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Meet the maker

Welcome! I’m Sadie!

Welcome to The Handmade Hollow – I’m so glad you’re here! My name is Mercedes but you can call me Sadie. I’m an Illustrator and Pattern Designer, self-published Author of a children’s picture book + several activity books and passionate maker. 

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Yummy Recipes from my Family to Yours

Arts & Craft Ideas, DIY and Tutorials

Just getting started with your new Cricut? Take a look at the Quick Start Guide!

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Sewing & Fabric Projects

Find the latest quilting, sewing, fabric and no-sew posts here! Bring on all the tutorials, projects, tips and product recommendations!

Shop My Digital Files

Take a peek at my digital files! Here you’ll find SVG files for crafting as well as my digital stationery, fabric and wallpaper.

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Welcome to my Garden!

My love of handmade living has trickled into gardening! I have both an indoor and outdoor garden and can’t wait to share what I’ve learned as well as projects with you!