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How To Sew Kangaroo Pockets

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Hi, everyone! It's Amy from Positively Splendid here again to share a sweet little sewing project. Sometimes it's the little touches that can elevate a sewing project to the next level, and one of my favorite ways to punch up dresses or tops is to add a kangaroo pocket. These pockets are not only adorable, but they also make for a wonderful place for little ones to store their little treasures. … [Read more...]

Summertime Pocket Placemats

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Hi there Tatertots and Jello readers! It's me, Melissa of the Polka Dot Chair Blog back again to share another fun sewing project with you! Summertime is in full swing here in Kentucky, man it was HOT this week! During the summer we love eating outside more than anything. Fire up a grill and throw on some burgers and I'm a happy girl! Since we eat outside so much, and our outdoor table … [Read more...]

DIY Summer Pillow Sleeve

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Hello there Tatertots & Jello readers! My name is Melissa and I'm the girl behind the Polka Dot Chair Blog. I'm very excited to be back here with you again sharing a simple sewing project perfect for summer. I love simple sewing projects that have a big impact. Even though I love to sew, sometimes I can be a bit lazy. I wanted new pillows for my couch for summer but didn't' want to go … [Read more...]

Easy Valentine Idea — Pink Interchangeable Bow Wreath!

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I love a simple wreath. Well, let's face it, I love pretty much any kind of wreath. Wreaths are my favorite. But there is something so pretty about a simple wreath. So this Valentine's Day I wanted to create a simple, pretty wreath. And I thought it would be fun to combine the texture of satin, along with a polka dot print!! So here is my Satin Bow Valentine Wreath. I love it's simplicity … [Read more...]

Make a Dropcloth Sofa Sectional Slipcover!

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I have been obsessed with a white slipcover for my family room lately. My initial plan was to buy two loose slipovers and alter them to fit my giant family room couch. I quickly disovered that my couch was WAY bigger than any commercially-made slipcovers out there. And I've only been sewing for a couple of years, so sewing a HUGE tailored slipover was SO overwhelming. I didn't know what I … [Read more...]

Make a Fall Leaf Pillow in Minutes!

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Hello, everyone! Amy here from Positively Splendid. I am so glad to be back here at Jen's place to share a super quick and easy project to add a splash of fall to your home decor! To me, there is no better way to quickly update the feel of a space than by adding a few new throw pillows. The great thing about pillows is that they can be DIY'ed for pennies on the dollar of what you would spend to … [Read more...]

Make Chair Slipcovers out of Curtain Panels!

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I was shopping at one of my favorite haunts - DownEast last week and I spied some super discounted striped curtain panels. I bought them thinking they might work for a project. When I got home I discovered that they wouldn't work for the project I had in mind, but they looked so great in my living room. Hmmmm. My mind was spinning. You see, I had such a fun time making over my Master … [Read more...]

How to Make Easy Envelope-Back Pillow Covers (with Cording)!

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This is easy sewing -- if I can do it, you can do it!   I have always loved the look of corded pillows, but as a beginning sewer I've been afraid to make them because they seemed so out of my skill range.  As part of our bedroom redo for the HGTV Home™ fabric and trim Challenge, I knew I wanted to make some pretty corded pillow covers for our bed. So I worked up my nerve and made a few. … [Read more...]

Stenciled Pillow and FREE Printable Inspired by Oz the Great and Powerful

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I was asked to create a project based on the NEW Oz the Great and Powerful Movie. So fun!! Have you seen it? We watched it the other night and LOVED it!! It has some of our favorite actors in it and the colors and effects are amazing.   The thing that really touched me was the message of being able to reach your true potential. Not to spoil the plot for anyone who hasn't seen the … [Read more...]

Valentine Heart Pom Pom Pillows (tutorial)

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I know I have an addiction to pillows -- I can't help it!! I love making pillow covers. It's a really inexpensive way to update a space and decorate for different seasons or holidays. So when I was out and about on Friday, looking for cute fabric for projects, I saw a really cute pillow at Material Girls in South Jordan. A burlap pillow with felt hearts and pom poms. Cute!! I thought about … [Read more...]