Happy New Year! Just stopping by today to show you some of the items I’ve made over the past couple of months. First up are a couple pair of comfy joggers. I used Simplicity pattern 8268, and I must say it is a super easy pattern. I was able to cut the fabric and sew…… Continue reading Recent Makes
At the beginning of this year, I had one definite goal/ resolution… don’t buy anymore fabric! I had 4 full totes in my craft room closet and many of the spaces in my cube bookcases were stuffed with fabric. I really wanted to whittle down my stash before buying new fabric. I would only allow…… Continue reading How I Contain and Inventory 1,228 Yards of Fabric
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Hey hey hey! Just touching bases with you all. I know, it’s been a long time since I’ve blogged…blah blah blah… because life. So I thought I’d just let you see a few of the things I have made since you last heard from me. If you recall, I am in a #handmadebirthdayclub2016 on Instagram. …… Continue reading #HandmadeBirthdayClub pictures
I recently joined a Handmade Birthday Club on Instagram where we all make a gift for the person who’s birthday falls in a particular month. January’s birthday girl likes Swoon bag patterns and likes the colors granny smith apple and pink. So I decided to make her the “Ramona” bag by Swoon Sewing Patterns. Luckily,…… Continue reading Swoon Sewing Patterns “Ramona” mini-hipster review
Welcome to day 2 of 2016. If you read my blog post yesterday, you might remember that I “resolved” to do more making this year. Although there are many forms of crafting that I enjoy, my favorite has become sewing. I wish I could say I had sewn some astronomical number of items in 2015,…… Continue reading #366DaysofSewing
Just thought I’d drop a line to let you all know I’m still alive and kicking. Not much is new on my side. I spent my New Year’s Eve asleep while my husband and sons played PlayStation 3 all night. Today is another day like any other. I do however, like last year, want to…… Continue reading Welcome 2016!
I’m so excited to tell you all about my rotary cutting mat! I have to admit I did not set out to pay only $12.50 for it, but somehow the thrifty stars aligned for me and I got the deal of a lifetime. My current cutting mat works just fine but unfortunately is too small…… Continue reading Cheap Talk- How I Got a $50 Cutting Mat for $12.50
Greetings my friends! A lot has happened since the last time I posted anything. The biggest two things are that I moved and I enrolled my second-grader in public school. I will address the school thing in a later post. Right now, I’m going to show you my new creative space. I finally finished up…… Continue reading Trying to Get My Life- Organizing My Craft Room
I’m taking a break from working on my submission for the Pretty Girls Sew date night sew-along to eat a bowl of cereal. I figured while I wait for my cereal to soak up the milk I could at least get started on this post that has been on my mind for a few days.…… Continue reading Speak Up!