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Christmas in July Blog Hop!

Xmas Blog Hop

Hello Fabric lovers!

Today we are kicking off our Christmas in July Blog Hop! Follow along this week for some great gift worthy projects! See the schedule below and be sure to follow our blog and comment on our post for a chance to win a Fat Quarter bundle of the line!

The giveaway will be open from now until 8 PM PST on Sunday, July 23, 2017. The winner for this bundle will be picked at random and we will announce the name HERE on Monday, July 24, 2017.

This giveaway is open to everyone, USA and International.

If  you’re a “no reply” or anonymous commenter, please remember to include your email address in your comment!

 

Monday, July 17– Chris Dodsley, Made by Chrissie D

http://madebychrissied.blogspot.com/

 

Tuesday, July 18- Sam Hunter, Hunter’s Design Studio

https://huntersdesignstudio.com/blog/

 

Wednesday, July 19 –Debby Kratovil, Debby Kratovil Quilts

http://debbykratovilquilts.blogspot.com/

 

July 20- Brooke Sellmann, Silly Mama Quilts

http://www.sillymamaquilts.com/

 

Friday, July 21- Jennie at Clover and Violet

http://www.cloverandviolet.com/

 

Saturday, July 22nd – Wendy Sheppard, Ivory Spring

https://ivoryspring.wordpress.com/

Happy Hopping!

 

 

 

 

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Lotta Jansdotter’s Everyday Style Blog Hop

Welcome Fabric Lovers!

Lotta Jansdotter "Everyday Style" published by Abrams

Lotta Jansdotter “Everyday Style” published by Abrams

We hope you all had a lovely holiday. We are pleased to announce the Lotta Jansdotter Everyday Style Blog Hop! Lotta Jansdotter has a brand new book  featuring beautiful designs in her signature style, that Alexia Abegg of Green Bee Designs helped her imagine.

During the course of the hop, we will be providing a lucky winner with a prize package to include a copy of the book from Abrams Publishing, a Fat Quarter bundle  of “Lucky” fabric from Windham Fabrics, Lotta temporary tattoos by Tattly, and Lotta washi tape.

See the schedule below and be sure to follow along!

Dec 1 – Lotta

Dec 2 – STC Craft

Dec 3 – Windham

Dec 4 –  Noodlehead

Dec 7 – Modern Handcraft

Dec 8 – Sew Scatterbrained

Dec 9 – Crimson Tate

Dec 11 – Groovy Baby & Mama

Dec 14 – City Stitching with Christine Haynes

Dec 15 – Craft Sanity

Dec 16 – Aesthetic Nest

Dec 17 – Sew Mama Sew

Dec 18 – Lish Dorset

Dec 19 – Fancy Tiger Crafts

Dec 21 – Generation Q

Dec 22 – Carolyn Friedlander

Dec 23 – Crafty Planner

 

 

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Lucky Carry All Tote by Kristen of Two Blondes and a Sewing Machine

Happy Friday!

It’s your  Lucky day! We have one more fantastic tutorial featuring Lotta Jansdotter’s latest collection, Lucky! Kristen of Two Blondes and a Sewing Machine has designed this stylish carry all tote! We love how roomy this bag is and how playful the prints found in Lucky are used. Learn how you too, can create your own version of this tote! Check out the instructions below!  It’s a great project for the holiday weekend!

Lucky Carry All Tote by Kristen of Two Blondes and a Sewing Machine

Lucky Carry All Tote by Kristen of Two Blondes and a Sewing Machine

 

Lucky Carry All Tote by Kristen of Two Blondes and a Sewing Machine

Lucky Carry All Tote by Kristen of Two Blondes and a Sewing Machine

 

Lotta Jansdotter “Lucky” Carry All Tote

By Kristen of Two Blondes and a Sewing Machine

Supplies:

-3/4 yd exterior fabric

-fat quarter or scraps for outside pocket

-fat quarter for outside pocket lining

-1/2 yd fabric for straps

-3/4 yd lining fabric

-fat quarter for inside pockets

-yard of thermoweb fusible fleece

All seam allowances are 1/2 in unless noted otherwise.

Step One: Cutting

-Exterior Fabric and Lining Fabric:

(2) 15 1/2 x 20 1/2-front and back*

(2) 15 1./2 x 8 1/2- sides*

(1) 20 1/2 x 8 1/2-bottom*

-Outside Pocket and Lining:

(1) 13 1/2 x 20 1/2-pocket exterior*

(1) 13 1/2 x 20 1/2-pocket lining

-Interior Pocket:

(2) 9 x 20 1/2

-Straps:

(4) 3 1/2 x WOF (*2 of fusible)

* cut fusible as well

Step Two: Create Exterior of Bag

-Fuse all interfacing to matching parts

-Take outside pocket and outside pocket lining, place RST and pin at the top. Sew a 1/4 in across the top. Flip over, iron, and top stitch the top of the pocket.

-Place outside of pocket on one of your exterior pieces and pin down. Set aside.

-Take the side panel and bottom panel and pin the 8 1/2 in sides together, sew. Repeat to make one long side-bottom-side gusset.

-Starting and the bottom attach your gusset to your front panel pinning together. Sew. Repeat for back panel.

-To make straps: Take two strap pieces and lie them RST and stitch ¼ inch on both long sides. Turn inside out and topstitch along both long sides. Iron and cut to desired length. (30 inches is desired)

-Mark the top of your front and back exterior panel and measure 2 ½ in on both sides. Baste handles down at each 2 1/2 in mark.

 

Step Three: Create Interior of Bag

-Make two inside pockets by ironing the 20 ½ in side WST by ¼in, and then by another ¼in. Iron and topstitch.

-Align both pockets with inside front and back pieces, baste pocket to front and back lining.

-Take the side panel lining and bottom panel lining, pin the 8 1/2 in sides together, sew. Repeat to make one long side-bottom-side gusset.

-Starting and the bottom attach your gusset to your inside lining front panel pinning together. Sew. Repeat for back panel, leaving a three inch whole at the bottom.

 

Step Four: Attach lining to Outside Bag

-Turn lining wrong side out and turn the bag right side facing out, place it inside of the lining piece. They should be right sides together.

-Pin the top of the lining and the outside of bag together. Sew the top with a ¼ in seam allowance.

-Pull the outside of the bag through the whole left in the lining and iron the top of the bag. Topstitch.

-Sew the lining whole closed and enjoy your new bag!

Thank you so much Kristen! Be sure to follow her on Instagram@Twoblondesandasewingmachine.

Have a lovely weekend!

Happy Sewing!

 

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Day Five of the Lotta Jansdotter Blog Hop!

Happy Monday!

It’s Day Five of the Lotta Jansdotter Blog Hop! Lisa of Love to Color My World  has created these delightful baby blocks out of Stella! They are a great addition to your nursery!

Baby Blocks Stella

Giveaway Alert!

Stella by Lotta Jansdotter Fat Quarter Bundle

Check out her tutorial on her blog and be sure to “like” our Facebook page , Follow my blog with Bloglovin and comment on Lisa’s post and tell us what you would do with the bundle! We’ll choose the winners at the end of the blog hop!

Good Luck! Happy sewing!

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Day One of the Lotta Jansdotter Blog Hop!

Welcome to Day One of the Lotta Jansdotter Blog Hop! We love Lotta Jansdotter’s cool Scandinavian style! This month her collections Lucky and Stella will be shipping to stores and we wanted to feature the wonderful creations made from these two beautiful lines.

Brooke of Silly Mama quilts is going to kick it off with her “Stars for Stella Quilt”.

Stars for Stella quilt by Brooke of Silly Mama Quilts

Giveaway alert!

Stella by Lotta Jansdotter Fat Quarter Bundle

Check out her tutorial on her blog and be sure to “like” our Facebook page , Follow my blog with Bloglovin and comment on Brooke’s post and tell us what you would do with the bundle! We’ll choose the winners at the end of the blog hop!

Good Luck! Happy sewing!

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