Project Simplify: November Minimalist Challenge

It's been nearly a year now since I bought my new house and purged a lot of stuff for my big move. Last year was pretty stressful getting ready for a big garage sale but I got rid of so much … [Read more...]

Minimalist Boho Chic DIY Wedding Ideas

Plans are slowly coming together for our elopement (which my mom kindly reminds me isn't really an elopement if it isn't a surprise) and I'm having fun picking out little things I want to do … [Read more...]

Finished – Two Sew Together Bags and a Pumpkin

I've been working on a handful of different things all at once lately. Several UFOs are making progress as I pull them out and I've finished my swap items for the Instagram Over The Rainbow … [Read more...]

Finished – Three Quilts and an Apron

All three of these quilts are UFOs, some more than five years of age. During Project Simplify I took stock of all of my UFOs and kept what I wanted to finish. The rest of this year and … [Read more...]

93 – Road Trip, Engagement, Betty and Veronica

Pioneer Quest TV Show (Also suggested - The Great British Sewing Bee) Sew together bag progress Betty and Veronica projects Etsy ideas Results of the video/audio podcast … [Read more...]

Road Trip to Atlanta – And an Engagement! Bonus Mystery Fabric Bundle Video

A few months ago my boyfriend asked me to take a certain day off of work for a surprise. Then on my birthday he revealed he was taking me to Atlanta for the weekend to see the Margaret … [Read more...]

Spending time with Betty and Veronica my vintage Singer machines

It's been very dreary and rainy this past week, moreso than the typical tropical Florida summer thunderstorm weather. The corgis and I have been entertaining ourselves indoors. I pulled out … [Read more...]

92 – UFO Progress, Tips, Videos, Paper piecing

Goodnight Moon #cardiganwelshcorgi #corgi #corgisgonnacorg #snuggle #dogsdoingpeoplethings A photo posted by Katie V. (@magnoliafly) on Jul 21, 2016 at 8:21pm PDT UFO Work - Origins … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial – Mitered Binding with no rulers!

Since I haven't seen a video showing how I was taught to do a mitered binding I wanted to share the technique I learned with you. ┬áThis method works with any width binding, you don't need … [Read more...]

WIP Wednesday – Progress!!

I'm really making a lot of progress on old projects. As it stands today I have two quilts ready for binding/labeling (my half-square triangle Origins quilt and my Butterfly quilt) and one … [Read more...]