Wednesday, December 23, 2009
I took the morning off from my current sewing projects and did a little baking for Christmas. I usually don't bake very much at Christmas but I thought I would try a few recipes that I haven't done in a while. The stained glass cookies I remember my mom making many Christmases ago and thought I would give them a try. The whipped shortbread cookies I haven't made since last year and my daughter requested the rice krispie squares. All in all, a morning well spent.
Friday, November 27, 2009
I was looking at various blogs on the net and found a blog called Totally Tutorials. This blog hosts exchanges between suppliers and crafters. I was choosen to receive this fat quarter of fabric from Sasha from Fabric Fusion to create a project from it. This fabric is called Dance with Me by Jennifer Paganelli.
I am pleased to share this tutorial for this Date Planner/Journal Cover
Thursday, November 26, 2009
Sunday, November 8, 2009
Sew your strips end to end using a 1/4 " seam allowance.
When you are approaching your starting point stop approximately 8" from the beginning tail. Remove project from machine, lay project flat and measure binding so it overlaps the beginning tail 1/4". Sew loose ends together as illustrated. Then continue sewing binding as before until you reach the beginning stitches.
Hand sew in place using a blind hem stitch.
Saturday, October 31, 2009
Friday, October 30, 2009
Thursday, October 22, 2009
I was looking around on the net this afternoon and came across this fantastic giveaway. Check it out for yourself at http://pumpkinpatchprimitivequiltshoppe.blogspot.com/2009/10/its-happy-halloween-giveaway.html
Monday, October 12, 2009
Monday, September 21, 2009
Sunday, September 6, 2009
I want to say a big heart-felt Thank-you to my partner Florence in Florida. She really blessed my socks off!!
Thursday, August 20, 2009
Tuesday, August 4, 2009
Monday, July 13, 2009
On several of the other blogs that I follow I saw this loyalty wallet from http://aspoonfullofsugargirls.googlepages.com/Tutorial-ScrappyLoyaltyCardWalletRea.pdf and I decided I would try to make one. I have so many business cards floating around in my purse that I thought it would be nice to have them all in one place. I made this purse about a year ago and I made the wallet to match.
Sunday, July 12, 2009
Lately I have been reading some knitting mysteries by Maggie Sefton. Since then I have had the itch to knit, so I have been knitting some dishcloths. They are a small portable project that I can work on while watching T.V. or relaxing on the deck with a cup of tea while listening to the birds singing. I chose the yarn called Stripes by Bernat yarns.
Thursday, June 25, 2009
Thursday, June 11, 2009
The extra plants I put in the pot that he painted for me. I am thinking of getting a second window box but I am going to wait to make sure these will go as I don't do well with plants.
And here is the back. The neat thing about using this method the project is reversible so you really get two runners while making one.