I LOVE felt……fitting for Valentine’s Day. For this banner I bought several different colors of felt. I took a marker and drew hearts on the fabric of different sizes but similar. I then doubled the fabric over (so I could cut two hearts out at once) and cut them out by hand. After I had them all cut, I took them to my sewing machine. Placing one heart after another, I sewed them together down the middle. Creating a long line of hearts.
Valentines day is approaching. One quick decoration is my Holiday Kisses cup. Grab a white cup, bowl, or mug. You can get cups like this at Ikea. Use a silhouette machine or some other …
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Valentines day is approaching. One quick decoration is my Holiday Kisses cup.
Grab a white cup, bowl, or mug. You can get cups like this at Ikea. Use a silhouette machine or some other vinyl cutting machine and cut your words out in red (or pink). I like red because I also use this for Christmas!
Fill with the candy of your choice. Maybe….. chocolate kisses!
Happy Valentines Day!
|This was two batches!|
This was the first time I have bottled salsa. I gave a few of the bottles of my homemade salsa away and got great reviews!!! Overall it was very easy. Thanks to my friend Brinda for the recipe. A few tips when cutting up:
If you have a food processor use it to chop up everything.
To skin the tomatoes, boil in water for 1 minute, put in cool water and slip off skins.
Once you chop up tomatoes, let them drain in a colander and save the the juice to make minestrone soup later. (I just froze it in a zip lock bag).
I used a variety of tomatoes..you can use whatever ones are available. I have been told that Romas have less juice.
Always use a Stainless Steel Pot as aluminum will react with the tomatoes.
When cutting jalapenos wear rubber or latex gloves (I double gloved with latex). Don’t touch anything after cleaning and seeding the jalapenos as it will burn, especially face and eyes.
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Iron on interfacing.
Cut out pattern with machine.
Iron on fabric
I hand stitched it to give a little extra strength.