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Crafty Weekly Roundup! 8.2.2021 – 8.6.2021

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This week on YouTube!

A great way to test out sewing curves and binding (and actually learn to love them) the Luna Pouch from Kandou Crafts is a pattern must have!

After many requests, I purchased the most popular beginner embroidery machine. This Brother PE 800 can do so many projects, and will continue to be a craft room staple if you upgrade to a bigger machine.

Goodies added to the stash:

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Crafty Weekly Roundup! 7.26.2021 – 7.30.2021

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This week on YouTube!

Our Monday bag tutorial was for the ADORABLE and free Acacia Crossbody Bag, the perfect small accessory. 

For our embroidery tutorial we went step by step through my puffy hat process!

Goodies added to the stash:

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Small Business Series – Introduction

Since I've been working at my small business for a few years now, I thought it would be great to jot down what I've learned so far, in hopes it may be of some interest to anyone else in a similar position. 

Let me preface this entire series by saying this is not a tutorial on creating a small business (let along being successful at it). If I've learned anything from my failures, it's that every circumstance is different. Every business owner works differently, customers respond differently, heck the period of time we're in changes how a business will operate (looking at you 2020). A super successful month in February doesn't imply that March won't tank. So I can't tell you how to become rich quick while making your hobby your career. I haven't done that, and honestly I don't want to.

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Block Party – Month 12

We made it! We made it to Month 12 of the OklaRoots Block Party! Can you believe it?

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Block Party – BONUS BLOCK!

For all of you adventurous quilters out there, here's a fun bonus block!

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