Jolly Bar Paper Hearts Quilt

Hello Everyone. It's September so that means it's time to start buying quilting fabric for all your winter quilting projects. I love quilting but I don't have a quilting machine which limits the number of quilting projects I do. So, since I a bit limited, I tend to stick with small size quilts that … [Read more...]

Vera Tote Bag Pattern

Can you guys believe its September already? Summer is almost over! Time flies for sure. I definitely did not do a lot of sewing this summer. With moving cross country, starting a new job and readjusting to living in the Northeast, my sewing took a back seat this year. However, I couldn't let these … [Read more...]

Free Overnight Duffel Bag Pattern-Updated

I finally got around to updating the ever-so-popular Overnight Duffel Bag Pattern.  This bad is by far the most popular project on the blog. It has over 25000 impressions on Pinterest and I have received hundreds of emails requesting an updated version. I originally made this bag when I was just … [Read more...]

DIY Canvas Art

Hope everyone is enjoying their summer so far! As you know, I am really into DIY projects. In my old historic house, I have a fireplace. It is not the most beautiful space and definitely need something eye catching to spice it up a bit. This weekend I had an hour to spare and decided to use an old … [Read more...]

How to make a t-shirt quilt

Its been a while since I made my last t-shirt quilt. I know there are a ton of tutorials online on how to do this but this is my take on it. You can learn how to make a t-shirt quilt with this easy to follow tutorial that any beginner can follow. This is a nice weekend project to do together with … [Read more...]

Free Beach Bag Pattern

Are you guys looking for a cute bag to make this summer? Why not try this free beach bag pattern! I did this a while back as well and realized I did not show it off as much as I should. This is a giant bag that can hold your large beach towel, sunscreen, your phone and everything else you want to … [Read more...]

Curvy Messenger Bag

Hello Everyone! Hope you are all enjoying your summer so far. I wanted to reintroduce this Curvy Messenger Bag I did with a free pattern and tutorial two years ago.  I don't think it got the exposure it deserved. This bag is the prefect opportunity to mix and match your favorite fabrics together. It … [Read more...]

How to make an easy no-sew tablecloth

Nothing screams summer picnic charm better than gingham! Learn how to make an easy no-sew tablecloth for your outdoor cookouts, picnics and entertaining with this simple tutorial I did for favecrafts. You can make your very own tablecloth in under 30 minutes. What better way to show off your … [Read more...]

Restoring our historic colonial house

As you can see, I haven't been blogging much recently because we moved across the country to be closer to family. It's been about 3 months and we are finally all settled in and getting into our groove. I know this isn't a sewing tutorial but I am so proud of the work, I had to show it off, so please … [Read more...]

Quilted Tote Tutorial

Are you guys enjoying spring? Aside from the allergies, we are enjoying it. I did this bag a few months ago and just never got around to doing a post for it due to our move across country. I am in love with this bag. I know I say that about everything but seriously, I just love how this turned out. … [Read more...]

Rainbow birthday cake

This weekend, Mila and I celebrated 5 years of life together! As a single parent, every year that I make it alive with a sane mind, I am grateful. Every birthday of Mila's is also a celebration for me that I made it another year. I remember the early years with Mila when I used to struggle working … [Read more...]