I have been in the need for a good place to keep my crocheting supplies for a while. My search for the perfect pattern took me to the internet where I found none that I actually liked. Then I got the brilliant idea to look through all the Big 4 patterns I have in my … Continue reading Simplicity 1079 Pattern Review
If you are in the sewing world, particularly the Instagram sewing world, you may have noticed tons of fellow sewists whipping up Vogue pattern 9253. I think it's a beautiful design, but sometimes I try to shy away from things that everyone else is making. Well, McCall's Pattern Company decided to host a contest for … Continue reading Vogue 9253 Pattern Review
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 My Fabric Stash
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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