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Adam Beard: a free dress up beard pattern

I decided this pattern and tutorial needed its own post, so to kick off Free Pattern Friday this year, I’m reminding everyone about my free dress up pattern, the Adam Beard. You will need felt (I had an 8.5 x 11 sheet), and some elastic (I used 10 inches of 1/4″ elastic). Adam Beard PDF Template         The Badenator certainly loves his!    Loading InLinkz ...    ...

Twelve Days of Christmas: Christmas Pillowcase Tutorial

  I’m going to tell you a secret. I hated this dress. With a passion. My mom put me in it kicking and screaming and made me wear it to church on Christmas Sunday for a few years (as soon as she could get away with it and until I couldn’t get it on). It was a fun tradition right? My yearly tantrum? As an adult I still think the dress is horrible, but I can understand my mom’s side of...

CraftingCon: Captain America Freezer Paper Stencil Tutorial

*this tutorial originally appeared on Gracious Threads as part of her Embellish for Boys series* Even though I’ve only seen Captain America once, I love to make things with the Captain America logo for my boys. They were inspired by this tutorial.               I super duper love freezer paper stenciling. Not only is there a wide scope for the imagination, but it’s so...

Easy DIY Headband Sponsored by Bowtique Emilee

*Disclaimer: I received the materials to make this headband free of charge from Bowtique Emilee for this tutorial and giveaway* THE GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED I made a really cute headband today using supplies from Bowtique Emilee!  Their website is very user-friendly, and they have an awesome selection of materials so you can completely customize your accessories. Here’s what I received in the mail: To make my...

CraftingCon: Lightsaber Bank Tutorial

  If you haven’t yet, you need to stop by Friends Stitched Together to see what Michelle made for the competition! You lucky ducks get a little tutorial from me today. Mackathanial has been really embracing Star Wars this month. We have watched the original trilogy with him, and then Grandma and Grandpa showed up at our family reunion with pool-noodle lightsabers for everyone (Adults completely included....

Guest Posting at Gracious Threads

Recognize these?                       I’m sharing how I made them over at Gracious Threads as part of the fantastic Embellish for Boys series. Head on over! There are two free silhouette file downloads included in my...

Infant Peasant Dress with a Simplified Sleeve

Isn’t this the sweetest little dress? This is the simplified version of the dress I’m sharing over at Project Run and Play today. So as soon as you finish reading this you should head on over there (unless you’ve already been there and loved the tutorial enough to come here) Start off with the Infant Peasant Dress pattern. You’ll cut out the two dress pieces like normal, but don’t cut...

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