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Change for the Better

Don’t be afraid of change. You may lose something good, But you may gain something better. Welcome to our new and (hopefully) improved website! It is a time of great change for the three of us at McKay Manor Musers, both personally and with our little business. A few years ago we had a developer create our website, but now that developer has moved onto other things and will no longer be supporting our website. This left us with the opportunity to start from scratch. We (some what crazily) decided to design, create, and maintain our website on our own! This has been an interesting experience to say the least,...

Basic Baby Blanket

We at Mckay Manor Musers love a simple project with a purpose. Nothing fulfills those requirements like a baby blanket. You can easily start and finish a sweet little baby blanket in a matter of hours. Plus, you have an excuse to buy absolutely adorable fabrics that you may not have a use for otherwise. (As though we really need an excuse to buy more fabric.) This downloadable pattern will walk you through the steps of making a 30″ x 40″ baby blanket with a cotton binding. This blanket is incredibly customizable. Simply pick three of your favorite fabrics for the front, back, and binding. Then, add some fun quilting...

Looking Pretty in Ruffles

We discoved a fun and easy way to make a beautiful skirt that only looks complicated! We used Ruffle Fabric(™) which is a pre-ruffled knit fabric. It comes in lots of varieties from a small lightweight ruffle, to a heavier wider ruffle, to a varigated ruffle that goes from small to wide, as well as stretch lace fabrics. These fabrics allow you to make a skirt in a flash that looks like it took forever, but it is really a sinch! You can get this awesome fabric on the Ruffle Fabric website. All of the pictures above were made using different types of ruffle fabric and our new patterns. We...