Voila! 2 messenger bags from (almost) the same instructions! I did have to cut extra strap pieces so I could sew 2 straps instead of 1. But I still only used 1 yard of fabric. In fact, I used exactly 1 yard with no waste at all!Read More
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This easy, easy, easy messenger bag just folds over to close. Did I mention it's easy? Like perfect for your first sewing project ever. Or when you are tired of your purse and you want a new one in 20 minutes.Read More
This week has been so amazing for me... even though school ended for my kids (mixed feelings about that!). I felt so inspired to sew after coming back from Spring Quilt Market plus I had new fabric and toys to play with... it was a perfect sewing storm!
Oh, and I'm going to try a Facebook live video at 11am EST today... don't you think Facebook live would be the perfect thing to go along with Show Off Saturday??? I'm imagining that it will be so much fun to show you these things in person - kind of, lol.Read More
Chrissie has been taken with the Japanese art and the results are beautiful!Read More
Cute... check! Useful... check! Easy... check! I think these Fish Laundry Baskets are a success!Read More
Handmade is beautiful. Handmade looks expensive. Handmade is what everyone wants. But do you sometimes feel like your sewing projects look more homemade than handmade?
There are ways you can change that. And they are all little things. It’s all in the details, my friends… the details!Read More
Hello from Salt Lake City! I'm here having way too much fun with my dear friend Heather Kubiak from Craft As Desired. She taught an amazing seminar this morning on Copyrights, Trademarks, and Patents as they apply to fabric, pattern, and quilt designers.. and quilt shops too. I had lots of fun being her 'wingman' (as she put it) and watching her wow the crowd.Read More
Today I'm so excited to see and read about Caroline Hulse's basket on our Colorful Patchwork Bags and Baskets blog hop!Read More
Done! Yay! I love sewing up the UnTutorials you vote for. Here are my Fishy Laundry Bags.Read More
You are going to LOVE the two patchwork projects that we get to see in our Colorful Patchwork Bags and Baskets blog hop today!Read More
I'm so excited to share patchwork projects with you this week from some of my very favorite blogging friends.Read More
Summer is right around the corner and I couldn't be more excited:)...so I've gathered together some of my favorite go-to summertime essential, super easy, never fail tutorials for you to keep up your sleeve!Read More
I am so happy and actually very surprised at the UnTutorial that won the vote this month!Read More
So, you have some extra quilt blocks lying around. Maybe you made too many for a quilt or you made too few (he he - anybody here do that?). Well, those orphan quilt blocks would make amazing pillows, but don't just sew them to a square of fabric for the back! Quilt blocks are gorgeous, so let's make a gorgeous quilted pillow, shall we?Read More
I spent a whole afternoon this week hammering and sanding... sounds like I was building something, right? I really felt cool working with different tools than usual... and I was sewing jeans!Read More