This and That……Plus Winners!!

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I just wanted to check in here on the blog and say that I haven’t forgotten about blogging……..I promise. I just haven’t had much to blog about lately and rather than forcing a creative post, I’m just trying to go with the flow. The kids are keeping me quite busy these days with school and spring break,  then I was traveling and so on…….you know how life goes, right? I think I’ll have some projects to share with you in a couple weeks, but for now I’m taking some time to spruce up my house for Spring and Easter (see left picture above). I’ve got a laundry list of home projects that have been piling up and I’m finally tackling my to-do list. It feels good. Really good.

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Crafter’s Vision Batik Set Giveaway

Crafter's Vision Giveaway on The Cottage Mama.

I'm really excited about today's giveaway! Why? Because our lovely blog sponsor, Crafter's Vision is giving away an amazing bundle of Batik's that I think is going to make one of you quilters very happy. … continue reading

Embroidered Aromatherapy Heat Bag Tutorial

Embroidered Aromatherapy Heat Bag FREE Pattern.

I love being home.......I'd definitely say that I'm a homebody type of person. I just love our house because it's so warm and cozy and actually it's not a house, it's a home. Sometimes when you've had a tough day, you just need something warm and comforting to make you feel better. Today I'm participating in Susan from Living with Punks 'Home Sewn' series sharing an Embroidered Aromatherapy Heat Bag. This was a project I worked on for Baby Lock Sewing and Embroidery Machines a year or so ago and I'm excited to bring it back here to The Cottage Mama. … continue reading

The Party Dress Free Pattern: Re-release!

The Party Dress FREE Pattern from The Cottage Mama. Size 6 month - 10 years.

Today I'm excited to announce the re-release of the popular FREE Party Dress Pattern here on The Cottage Mama! I have been busy working on lots of different projects (probably why the blog has been a little quiet lately), one of which is updating this free pattern. … continue reading