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 … [Read more...]

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 Shop. … [Read more...]

Top 10 Gifts to Sew for Christmas

Its that time of year guys! Time to start sewing your Christmas gifts. If you didn't know the blog has over 200 projects that you can whip up this holiday season for your loved ones. Handmade gifts are the best because  you really get to put your personality and time into each one. No better gift … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Penny Rose Wool Blog Tour

Well, we are at my stop on the Penny Rose Wool Blog Tour! To be honest, this is my first time sewing with wool. I always thought wool was for making stuffed animals, blankets or cold weather apparel. So, I have never really leaned towards this fabric type for my projects in the past. Well, when I … [Read more...]

Colette Patterns Peony Dress Review

It's beginning to look a lot like spring which means it's time to start sewing some dresses! One of my 2016 sewing goals is to start sewing more items for myself. I am starting with a spring dress. This is my first Colette Patterns Peony Dress review and I am in love. I still consider myself a … [Read more...]

Pixel Heart Mini Quilt

This weekend my little Mila and I decided to make a cute Valentine's Day project together. We made a Pixel Heart Mini Quilt! She arranged all the little mini charms in the color arrangement she wanted. I have to say, it turned out pretty beautiful. She chose all pinks and reds from my scrap box. … [Read more...]

2016 Sewing Goals

I don't know about you all but this year I am determined to step it up in my sewing room. Last year was a down year for me and my hobbies but this year, I am not taking no for an answer. With my daughter getting a big older, I am going to try and steal a few more hours during weekend naps and early … [Read more...]