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Cricut Maker Review – It Cuts Fabric!

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine.

Wondering what is the difference between the Cricut Maker and older models? Looking for a thorough Cricut Maker review? Check out this post sharing the pros and cons of the new machine, how it compares to the Explore Air 2, and see thoughts on the new fabric washable pen. See a test of several types of fabric that it can cut, too! The new digital cutting machine on the block and why you should (or shouldn't) try it out. Sponsored post by Cricut #ad #cricut #cricutmaker

Last year, I got the chance to try out the Explore Air 2 from Cricut (I made this upcycled memory game) and this year I’m trying out their newest machine. I’m sharing this Cricut Maker review to give you an idea of what this machine can do that others can’t, things I did and didn’t like, as well as some ideas for potential projects! I tend to focus on fabric, felt, and embroidery crafts so that’s the frame of reference that I’m coming from. Since I received it in exchange for two blog posts, I’m obviously not going to be completely unbiased, but I do always try to share a balanced viewpoint in anything I review.

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Mini Pocket Critters – New Pattern Release

Looking for a fun felt project to sew? These mini pocket critters are teeny tiny, perfect for slipping into Easter eggs or into little pockets; they're all hand sewn and super sweet. A unique idea for handmade Easter egg fillers that aren't candy!

I have been bursting at the seams (pun intended) to share my newest pattern, the mini pocket critters! My pocket kitty has been so popular with readers, my kids, and Pinterest and the idea was sparked to shrink it down as an Easter egg filler. I had so much fun sewing the mini kitty, I designed a whole crew of animal friends. My kids love playing with these little animals, and they use up the tiniest of felt scraps.

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10+ Feminist Embroidery & Cross stitch Patterns

Looking for some subversive stitching? Check out these 10 feminist cross stitch and feminist embroidery patterns to stitch up as a gift or to hang on your wall. #feminist #embroidery #crossstitch #feminism

Looking for a creative outlet to channel your feminist pride? Feminist cross stitch patterns and feminist embroidery patterns have been popular in the past few years and I rounded up some of my favorites. Traditionally a demure and “lady-like” craft, needlework has become more popular with modern stitchers looking to express different values. The patterns I picked range from inspiring people to warning them; it is hard to choose a favorite!

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