We are well into our Summer break…and looking for activities to occupy us when the temps are just too high to enjoy playing outside…well today was that day! It’s a balmy 98 degrees…a record high for us here in Colorado and since I promised my girls we would make Dreamcatchers over Summer break, today was… Continue reading Dreamcatchers
One item I adore making at home in the clothing department is pajama pants! There are so many great fabric prints out there and we spend so much time in pj’s…why not make a pair that speaks to you and is an original! It’s actually quite easy to make with no pattern required…although I highly… Continue reading Make your own lounge pants!
If you’re interested in making a quilt but have little to no experience or just want a new project to try to wet your palette because you’re needing a break from regular Quilts, I would highly recommend trying fiber collage!! I took a class at my local quilt shop using the patterns and teachings of… Continue reading Fiber Collage
I subscribe to a blog by The Cottage Mama and recently received a free pattern and tutorial for the Summer Picnic Dress. It’s just absolutely darling and I decided it was perfect for my stack of fabric from Blend Fabrics called Flutter & Float by Ana Davis. The whimsical rainbow swirls, hot air balloons, and… Continue reading Dreaming of Summer days….
I think wearing aprons is somewhat of a dying art….I never understood why…they can be so beautiful and of course, quite functional. Perhaps in a time when so many people eat out and don’t cook or bake from scratch….getting those clothes covered in flour or grease…well it’s not much of a concern? I say we… Continue reading A is for Apron!
The school year is quickly coming to a close and if you can sew a few simple steps, you could have a great homemade present for your kid’s teachers or mentors! This honestly is such a great little pouch to whip up in an hour or so…you can fill it with something sweet or perhaps… Continue reading A simple & fun sewing project…
I made a tuffet last year from scratch just from looking at posts online…it turned out ok…cute in pictures; (and the fabric line was utterly adorable, perfect, I thought, for a tuffet “Wonderland” from Blend Fabrics) but when you are asked to make another two for display at a huge convention in St. Louis that… Continue reading The making of a tuffet…