Today I am starting a new post series where I will share what is going on with me in my world, both sewing related and not. My goal is that these posts will: Let you get to know me a bit better Give you sneak peaks on what I am working on Show you what I am liking, reading, watching, doing, making, etc. Share with you things you might like, find interesting, etc. *There are some affiliate links in this
I don’t have a tutorial to post today, but as Jen mentioned before we’ve recently joined forces with Anna Griffin &Blend Fabrics on their design team. I love so many of the fabrics available and am so excited to showcase some of their best! (check out FB here for some fun ideas!) The first time I laid eyes on this Mermaid Turquoise fabric from the Sun-sational by Maude Asbury line I knew I could have fun with this fabric!
Whenever I tell people that I sew, I get one of the following reactions: they either look at me blankly, or they look at me with awe, and say that they could never do that. Occasionally (ok, not very often) they might sew too and we instantly bond. 🙂 Why is this? It wasn’t too long ago that almost every woman knew how to sew. With the amount of joy and satisfaction that sewing brings me, I wish the average
No one was more excited that my American Girl Lover Ivy when I mentioned the idea of creating a lemonade stand for her American Girl Doll. It took a little shopping to find a crate that was the perfect height (found it at Michaels finally!) and then the rest was easy! Ivy had gotten this darling lemonade set for her birthday, and it was begging for a stand to play with. They set it up next to their
The first quilt I ever made completely by myself, and the one I learned to machine-quilt on was my son’s bed quilt that I made for him when he was born (8 1/2 years ago) He has gotten some good snuggles in that old quilt, but as an 8 year old, we decided that it was time to upgrade his bedroom look. Inspired by the Pottery Barn Kids Rugby Stripe Quilted Bedding (here), I made him a wide-striped quilt
My little Ivy turned 6 at the beginning of this month, and my girl’s favorite thing in the world is to go get a pedicure with me. She’s smart, right? So, when I asked her what kind of party she wanted to have, obviously, a pedi-party was at the top of her list! The problem with her birthday is that it was on April Fools Day, which was sandwiched between her school’s spring