Wow, it has been 3 years since I last made a blogpost! A lot has happened since then, including making a dedicated room in which to be creative! More on that later. Maybe. If I can find time to write about it. Ha! Anyhow, I thought the best way to describe how I made perfect… Continue reading How I Made Perfect Pinwheels Using My Cricut Maker
I know, I know, who associates "burp cloth" with "bling"? Probably no one but that's what these cute little burp cloths look like to me! This was a quick and easy pattern to follow. Before I saw this cute pattern, I had never heard of double gauze nor thought about using anything like it to sew with.… Continue reading Burp Cloth Bling
People often tell me they would love to learn how to sew or that they've got a sewing machine that's just collecting dust and would love to put it to use but don't know where to start. For the most part, I'm a self-taught sewist. I learned most of what I know through blogs that… Continue reading Take the Plunge – Learn to Sew
This past Spring (yes, that says Spring, and we are now in Fall!), I decided to get started on the Dahlia dress pattern from Colette. There are two versions to this dress, and since we were heading into Spring, I decided to use the sleeveless version. To start, I made a muslin. A muslin is a… Continue reading The Dahlia Dress
This post is very much delayed and I haven't posted any of my projects since December, so this is much needed! This is my friend, Annie. This picture comes from a sewing lesson I did with her over the summer. Her project is an easy pillow pattern found on Sew it All, Episode 909. It… Continue reading I Helped Her Sew
I picked up this receipt holder tutorial a few months ago, and just got around to making it with my kids! This pattern is simple and easy to teach kids learning to sew. I wanted to teach my kids the value of using a pattern, so instead of just going straight to the fabric to… Continue reading Teacher Gift
A month or more since I started this blog and I'm finally getting around to a decent post! So let's get to it. I bought the Butterick "FAST & EASY" pattern B5354 a few months ago. I had already bought some bamboo knits at the 2014 Quilting and Sewing Expo in Lakeland, so I figured… Continue reading Box Pleat Blouse
My first blog post...I never thought this would be a reality, but here it is! More to come later!