7.07.2015

Pastel Frilly Baby Girl Rag Quilt for an Infant Crib by A Vision to Remember

I am so excited! I just sent off this quilt with a little bumper set. I love the pastel colors combined with the bright colors. The baby pink with the hot pink, the turquoise with the baby blue. Then when you include the ruffle flowers onto every other square; its just the icing on the cake! The frilly baby girl cake!

Cute Girly Quilt for an Infant Crib in Pinks and Blues

My favorite fabric (that is out of print now) is the damask hot pink and turquoise fabric.  It has been my favorite for a couple of years and I am so sad to see my bolt of fabric slowly be depleted!  Do you have a favorite fabric like that?

It is definite fabric hoarding at its best!
Ruffle Flower Rag Quilt in Pastel and Bright Colors by A Vision to Remember
A Close up of the damask fabric and a ruffle flower.  The ruffle flowers have a fabric covered button for the middle of the flowers. 
Close up of Ruffle Flowers on Crib Quilt for Baby Girl

The quilt can be found in my Shop  or if you want to sew your own quilt you can purchase the pattern here
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7.06.2015

Simple Organization for a Sewing Room Cutting Table

I don't know if you remember awhile back, I posted my craft room. It worked really well at that point, but lately, not so much. My quilting rulers, rotary blades, pins, pencils, scissors, making pens, and all those little sewing gadgets that I have at my cutting table have been cluttered. I sit down a pair of scissors and 2 seconds later they are buried under piles of fabric and I can't find them anymore!

Please tell me I'm not the only one!?

I've had on my mind for the last few months that I need to do something. It's not efficient. I was wasting time, energy, and getting frustrated. So when I walked into the Dollar Spot section in +Target  and saw these cute paper holders ($3/each), and pen holders ($1 each), I knew that they would work perfectly for my quilting rules and other cutting accessories.


Simple and Cheap Sewing Room Organization

As soon as I got home, I hurried to my garage and looked for board that would work and had my husband cut it down to size.

Then I spray painted the board to match my walls and trim.  

Then I used wood screws and secured the board to the studs in the wall. 
How to Secure paper organizers to wall for quilting rulers
To secure the baskets to the board I used picture hanging hooks.  I also used the little c hooks for the pencil holders
Pen Holder used for Sewing Room Organization
Then I also screwed some magnetic pieces to the board (I found them on Ebay) and painted them the same color as the board.

I just love how simple (and cheap!) this board ended up being.  Plus, it will keep me a lot more organized, which equals being more efficient, which gives me more time to spend with my little kiddos.

#win-win
Cutting Table Sewing Organization

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7.02.2015

The Creative Exchange Link Party

Hello! I just want to say thank you for a second! Last week we had the highest number of entries EVER. Thank you all for stopping by and supporting my little blog! You all are truly amazing.

Its another week of The Creative Exchange Link Party where we love for you to link up your latest craft, recipe, DIY, organization blog posts.

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Before we get to the party check out our favorites from Last week!

Summer Scrap's favorite
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no bake raspberry and lavender whipped cheesecake
The Happy Scraps' favorite
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Easy Photo Clip Frame from Fynes Designs
easy photo clip frame


The Diary of DavesWife's favorite
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Vintage Cheese Grater Organizer from The Casual Craflete
Vintage Cheese Grater Organizer
A Vision to Remember's favorite
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Quick and Easy Patriotic Tote Bag from The Scrap Shoppe Blog
Quick and Easy Patriotic Tote Bag


Liz on Call's favorite
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Patriotic Wall Art Canvas from Frog Prince Paperie
patriotic wall art canvas


Laura's Crafty Life's favorite
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Backyard Beach Party Ideas from Atta Girl Says
backyard beach party ideas


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Show us you're latest and greatest. Just remember these few rules:
1. Link up to a specific post, not your homepage
2. Please do not link up posts to promote giveaways, link parties or shops
3. By linking up with the Creative Exchange Link Party, you are giving permission to any of us to feature your projects with a link back to you
4. We would love for you to follow us on social media (but that's not required) and grab our party button or link back with a text link
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7.01.2015

4th of July Pattern Sale for A Vision to Remember

To celebrate the 4th of July I am doing a sale on ALL patterns in the shop.


This even includes the latest released rag quilt and rag purse patterns

Aztec Rag Quilt Pattern by A Vision to Remember
Aztec Rag Quilt Pattern

Arrow Rag Quilt Pattern by A Vision to Remember
Arrow Rag Quilt Pattern

Lexi-Lou Rag Bag Pattern by A Vision to Remember
Lexi-Lou Rag Bag Pattern by A Vision to Remember

 And the classic rag quilt patterns are also on sale:

Addy Mae Rag Quilt Pattern and Car Seat Tent by A Vision to Remember
Addy Mae Rag Quilt Pattern and Car Seat Tent by A Vision to Remember

Herringbone Sling Bag Pattern by A Vision to Remember
Herringbone Sling Bag Pattern

Rag Purse Pattern
Rag Purse Pattern
Make sure to stop by because there are a ton more patterns on sale.  You won't be disappointed!  Thanks so much for all your support as I run this little business to help support my little family.  I am so grateful everyday that I am able to do the both.  Stay at home with my kiddos, and help financially support my family.  So I thank you for your support!

PS all the patterns can be found in the A Vision to Remember Shop
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6.30.2015

Nautical Rag Quilt for Crib Bed

This is another fun quilt that I was able to make lately. It is a nautical themed one in Red, Navy Blue, Tan, and Seafoam Green. 

It is definitely not your ordinary novelty themed quilt for a baby boy.  I love that it has a modern take on a very ordinary theme.

Nautical Themed Rag Quilt for Baby Boy for a Crib

6.29.2015

Baby Receiving Blanket with Satin Binding in 10 Minutes Flat! The Quickest Receiving Blanket Ever

This is such a simple and quick quilt to sew!  It also is fairly inexpensive, depending on how expensive your fabric is that you have chosen to work with.

Plus, you can complete it in 10 minutes.  Seriously,  It is that quick.  That's what makes it the perfect baby shower gift for someone in a time crunch (like I always seem to be)


First you will need:
1 package of Satin Blanket Binding
1 Yard of Knit Fabric-Cut into 36" square

Sew the binding to the knit fabric.  There are a ton of really great tutorials and videos online of how to do binding.  Doing satin binding is a little bit easier than regular binding because you can sew both the top and the bottom on at the same time.  Satin binding has already been folded over perfectly and there is a nice crease down the middle.  So shove that crease all the way over to the edge of your knit fabric.  If you want you can use wonder clips, alligator hair clips, straight pins, or whatever else you use to secure your fabric in place.  Now top stitch that binding to your knit fabric. 
When you get to your corner, sew all the way to the edge, then pull your blanket out of the machine, and gently fold/crease your binding so that it will go down the next side of the blanket.  Make sure that your point on the outside of the blanket and the inside corner all line up. 

And now you are all finished and have an absolutely adorable baby quilt.  It really should be quick.  It really is the perfect last minute baby shower gift.  Quick, cost effective, and pretty darn cute!


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6.26.2015

4th of July Ruffle Skirts to Show your Patriotism

Sill Face Ruffle Fabric Skirt and Shirt
I love sewing my girls matching outfits. Weird? I think so, but still its so much fun. Plus, in reality they are only going to want to match each other for a couple more years so I have to take advantage of it!

4th of July Girl Ruffle Skirts
4th of July Girl Ruffle Skirts
My Mother in Law is a die hard 4th of July fan.  She loves going to the parade,  she loves hosting a barbeque for the entire family, and she loves spending time with everyone.  The night before the 4th a couple years ago, I realized that the girls had nothing to wear.  So I decided to sew them up some skirts.  The pattern that I followed is a tutorial on my blog HERE and HERE
How to sew a ruffle skirt-4th of July Style
I did make a few changes though...I used fabric, so I needed to ruffle each piece of fabric.  I also used my serger to serge the bottom edges of each ruffled fabric. 


This the back view of the skirt
Back view of ruffle skirt-how to sew
I also made the shirts, because they had no white shirts without stains on them....any other moms out there run into this problem...all...the...time?!

For the shirts I used 2 inch white ruffle fabric.  I will be adding a tutorial on how I did that later on. 
4th of July shenanaginsRuffle Skirts after being sewn for the summer

The skirts all laid out after being completed. 
Daddy getting involved in sewing ruffle skirts

I am so grateful that I have been given the ability to sew for my girls.  They love every...piece...that I make for them.  I know that won't last forever, but I love it for now!
Patriotic Ruffle Skirts Sewing How to on A Vision to Remember



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6.25.2015

Hello! I just want to say thank you for a second! Last week we had the highest number of entries EVER. Thank you all for stopping by and supporting my little blog! You all are truly amazing.

Its another week of The Creative Exchange Link Party where we love for you to link up your latest craft, recipe, DIY, organization blog posts.

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First lets check out everyone's favorites from last week:

Laura's Crafty Life's favorite
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Scrappy Quilt as You Go Coasters | Busy Being Jennifer
Scrappy Quilt Coasters
The Happy Scraps' favorite
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Patriotic Felt Petal Wreath | Find It Make It Love It
Partiotic Felt Petal Wreath
Liz on Call's favorite
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Ice Cream Sundae Party | Fynes Designs
Summer Ice Cream Sundae Party
Summer Scrap's favorite
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Orange Slushy Drink Recipe | Sunny with a Chance of Sprinkles
Orange Slushy Drink Recipe
The Diary of DavesWife's favorite
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DIY Ombre Dresser | Divine Lifestyle
DIY Omre Dresser
A Vision to Remember's favorite
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Kid Friendly Patriotic Punch for 4th of July
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1. Link up to a specific post, not your homepage
2. Please do not link up posts to promote giveaways, link parties or shops
3. By linking up with the Creative Exchange Link Party, you are giving permission to any of us to feature your projects with a link back to you
4. We would love for you to follow us on social media (but that's not required) and grab our party button or link back with a text link
Now let’s See what YOU have been up to!
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