Diablo Shrimp Quesadillas with Wholly Guacamole Giveaway + Product Review

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    I am a HUGE salsa lover, so when I heard Angie of Little Inspiration & Sonja of Shy Babies were putting on a FOOD.FUN.HOP.  with Wholly Guacamole”s new Wholly Salsa line, I rushed over to sign up!   I was excited when I thought I was getting one container of salsa, but when the… Continue Reading…

Sewing School Day 17 ~ French & Flat Fell Seams

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  Yesterday, we discussed plain seams and how to finish them.  Today, I am going to show you how to do french, faux french, and flat fell seams.  These are often used on shear fabrics, jeans, and children’s clothing. FRENCH SEAM 1) With WRONG sides together, stitch a 1/4″ seam. 2) Press seam allowance to… Continue Reading…

Sewing School Day 16 ~ 7 Ways to Finish a Plain Seam

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  Today I am going to show you different ways to finish plain seams:   PLAIN SEAM ~ Simply pin the fabric right sides together matching raw edges; stitch.  This is the most basic and commonly used seam.   PINK ~   Use a pair of pinking shears to trim the seam allowance after stitching the plain seam; press… Continue Reading…

Summer Separates

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  Last year I made the dress from Sew Beautiful’s Summer Separate’s pattern (Read my pattern review, and see the dress here).  I really liked the pattern and I couldn’t wait to make the top and pants.  Well, about a year later, I have finally gotten around to it!  And I adore it!   I wasn’t sure… Continue Reading…

Pinning! Linky Party

  Welcome to “Pinning!” A Weekly Pinterest Link-Up & Hop (Share pins, meet others who love “Pinning”, get inspired!) First Time? It’s simple just follow these rules:  Please follow your hosts: Courtney & Kimberly & Our Lovely Guest Host:  April from Wildflowers and Whimsy!     then  Link up your favorite pins post for the week… Continue Reading…