quilting

DIY Vintage Sheet Quilt

This post is sponsored by Goodwill SA One of the many things I always keep an eye out for at thrift stores are bold-patterned vintage sheets. I also love a good vintage blanket, and today I’m combining the two to show you how to make your own vintage sheet quilt–no quilting experience needed!  The main […]

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Teaching Kids to Quilt

My oldest son, Skyler, joined a local 4-H club this school year, and as their service project the kids chose to make a quilt to donate to a family at The Ronald McDonald House. Being the resident crafty parent of the group, I was volunteered to lead the project (whoa Nelly!), although I did have […]

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Last Week at the Maker Mama House

We found ourselves with a free morning and headed out to the park (free mornings seem so rare lately)… I was reminded that parks are the best place to find free bottle caps–and how well I’ve trained my kids to hunt for them–Eleanor went scavenging all by herself… I’ve been working on a fun suitcase […]

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Friday Favorites: Best Projects of 2010

In looking back at the various projects I’ve made over the past year I’ve enjoyed making just about everything I’ve tried my hand at, but there are definitely some that have seen more use than others. Here’s a look at some of those projects and the impact they’ve had on our family: 1. Liam’s Quilt–This […]

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Men’s Shirt Quilt, Quilted

Do you remember the quilt I started back in September? After being sidetracked by the Kid’s Clothes Week Challenge and some not so great health issues last month, I’ve finally made some progress! Working square by square through nap and bedtime, this baby’s almost complete. I have the binding prepped and ready to go, and […]

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