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Miss Matchy Reversible Table Runner w/Matching Placemats

A little over a month ago my family was fortunate enough to find a new to us dining set on Craigslist for a super affordable price. After more than 8 years and repeated abuse from little children with sticky fingers it was high time for us to upgrade to something new. Upgrade complete. Now in enters the want for a new table type accessories. I looked around on the internet for some DIY inspiration and came across two really good options for construction of a table runner. The Reversible Table Runner by Tea & Lime and the Skinny Simple Table Runner by Polkadot Chair. Then it was time to buy my fabric and of course I … [Keep Reading]

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Chocolate Brownie Cookies

I love chocolate, but not dark chocolate or fudge chocolate. I guess I'm more of a milk chocolate kind of girl. These cookies were like fudge brownies, but each cookies is like eating the corner brownie. That's why I decided to call them Chocolate Brownie cookies. My 4 year old chose between making chocolate cookies and sugar cookies. It's fair to say that she made an awesome choice... This was truly a team effort, mommy mixing and the little daughter licking all the chocolate mess off of the utensils. In toddler world licking the utensils clean counts as washing dishes. Oh and then of course my big daughter took all of the lovely … [Keep Reading]

Learn how to sew a straight line. This is a valuable sewing tip for beginners, once you put these tips into practice you'll be sewing straight lines with ease. www.UmmisHouse.com

How To Sew A Straight Line

I can remember when I was learning how to sew. Not knowing how to sew a straight line frustrated me. I thought it was like some super power that only developed after years of experience. It just wasn’t adding up and it seemed nearly impossible to do. I’m sure you’ll be happy to hear that it’s actually way easier than getting bit by a spider and transforming into a wall climbing super hero. Not only is it easy, but it’s one of those things that’s pretty hard to mess up once you’ve got it down. Here are 4 easy sewing tips for beginners that will have you sewing straight lines to your hearts content. Once you put these tips into practice … [Keep Reading]

How to choose a sewing machine is always the number one question when wanting to take up the craft of sewing. As a beginner you just need the bare necessities and can find a good quality machine for $150-$250.

How To Choose A Sewing Machine

The sewist inside of you has been asking yourself this question every time you see something cool that you'd like to make. Sewing for beginners can mean a rough navigation through the world of sewing supplies. There are just sew many sewing machines on the market. With all the different brands, makes, and models it can be tougher than buying a new car. How to choose a sewing machine is always the number one question when wanting to take up the craft of sewing. As a beginner you just need the bare necessities and can find a good quality machine for $150-$250. Bare Necessities: Straight Stitch – sews seems hems and everything … [Keep Reading]

Conventional Muslimah is a podcast for muslim women. Sharing what life has taught us. The balance of deen, family, and business is not always an easy one. Find this article and more at www.ummishouse.com.

Announcement – A Podcast for Muslim Women

I have an announcement for you lovely ladies! I've teamed up with a panel of some great and inspirational women to organize a podcast for Muslim women. We are all so very excited to get started and we're praying that you'll be excited to listen. The podcast will most likely start off with a few bumps and bruises, but I'm sure with your support we can work through the growing pains with only a few tears. Conventional Muslimah Conventional Muslimah is all about sharing what life has taught us. The balance of deen, family, and business is not always an easy one. Lots of on the job training and hard knocks is what teaches us to do better and … [Keep Reading]