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Krista Smith
Crafty homeschooling mom
Crafty homeschooling mom

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One Thimble Issue 11 - Crossover Flounce Dress
It's time for a new issue of One Thimble and I love the Crossover Flounce Dress from Designs by Call Ajaire!    I chose this dress for the blog tour because Bitty Bee is hitting a growth spurt and is running out of dresses that she can wear to church on Sun...

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Bundle Up Women's: Sew Yourself Some Love!
It's Bundle Up time again!  This time, we got to sew ourselves some love, which in my sewing room, I don't sew for myself nearly enough! I had been seeing so many women posting their "Knot Your Average" tops and loved the look, so I knew I wanted to make on...

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One Thimble Issue 10 Review
It's back!!!  One Thimble Issue 10 is now available and packed with some great patterns! I chose a couple cute patterns for Bitty Bee, and I plan on making a few things for Gamer, too. First, I tried the Jolie Skirt from FAM.  This was my first FAM pattern ...

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Home Organization Week 1 Reveal
Last week, I started the A Bowl Full Of Lemons Home Organization Challenge . Week one was the kitchen and it was a HUGE job for our family.  The kitchen in our dumping grounds, the place where things go from my truck to the house and never progress further....

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2016 Home Organization Challenge: Week 1
Anyone who knows me, knows that clutter is my mortal enemy.  It surrounds me at all times. I don't plan on it always being present, it just is. It doesn't help that I'm not the most organized of people and I'm not a fan of cleaning. I'm allergic, I swear.  ...

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DIY Kindle Cover Tutorial
Bitty Bee and Gamer are both pretty big readers, just like Hubs and I are.  So this year, for Christmas, I was able to get them each a Kindle.  I found them at Half Price Books for about $20 each.  I couldn't pass that up!  I've been spending some time load...

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Bitty Bee's Simple Doll Shirt Tutorial
Bitty Bee loves her American Girl dolls, she has started making movies of their adventures, at least one will join us on family trips, and she's constantly wanting to add girls to her family of dolls. One thing she thinks she needs more of is clothes for th...

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One Thimble Issue 9 Review
It's here!  One Thimble Issue 9 has been released and it's packed full of sewing goodness! One Thimble is an e-zine packed full of patterns (usually 6-10 per issue), tutorials, sewing articles, and tips on growing your sewing business.  Each issue costs $25...

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Quilt Market Review Part 3
We didn't just look at fabric while at Quilt Market!  We saw so much while there, and will be making some fun new additions to the website! We saw quite a few vendors with some really pretty trims!  We bought some at Quilt Market to put on the website now a...

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Quilt Market Review Part 2
Part 2 of the Fall Quilt Market Review!  I have more fabrics that we saw in Houston, some of them have already been ordered, some will be up for pre-order in our group soon. Do you have a preteen or teen girl in the house?  Does she know who the band Teen H...
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