Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Pellon Bag Making Goodies Giveaway!!

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How about we kick-off 2012 with a fantastic crafting giveaway?  Pellon, the maker of interfacing, batting & all the other "Magic In The Middle" materials, is featuring January as Bag Making Month on PellonProjects.com and to celebrate they have provided me with a super prize pack of their stabilizing products that are ideal for making bags.  Purses, totes, diaper bags, lunch sacks, any kind of bag you want to make, they have a product that helps make it marvelous.

Pellon

Here are a few examples of what you can do with Pellon items:

I used Décor Bond® in my Flaphappy backpack last fall.  This thin crisp fusible adds stability and support without extra weight.  Perfect for all the crazy (and heavy) things my little guy tosses in it.


To make this sturdy lunch tote, I used Peltex® I Ultra-Firm 1-Sided Fusible Stabilizer.  It's similar to the weight of cardboard so the bag really holds its boxy shape well. You can get my free pattern & tutorial for this bag on the PellonProjects.com site HERE.



And this drawstring bag is a new tutorial that is coming up here tomorrow.  It utilizes cotton Shape-Flex® to give slight firmness to light to medium weight fabrics without becoming crisp:


For the rest of the week I'll be sharing some new, easy bag tutorials (like the one pictured above) so you can see these products in action and be ready to make them yourself.

Another great sewing simplifier is their Tru-Grid® 100% polyester tracing cloth.  When I'm drafting up a new pattern of my own or don't want to deal with temperamental tissue paper patterns this is the stuff I use.  It's got a pre-printed 1” grid and big 45” wide size so it's great for creating, copying or scaling patterns.  Unlike paper no rips or tears!!


And if making bags isn't "your bag", these products have loads of other uses too.  Even if you have zero sewing skills, these products can be ironed onto fabric, cardboard or even wood, so the possibilities are endless.

~~~So are you ready for a chance to win?~~~

The giveaway winner will receive 2yds of each of the following products:


  1. SF101 Shape-Flex®.  100% cotton woven fusible interfacing.  20” wide.  
  2. 987F Pellon® Fusible Fleece.  100% polyester lightweight low-loft fusible fleece.  45” wide.  
  3. 71F Peltex® I Ultra-Firm 1-Sided Fusible.  100% polyester.  20” wide.  
  4. 809 Décor Bond®.  90% polyester/10% rayon fusible stabilizer.  45” wide.  
  5. 810 Tru-Grid®.  100% polyester tracing cloth with 1” grid.  45” wide.  
AND a box of 4 Odegon deodorizing patches!  

Want to keep a gym or laundry bag from being stinky?  Just iron or sew in one of these patches to keep odors neutralized.  Also great for clothing & entirely washable.  And I'll be sharing some other ideas for using these soon too!



This prize has a retail value of over $55!!  Holy mackerel is this a lot of crafting loot!


To Enter:
Stop by PellonProjects.com, then come back and leave a comment telling what your favorite project is.  Be sure to include an email address if it's not on your profile.

For Additional Entries (leave a separate comment for each one):
- Become a fan of Pellon on Facebook
- Like Odegon Tags on Facebook
- Sign up for the newsletter at the bottom of the PellonProjects.com
- Link to this giveaway on your blog, Facebook or Twitter
- Follow Sew Can Do
- Like Sew Can Do on Facebook

Giveaway will be open until 11:59PM EST January 18th, 2011.  GIVEAWAY CLOSED.  Giveaway is open to residents of U.S. and Canada only.  The random winner will be chosen and announced later that week.  Good Luck Everyone!  

480 comments:

  1. Love the Attic Windows Quilt, will have to give that one a try!

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  2. Posted about the giveaway on FB:)

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  3. I subscribed to the newsletter.

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  4. Tweeted: https://twitter.com/#!/ReefBotanicals/status/156609807904813056

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  5. I like sew can do on fb


    nelly dot barney at yahooo dot com

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  6. Follow sew can do


    nelly dot barney at yahoo dot com

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  7. I like the patchwork placemat


    nelly dot barney at yahoo dot com

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  8. I like the Tasty Tote lunch set. I have always been a huge fan of lunch.

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  9. I love the mug rug on the Pellon Projects. I keep meaning to make one for myself. Janet Langley

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  10. I could use the loyalty card wallet on Pellon Projects!

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  11. I love the Pellon Fusible Fleece. This would make projects SO much easier!

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  12. I am already following your FB page!

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  13. I shared the giveaway on my facebook page

    www.facebook.com/naturalnester

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  14. I love the floating four patch quilt.

    jenfur427 at hotmail.com

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  15. i like the essential clutch!

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  16. i follow Sew Can Do. thanks!

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  17. Love Pellon! Would love to try the Child's Art Embroidery Keepsake, what a great idea!!!

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  18. And I like Sew Can Do on facebook!

    Thanks for a great giveaway!

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  19. I'm itching to try out the Spiral Notebook Cover!

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  20. I want to make the kids lunch totes but at the same time I want to get a tea kettle just to make that stinking cute tea pot cover thing!!
    simplelilcowgirl @ yahoo DOT com

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  21. I love the Loyalty Card Wallet in the Beginner section of Pellon Projects. I need something to hold my gift cards from Christmas :-)

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  22. I signed up for Pellon's newsletter.

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  23. I am a new follower of your blog.

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  24. I tweeted it, too!
    https://twitter.com/#!/AlphaBecky/status/156777289693134849

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  25. I love the Holiday in Paris spa set. So gorgeous.

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  26. OOOHH!!! This is a Crafters Dream of a GIVEAWAY for sure... :) I visited Pellon from the link but didn't see any projects just the Products.. So I don't know if I landed on the wrong page...But I am LOVING their Nano Pillows and Comforters... :)

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  27. Just liked Pellon on FB https://www.facebook.com/pages/Pellon/125391734208470?ref=ts&sk=wall

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  28. I liked Sew Can Do on FB https://www.facebook.com/SewCanDo?sk=wall

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  29. I thought I was already following you... Shame on me... :) well I am now.... Your Newest Follower... :)

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  30. I really like their wool batting!
    missysaprons@yahoo.com

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  31. I follow your blog!
    missysaprons@yahoo.com

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  32. I like the reversible apron :)

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  33. I LOVE the Steampunk Sublime Quilt!! Fabulous!!

    thanks for the great giveaway-

    Katina
    kjkoukla(at hotmail dt cm

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  34. The small fry dufel bag looks cute...and useful!

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  35. The Lindsey Bag was my choice for a fav

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  36. I shared the giveaway on Facebook

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  37. I like all Pellon stuff but especially the fusible fleece and the wonder under because i make a lot of bags. I love the tote projects of course :)

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  38. I liked the My Little Playhouse and I know my grand daughters would love it. Thanks.

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  39. So let me get this straight.. You can sew in deodorant _in the shirt_? That needs to go under the tongue of my shoes too. Neat stuff!

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  40. I signed up for the Pellon Project newsletter.

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  41. I think the Tasty Tote lunch set is a great project!

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  42. My favorite project is the IPad or Laptop case. I promised my daughter I'd make her a laptop case, so this is great.

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  43. I signed up for the Pellon newsletter.

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  44. Am I the only one that can't find Pellon on FB? The link doesn't go to their wall for me...

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  45. Hey Robin - I just checked and it was working fine, but here's a direct link to it (you can also just search Pellon): https://www.facebook.com/pages/Pellon/125391734208470?ref=ts

    Thanks for entering!!

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  46. Hi there thanks for sharing! I would make the spiral notebook covers, that would be awesome! :)
    ~G~

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  47. the essential clutch sounds like a great project!

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  48. Stopped by pelloprojects...wow so much fun inspiration! I love flamingo toes picnic tote tutorial. :)

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  49. Holiday in Paris Spa Gift Set is my fav project!

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  50. i like the convertible clutch and the thread catcher

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  51. Became a fan of Pellon on Facebook

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  52. I signed up for PellonProjects newsletter. BTW, great giveaway.

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  53. Signed up for the Pellon newsletter

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  54. Would love to make the small fry duffle bag for my granddaughter to use when she comes for a visit.

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  55. I am a fan of Pellon on Facebook

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  56. I signed up for the newsletter at PellonProjects.com

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  57. I linked to this giveaway Twitter

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  58. Ok, the last entry had weird gaps and spaces in it. It looked weird. So I deleted it and going to try again.
    Here is my twitter entry.

    https://twitter.com/#!/IamLilyMunster/status/157258526371221504

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  59. I think the Thread Catcher is cute. A bit different then a lot of them I have seen.

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  60. I signed up for the newsletter!

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  61. I shared the giveaway here! thank you!
    https://www.facebook.com/pages/Applehead-Threads/291387360887021

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  62. I love the essential clutch---just what I've been looking for to make for my daughter!

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  63. By the way---your space princess hat is absolutely adorable! Love your page!

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  64. Wow! I'd love to win the Pellon products! I visited their website and liked several projects... I'm still in love with Christmas so my favorites were: Joy & Peace Tree Skirt, the Snowflake ornaments, the Wreath Christmas Card, the Holiday Two block Quilt (can't even believe that's in the beginner's section ~ looks fantastic!), and last but not least, the Holiday in Paris Gift Set! I've gotta start these projects for next year!

    Thank you!

    Cindy

    C_Thomas_PAC@yahoo.com

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  65. I liked Pellon on Facebook!

    Cindy
    C_Thomas_PAC@yahoo.com

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  66. I liked Odegon Tags on Facebook!

    Cindy
    C_Thomas_PAC@yahoo.com

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  67. I REALLY liked 'Sew Can Do' on Facebook! :)

    Cindy
    C_Thomas_PAC@yahoo.com

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  68. I really like the Lindsay Tote. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  69. THe Steampunk Sublime Quilt is amazing!!

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  70. I love so many Pellon products it is difficult to pick my absolute favorite. But, I guess it would be Legacy wool batting.

    SewCalGal
    www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

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  71. I like Odegon on Facebook.

    SewCalGal
    www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

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  72. I like "The Essential Clutch", but when my girls were little they sure would have loved the "My Little Playhouse".

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  73. Love the laptop case! I need one badly! It's now on my "to do" list!

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  74. LOVE LOVE LOVE The Childrens Art Embroidered Keepsake.

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  75. I'm a new follower of Sew Can Do!

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  76. I subscribed to the Pellon newsletter

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  77. I follow Sew Can Do. I like the Lindsay Tote.

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  78. I like the Halloween Luminaries.

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  79. I like the duffle bag
    Kabeanee@gmail.com

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  80. I liked several that I think I will try; starting with the Funky Fast Coasters & Spiral Notebook Covers.

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  81. The Convertible Clutch is my favourite project. It has a rather unique, and smart look.

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  82. Love the Caliti convertible clutch

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  83. I would love to try the "808 Craft Fuse". Sounds like a great batting for quilting.

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  84. I've signed up for the pellonprojects' newsletter.

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  85. I love the convertible clutch, and so many more ;)Restyled_textiles at a o l dot com

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  86. the Lindsay purse

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  87. o man I like them all thanks for the giveaway

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  88. Ooooh- my favorite is the picnic bag and blanket set!
    BragginRightsBath@live.com

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  89. New "like" on Facebook: User Id: Tracy Cornell

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  90. New "like" for Odegan Tags also. User: Tracy Cornell
    BragginRightsBath@live.com

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  91. <--- New follower!
    BragginRightsBath@live.com

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  92. "Liked" Sew Can Do on Facebook!
    User: Tracy Cornell
    BragginRightsBath@live.com
    Thank you so much for the opportunity!
    Tracy

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  93. I like the Caliti Convertible Clutch, but they're all cute! Thanks for hosting this!

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  94. I've wanted a case for my scissors and rotary cutter and I think I would make the sewing case. I really liked the Market 2 Market bag as well.

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  95. Subscribed to Pellon projects newsletter

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  96. I've used the Pellon Fusible Fleece in tote bags. I'll have to try the Legacy bamboo batting:) Have a wonderful day!

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  97. wow. just found your blog. i am always having trouble deciding which interfacing to use.

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  98. I went to Pellon Projects and like the Essential Clutch...

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  99. I signed up for the newsletter at Pellon Projects .com

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  100. I now follow Sew Can Do like the blog, love to sew and of course with all of the comments want to be entered into the giveaway.....Thanks

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  101. I had already liked Sew Can Do on Facebook.....personal id on all Facebooks is dolly johnson sarrio

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  102. I put your giveaway on my blog sidebar....please visit Hibiscus House and thanks for giveaway.....

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  103. I love Pellon products! I never thought to check out their website though, they sure have some great crafting ideas. My favorite is the Tasty Tote Lunch Set. Very cute.

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  104. I love the tasty tote lunch set! it's so cute!!
    spencer_cj_@hotmail.com

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  105. The caliti convertible clutch is my favorite on their site.

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  106. I'd have to say that picnic bag and blanket set are hands down my favorite projects. They are so cute and I'd love to make those for outings with the hubby.

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  107. I love the market to market tote, i have a few friends that now take there lunch to work, this project would be perfect gift to them.

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  108. I am a fan of Pellon on Facebook

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  109. I like Odegon Tags on Facebook

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  110. I signed up for Pellon Projects newsletter

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  111. I'm now following Sew Can Do. Thanks for the giveaway and the cute tutorials. I hope I win so that I can make the Messenger Bag!

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  112. I love the Market2 market tote pattern!

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  113. I am a new follower of Sew Can Do!

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  114. I have signed up for the PellonProject.com newsletter...Thanks for the chance to win!

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  115. I like the Lindsay Tote. Would love to win this. Thanks! From Cheryl in San Diego

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  116. Definitely the laptop or Ipad case.

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  117. I like the Caliti Convertible Clutch!

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  118. I am also a new follower of Sew Can Do!

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  119. The T-Shirt quilt! I was thinking of doing something like this with my son's onesies and BAM...there it is :)

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  120. I love the t-shirt quilt! What a great idea! (katieboyer.jm@gmail.com)

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