Christmas Fabric Giveaway

Hello Everyone! I am so excited to start this Christmas fabric giveaway again this year. I know it is early for anything Christmas but starting early will ensure you get the fabrics by early November so that you can use them for your Christmas gifts. This year, I am working with Modes4U Fabric … [Read more...]

Easy Fall Table Runner featuring Oliso Smart Iron

I am so excited to share with you this easy tutorial for a simple fall theme inspired table runner. Today's tutorial and pattern features the amazing Smart Iron with iTouch® Technology from Oliso®. Working with this iron for the first time felt like my first experience going from my old flip phone … [Read more...]

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 I originally made this bag when I was just … [Read more...]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...]