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Yellow & Gray Baby Crib Bumpers for Standard Sized Crib

Phew! Just in time! After 8 hours of cutting, pinning, basting, and sewing, I finished the baby bumpers just before the birth of my first niece/nephew! (My sister is keeping the gender and name a surprise. Hence the yellow and gray baby room colors!) My sister searched for crib bumpers online and in stores, but the bumpers she found and liked were around $200. So (of course), she comes running to me for my services! My sisters and I all have artistic talents, so we usually barter between one another. With this particular sister, she is a talented painter and photographer and therefore in exchange for these bumpers, she offered...

Decorative Floral Corded Square Pillows

Recently,  I finished these colorful decorative pillows for a friend. The fabrics I used were an embroidered polyester/cotton for the body and brown velveteen fabric for the outer piping. Once I began cutting and sewing, I  was on a roll and thought I’d start and finish the pillows in one night (maybe 2). But after finishing one the pillow covers the first night & stuffing them with the down pillow inserts, I realized I made a mistake! Urghhhh…….. Like every project, I learn something new! When I started this project, I was given the 2 down pillow fillers (with no pillow covers). Without putting much thought into it, I assumed...

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