Sewing Machine Tool Belt Tutorial

Several months ago I had the idea to make this because I was sick of dropping my seam ripper or small cuticle scissors on the floor. I know some sewing machines won't accommodate this … [Read more...]

Playing In-The-Hoop, class previews

I didn't do much sewing last week so I tried to make up for it yesterday. I needed to do two pincushions for a swap I'm participating in and decided to do a few extra mini-pincushions in … [Read more...]

Bernie’s Famous and Finishing UFOs

So in January I had someone contact me via Flickr to ask for permission to use one of my photographs of Bernie for a t-shirt design they wanted to create. Threadless is a t-shirt company … [Read more...]

New thimble, furniture refurb, owls and sundry

Last Friday I drove out to the Lakeland Sew Expo mostly to get a thimble fitted. Until now I've been struggling with cheap thimbles that never seemed to fit right or stay on my finger. This … [Read more...]

Mail Call! My first magazine publication and a quilt top finish

Well it's been an exciting day for many reasons.... my Honda Element broke down yesterday so it was towed to the shop today. Super sad face! I've had my Honda for five years now and I love … [Read more...]

A Start and a Finish

I finished the Midi Bag! it turned out pretty cute I think. The colors remind me of the 1980's. … [Read more...]

Tour the rearranged quilting corner!

I spent most of last night and today rearranging my little quilting corner (a 10 x 11 room). It's small so I make do with what I have. I know it's larger than what some people get! This … [Read more...]

Adventures in Babysitting & Fabric Organization

Over the past several days I've been working on a label. I won't list the numerous things that went wrong with it while trying to get it done. I'm just glad it is finished finally and looks … [Read more...]

Baby Bibs and Scrap Bags

I made two¬†reversible¬†baby bibs for my friend that had a baby on Christmas. I can finally pack her blanket and bibs up to mail off tomorrow! Don't laugh at my poor gnome, he was the only … [Read more...]

New Crayon Coloring Applique Project & Baby Stuff

I've been savoring my last few days of vacation from work by doing some fun projects. Most importantly is the larger melted crayon applique sample I wanted to get done for class previews … [Read more...]