesday’s Wonderful Project~~ Greatest Mom Shirt

2 May

Mother’s Day is just around the corner!!  What Mother wouldn’t love a personalized shirt with her little helpers on it?

Grandma would just love one as well.

This really isn’t so much of a project as a tutorial of how to lay out this design.

You can find the World’s Best Mom design on my website at:  Worlds Best Mom

The  World’s Best Grandma is found here:  Worlds Best Grandma

Mom Version

Grandma Version

Here is how you lay out this design

Place large peace of stabilizer on the back of the shirt

I love the hydro stick!!!

Hoop the top of your shirt this is where the world’s Best saying will go

Make sure you rotate your design so that the saying is facing the right direction

Stitch World’s Best Mom

Unhoop and hoop to next area

Move the hand to the position that you want it to be

Stitch Hand.  Repeat with additional hands

Unhoop and move the hoop to the last position

Stitch Hands Down

Finished shirt

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2 May

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Mother’s Day Flower Kids Project

1 May

Mother’s day is just around the corner!!  Here is a cute and easy craft project that you can make for your Mom! What Mom doesn’t like flowers, especially ones that are made with your hands!!!  You could even add a picture of yourself to the center of the flower!

Finished Flower

Gather all of your materials:

5 sheets of colored paper or enough to make  10 hands

4″ circle cut from scrapes from the colored paper for hands

1 sheet of green paper

Paint stick ( I went to my local Walmart and they gave me one FREE)

Glue

Scissors

Pen to trace handprint

First Trace your hand 10 times on different colored paper.

 We used 5 different colors,

and drew two hands on each

Next, Cut out all the hands and round the bottom edge

Lay your paint stick on the green paper and figure out how thick you want your stem

I made mine 2″ wide

Also draw one or two leave shapes out of the green paper

Line the ridged part of  the paint stick with the top of your paper

You should have extra paint stick hanging off the edge on top

and then some that is not covered by the paint stick on the bottom

Draw a line on the stem where the end of the paint stick is

Cut off this section.

Glue the paint stick to the Green stem

Turn stem over to the green side.

Cut a 4″ Circle out of one of the colors that you used for the hands

Glue to the top of the paint stick( The part that is hanging off of the top edge)

Starting on the upper left hand edge of the circle

Place a small amount of glue on the front side of the circle

Lay your first hand down.

Continue all the way around the circle until you have all the hands glued down

Space as needed.

Glue the leaves to the stem.

If you want to add a picture add it to the center of the flower.

Finished Flower

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My First Giveaway

29 Apr

Win It For Mom iPad2 Mothers DayWin It For MomiPad2 Mothers DayGiveaway Event

Welcome to our annual Mothers Day Giveaway!This year, 1 VERY LUCKY mom will WIN an iPad2!

Think your mom is the greatest mom ever? Want to give her a shiny new iPad2?Think YOU’RE the greatest mom ever? Keep it for yourself!

Win It For Mom iPad2 Mothers Day Giveaway

Here’s What You Get!

Color: WhiteStorage:16 GBWi-Fi: Stay Connected at any of thousands of internet hotspots, including your home wireless network. Get online from the couch, check email at school, download an app at the library or read the local news at your favorite cafe. iPad with Wi-Fi makes it easy to stay connected.Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR technologyHeight: 9.50 inches (241.2 mm)Width: 7.31 inches (185.7 mm)Weight: 1.33 pounds (601 g)Display: 9.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy widescreen Multi-Touch display with IPS technology. 1024-by-768-pixel resolution. Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating. Cameras, Photos, and Video Recording: Back camera: Video recording, HD (720p) up to 30 frames per second with audio; still camera with 5x digital zoom. Front camera: Video recording, VGA up to 30 frames per second with audio; VGA-quality still camera. Tap to control exposure for video or stills. Photo and video geotagging over Wi-Fi.Power and Battery: Built-in 25-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery. Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music. Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system.In The Box: Dock Connector to USB Cable. 10W USB Power Adapter. All Documentation.Warranty: Every iPad comes with complimentary telephone technical support for 90 days from your iPad purchase date and a one-year limited warranty.iPad2 will be ordered AFTER winner is drawn. It will ship DIRECTLY to the winner. We NEVER touch it! Warranty will be put in winners name at time of purchase.

Grandma Juice and The Kids Are Grown Now What have teamed up with a great group of bloggers to bring you this awesome iPad2 for Mothers Day.

There are multiple ways to win! Do some, Do them all….. It’s up to you!Some you can even do daily for added bonus entries! There’s something for everyone!

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Flamin Hot and Ball Popper New Design

26 Apr

This is my first vinyl design!!  I had so much fun with this one!!

I will work on more in the future!

Ball Popper

 

This is not an applique, but a solid stitch design

I put it on a man’s apron..  Turned out really good!!

Flamin Hot

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