Sewing for July 4th

What are you all doing this July 4th weekend? Going to the beach, barbecuing in the back yard, heading to the town’s local parade or going on vacation? I always like to show off my sewing projects whenever I go out. This July 4th weekend is no exception. Take a few hours and whip up […]

Single Mom 6 Weeks Diet Plan

Happy Spring Everyone! It’s that time of the year to pull out the summer shorts and dresses. Apart of January 1st, it’s the time of the year when most people start a diet plan. As you all know, I am a single mom. My daughter and I are always together, except for work and school days. I […]

Bags Bags Bags

Hi Guys! I have been so darn busy lately. I hardly have anytime to blog. I am snagging a few minutes this afternoon to share some of my favorite free sewing bag patterns from the blog. These patterns are all free. Most are beginner friendly. Other’s that are a bit more advanced, you can take […]

Jelly Roll Check Quilt Pattern

Hi Guys! Even though I said I wasn’t going to do many more quilts this year, I keep going back for more. This Jelly Roll Check Quilt Pattern is another quick and easy shortcut quilt pattern from The Fat Quarter Shop. This pattern is quickly made with jelly rolls; my favorite precuts. I decided to use the […]

Free Sewing Patterns Weekly Roundup

Are you guys all ready for Easter weekend? This weekend, I am definitely going to try and make some time for spring sewing projects. I have a few dresses in mind and some home decor ideas. If you haven’t been following the sewing world this week, here are some free sewing patterns that launched. There […]

Free Sewing Patterns Weekly Round Up

Happy Spring Guys! I decided to start a Free Sewing Patterns Weekly Round Up series on the blog to share with you the latest patterns released from across the web. I don’t know about you but I like to see what everyone else is doing with their sewing time. A weekly summary works great because you […]

Free Vintage Lady Dress Pattern

Hello Everyone. Hope wherever you are, there is some spring air coming your way. I came across this Japanese fabric  on Modes4You and instantly feel in love with it! I love everything turquoise and add anything bunnies and hearts to it and I am sold. I thought it would be the perfect fabric for an Easter dress […]

Square Wheel Free Quilt Pattern

I don’t know about you guys but during the year, I go from periods where I don’t sew at all and then to periods where I sew everyday. This year, I have been into quilts. This is the last one I am doing for a few months. I made it for my boyfriend as a […]

Lori Holt’s Scrappy Project Planner

Have you guys tried the Scrappy Project Planner from Lori Holt of Bee in my bonnet yet? This planner is perfect for all you super quilters that need to see everything in writing. I have been slugging this baby around in my pocketbook ever since I received it in the mail from The Fat Quarter […]

How to quilt on your home sewing machine

Happy Valentine’s Day guys! I finally finished my Paper Hearts Quilt from the Jolly Bar Book using mixologie jolly bar precuts and I wanted to share a simple tutorial with you all. Making a quilt top is pretty easy on your home sewing machine. However, the actual quilting of putting the top, the batting and […]