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RBDNotSoBasic...carrot treat bags

my latest #RBDNotSoBasic project is quick and easy!

this carrot treat bag is perfect for easter and spring alike.

several years ago, i made Stitched By Crystal’s adorable bunny shaped candy bags and when i discovered she wrote a carrot treat bag tutorial for Make It & Love It, i just knew i had to make them!

the tutorial is extremely easy to follow without any additional templates or supplies. this is also a great project for scraps. dig through those bins and start growing your own carrot treat bag garden!

i wanted to showcase several of Riley Blake Design’s awesome basics including the following:

  • shades

  • blossom

  • swiss dot

  • kisses

  • 1/8’’ stripe

there’s something so cute about this little range of prints, they’re so darling! what’s your favorite?

these little carrot treat bags sew together pretty quickly and with the help of jack, i was able to make five in one afternoon. they’re perfect for easter baskets, on their own, or as spring-themed home decor.

be sure to check out the other RBDNotSoBasic blog posts and follow the #rbdnotsobasic hashtag to see more awesome projects.

cut, sew, repeat…

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foundation paper pieced table runner w/ FQS

can i let you in on a little secret?

i recored a series of FREE videos for my friends at Fat Quarter Shop.

in one of those videos, i demonstrate how you can create your own foundation paper piece templates! and if you’re new to FPP, don’t worry, i walk you through each step!

block size: 10 1/2’’ square - table runner size: 10 1/2’’ x 30’’

1/4’’ seam allowance was used unless otherwise noted.

for this table runner, you need the following:

  • for this specific table runner, you’ll need 11 various fabric prints

  • batting, cut down to 14’’ x 34’’

  • backing, 1/2 yard, cut down to 14’’ x 34’’

  • binding, 1/4 yard, cut down to (3) 2 1/2’’ x WOF strips

  • 90/14 sewing machine needle

  • iron and other misc. sewing supplies

  • artist paper. you can find this at your local arts and crafts supply store

  • pencil

  • 12’’ square ruler

pre-cut your fabric into the following measurements:

  • 6 1/2’’ x 11 1/2’’ for your flying geese

  • 6 1/2’’ x 9’’ for the “wings”

watch the video on how to do the rest:

see, wasn’t that super easy?

be sure to check out the other videos include how to machine bind your projects.

cut, sew, repeat…

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