Pumpkin recipes

It’s Fall and definitely pumpkin eating season. There are so many new recipes everywhere you look, but I continue to go back to my two favorites. They’re easy and they turn out great every time!

 

Pumpkin Oatmeal

 

15 oz canned pumpkin

½ cup brown sugar

2 eggs

1 tsp pumpkin spice

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Jessica’s Sweet Potatoes

Jessica’s Sweet Potatoes

 

I have always loathed sweet potatoes until my good friend shared this amazing recipe with me! These bad boys taste like a dessert so I actually go back for seconds.

 

Ingredients:

– 3 cups sweet potatoes mashed (I buy the cans of sweet potatoes)

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Make your own quilt binding

Good evening blog world! Today I finished a pumpkin runner, just in time for Thanksgiving! Keep an eye out for the tutorial on that soon. While binding it, I thought about how easy it is to make your own binding. I have completed multiple quilting projects now with my own binding and I have to say, it’s not as scary as it sounds and it looks much better and is more affordable! Please note, you will see pictures from two different projects in here to help explain better.

Materials:

  • Coordinating fabric to the quilt, can be multiple prints/colors if desired

Directions:

Farm Girl Vintage Book

Instructions, patterns, pictures. This will be a new favorite for the Lori Holt followers. Experience life in the country with Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet! This book gives you the ability to mix and match as you please! Farm Girl Vintage includes bushels of blocks and a bumper crop of projects. From quilts to potholders, give your creativity free range!

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Farm Girl Vintage Quilt Group

A few months ago, I decided to join a quilting group at a local quilt shop with my Aunt. They had many groups to choose from, and we chose one that ran for many months and was on a Saturday morning. The group was making blocks from a pattern book called Farm Girl Vintage by Lori Holt….

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Recommended Quilting Tools

Rotary Matt

A self-healing rotary matt is an absolute essential when using a rotary tool. Without a good quality rotary matt, you will damage whatever surface you are working on. My desk and dining room table will tell you the story of oops moments involved with rotary tools. I prefer an Olfa matt. They are self-healing and available in a variety of sizes.

Rotary Cutter

I definitely prefer this cutting style to old fashion scissors. A rotary tool allows you to quickly measure and cut your fabric. It also helps to…

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Quilting 101

Quilting: Where Do I Begin?

 

Quilting can seem a little frightening at first. There are so many beautiful and intricate quilts that it seems almost impossible as a beginner. You look at them and just feel over whelmed. My first piece of advice is to start simple! Choose a pattern with larger blocks and remember you’re just ¼” seams away from having a quilt. Quilt patterns can help introduce you to the…

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